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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Episode 26

Show Notes: Kevin Gan Yuen “To Pierce The Veil” (Uncloaked Infinite – 2017 – Utech Records) Weregoat “Pestilential Rites of Infernal Fornication” (Pestilential Rites… – 2017 – Iron Bonehead) Warslaves “Thundertooth” (Warriors of Sulpher & Steel split – 2017 – Les Fleurs du Mal) Sabbath Assembly “Does Love Die” (Rites of Passage – 2017 – Svart) Panphage…

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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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Episode 25

Show Notes: Dødsengel “Illusions” (Interequinox – 2017 – Debemur Morti Productions) David E. Williams “Thailand? (Why Can’t All The World Be) (Hospice Chorale – 2017 – Old Europa Cafe) The Wraith “Dolor” (Shadow Flag – 2017 – Poison Cult) Leathers “Day For Night” (Day For Night – 2017 – Northern Lights Records) Colter Wall “Kate McCannon”…

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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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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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