The Hellacopters and the Vinyl Revival

In vinyls twilight hours, a savior arose. It’s name? The Hellactopters. ‘The future belongs to the analog loyalists. Fuck digital.’ – Steve Albini* Cast your mind back, back to earliest of the 1990s, where the mainstream music outlets had eliminated their stores of vinyl, filling their shelves instead with the more commercially viable Compact Disc…

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Does Nirvana owe a debt to Celtic Frost?

If you’ve ever studied the cover of Tom G. Warrior’s autobiography ‘Are You Morbid’, you may have noticed the hype quote is attributed to Kurt Cobain. For those who don’t have the book within arms reach, the citation reads, “A big influence.” – Kurt Cobain, Nirvana. Celtic Frost, a big influence on Nirvana? Just because…

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Episode 32

Show notes: Imprecation “Baptized In Satan’s Blood” (Damnatio Ad Bestias – 2019 – Dark Descent)Samhain “Human Pony Girl” (November Coming Fire – 1986 – Pan 9)Integrity “All Death Is Mine” (All Death Is Mine – 2019 – Bandcamp)Devil Master “Desperate Shadow” (Satan Spits on Children of Light – 2019 – Relapse)YERÛŠELEM “Triiiunity” (The Sublime –…

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Episode 31

Show Notes: Whiskey Meyers “Mud” (Mud – 2016 – Spinefarm Records)Cody Jinks “David” (Adobe Sessions – 2016 – Cody Jinks Music)Aprilmen “Heavy Hearts” (Heavy Hearts – 2018 – Ars Moriendi)Rope Sect “Handsome Youth” (N/A – 2018 – Rope Sect Bandcamp)Valkyrja “Madness Redeemer” (The Antagonist’s Fire – 2013 – W.T.C. Productions)Devil’s Witches “Apache Snow” (Velvet Magic –…

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777 : Feel the Fire EP

2018 : Urtod Void Format : LP / CD / Cassette It’s finally here. The release I’ve been anticipating for a year and some change is finally on the horizon. 777 has announced their forthcoming EP, Feel the Fire. Feel the Fire is a five-song foray into magic(k), philosophy, and sincere self-expression that I haven’t…

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Episode 30

Show Notes: Necrophagia “Unearthed” (Harvest Ritual Vol 1 – 2005 – Coffin Records) Haunt “Beckoned by the Cemetery” (Haunt – 2018 – Les Fleurs du Mal Productions) Snakes “Flora” (No More Songs About Wildflowers – 2018 – APT 66) Ghoultown “I Am The Night” (Ghost of the Southern Son – 2017 – Angry Planet Records) Breath…

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Best of 2017

MMXVII Yes, it’s that time again. As some of you have probably noticed, the reviews have been more scarce with the focus being mainly on the podcast. With very few exceptions, just a few swipes of a phone screen and you can hear nearly every release there is, so my opinion of said release seems…

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Episode 29

Show Notes: William S. Burroughs “Thanksgiving” (Dead City Radio – 1990 – Island) Aosoth “The Inside Scriptures” (V: The Inside Scriptures – 2017 – Agonia Records) Malokarpatan “Ked svetlonosi započnú v močariskách nazeleno svícit” (Nordkarpatenland – 2017 – Invictus Productions / The Ajna Offensive) Sortilegia “Hymn For The Egregor” (Sulphorus Temple – 2017 – Ván) Blood…

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Episode 28

Show Notes: Zola Jesus “Soak” (Okovi – 2017 –Sacred Bones) Popol Vuh “Brüder Des Schattens” (Nosferatu, The Vampyre (Original Score) – 2015 – Waxworks Records) Die Kunst der Finsternis “Sanctus” (Queen of Owls – 2017 – Lamech Records) Joel Grind “Centralia” (They Came From Rue Morgue – 2017 – Bandcamp) Kwade Droes “Witte Duivel” (S/T 7″…

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