Tour De Garde : Fall 2016 Batch (10 out of 12 ain’t bad)

Listen, I’ll be the first to admit my fanboy bordering on obsession love for this label. Founded in 2001 by Akitsa frontman Pierre-Marc Tremblay, this Québécois label has been releasing some of the most intense underground Black Metal there is. However, my complete adoration comes not only for Tremblay’s impeccable taste in metal, but for having…

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Yorishiro : I

2016 : Constellation Tatsu Format : Cassette Ok, so as I’ve written over and over and over again, I’m a complete music addict. I buy a lot, like “served with divorce papers” amounts. I ordered this one immediately after hearing a track on the always delightful Tabs Out Podcast. I assumed it would be good, but…

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DEATHSTENCH / Phurpa : Evoking Shadows of Death

2016 : Black Plagve/Malignant Format : LP Reviewing anything within the “Dark Ambient” genre is something I usually steer clear of, just because the reviews are usually boring. There’s a finite number of synonyms for “ominous”. However, when two of my favorite projects came together like some pact formed in Naraka, I felt like I owed…

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Faten Kanaan : EP

2015 : Self-Released Format : Cassette While listening to the always delightful Norelco Mori podcast a few episodes ago, I was mesmerized by a Brooklyn, NY artist I knew nothing of. I kept replaying the track that opened the show, “A Dream of Rain On A Coastal Town” over and over. Being the obsessive/compulsive music…

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Deadwood

***Interview completed in 2010 and originally intended for Waters Of Phlegethon printed zine, which never saw release due to faulty printing.*** Some basics out of the way first, and always a good way to begin an interview; could you please provide some background information on Deadwood, detailing your initial impulse to create your brand of…

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Camp 18 : Camp 18

2015 : Bent Knife Tapes Format : Cassette The Keddie Murders took place sometime during the night of April 11/12,1981 in the Sierra Nevada’s. Brutally murdered were Glenna Sue Sharp, her two children Tina (age 12), Johnny (age 15), and Johnny’s friend, Dana Wingate (age 17). The case was never solved and Tina’s body was never…

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Episode 18

Show Notes Vincent Price “To Raise The Dead” (Tales of Witches, Ghosts and Goblins : Caedom Records) Lamia Vox “Witches Night” (Sigillum Diabol : Cyclic Law) Sutekh Hexen & Andrew Liles “We Once Walked Upon These Coals” (Breed In Me The Darkness : Pesanta Urfolk) Mark Wilkinson “Children Into Church” (Blood On Satan’s Claw OST : Trunk…

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Trepaneringsritualen : Konung Dómaldr Vid Upsala Hängd

2013 : Merzbild Format : Cassette As with any genre of music I saturate myself with, over time I become a little disillusioned. Any regular reader also knows I ramble on about why I don’t write, while writing of course. Industrial music and all of it’s sub-genres has had the floodgates wide open for several years…

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