The Wraith : Shadow Flag EP

2017 : Poison Cult / Symphony Of Destruction Format : Cassette / CD / 7″ In today’s immediate gratification era of Bandcamp, Soundcloud, Spotify. Itunes, etc. it’s rare to “take a chance” on a band. Why would you? Hell, why even buy music when it basically exists for free now? Well, I occasionally like to be…

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Eternal Champion : The Armor of Ire

2016 : No Remorse Records Format : LP / CD Cut to late teens Jeff, driving a tanker truck, working insane hours hauling water to drilling rigs in the Sahara-like heat of the West Texas oilfields. You’d get about 30 minutes of downtime with each loading and unloading of water, so most of us read.…

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White Chamber : Pale Tears

2017 : Heiðrunar Myrkrunar Format : 7″ It never really went away, but with the success of projects like Survive and the Stranger Things soundtrack, bands cranking out 80’s themed, John Carpenter-esque themes are at an all time high. Take a quick gander at eBay for “vintage synths” or hell, even companies like Moog reissuing classic analog…

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Wülfskol : Hellshock

2017 : Heretic Thorns Format : CD For a lot of us into “extreme metal”, the forefathers that shaped our listening habits are pretty well entrenched as legends in the overall music landscape: The Misfits, Samhain, Danzig, Motörhead, Slayer, Bathory, et al, what I guess the youngins now call Dad Rock, but fuck all of those…

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Episode 24

The Plague Haus crew welcomes our very special guest, David Herrera. Currently a member of Imprecation, Christ Dismembered, Wülfskol, and formal of Bahimiron as well as Morbus 666, David’s work is known worldwide. He’s been a force on the Houston Metal scene for over 25 years. Join us as we delve into a spiral of…

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Dreadlords / Miss Parker : Split

2017 : Désordre Nouveau Records Format : 7″ File this one under “out of left field” for me, it’s one of those splits your not sure how or why came together, only glad that it did. For those that don’t know, Dreadlords is basically the flipside to the Black Industrial unit TOMB. Make no mistake, it’s…

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Exclusive North American Aluk Todolo “Archive Vol. 1” Stream

Archives vol.1 is a collection of unreleased and rare material documenting the first decade of the band’s existence : raw, unpolished rehearsal captures, bizarre recording experiments, early or alternate versions of existing pieces, these 8 tracks, selected from the band’s private tapes, are compiled in an unchronological order, forming a whole and unveiling new aspects…

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Episode 22

Show notes: Trepaneringsritalen “All Hail the Black Flame” (Deathward, To The Womb – 2017 – Cold Spring) Teitanblood “Anteinfierno” (Death – 2014 – Norma Evangelium Diaboli / The Ajna Offensive) Foie Gras “Devotee” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) 777 “Across the Abyss” (Self-Released – 2017 – Bandcamp) Leviathan “The Smoke of Their Torment” (Scar Sighted – 2015 – Profound Lore Records / Devout…

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