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FatherAlabaster

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    Give Me All Your Coffee
  • Birthday 11/05/1979

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  1. What Are You Listening To?

    Disgrace - Inside The Labyrinth Of Depression
  2. Where did the "horns up" hand gesture come from?

    Technically, since he was literally an elf, I think the answer is yes.
  3. What Are You Listening To?

    Timeghoul - Discography 1992-94 Demigod - Slumber Of Sullen Eyes
  4. What Are You Listening To?

    Contrarian - To Perceive Is To Suffer Fates Warning - No Exit
  5. What Are You Listening To?

    Nope, don't think so, feel free to start one.
  6. What Are You Listening To?

    Stargazer - The Scream That Tore The Sky
  7. What Are You Listening To?

    Mithras - On Strange Loops
  8. 5 Metal Albums You'd Take to a Desert Island

    Wow, I'm honored to have something included on a desert island list.
  9. What is the true definition of black metal?

    This is really only true for a subset of second-wave bands. There are a lot of BM bands that don't share those stylistic traits. Rather than boil the sound down to a simple set of exclusive characteristics, which you can't really do with bands as diverse as (say) Hellhammer, Dawn, and Deathspell Omega, I think it's better to listen to a bunch of early first wave BM, as well as early thrash and DM - to hear commonalities as well as differences -and then follow various threads to understand how they developed. One can certainly find or write black metal that sounds like what you've described, but that leaves out too much in the way of history and recent developments.
  10. What Are You Listening To?

    Skuggsjá - A Piece For Mind And Mirror
  11. What Are You Listening To?

    I'm sure it all makes sense once you get used to it...
  12. Say Cheese

    She's a part-time elf, at least. It suits her.
  13. What Are You Listening To?

    He actually plays quarter-tone guitars. I love how he weaves those creepy off-time melodies together. My favorite of his quarter-tone stuff is Discontinuities. NP: Akercocke - Renaissance In Extremis
  14. What Are You Listening To?

    Mithras - On Strange Loops
  15. Say Cheese

    Myself and the lady wife at the Ren Faire earlier today:
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