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I really need to dig through my back digital discog more. I tend to listen to a lot of my non metal, esp anything that falls into post 2000 indie, alternative, punk and associated genres by listening to playlists and genre shuffle mode. The next time I start kvetching that rock is dead, I need listen to bands like Parquet Courts.

  • Parquet Courts/Human Peformance
  • Parquet Courts/Sunbathing Animal
  • Parquet Courts/Constant Nauseau

Checking out some new shit

  • Immolation/Acts of God

Wasting time on a Saturday night, mostly from Invisible Oranges' weekly roundup inbeds:

  • The Neptune Power Federation -- Le Demon De L'Amour-very fun hard rock/70's vibe

  • Urushiol -- Pools of Green Fire

  • White Tower -- White Tower -Yes the Udo-like vocals are a good touch

  • Archvile King -- À la ruine -just so-so black/thrash

  • Glyph -- Remind Us of the Sun (Black metal-meh)

  • Hydra -- Beyond Life and Death (stoner/doom-didn't wow me and I'm friendly towards this genre)


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2 hours ago, SurgicalBrute said:

Surprised to see you were "meh" on this. I'm always pretty picky about my stoner/doom bands, but I was enjoying this one


It was late in my listening, and my patience was pretty short. I've saved it in my BC. I'll give it another shot. 

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9 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Ulcerate - The Destroyers of All (2011)


Ulcerate can do no wrong to my ears, and I have enjoyed how they have developed. Each album is unmistakably them, but different.

I just checked out Parquet Courts and I didn't like them at all. Same old 'indie' vibe...and Hydra straight after sounded like 1970's rumpa-rumpa music.

So it's a no from Thatguy.

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57 minutes ago, Thatguy said:

Ulcerate can do no wrong to my ears, and I have enjoyed how they have developed. Each album is unmistakably them, but different.


Hands down one of the few bands I will just buy their output cold because it is by them.  Up with Immolation, Gorguts and Altarage in that select group.  Saint Merat is a fucking beast on those drums and as such I think it has taken the rest of the band a couple of albums to catch up to him.  Listening back to Everything is Fire yesterday certainly underlined this as at times on that album the discordancy happens in a not cool way and it feels like the drums and the guitars are sometimes on different pages.  Definite improvement on The Destroyers of All and they have been untouchable since Vermis for me.

I agree with you, I am genuinely not sure what they have become nowadays with their sheer auditory assault but it is still so characteristically Ulcerate regardless. 

29 minutes ago, FatherAlabaster said:

There's part of me that would love to see cover art like this with a title like "Goatfucking The Necrohell" or "Entrail Grinder".


I love Serpentboi's visual posts, it is like an emotional rollercoaster of album artwork that ranges from "OH GOD, MY EYES!" to respectful nods and approving noises.


Mare Cognitum - Luminiferous Aether (2016)


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