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  1. Probably me, but I have seen at the very least Surge, Zach, Navy and Marko all support them as well. And no worries Doc, I don't need credit. Just like to spread the stuff that does it for me around for others to possibly enjoy. Obituary - Cause of Death, I've gotta say I'm pretty sure I spin Slowly We Rot more than CoD. Obituary - The End Complete
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  2. Overkill - Wings Of War
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  3. Motorhead - Aces Of Spades 40th Anniversary
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  4. I am well aware it’s not unique to the left, I would argue the right have been doing it longer and with more success, see the list of books banned in Texas for evidence. My point was more that cancel culture is not as well organised, or as readily endorsed by major political figures as the rights increased efforts to completely undermine democracy as a whole. Cancel culture when abused is a serious issue, it can have a devastating impact on people, that is why I said I feel it should only be used in the extreme cases where calling someone out for their words and actions can actually raise awareness of an important issue.
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  5. JonoBlade

    What's on your mind?

    I think I only watch Bill Maher when you post a clip, but he seems fairly sensible to me. The best truth comes from comedians. Thanks Mark. However, it also kind of illustrates that a stupid reaction can flare up, be ridiculed, justice done (I think he said the chick with no sense of humour got fired?) and settle down again. People like him and Ricky Gervais do fine in the world of over sensitive pussies. In fact what would they do for material? It would only be a problem if over sensitive pussies started killing people they were offended by. But they won't. Because they're oversensitive pussies. EDIT: I pondered something else over lunch.... namely that boomers like Bill Maher, when railing against the bleeding heart liberal youth, seem to conveniently forget that they were also bleeding heart liberal youth once, and then grew out of it to bring the human race to the brink of extinction (via rampant consumerism). Not only that, but the bleeding heart youth of today have been raised by Bill and his friends. So, they must not have been very good parents. Those who live in glass houses....
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  6. D.R.I. - Thrash Zone
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  7. Sacrifice - Forward to Termination, 1987 Obituary - World Demise, 1994 Korpse - Pull the Flood, 1994
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  8. Carcass - Necroticism
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  9. Annihilator - Alice In Hell
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  10. Arioch

    Hi from France

    The list goes on and on In Black Metal, I mostly listen to the classics by Immortal, Emperor, but I particularly liked two bands last year : Le Chant Noir (Brazil) and Akhlys (USA). In Death Metal, I listen to Swedish, American... I love the early Hate Eternal, Entombed, Deicide, Morbid Angel, Pestilence, Death of course, Necrophagist, etc. In progressive rock, my favorite band is from my country: it's called Ange and it's 52 years old. I also listen to Nemo and JPL (also from France), Spock's Beard, some albums of Neal Morse, Gens de la Lune, Francis Décamps, Anabiose, Hassan Hajdi, Tristan Décamps, Rush, etc.
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  11. Azaxul - Echoes of dreariness Calderum - Mystical Fortress of Iberian Lands Furis Ignis - Turm (EP)
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  12. Jerry Cantrell - Boggy Depot
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  13. Hadn't ever heard of D.I. before. Very Orange County sounding, kinda like a less commercial Offspring. Or a more commercial Adolescents depending how you look at it. Not sure how I missed hearing about them, I'm a big fan of OC legends Social D and Agent Orange. Adolescents - Adolescents 1981 T S O L - Revenge, 1986
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  14. Look on the bright side, at least he didn't ask you to sing it!
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  15. Narakah - Nemesis Cloak Katatonia - Tonight's Decision Jeff Buckley - Grace
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  16. It's freakin' hot as fuck outside! California punk it is... Circle Jerks - Group Sex Dead Kennedy's - Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables D.I. - Horse Bites Dog Cries Descendants - Milo Goes to College
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  17. I feel your pain. Both my late wife and my ex before her felt the need to change everything around every so often just for the sake of it. That drives me absolutely insane because I don't like change. Once I've gotten used to a configuration I don't want everything moved around, unless there's a real good reason like something's not working well the way we have it. I arrange it all the way I want it the first time and then would really like to leave it that way forever. Or not really 'forever' as I seem to move a lot, so I'm never in one place for more than about 2 to 8 years. But until we move to a new house I want everything left where it is. Both my wife and my ex would just shuffle everything around themselves when I was gone at work because they knew I wouldn't help them ruin my own home. They were also counting on my laziness, figuring I wouldn't bother to move everything back once I saw it had all already been moved. And they were right.
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  18. HELLRIPPER - Black Arts & Alchemy HELLBLOOD - Black Speed Metal Hell
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  19. Yeah, their first album should have been Too Fast For Love, never owned that one, but have heard it over the years-a nice rougher production and more of a punk edge at least in attitude. I can see why you liked that one. Number 2-Shout at the Devil is probably my favorite "hair metal" or whatever we're calling this basically slick hard rock style of the early 80's. It's metal to me. After that was Girls, Girls, Girls which now that I listen to it, is front loaded and not as strong as I remembered. I had that one and I also had Dr. Feelgood which all things considered after Shout their strongest effort for a super slick pop metal album. I haven't heard the other ones and I think they went into more pop directions-with miserable tracks like Home Sweet Home and they did rock and roll covers which I never liked except for Helter Skelter. But their versions of Smokin' in the Boys Room and Jailhouse Rock were filler. Yeah, I've slowly picked up classic rock, hard rock, 80's stuff, etc. that I hade on vinyl in the day or CDs that have been lost, eaten or otherwise destroyed to add to a sort of Mark digital essentials library that I generally listen as a huge playlist of everything that's not extreme metal.....from Mood Blues to Motley Crue if you will.
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  20. Been meaning to try that Allagash White, apparently it's their flagship beer atm. But I don't see it for sale around here that much for some reason. But I seem to be able to find their North Sky Stout consistently almost every time I go to the beer store so I generally grab a few of the 4-packs. I've had their Barrel & Bean a few times as well which is very good too so I grab it when I see it.
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  21. Well funeral doom isn’t for everyone, even I have to be in the right mood to get anything out of it, you’re right about Evoken Though, kind of jealous you’ve seen them live actually. though, kind of jealous you’ve seen them live actually. NP: Solitude Aeturnus - Beyond the Crimson Horizon Speaking of doom, trad. Doom at its finest, yet to hear and album from these guys I don’t enjoy
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  22. Rippikoulu - Musta Seremonia, 1993 Finland Convulse - World Without God, 1991 Finland
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  23. First of all despite what the right might want you to believe, "cancel culture" is not the exclusive purview of the left. Attempting to "shoot down" people by speaking your mind on social media or somewhere and publicly rebuking them can be a reasonable response, especially if they've crossed a line or broken laws and legitimately have it coming. But imo the real problem is these spineless organizations and companies that give in to the slightest "pressure" and are so quick to sack or destroy good people who haven't really done anything wrong except maybe make a tasteless joke, or use a taboo word, or put their foot in their mouth, or think a "wrong" thought. Things where a simple apology oughtta be enough for them to move on. Or maybe they haven't done anything wrong and something was taken out of context and it's all just a big misunderstanding that's gotten out of hand. Disposing of decent people simply because they don't want any of that public moral outrage spilling over onto them is cowardly. Most organizations are more worried about how they will look and their bottom line than what's right. I don't see how it's so difficult to use common sense to differentiate those who have actually done something wrong and really deserve some kind of punishment from those who haven't. It's essentially the modern equivalent of mob justice with no due process. And yes, of course the American right is far worse, that goes without saying at this point. We get angry at those on the right who won't be honest enough to call out and stand up to the shit they know is wrong on their side. But yet most on the left wouldn't be willing to do it either. I guess we're all afraid it'll be seen as disloyalty or a betrayal to ever say anything against anyone on your own tribe even when we know they're wrong. We all know the left is not perfect either. Wish everyone wasn't so entrenched in their diametrically opposed positions these days. I think this two party system of ours has outlived its utility.
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  24. Death - Individual Thought Patterns
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  25. Avsky - Malignant, Sweden 2008 Craft - Void, Sweden 2011
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  26. Krypt - Preludes to Death, Norway 2008 Avsky - Scorn, Sweden 2010 Damage Done was actually the first DT album I ever heard when it came out. It hooked me and that's actually where I got my old name Whitenoise (BlackSilence)
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  27. Like a lot of things - better back in the day. But seriously, early StS was very good. Start with 'Morning Never Came'.
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  28. Possibly. Lots of our laws are shit and full of loop holes that are easily exploited by scumbags. My wife works in court support for domestic violence and the system is beyond broken. They will even arrest and strip search domestic violence victims who don't turn up to court because they are too traumatised to see their tormentors in court. The government is working on banning environmental protests again. Ironically they also banned Nazi symbols. Perhaps they should remember that banning protest is a very fascist thing to do. Basically it's still a place governed by the 19th century. np: Suicidal Tendencies - How Will I Laugh Tomorrow When I Can't Even Smile Today
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  29. Glad to hear she's starting to get comfortable. Yeah..cats are genuinely fun, and sometimes frustratingly irritating, to have in your house. Of my current three, the two youngest are brothers...one of them is laid back, doesn't get into much, easy as all get out to have in the house. The other one gets into everything, knocks shit down to play with it, and can generally make an asshole of himself... but then he'll do something like get his head stuck in a box, or grab a dog toy as big as he is to carry around, and have me laughing my ass off
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  30. Thanks for the cat intel to you and F.A. She's starting to warm up to me a bit now. Cat behavior-even all the shit they do with their eyes-pupils dilating, and eyelid changes are fascinating.
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  31. Running Wild - Ready For Boarding (extended)
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  32. KOLCHAK - The Resurrection Of Janos Skorzeny .....great name and record cover art.....crusty crossover..... PLAGUE THIRTEEN - Healing Ground ORGREL - The Order Of The Black Wolf
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  33. Okay...I'm absolutely going to regret this I'm sure, but I guess I'm too stupid to not jump on this hand grenade. Regarding people who were accused and punished without evidence: I mean, the whole thing with Johnny Depp for one. Now I'm not saying he was an angel, it sounds like they were both toxic as fuck with each other, but at the very beginning the accusations alone were enough that among other things, he lost his role in those Harry potter movies, was dropped by Disney from the Pirates films, and had that Dior marketing campaign yanked. Hell, they've even got Heard basically bragging about how no one would ever believe him. If you're familair with video games, you had Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari. He had an award from GDC rescinded because he was labeled as a sexist and sexual harasser by several lunatics who wanted to create some kind of #metoo moment for the video game industry. Now this one got stopped in its tracks before it got too out of hand, but it started gaining ground until people who worked with him, especially some of women like Loni Reeder who'd actually been there in those early days, stood up to defend him. Maybe you heard of the whole "Mattress Girl" situation at Colombia University where Paul Nungesser was accused of rape by Emma Sulkowicz? They were friends who'd had a few hookups together at the school. After one hook up, she filed charges with both the University and the Police accusing him of rape. Both investigated, neither took action. So she started the whole carrying around a mattress everywhere she went as a protest. While Nungesser was still able to graduate, his life on campus became a living hell. He was ostracized, harassed, threatened, had both students and faculty telling him he should drop out. Now this may sound like a typical "system lets the victim down" situation, but he was able to provide multiple social media posts from after the rape supposedly happened, where she continued to reach out to him, wanting to get together, hang out, etc. Alexi McCammond lost her editor-and-chief job at Teen Vogue, that she'd literally just gotten, because of some people who were pissed off about her promotion and didn't want to work for her. So they managed to dig up tweets she'd made when she was 17...roughly 10 years before hand. Things she'd already admitted to, and apologized for previously. Didn't matter, advertisers started pulling their funds, and she was booted out the door. Additionally, I feel like the premise of your argument is incorrect. No one is saying there isn't "evidence". What most people are saying is that the so-called "evidence" either lacks context, is interpreted in the most vile way possible to stir up a mob, or that the punishment often exceeds the supposed crime. Howard Buachner was basically forced out of his role as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association because of backlash over comments made about systemic racism by two other editors on an entirely separate podcast. Dr. Bret Weinstein of Evergreen State College, who I admittedly disagree with regarding his stance on Covid vaccines, was threatened, accused of racism, had his classes disrupted, and was ultimately forced to resign because he pointed out "There is a huge difference between a group or coalition deciding to voluntarily absent themselves from a shared space in order to highlight their vital and underappreciated roles.... and a group encouraging another group to go away." regarding changes to the schools Day of Absence Colin Moriarty was a co-founder of Kinda Funny, an online video games entertainment company that does podcast, videos, etc. He was forced out of the company because on a day where women were supposedly "staying off social media" he made a crack along the lines of "silence at last" on his personal Twitter. Now, he's landed on his feet and doing just fine, I won't deny, but because of what basically amounts to a dad joke, a generally left leaning guy is now forever labeled things like "alt-right" and "nazi" by large sections of the industry. Chris Pratt is someone the online loons go after over and over again because he supposedly belongs to a church that spun off from those Westboro nutjobs (he doesn't). Because of this, during the announcement of his daughters birth, where he said he was happy she was here and healthy, people online tried to twist that into him supposedly taking a dig at his first wife and his son who was born with health issues, and suddenly peple were screaming Chris Pratt was ableist. ...and lets be real here. Celebrities overcoming these accusations is a bug, not a feature. Just because many of them have enough money and connections to get past it, doesn't change the fact that the ultimate goal is to wreck their careers. When these things happen to people who aren't celebrities, the results are often much worse. There was a case at Smith College when a student was told a cafeteria she was sitting in was actually closed. She turned around and accused the staff of being racist. Even though the staff was cleared by an independent investigation, several members were essentially forced out, including one guy who wasn't even involved because the accuser mistakenly posted his image on her social media. Composer Bright Sheng at the University of Michigan was essentially forced to step down from his teaching position because he showed his class the 1965 film Othello, because it has Laurence Olivia in blackface. Hannah Fischthal was fired from her teaching job at St John's University because she read a passage from Mark Twain’s anti-slavery novel 'Pudd’nhead Wilson' in her 'Literature of Satire' class that contained an N-bomb in it. You can call it cancel culture, you can call it consequence culture, but I have to completely disagree with the idea it doesn't actually exist. There's too many incidences like this happening to deny it.
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  34. Luciferion - Demonication (The Manifest) 1994 Sweden Infester - To the Depths, In Degradation, 1994 Seattle WA Gutted - Bleed For Us to Live, 1994 Toledo Ohio
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  35. Morgoth - Cursed Korpse - Pull the Flood - never heard this, thanks Goatmaster General Razor - Violent Restitution Sacrifice - Forward to Termination
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  36. Yeah...I'm not a fan of putting my cats outdoors, especially living right on a main road like I do. It's just asking for trouble. If I lived in a quieter neighborhood I'd probably reconsider it. Honestly Mark, depending on the age, use your best judgement for that situation. If you live in a quiet area, which doesn't get a lot traffic you'd probably be okay...just keep in mind, a cat will roam quite a ways, so it's not just your immediate road you want to think about. There's also other neighbors and how pissy they'll get, and other neighborhood pets and how aggressive they might be. As for the cat, give her time...They typically bond with one person more than others, but they usually enjoy being around all their people to some degree. Like FA said, some are slow to warm up. One of mine was really high strung when she was younger, scared of both my wife and myself. Wasn't until I took a nap on the couch one day that she finally started relaxing around us...just came up and plopped down next to me and went to sleep. She's been my buddy ever since. It's usually about them feeling confident in their new space. Once they realize its their territory you'll start seeing more personality come out. Hell, even the crazy one I had that basically lived in my bathroom got to a point where she would slip out and come sit with us when we were watching TV.
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  37. Darkthrone - F.O.A.D.
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  38. MEGADETH - Live At Hellfest
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  39. Taking the time to "weed out the shitbags" would be a full time job and completely pointless in terms of the perpetual quest for happiness that we are all on*. That is in the same ballpark as a conspiracy nut that seeks out as many conspiracies as possible in order to make themselves irate and miserable. But, if you're minding your own business and come across a shitbag, it seems perfectly natural to want to avoid listening to it (music) or watching it (movie/TV) from that point on, or supporting that shitbag in any way. It might still be objectively good "art" but there is so much content out there you are unlikely to be missing out on anything life changing. Its just fucking music, or its just fucking TV. It is a poor analogy to consider whether you would investigate the views of a factory worker to decide if you want to use that company's products - but entirely logical to want to avoid using a company's products if that company as a whole turned out to be massively unethical (or some other standard you disagreed with). Like, they cut down half the Amazon to make toilet paper or something. If you respond "I don't care, if I like the product I will buy it no matter what; it is so soft on my ass" well, that is your choice. I think it is sad to care so little, but it is basically how the vast majority of consumers act. *to completely contradict myself, trying to be an ethical consumer is really fucking painful and not at all helpful in the quest for happiness. For example, researching where/how your prospective shoes are made will make you irate and miserable for a number of reasons, but I do it because I think people should know where the products they use come from. Righteousness trumps temporary misery. Just. Although, that ignorance is bliss, is not in doubt.
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  40. THE EXPLOITED - Live At Hellfest HELL:ON - Scythian Stamm
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  41. That would be servicing the EWE, it's too late in the season for that!
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  42. Krallice - Crystalline Exhaustion
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  43. WYLD TYMEZ - Let The Devil In GBH - Live At Hellfest
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  44. Slayer - Reign in Blood
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  45. My purchases since January : - AKHLYS - Melinoë - ANTICHRIST - Forbidden World - ANTICHRIST - Sinful Birth - ATHANOR - Le Testament du Diable - ATROCITY - Unspoken Names demo 1991 - BROTALITY - The Woods will end You - BROTALITY - Worldwide Desolation - BRUTALFLY - I Was an Experiment - DISFUNERAL - Blood Red Tentacle - FRANCIS DECAMPS - Bien au-delà du Délire - JPL - Sapiens trilogy - MEKONG DELTA - All discography - PESTILENCE - Consuming Impulse - PESTILENCE - Testimony of the Ancients - RAVAGE REALM - Burning Ambitions - RAVAGE REALM - Realm of the Unknown - SEPTICFLESH - Mystic Places at Dawn - THE LAST TOMB - I - UNDEAD PROPHECIES - False Prophecies - UNDEAD PROPHECIES - Sempiternal Void - XENOPHILE - Systematic Enslavement
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  46. You won't like them man. I've never seen you post anything this slow. They're not "emo" but they're the self-proclaimed Lords of Pussy Doom. I actually read that line on their website years ago and it made me chuckle. I generally like my death/doom (as well as all the other genres) a bit harder than this, not that I listen to a lot of doom because I tend to get bored with the slow pace. But occasionally Satan will give me a day off and I'll find myself in the mood either for this or for some Draconian, two doom bands I used to listen to a lot more of 10 - 15 years ago. I'm a sucker for Lisa's mezzo soprano. Draconian - Turning Season Within
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