Episode 27

Show Notes: Rome “Der Brandtaucher” (Hansa Studio Sessions – 2017 – Trisol) Ulver “Nemoralia” (The Assassination of Julius Caesar – 2017 – House of Mythology) Mothership “High Strangeness” (High Strangeness – 2017 – Ripple Music) Sideburner “Full Throttle” (Battle Hymns – 2016 – Self-Released) Psychic TV “Farewell” (Pagan Day reissue – 2017 – Dais) Nexul “Bringer…

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777 : Across The Abyss

2017 : Urtod Void Format : Single-sided 7″ Being as inundated with what seems like a constant flash flood of new music, it’s rare that I personally get as excited for a release as I have been from this band. As a huge fan of Occult Rock from it’s beginnings with groups such as the…

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Ofermod : Sol Nox

2017 : Shadow Records Format : LP/CD/Cassette The most surprising thing about the coming of a new Ofermod album was exactly how little fanfare had greeted it. Perhaps not so much upon further reflection though, as a friend had astutely pointed out that the oversaturation of the black metal market with covens of void-worshipping, qilipothic…

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Dødsengel : Interequinox

2017 : Debemur Morti Productions Format : LP/CD Yes! It’s happened, a new album from Norway’s, Dødsengel.  And it’s every bit as magical as one could hope. A follow up album to the mammoth, two-part, Imperator, Dødsengel’s fourth LP, Interequinox is given a much more straightforward presentation than its predecessor. I have to admit, while Imperator…

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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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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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