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On 12/10/2021 at 2:07 PM, GoatmasterGeneral said:

I think Overkill's building days are over. Now that they're in their 60's and have learned how to go through the motions and churn out records in DD's home studio they're just trying to hang on and stay relevant enough to sell a few records and play a couple of gigs to keep the lights on, food on the table and gas in the Harley. I know Bobby's wife has a chocolate shop over here in Nanuet NY. Don't know how successful it is, but I guess he could always learn to be a chocolatier if the thrash band thing doesn't work out. I think I remember him saying in an interview one time that he had a side business, that he imports stuff and sells it. He didn't say what kind of stuff though so naturally the mind comes up with all kinds of interesting possibilities. Could be electronics or some kind of food or consumables or maybr sex toys, cigars, men's skin care products or beard oil...who fucking knows?

Cocaine from Columbia is what Bobby imports. He's the next Tony Montana. 😂

nah just kidding. 

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Wiegedood - There's Always Blood at the End of the Road (Black Metal)

I dug their first couple albums then kinda lost touch with them. The new tracks sound promising. Less second wave-y and little more modern/dissonant sounding. Releases Jan 14.

 

Véhémence - Ordalies (Black Metal)

New Vehemence album on the way. I really liked their last album and they're one of the better bands doing the melodic, folky "medieval" black metal thing these days. Releases March 8.

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Been waiting on this one...glad to see it's getting a somewhat wider release after the last one was basically cassette only to some kind of underground fan club or something. I mean there's underground and then there's "are you kidding me with this shit"

Anyway, these guys kill if you like fuzzy, somewhat melodic black metal

Nocturnal Triumph - s/t

 

 

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Yeah Zack...those guys are killer. Found them and Haunting Depths a few years back, right around the same time, and though they were both awesome. Unfortunately seems like Haunting Depths fell off the face of the earth after that one album, but Nocturnal Triumphs been killing it ever since.

Still annoyed I had to hit the high seas for their last one though

...Anyway, Eliminator's new one came out today

 

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Shit sorry, I thought I was on the What Are You Listening to thread. Those two albums were from 2012 and 2011 respectively. Just taking a brief break from all the 2021 stuff, I think I have my black metal list pretty well set, I just have to type it up and find album covers. The only '22 album I've got so far is the new Nocturnal Graves because I just couldn't pass it up.

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18 hours ago, JamesT said:

Cannot wait for the new Overkill and Crowbar albums.  Gonna be a great year!  Catching Overkill live on March 12. 

March 12th at the Orange Peel in Asheville NC? I think I'm gonna try to catch them the following Saturday in Stroudsburg PA on the 19th. One last time for old time's sake. Just a little annoyed that they have the same opener as last time I saw them, Prong. Not a fan. 

I've seen them a ton back in the 80's and early 90's, but I've only seen the modern day Linsk lineup once in 2006 at BB King's in NYC. Had tickets to see them in the city one other time in May 2010 on the Ironbound tour, but we were intentionally coming in late to hopefully miss a few of their 5 opening bands (God Dethroned, Warbringer, Evile, Vader, Woe of Tyrants) and wouldn't you know it there just happened to be a car bombing in Times Square that night and the cops had everything locked down. We made it as far as the police line diagonally across the intersection from the venue. We could see the place and the show was going on as planned, I looked up Youtube videos the next day and the place was absolutely packed. But I guess all those lucky people must have gotten there nice and early because they wouldn't let us cross the police line to go in because the stupid fucking Jeep was parked behind the venue with smoke coming out of the windows. 

Overkill- Hello From the Gutter @ Nokia Theatre, NYC, May 1, 2010

 

Overkill- Bare Bones @ Nokia Theatre, NYC May 1, 2010

 

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4 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

March 12th at the Orange Peel in Asheville NC? I think I'm gonna try to catch them the following Saturday in Stroudsburg PA on the 19th. One last time for old time's sake. Just a little annoyed that they have the same opener as last time I saw them, Prong. Not a fan. 

I've seen them a ton back in the 80's and early 90's, but I've only seen the modern day Linsk lineup once in 2006 at BB King's in NYC. Had tickets to see them in the city one other time in May 2010 on the Ironbound tour, but we were intentionally coming in late to hopefully miss a few of their 5 opening bands (God Dethroned, Warbringer, Evile, Vader, Woe of Tyrants) and wouldn't you know it there just happened to be a car bombing in Times Square that night and the cops had everything locked down. We made it as far as the police line diagonally across the intersection from the venue. We could see the place and the show was going on as planned, I looked up Youtube videos the next day and the place was absolutely packed. But I guess all those lucky people must have gotten there nice and early because they wouldn't let us cross the police line to go in because the stupid fucking Jeep was parked behind the venue with smoke coming out of the windows. 

Overkill- Hello From the Gutter @ Nokia Theatre, NYC, May 1, 2010

 

Overkill- Bare Bones @ Nokia Theatre, NYC May 1, 2010

 

Yep that's the show!  I'll be arriving at the Orange Peel earlier in the day and then crashing in Asheville that night before heading home.

Man, I actually heard Blitz tell that story on Loudwire!  It was during one of their episodes of Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?, and Blitz told the entire story of the car bomb incident.  That's crazy that you were there!  From what I recall from his story, the folks who were already in were allowed to remain inside, because authorities didn't want to cause any widespread panic.  But unfortunately, they wouldn't allow anyone else in, which you know firsthand, it sounds like!  May 1, 2010 was my 20th birthday, and I would have loved to catch them then.  Can't wait to see them at the Orange Peel!  It's a fairly small venue, so I'm hoping to catch some sweat from Blitz at some point.  I'm not a Prong fan either, so I'll just be waiting for them to finish their set, so the mighty Overkill can take over!

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Can't wait for the new album from Girish and the Chronicles, called "Hail to the Heroes", due for release on February 11.  One of the hardest rocking modern bands around, with a vocalist that stands above almost everyone else.  Good, straight-ahead hard rock 'n roll from India.  If you enjoy that style of music and haven't heard these guys, you're missing out big time.  Horns up!

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On 1/15/2022 at 8:50 PM, FatherAlabaster said:

No snapping fingers or necks for you guys, huh? I liked Prong for a few months in high school but got annoyed with them and moved on pretty quickly, it's probably been at least 25 years since I've even heard them. Honestly had no idea they were still around.

Agreed. I liked that Snap Your Fingers song, but otherwise... Tommy Victor does a fine job with Danzig though. Still prefer John Christ, but Tommy pulls it off pretty well live.

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