CANTO: Deicide, Psycho Las Vegas, Whitechapel, and More

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I think there’s a basketball game on or something.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

The Nine Circles ov…80s Death Metal

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In any form of art, there’s something magical about the “early works,” those seminal points of origin that set the course for wider narrative. It’s like the moment when the archaeologist finds and examines the fossil that ties together the map of disparate species. Or like the literary researcher who finally reaches the shelf with all the old texts, dusts them off and sets to work. Early extreme metal is a lot like this. There’s that turn around 1985 when you hear bands start to pull away from classical heavy metal. The guitar and bass picking patterns change, the vocals begin to lose their pitch, and the double-bass drum steadily becomes more important. Certain records appear and you realize, “wait, this isn’t really thrash anymore is it?” Buckle up and ride with us through The Nine Circles ov…80s Death Metal. Continue reading

CANTO: Wormrot, Monolord, Ghost, Heavy Scotland

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I have so much delicious music to listen to this coming month. So exciting.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Aura Noir, Septicflesh, Watain, and more!

septicflesh band photo 2017

10/3/2017. It’s October now. I skipped Monday because I forgot.

No video today, sorry.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Carcass/Deafheaven tour, new stuff from Metallica, and more

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“I can’t feel my bones, the blood has all dried up. I am caught in-between. I can’t feel my bones, the blood has all dried up. I’m not even dead.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey