Album Review: Vastum – “Hole Below”

CDBO04.pdf

Death metal as it always has been, as it always will be and at its absolute best is what bay area death metal outfit Vastum bring to the table. Same for their sexualized and erotic lyrics. Spoken not from the typical rape-culture focused lack of subtly lyrically plaguing some metal today (in genres like pornogrind, goregrind, brutal death metal, etc.). Rather, on Hole Below vocalist Daniel Butler crafts lyrics revealing a culture in which we are all victims of the dialectic. A surprisingly intelligent underbelly only serving to enhance what is an absolutely timeless and perfect work of death metal. Continue reading

Wake Up and Smell the Satan! – October 9, 2015

wake up and smell satan

Filthy, vile, disgusting sacks of fat. You roam your stinking earth throwing garbage on what you supposedly cherish. You injure those you love. You scream at your brother. Why then should you all assume such an arrogant and special stance? For as your body decays and the stink and fluids leak from your bloated carcass you will be revealed for what you are: garbage. Continue reading