If I didn’t have the last three of these to go by, I’d be lost as to which part this is. Half the time I can’t remember what day it is, I’m sure you all are feeling exactly the same. Anyway, for this part, PART 4, I’m jamming on two extended sessions from Clutch and a quickie fromTombs. Both of which are doing amazing things with their time which equals good times for us. So, quarantine with us and raise a glass. Ours is raised to you. Stay safe and well, friends.
Third part to this. THIRD. And no end in sight. Whatever. Don’t go insane, keep it tuned right here with us as we bring you live footage, actual videos, and a killer collab thanks to the fine folks at Two Minutes To Late Night. We’ve got the newest from Twilight Fauna, some old Acid Bath, a new..ish track from Pyrexia, grind from Nasum and Pig Destroyer (and more), and a whole slew of other gems to help stave off the mundaneness of looking at the walls or naps. Actually, I love naps but damn, enough is enough. I digress, quarantine with us and raise a glass. Ours is raised to you. Stay safe and well, friends.
Two weeks removed from Part 1 and we’re not out of the woods. And, quite to the contrary, we’re in the thick of it. Threat level 100….I guess. So much uncertainty, so much unknowing, so much virus, so much panic, so much hoarding, so much of all the bad stuff. We’re all tired of the ‘so much’ and it seems this thing is just getting a head of steam. Anyway, we’ve got a nice set of tunes to help push back the virus scares and bring forth the headbang; we’ve got Death, Obituary, Eyehategod, WASP, Katatonia, KISS, Mortician, and so much more. Indeed, all the bands you’d hold dear when trying to exorcize some demons and/or some asshole virus. So, jump inside that play button immediately below and try to forget, for just a second, what’s happening outside our windows. Maybe, just maybe, you find some sort of normalcy for a fleeting moment.
While many of you feel as though we are at a threat level shown in the image above, we certainly are not. Unless you’re searching for toilet paper or antibacterial gel and then, all bets are off. But seriously, tons of us are fighting with social distancing, schools being called off, stores baring less and less, restaurants and local bars calling it a day for awhile, and the barest of essentials unrelated to the virus being scarce at best. Thanks hoarders, we’ll be sure to flay your skin first in the next major pandemic. Anyway, while you’re at home, we understand there’s a huge need for entertainment and far be it from us to keep you from it. Consider this Part 1 of a need to keep the good times flowing with everything from Khemmis covering Dio, ACxDC’s new one, Warbringer, new Witchery and beyond. Plus, we’re hoping the new Black Crown Initiate will make Buke smile. Enjoy and stay safe, friends.
Why yes, I am aware it’s Saturday and there’s no Playlist. My fault totally, I forgot to ask the gang their picks for the week – sue me. But we’ve got one hell of a great track in store today via the UK’s groove laden riff mongers Battalions. They’re not a new band but you already knew that right? Riigghht. Anyway, they’ve been around now for roughly eight years and have a pair of wicked albums under their belts. So what’s new and why the mention? Glad you asked. They have a new album, Forever Marching Backwards, due out November 30 via APF Records and recently released a video for the title track which is what we will be taking a look at for this edition of Visions ov Hell. Happy Saturday and long weekend. Continue reading →