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6 minutes ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

 

Had to stop what I was doing and watch this video as soon as I saw it because I fucking love Bitchwax!

Did not see that coming, but right on I love em' too. Definitely in the top tier of the original stoner/desert metal groups from back in the day.

 

NP: Svartsyn ...His Majesty

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9 hours ago, Hungarino said:

Did not see that coming, but right on I love em' too. Definitely in the top tier of the original stoner/desert metal groups from back in the day.

 

NP: Svartsyn ...His Majesty

 

Didn't see it coming?? So what, you think you know me now? You think I'm funny?

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Just kidding Hungaloogie!! But yeah man, I've posted at length about The Atomic Bitchwax here before. I realize they're not lo-fi black metal from the depths of hell but yet I'm a huge long time fan of theirs. Got into them years ago through the Ed Mundell - Monster Magnet connection. Monster Magnet was pretty much THE band of the 90's for me, (along with a few other faves like: Overkill, Paradise Lost, Celtic Frost, Motörhead, Sacred Reich, Type O, Social Distortion, Sisters of Mercy, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden...) I'd rank MM as one of my top 25 most listened to bands of all time. So when I found out their guitar player Ed Mundell was in another side band I had to check them out. I've never lumped them in with the stoner/desert scene bands like Kyuss, they're from right here in fucking New Jersey.

He's no longer in either band, in 2011 he formed another band The Ultra Electric Mega Galactic and nowadays it seems he's just a studio musician whoring himself out in LA. But the current 2022 Bitchwax lineup boasts 2 current and one former Monster Magnet members so the MM/TAB connection remains strong. It just so happens that I had myself a little MM marathon the last two days playing most of their 11 albums in succession (it had been awhile) so when Marko posted that TAB live set last night I jumped right on that shit. Now today is looking like it will probably be a Sunday TAB marathon. And coffee. And Uno, the kid is already bugging me to play Uno with him. Been trying to teach him to shuffle the cards but I can barely shuffle that huge deck myself so it's pretty funny to watch.

 

The Atomic Bitchwax - So Come On 

 

The Atomic Bitchwax - Scorpio 2020

 

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6 minutes ago, MarkhantonioYeatts said:

RAW BREED - Suffering Fetish

....this is not very much like THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX.....and does not contain former members of MONSTER MAGNET....

Yet somehow it still manages to be pretty fucking killer though.

Never heard of this Denver band before but even with just 13 minutes of studio stuff and 14 minutes of live stuff this discography compilation is totally worth $7. Wish I could hang around put my feet up and listen to the whole thing, but I think I have to get ready to go to a Father's Day BBQ in a bit here. Shit I didn't even realize it was 4:20, they're probably already wondering where the fuck we are. 

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On 6/18/2022 at 12:46 PM, KillaKukumba said:

 

Some Aussie forums are very patriotic and that patriotism extends to music. D666, Ne Obliviscaris and Be'lakor have very loyal fans here and in some circles it is very frowned upon to be a local and not like them and not support them. Ne O did however loose quite a bit of their fan base back in about 06 when they started a GoFundMe campaign titled "help us retire from work and tour the world" (or something close to that). It upset many loyal fans, not sure how many of those people went back to the band after their rage eased but it didn't go down well at the time.

Ne Obliviscaris and Be'lakor are total and utterly irredeemable boring crap regardless of where they're from.

Destroyer 666 - I don't mind some of their early stuff but it's not essential IMO.  I love Wildfire which is more speed metal.

 

Was in a very mainstream mood last night:

Cave In - Heavy Pendulum

Lamb of God - Resolution

System of a Down - System of a Down

Vision of Disorder - Imprint

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Aara - Triade II - Hemera, Switzerland. It's nighttime here now so I'm back on the black metal. This one utterly detroys and is shaping up to be one of my favorites this year, thinking top 5 maybe. Vocals matter a lot for me in black metal (not the lyrics mind you, just the vocal timbre) and these throat shredders are just about as good as it gets for me. Need to look into the back catalogue.

 

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2 minutes ago, KillaKukumba said:

Hell Machine - Relentless Aggression

(See GG I do listen to black stuff :P Although TBF they are self proclaimed blackened thrash, if might not be black enough for some!)

 

I would call this thrash metal Kuke, not sure why you'd think it's black metal. As black/thrash goes (and I do listen to a lot of black/thrash) this is ever so slightly blackened, which is to say the blackening is barely noticable. Not that I don't like it because I do, I like it just fine this is good shit. But it's not black metal.

But if you like to think it is well then that's fine, you go for it. At the end of the day it don't really matter to me one way or the other as long as you're digging it with your non habit forming coffee that's all that matters, I'm not gonna be the dickhead that comes and pisses in your Wheatbix.

 

Hell Machine - Devil Spawn

 

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