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10 hours ago, Dead1 said:

Blasphemy - Fallen Angel of Doom

Never heard this before.  Interesting this gets called black metal by some but it sounds far more death metal/grind.  Would sit better next to really early Carcass and Bolt Thrower than Mayhem.


This will probably get me kicked out of the goat pen, but I've come to teh conclusion that I don't really like Blasphemy. It's a form of BM that is chaotic in the bad way, not really stand-out riffs, vocals or atmosphere. If it's gonna be chaotic and dissonant i much prefer my BM like Teitanblood, Novae Militae and DsO.

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1 hour ago, Sheol said:

This will probably get me kicked out of the goat pen, but I've come to teh conclusion that I don't really like Blasphemy. It's a form of BM that is chaotic in the bad way, not really stand-out riffs, vocals or atmosphere. If it's gonna be chaotic and dissonant i much prefer my BM like Teitanblood, Novae Militae and DsO.

It's not for everyone! But don't worry Johan, you'll always be an honorary member of the goat pen. 🐐

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38 minutes ago, zackflag said:

Oh wow. Goatmaster is going hard in the paint on USBM today.

EDIT: Oh yeah and I concur that Blasphemy were a shit band that happend to influence a lot of good ones. Same goes for Revenge.

I'd even be willing to agree with that. Musically speaking the whole Ross Bay Cult scene left much to be desired. Not to mention most of these guys were a collection of skinheads, power lifters, miscreants, grave robbers and criminals. The ultimate meathead band. Before Deadly-do-Right mentioned them last night I can't even remember the last time I felt the urge to listen to Blasphemy, nevermind Conqueror or Revenge. But as you've pointed out, Blasphemy has influenced a ton of killer bands that I enjoy quite a bit so I respect them for getting the war metal ball rolling at least. Because I fucking love that sub-genre when it's done well. Problem is quite frequently it's not done very well, it can often just amount to a blur of noise. So you have to be selective. 

I've always felt basically the same way about Venom. Blasphemy and Venom are the two historically indispensable bands of questionable talent that have directly influencd a boatload of other really good bands that I'd much rather listen to than the originators. The difference for me is I will spin Fallen Angel once every couple of years, while I really don't ever feel the need to listen to Venom.


NP: Abhorrency - Climax of Disgusting Impurities, war metal from Sacramento California. If this bad boy don't get you head a-bangin' then this sub-genre might not be for you.


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6 hours ago, JonoBlade said:

Thank you and amen. I would probably buy more vinyl if bands kept the running time down to two sides of an LP.

If you're gonna do an album on vinyl, make it one disc and have awesome artwork and lyrics foldout or something special. 


I totally agree with this sentiment.  I don't  mind flipping sides, but some double albums have only 15 minutes per side and so you're not just flipping sides frequently but also having to change records (eg Mastodon's Emperor of Sand).

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On 12/13/2022 at 12:26 PM, MarkhantonioYeatts said:

HELLRIPPER - The Nuckelavee

SODOM - M-16

I just listened to M-16 about a week ago and I'd forgotten just how fucking good it was. I think it's better than AO.


Street Tombs - Demo, crusty death metal/d-beat from Santa Fe NM, looks like I missed this one back in 2018


Vengeance Sorcery - Betrothing Spirits at Nightfall, stripped down lo-fi (US/Russia)


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I get some of good leads on non metal from metal end of year lists. Checking out some from Meat Mead Metal's non metal list and elsewhere....

Porcupine Tree/Closure Continuation

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard/Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms and Lava

White Lung/premonition

Brutus/Unison Life

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Häxenzijrkell - Die Nachtseite, Germany. Must have missed this one as well 2 years ago but I'm glad I caught it now, fantastically fuzzy and sinister atmo-black.


Ride for Revenge - Under the Eye, Finnish filth


Congealed Putrescence - Within the Ceaseless Murk, death metal from NOLA, just an 11 minute EP but it's killer



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16 minutes ago, JamesT said:

AC/DC - "Flick of the Switch" (album)

Such an underrated album

I've always maintained that FotS was far superior to their previous album, which I affectionately refer to as: For Those About to Suck. I've never heard any of the albums they've released since though, except whatever I might have heard on the radio. Hard to believe Switch will be 40 years old in August.


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