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.
A 1989 Chicago police document, which captured the essence of 1980s’ hysteria over Satanism, went viral this week. The document itself is quite a read,
The Satanism hysteria, called the “Satanic panic” in the popular press, found Lucifer seemingly everywhere. Here is the New York Times looking back at fears the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons conjured the Dark Lord. And, of course, bands like Motley Crue, Kiss and others were considered by some to be the ambassadors of Hell. Continue reading
11/1/2017. November. Lame.
I encourage watching that in public space around a lot of people.
“Ein Bier… bitte.”
It’s not even 5:30 and I’ve already got these done and am ready to leave the office. I wish that were a more regular occurrence. Anyway, here goes:
I know we shit on Mayhem Fest quite a bit—and 99% of the time it’s completely deserved. This, though, is cool no matter how you spin it. Anyway, I’m off. Later, kids.
Keep it heavy,
It’s a bit late in the day, so I’ll just say: hey, it’s Quickies time! Here’s all the shit we missed today:
That’ll do it for today! Check back tomorrow for more!
Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.