This Toilet Tuesday (3/22/16)

Another week, another Toilet Tuesday. You know the drill; new music, tiny reviews, and a list unflushable by virtue of its sheer girth. Help us pick this behemoth turd apart and put it in its rightful place.


artillery

Artillery – Penalty by Perception (Metal Blade Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “In Defiance of Conformity”

Artillery are back with their fourth full-length since their second split-up, and at this point you probably have a good idea whether or not you’ll enjoy this. Fans who miss Flemming Rönsdorf’s scratchy, vitriolic vocal approach may be disappointed by Michael Bastholm Dahl’s more soaring and energetic singing, but fans of Michael Stützer’s riffs should be delighted, as this album has them in spades. “In Defiance of Conformity” isn’t blazing any new paths, but if you just want some headbanging guitar work over driving drum triplets, you could do worse. FFO: Sabbat, Death Angel, Forbidden 3/25/16 (W.)


hoers latitudes

Horse Latitudes – Primal Gnosis (Ritual Productions) [Drone/Doom]
Listen to “New Dawn”

Album teasers, like movie trailers, can be tricky. Show too much, and you remove any need to explore the material itself; show too little, and you don’t leave a memorable impact. Thankfully, the preview for Primal Gnosis gave me just enough of a taste to leave me craving more, and I can happily say that advance track “New Dawn” satisfied those urgings. Horse Latitutdes play a brainy form of droning doom heavy on the bottom end but with enough clever twists and turns to keep those who get bored with doom and/or drone interested. If you like fat riffs, atmosphere, and open minds, give “New Dawn” a try. FFO: Khanate, Mekigah, Drowning Horse 3/25/16 (W.)


yliaster

Yliaster – Soliloquy (Independent) [Blackish Metal]
Stream

If you’ve ever asked yourself what a slightly more blackened version of Gojira would sound like, Yliaster might be as close an answer as you’re going to get. When this two-piece was first described to me as “blackish” metal, I was intrigued and didn’t quite know what to expect. What I got was an amalgam of well executed slow to mid paced grooves and atmospheric guitar passages creating an overall pretty fun listening experience. Soliloquy doesn’t stray too far from its influences, but it is an adequate substitute for those of us looking to quell our ever-worsening Gojira fix. 3/20/16 (Jom Pootersan)


eternity's end

Eternity’s End – The Fire Within (Power Prog Records) [Power Metal]
Listen

Realistically, I’m always going to be all over anything featuring Christian Münzner, Hannes Grossmann, and/or Linus Klausenitzer as full members, regardless of style. But a power metal band with all three of them? My life is now complete. The lineup is rounded out by the incredible keyboard prowess of Jimmy Pitts and powerful vocalist Ian Parry; the riffs are mighty, the choruses soar, and the dueling guitar and keyboard solos flay facial material. Power metal fans take notice. 3/25/16 (Spear)


Amon Amarth – Jomsviking (Metal Blade Records) [Viking Metal]
Listen to “First Kill,” “At Dawn’s First Light”

At the Graves – Cold and True (Independent) [Doom/Sludge]
Listen to “Shimmer”

Black Mood – Squalid Garden (Independent) [Doom/Sludge]
Preview

BlackRain – Released (UDR Music) [Glam Rock or something]

Blood Ceremony – Lord of Misrule (Rise Above Records) [Doom/Rock]

The Body/Full of Hell – One Day You Will Ache Like I Ache (split- Neurot Recordings) [LOUD NOISES]
Preview

Boisson Divine – Voletat (Brennus Music) [Folk Metal]
Stream

Bridear – Baryte (Radtone Music) [Power Metal]
Stream

Caliban – Gravity (Century Media Records) [Metalcore]
Listen to “Paralyzed”

Cobalt – Slow Forever (Profound Lore Records) [Progressive Black Metal]
Stream

Darkestrah/Al-Namrood – Akyr Zaman/Tajer Al Punqia (split- Shaytan Productions) [Black Metal]

Dead Emperors – Dead Emperors (Independent) [Stoner Doom]
Stream

Defy the Tide – In the Shadows I Shine (Independent) [Power Metal]

Demonstealer – This Burden Is Mine (Independent) [Melodeath]
Listen

Endless – The Truth, the Chaos, the Insanity (Power Prog Records) [Power Metal]
Listen

Fourth Crusade – Sowers of Perdition (Rising Nemesis Records) [Metalcore]
Listen to “Sowers of Perdition”

Grimner – Frost mot eld (Despotz Records) [Folk Metal]
Listen to “Eldhjärta”

Hämatom – Wir sind Gott (Rookies & Kings) [Groove Metal]
Listen to “Wir sind Gott”

Hammer Fight – Profound and Profane (Napalm Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Target Acquired”

Heretique – De non existentia Dei (Via Nocturna) [Death Metal]
Listen to “De non existentia Dei”

Horrified – Of Despair (Stormspell Records) [Death Metal]
Stream

Hunok – Megrendíthetetlenség (Werewolf Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Hadúr”

Immensity – The Isolation Splendour (Hypnotic Dirge/Solitude Productions) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Irradiance (For The Unlight),” “The Sullen”

Izegrim – The Ferryman’s End (Listenable Records) [Death/Thrash]
Listen to “White Walls”

King Goat – Conduit (Independent) [Progressive Doom]
Listen to “Conduit”

Like Rats – II (Southern Lord Records) [Sludge/Hardcore]
Stream

Malamorte – Devilish Illusions (Satanath Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Pactum”

Maniaco – Obscuras aguas del caos (Rotten Cemetery Records) [Brutal Death Metal]
Listen to “La Muerte Vendrá Con Alas Ligeras Sobre Todo Aquel Que Se Atreva A Violar Esta Tumba”

Metal Church – XI (Rat Pak Records) [Thrash/Heavy Metal]
Listen to “No Tomorrow”

Methwitch – Shadowkeeper (Slam Worldwide) [I can’t be sure, but I’m going to assume slam]
Preview

Morito Ergo Sum – A Mournful Foreboding (Independent) [Doom]
Preview

Mourning Soul – Ego Death – Ritual I (Dolorem Records) [Blackened Death Metal]
Listen to “The Cold Embrace Calls Me,” “Moribunds”

Mourning Wolf – Duskfallen (Independent) [Blackened Melodeath]
Stream

Nibiru – Teloch (Argonauta Records) [Sludge]
Preview

Nidhöggr – Ragnarök (Lake of Fire Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Angrboða”

No One Gets Out Alive – Severe Cold (Rotten Roll Rex) [Banjo Slam]
Listen to “Severe Cold”

Orcrist – Catacomb (HOD Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Catacomb”

Phazm – Scornful of Icons (Osmose Productions) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Ubiquitous Almighty”

Ragnarok – Psychopathology (Agonia Records) [Blackened Death Metal]
Listen

Rimfrost – Rimfrost (Non Serviam Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Witches Hammer”

The Ritualist – Hell’s Doom (Independent) [Doom]
Preview

Rorcal – Creon (Lost Pilgrims Records) [Sludge/Post-Metal]
Stream

Sautheneron – Demiurgus (Hycha Nutabe Rex) [Black Metal]

Schizo – Rotten Spiral (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Rotten Spiral”

Schrei aus Stein – Wanderwege (Independent) [Black Metal]
Stream

Slave One – Disclosed Dioptric Principles (Dolorem Records) [Tech Death]
Listen to “The Antikythera Mechanism”

Split Heaven – Death Rider (Pure Steel Records) [Speed Metal]
Listen to “Speed of the Hawk”

Stangala – Klañv (Finisterian Dead End) [Weird Doom]
Preview

Suld – City Rider (Stress Hormones Records) [Folk Metal]
Stream

Third Voice – A Day like Today (Independent) [Prog Metal/Rock]

Tyrant – Black Hand (Independent) [Thrash]
Listen to “Dead Sacrament”

Unru – Als Tier ist der Mensch nichts (Sentient Ruin) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Totemiker”

Veldraveth – Malformations of God (Independent) [Black Metal]
Listen

Vibrion – Bacterya (Xtreem Music) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Day of Replication,” “The Wrath of the Beast”

Vindland – Hanter savet (Independent) [Black Metal]
Stream

The Vision Bleak – The Kindred of the Sunset (Prophecy Productions) [Gothic Metal]

Wormed – Krighsu (Season of Mist) [Brutal Tech Death]
Stream

Did we forget a new release? Is there a way we could improve this list? Let us know in the comments below!

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Published on: March 22, 2016

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  • Rimfrost is quite an erotic name. Bro.

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      Sounds like the kind of jobs I was handing out, a few years back. Anyone else care for a good rimfrost?

      • Dubs

        Do you ice your tongue too?

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

          I’ll guess you’ll have to find out, Mr. No-butt.

          • Dubs

            That was a Scrubs joke, but that probably doesn’t go far for you, eh?

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Never watched the show. Always wanted to though. Oh well.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            It’s never too late KSOFM.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Unless you’re pregnant. BOOM!

          • “You’re a funny guy Sully, that’s why I’m going to kill you last.”

            http://i.imgur.com/znyeZ29.jpg

          • Dubs

            It’s very different humor compared to a lot of other sitcoms. Don’t ever watch the medical school season though if you ever start. That one was abysmal.

  • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

    That Artillery art is fantastic.

    I’ll give a few of these a listen, but nothing is really jumping out to me.

    Thank you for the hard work and vigilance Spear!

    • Dubs

      Slow week, to be honest.

      • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

        They can’t all be zingers.

    • Hopefully the new Blood Ceremony is good. I wasn’t all that impressed with the track I’ve heard.

      • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

        Oh, I forgot about that one. I’ll give it a listen, but don’t know if it’ll be a purchase.

        • If it’s good I’ll buy it. If not, nope.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Yep.

  • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

    That new Cobalt album is tasty as fuck. Wormed is on the menu.

    PS: I’m shocked to see Caliban is still around. I remember them churning out some of the most awful metalcore in existence a decade ago.

    • Edward/Breegrodamus™

      I jammed Cobalt’s newest yesterday. I heard a lot of stuff I liked but I feel like some creative control or editing would have worked wonders on it. Will listen again in the somewhat near future.

      • Edward/Breegrodamus™

        Wormed on the other hand, fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck.

        • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

          I’m looking forward to listen to it. How does it compare to the previous album?

      • RJA

        I haven’t listened to Cobalt yet – I’m excited to hear it but I feel like I need to take a day off of work just to do it.

        • Edward/Breegrodamus™

          It’s 84 minutes long. I listened to it first thing yesterday, and before it ended I wandered off to also play video games during its runtime. Except in a few rare cases I may be beginning to lack the patience for really long albums.

          • I have negative patience for really long albums. I lack patience for average length albums.

          • Then your taste for grind must leave you feeling great!

          • Dubs

            He also prefers EPs to LPs

          • Always. Bands greatly overestimate the amount of quality material they record.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            This is true in a lot of cases.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Very true. Albums with more than 10 tracks I usually avoid.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            What if it’s 40 thirty second songs?

          • Gotta read the track titles. If they seem juvenile then it could be an awesome album.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Always.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            That’s fine.

          • Dave Vincent’s Perm
          • Woooo!

          • Dave Vincent’s Perm

            I’m more of a Morbid Florist guy myself.

            In unrelated news. GBK’s cover of I kill everyone I fuck tho

          • Morbid Florist just got released on vinyl.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Precisely

          • Dubs

            I’m definitely getting that way. “15 tracks? They can’t possibly maintain quality across that many.”

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Yeah, it’s a joke. Shave to 8 or 9 or GTFO.

          • Dude, that is my biggest grip with Alter Bride. 15 songs that nearly alllllll start the same. Crazy

          • this immediately turns me off Sylosis, without even hearing one note of music. sorry Back Jauer!

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Unless you are Accept.

          • Which is acceptable, yes.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            GL!

          • RJA

            Absolutely. A hundred thousand albums come out each week and you want me to spend an hour and a half on yours? That’s not the least bit arrogant.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            EPs are really growing on me.

          • #PapaJoeFacts

          • that’s when you know a blog has made it

          • all those breakdowns ‘n slamz make a dude loose track of time

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            If you can’t fit your whole album on one side of an LP, Joe doesn’t want it.

          • Nailed it

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Even if it includes one really really long 45 minute breakdown?

          • 30 minutes or less or GTFO.

          • RJA

            2 CD’s will help this one (it’s on 2 isn’t it?) – provided the running time is split evenly between the 2 of them – then I only have to invest 40 minutes when I throw it on.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            I think so. It was billed as a “double album”, and if I recall correctly the most minutes you used to be able to get on a single CD was 79-80.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            You can have both and get the new Dream Theater album/video game box set when it comes out!

  • Looks like it was arts and crafts day when Unru needed an album cover. Needs more pipe cleaners and sparkle glitter.
    https://f1.bcbits.com/img/a1865291425_16.jpg

    • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

      Eegad!

    • Dubs

      Like a poor man’s Miss Machine

      • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

        Miss Machine >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

        • Edward/Breegrodamus™

          The Dillinger Escape Plan >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

          Puciato picked a playlist of what he felt were were the band’s most important songs and someone conveniently put them in a playlist, it has their sweet Black Flag cover on there:

          https://open.spotify.com/user/teamrockradio/playlist/7JCna8esDb9ZjEq2ltQy1p

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Thanks for sharing! I’m quite a fan of the Dillinger Escape Plan.

        • *gasps air through teeth*
          i dunno man, i hate to be looped in with the elitists, but nothing could follow Calculating Infinity

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            The only album I actually thought was a bit meh was Ire Works. Calculating Infinity is great, but I dig the creativity that went into Miss Machine, Option Paralysis and One of Us is the Killer.

          • Dubs

            I happen to be of the rare opinion that Ire Works is actually their pinnacle. I have seen the top of the mountain, and it is good.

          • i was at a bar on Saturday night and heard “Black Bubblegum” over the jukebox. of course i sized everyone up to try to determine who could have played it…

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            And the hottest make out session ensued…..

          • and it was bizarre to everyone but just us…

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Eroticism is a beautiful thing.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            I have to say my longtime personal favorite is still Miss Machine. “Sunshine The Werewolf” and “We Are The Storm” are both the jamz, and I’ve always had a soft spot for “Unretrofied”.

          • Zeke

            The end of we are the storm is unfuckwithable

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            One of my longtime fave tracks from the band, actually.

          • I’m an Option Paralysis and One of Us is the Killer guy.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            Strangely, “Widower” was always my favorite song from Option Paralysis, largely because of Puciato’s cheesy lounge lizard-esque singing lol

          • Dubs

            Same

          • Puciato’s a great singer. He has a feel for catchy melodies and hooks.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            I think he benefited a lot from their short time spent working with Mike Patton.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Killer was good.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Killers was even better.

          • Dude, it was KILLER.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            How can I argue with GL? He’s always right.

          • their best album.

          • Dude, Wrathchild FTW. Something about that song….

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            And now I spend my time looking aaaaaaaall arooooouuuuuuunnnnndddddd

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Hmmmm, intersting…

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            That would be ‘Somewhere In Time’.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Or is it Seventh Son of a Seventh Son?

          • ‘Piece Of Mind’

          • It’s a great album. I just love everything they’ve put out unconditionally. They just don’t put out bad albums ever.

          • Dubs

            In that Link Ed posted here somewhere, they said they aren’t going to try to top the style of One of Us Is the Killer and will go for something different intsead.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            Oddly Killer is the album I have spent the least amount of time with and have been meaning to just soak that b up since it came out.

          • They are a special band IMO and I feel like whatever direction they happen to go in will still yield quality results.

          • The Tetrachord of Archytas

            Caught this yesterday. I love Greg’s philosophy on seeing how far they can take their audience.

            http://teamrock.com/feature/2016-03-21/the-15-most-important-dillinger-escape-plan-songs

          • Waynecro

            I totally agree, and I’m no elitist.

      • also, Manes’ Be All, End All. (h/t Tapir)

      • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

        Or Six Feet Under’s ‘Amerika The Brutal’ video part 2.

    • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

      I wanna beeeeeeeeeeeeee your sledgehammer! ^^^^^^^

    • Óðinn
  • I can’t stop listening to Drudkh right now, but definitely stoked to check out Artillery, Blood Ceremony, Eternity’s End, and Wormed

    • Lacertilian

      Autumn weather has begun here, and so with it comes the Drudkh marathons.
      Started on Monday, twas excellent.

      • idk why, but Disqus just sent me the email about 5 min ago for this comment.

        I’m currently battling between Forgotten Legends, Autumn Aurora, and Blood in Our Wells as favorite album. Leaning AA. what about you?

        • Lacertilian

          It’s all in the title but I pretty much enjoy all of their stuff.

  • COAL ROLL

    So much great thrash lately

  • the Eternity’s End album art looks an awful lot like a band’s lead guitarer’s solo work (i.e. Christian Muenzner, Jeff Loomis)

  • Celtic Frosty

    WORMED

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      Ok, gotta do it. Fuck the world.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkNbTS7uhLE

      • Masterpiece. The whole goddamn album.

        • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

          And the main reason why Lord Worm is the only Cryptopsy vocalist. No Lord Worm = no Cryptopsy

          • Agreed. The only 3 albums I own by Cryptopsy have Lord Worms. Once was Not was the weaker of the 3 in my opinion though.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            I think Once Was Not was an incredibly choppy – at times even unenjoyable album. But at least it had Lord Worm on vocals, which beats DiSalvo’s Jamie Jasta-style hardcore barking.

          • I always thought of it as Flo Mouniers drum solo album. It’s way over the top drum wise.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            The drumming has always played an extremely prominent role in every Cryptopsy album, but on Once Was Not they were really overdoing it. That’s not the only problem though. The lack of actual memorable songs is another.

          • Oh yeah, that album is a hot mess for sure.

          • Dave Vincent’s Perm

            Once was not is really mediocre.

          • Paddlin’ Rites ov Beargod

            Lord Worm makes None So Vile, but his comeback performance? Ugh, the bands worst recording if not for The Unspoken King.
            Although I’ve ever barely listened to albums not NSV.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            I just think that Lord Worm is an unique and recognizable vocalist. He really adds character to Cryptopsy’s sound. DiSalvo’s shouting is incredibly annoying, no matter how good the music is. And that new guy, Matt McGacy, while not bad, feels a bit dime-a-dozen.

          • Vocals ruin Whisper for me. Can’t stand those vocals.

          • Paddlin’ Rites ov Beargod

            Aye, I think Cryptopsy has had a bad luck with vocalists ever since. Especially since Worm sounds pretty bad nowadays too. Regardless, I thought the new EP was aight.

          • Rage Nucleaire is a perfect example. So fucking bad.

          • Paddlin’ Rites ov Beargod

            Yup.

          • get McGacy outta there*. let the band thrive as instrumental i say! *i have no problems with him personally, i just don’t require vokills in music

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            I rather enjoyed the newest Cryptopsy EP.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Sure, not bad. Neither are the vocals, but they just lack something which sets them apart from other DM vocals.

          • FrankWhite nails it again. if the vocals aren’t going to be memorable, just skip ’em! c’mon folks, it’s not rocket surgery

          • “..it’s not rocket surgery”

            HAHHAAHAAAAAAHAHA

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Hahaha I’m not saying it should be skipped. I’m only saying, that a nice sauce requires some nice herbs and seasoning. If the seasoning isn’t up to par, the plate of pasta as a whole will taste bland. CAPICE.

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            That analogy is making me pretty hungry Frank.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            That’s why he is the King

          • but do people speak about him?

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            Yes they do, he is not Unspoken

          • Janitor Jim Duggan

            That was a good pun. Fuck that shitty album.

          • Shrimp in a Pizza Box

            I actually really liked last year’s EP. Maybe it’s too chuggy for some people, I guess.

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

          Perfect marriage of tech, brutality, memorable riffs, etc. Perfect.

      • Janitor Jim Duggan

        Such a good album. It’s my favorite album of the extreme metal variety.

  • more blackened version of Gojira ?

    *throbbing steel intensifies*

    GL

  • 365ChaosRiddenDays

    You can stream the new album “Apollyon” by Irkallian Oracle at Noisey here: http://noisey.vice.com/blog/irkallian-oracle-apollyon-premiere

    • Dubs

      Thanks. I posted this in the FB group yesterday, but folks here in the comments probably missed it. Definitely relevant to interests here in this post.

      • Edward/Breegrodamus™

        I thought that name looked familiar.

      • RJA

        Folks here in the comments are the most important dubs – you post that shit here first you understand!?

        • Dubs

          It’s my hot body; I’ll do what I want. Also, I like to stay on topic.

    • Awesome.

      • 365ChaosRiddenDays

        They dropped another bomb with this album, riffs are truly hypnotic.

        • Boom! Waiting on the vinyl for this one.

  • Stanley

    New Ragehammer song out today. More Polish Black Thrashing lunacy.

    https://paganrecords.bandcamp.com/album/the-hammer-doctrine

  • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

    New Moonsorrow video! Dear Satangoatwitch help us all, it’s lolbuttz as fuck, but the song sliced my ass cheeks off and fed them to me like a New York hoagie.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btI0AiJAC70

  • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

    Rimfrost is what you get when you’re trying to take a dump in an icy forest and a cold wind hits between your cheeks.

  • Matt Pike’s Sweaty Left Nipple

    Yliaster sounds like something I’d totes enjoy.
    Wormed is stupid good.
    Ragnarok never really did much for me, and their new album does nothing to change that.
    Methwitch have some ok tunes and their style isn’t too far removed from Primitive Man’s type of sound.
    No One Gets Out Alive is terribad awful.
    Cobalt’s new album will take some time to digest, what I’ve heard sounds promising.
    Darkestrah/Al-Namrood split might be interesting. Darkestrah have some gnarly tunes.
    Vinland might be worth checking out as well.

    • Edward/Breegrodamus™

      Primitive Man >>>>>>>>>

  • COAL ROLL

    I don’t understand why banjo slam isn’t more popular

    • Matt Pike’s Sweaty Left Nipple

      Banjo black metal worked pretty well on that one Taake album.

      • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

        and on those Panopticon records

        • Edward/Breegrodamus™

          Love those.

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            Ed! My man!

          • Edward/Breegrodamus™

            Blackbeard, I missed this! Haha

      • Dave Vincent’s Perm

        I feel sorry for that guy, he spent a great deal of time and money making an adventurous black metal album and all anyone remembers him for is his fucking banjo solo.

        • Matt Pike’s Sweaty Left Nipple

          Hoest? The main guy behind Taake? I would think that it’s at least better to be known for your black metal banjo song versus the pictures someone posted on the internet of you accidentally exposing your Trve Norwegian Nutz onstage during a performance many years ago…

          • Dave Vincent’s Perm

            That’s pretty funny. Maybe he was trying to prove that it took balls to put a banjo in a black metal song?

          • Matt Pike’s Sweaty Left Nipple

            The dangling-dong incident occurred several many years before he wrote and recorded the album with the banjo (I think…). But the important thing is that there’s now an awesome banjo black metal jam which exists because of him.

          • Stagnant.

            That is how you separate the True from the poseurs, if they have seen Taake’s nutsack.

            YOU DONT KNOW WHAT IVE SEEN MAN!!

  • Season of Mist has some seriously sweet artists, damn.

    GL

  • Janitor Jim Duggan

    Yay, new Metal Church and BlackRain!

    • NO ONE WILL EVER KNOOOOOW, IT WAS YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU UHUHUHUH OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQeMraUw9XA

      • Janitor Jim Duggan

        They’re coming near me. I might see them if I don’t see Fear Factory which is the top priority for me.

        • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

          Fear Factory over Metal Church?

          • Janitor Jim Duggan

            They’re performing Demanufacture. I might change my mind when I hear the new album.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Definite! Fear Factory past the first album is some of the worst industrial-metal ever made. It’s saying a lot if Gene Hoglan and Rhys Fulber can’t save a band.

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            AAWWWW COME ON!!!

            Demanufacture and Mechanize are fucking awesome.

          • Scrimm

            Yes they are

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            i even dig Obsolete a lot
            #highschool

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Personally I never got into Obsolete. And Digimortal is atrocious. Demanufacture still holds up surprisingly well whenever I listen to it. And I always thought Mechanize is a blast too. Their other albums range from meh to pretty bad though.

          • Dubs

            Obsolete is pure cheese, but it takes me back. Cosigned, Blackbeard.

          • Waynecro

            I had so many drunken adventures with Obsolete playing when I was a teen. Love that album.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            BRRRRRRRRRRRRRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIPPPPPPPPP!!!!!!! FLUUUUSSSH!!!

            https://sms2everyone.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/elephant-toilet.jpg

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Care to share some of your “upper echelon” industrial metal favorites?

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            only BAN is real

          • Dubs

            Godflesh?

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            If we’re talking about “upper echelon”, Godflesh would be president.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            I think I showed you Decree before, right? If you like Godflesh, they’re definitely up your alley.

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            yeah my copy of the work which transforms God has a Godflesh cover on it so I guess so

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Only Orgy is real

            FTFY

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls
          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            This stuff is not my cup of tea. Thanks for sharing anyways!

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls
          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            This one’s on the much darker and non-dancey end of industrial metal. Pretty fucked up and disturbing sounding after all these years! (this is the playlist for the whole album, btw).

            https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB0F660D8AA3696F3

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Now this is quite decent.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Awesome, we finally agree on one of the picks lol! Very very underrated band, even when they around.

          • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

            I wouldn’t go that far on the Fear Factory bashing, I actually like some of their albums. I would not pass up Metal Church for them though.

          • Poop Factory.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Flush Fappery

        • Eh, Metal Church all the way man!

          • Janitor Jim Duggan

            I’m watching a live performance from this year with Mike Howe from Aberdeen, Washington. I changed my mind about seeing Fear Factory once I heard him sing. His voice has barely changed from when he was in the band the first time.

          • I was not a Mike Howe fan, but, as you mentioned his pipes are still top notch. The new tunes definitely highlight that.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            Yup, he’s still got those log-splitting high notes! From the songs I’ve heard, they’re definitely in top form again.

          • Janitor Jim Duggan

            Well it is decided. I shall see Metal Church.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

            That’s my boy! I’m so proud you made the right decision!

            http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/prdfudg.gif

        • Waynecro

          Fear Factory and Soilwork are playing in a pretty small venue near me. I haven’t decided whether I want to go.

      • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

        Break the chains in anger and let it all begin.
        WHOOAAAAAHOOOAAAAAHOOOAAAAAAAAAAA

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1lXzKItFEI

        • DID WE JUST BECOME BEST FRIENDS??

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

            Hahaha that depends on what your reaction is to the following statement:

            The S/T is the only Metal Church album I really really like. The others are a bit meh.

          • Me too, actually. I enjoyed one or two songs off of The Dark, but the selft titled is un-fuck-withable.

            DO YOU WANT TO GO DO KARATE IN THE GARAGE?

          • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

          • CT-12

            Dude, Metal Church fucking rule; you’ve gotta re-check out “The Dark” and “Blessing in Disguise”, they’re fucking classics man.

          • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls
  • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

    OK, looks like I might be breaking out the wallet for Eternity’s End. Awesome riffs/weedle deedles, tight drumming, just the right sprinkling of keyboards, and the vocalist reminds me of Wuthering Heights’ singer with a lot less of the Dio worship (which isn’t a bad thing, but the WH singer veers off in to almost blatant copycat territory on certain songs).

    • Edward/Breegrodamus™

      I dropped some hard earned US currency on this yesterday:

      https://vlkisch.bandcamp.com/album/of-wolves-blood

      • Lisa Ling: Devourer Of Souls

        Cool, I’ll give it a listen in a bit.

        • Dubs

          We premiered a track last Friday

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            going to wait for maybe vinyl?

          • Dubs

            I think Ascaris said they’re going to do vinyl. I can ask her if you’re interested.

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            sure

          • Dubs

            Looks like just tapes and digital for now.

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            boooooo hissss

          • Dubs

            They need that label money for vinyl, I guess.

          • UNCLE BLACKBEARD

            Yeah I think that that market is so artificially inflated that they’re just charging whatever they want to now

      • Boss the “Hoss” Ross

        I forgot that came out yesterday. Thanks!

  • BobLoblaw

    Less than a month until Ulcerate start recording.

    • Edward/Breegrodamus™

      I hope they go back to the style they had on Destroyers Of All which I vastly preferred to the wall of sound approach they used on Vermis.

      • nailed it. i’m ready to jump right back in the Ulcerate pool once that happens.

      • FrankWhiteKingOfNY

        Destroyers of All is THE shit.

  • Dang, Vainaja just announced that he’s leaving Horna.

  • Eliza

    That Wormed album is awesome!

    • brokensnow

      WORMED FTW

  • EsusMoose

    Gotta try this Wormed album everyone is going on about, I want to learn about these universe annihilating nanobots

    • Edward/Breegrodamus™

      DO IT

      • EsusMoose

        From what I heard it’s pretty sick, but I also missed some tracks like 3-6 because I had to do something

        • Waynecro

          “A-Life Omega Point” is the jam.

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