Album Review: Watain – “Trident Wolf Eclipse”

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What to do if you’re a well-established black metal act (let’s pretend there is such a thing), having garnered a significant amount of praise for your early work, getting signed to a major metal label, and then releasing something that attempts to expand the sonic palate you’ve established but doesn’t get the same notice or acclaim as those earlier records?  If you’re Watain, you regroup, wait five years, then return to the sound you had eight years ago and launch the blistering black attack of Trident Wolf Eclipse.   Continue reading

Monday Merriment: SNOW GIFS. That is all.

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So yeah, looks like we may be getting some snow here in the northeast over the next couple of days. While I personally have my doubts over how much we’ll actually get here in NYC—chalk it up to the hardened, jaded personality I developed with regard to snow after four years in Syracuse—a lot of people are losing their collective shit and treating this as a human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria-type of event. Which you may have seen some evidence of yesterday on our Instagram account.

Regardless, with the first real taste of winter seemingly imminent, I’ve decided to celebrate by making a nice round of Photoshopped GIFs for y’all. Each one’s taken from a movie that involves snow, and each one’s had a touch of black metal added into the mix. Because, you know…gr1m and fr0stb1tt3n, and all that. Anyway, click on through and let the fun begin!

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