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Moonblood - 'Teutonic Warriors of the Moon'

I don't own any original Moonblood cassettes or vinyls, but I have two compilations on CD, including this great A5 digipak. Both contain the amazing 'Dusk Woerot' release, which is just so good. The rest of this is made up of Moonblood's contributions to a number of splits. Perfect for when you're in the mood for abrasive yet listenable German black metal. 

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Vlad Tepes - 'War Funeral March'

I actually have two copies of this most excellent release. The story goes, I ordered a single copy on ebay and it arrived, but then a week later a second copy arrived. I contacted the seller and told him, and he put it down to them not recording that the first one went out, but he gave his compliments and wished me well with my two copies. 

This second copy is still in its shrink wrap, sitting in the collection, building value and rarity, so that one day I can sell it, buy a yacht and hit the Bahamas. 

Great little release too by the way, if you're into poorly produced French black metal courtesy of Les Legions Noires. 

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9 minutes ago, Requiem said:

 

This second copy is still in its shrink wrap, sitting in the collection, building value and rarity, so that one day I can sell it, buy a yacht and hit the Bahamas. 

 

Ooh, we're one step closer to living out that potential future we sketched out in the desert island album thread where we have neighboring islands but never visit each other. Except I like shitty sounding LLN stuff. I guess I'll be visiting after all.

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8 minutes ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Ooh, we're one step closer to living out that potential future we sketched out in the desert island album thread where we have neighboring islands but never visit each other. Except I like shitty sounding LLN stuff. I guess I'll be visiting after all.

Anything that gets us closer to island/metal life is a step well-taken if you ask me. 

I'll thank you to not carve those grotesque artworks of yours into my palm trees, although I'll admire them when I drop by your island. 

Now Playing: Marduk - 'Those of the Unlight'

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9 hours ago, Requiem said:

Anything that gets us closer to island/metal life is a step well-taken if you ask me. 

I'll thank you to not carve those grotesque artworks of yours into my palm trees, although I'll admire them when I drop by your island. 

Now Playing: Marduk - 'Those of the Unlight'

Maybe a couple of tasteful sand sculptures on a less-frequented section of beach?

NP: Cradle Of Filth - Dusk... And Her Embrace

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Obsequiae ~ Aria of Vernal Tombs

After finding The Palms of Sorrowed Kings so interesting & refreshing I decided to track down the bands earlier albums to see if they held the same kind of creativity & "restrained{" energy. It appears they do...so I find I can do nothing but smile.

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17 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Maybe a couple of tasteful sand sculptures on a less-frequented section of beach?

NP: Cradle Of Filth - Dusk... And Her Embrace

I frequent all the beaches on my island frequently, but maybe we can have a sand sculpture season each year. We will take turns hosting it. 

I make a mean up-turned bucket castle. One bucket’s unfortunately my limit (unless it’s full of fermented coconut milk).

NP: Vltimas - ‘Something Wicked Marches In’

Strange title, paraphrasing Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ like that. Great album though. So good. 

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47 minutes ago, FatherAlabaster said:

I find myself really enjoying this one. Bit of a surprise considering I still haven't really connected with Starspawn, but there you go. What do you think about it?

It has been on the radar for a while but only just got around to listening.  There's some good stuff on there but then large parts of it just pass me by.  It is one I really have to sit down with too which doesn't bode well for it as time is an ever increasing premium these days.  Seen it top a few early year end lists but can't say it would feature too highly on mine.

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