…you’ve missed lively, Siskel vs. Ebert-esque discussions on directorial filmographies, genres, cult television and music like:
Freaks And Clowns - Justice Elite, Hound (Germany) - I Know My Enemies, Johan Kihlberg's Impera - Spirit of Alchemy, Karbholz - Kontra, Metalville, Poverty's No Crime - A Secret to Hide, Solitary - The Truth Behind the Lies, The Quill - Earthrise, third eye cinema podcast
Well, as it turns out, this one’s more “trad” than “dad”, as there were enough from one particular label to cut things off here. But whether it fills your little hearts with glee or due shudders, there is more “dad rock” to be covered at some point…so in the words of the mighty Pentagram, be forewarned!
AND NOW THE OWLS ARE SMILING - DIRGES, Clobber Records, COLOSSUS - DEGENESIS, Comatose Music, DETRITUS - MYTHS, DREAMSLAIN – TALES OF KNIGHTS AND DISTANT WORLDS, EMBRYO INDUSTRIES, EXTERMINATED – THE GENESIS OF GENOCIDE, Gore House Productions, HELL-BORN – NATAS LIAH, INSECT INSIDE – THE FIRST SHINING OF NEW GENUS, Odium Records, ONISM PRODUCTIONS, THERMOHALINE – MAELSTRÖM, third eye cinema podcast, TWITCH OF THE DEATH NERVE – BESET BY FALSE PROPHETS, WOLVENCROWN – A SHADOW OF WHAT ONCE WAS, Zebadiah Crowe - The Cloven Hand, ZEBADIAH CROWE – LYCH MILK
So many voter suppression laws (over 250!) suddenly appearing in several Red States, and not only hasn’t the abolition of the filibuster and subsequent introduction of the John Lewis act come to the table, but they’re still piddling around on both cabinet appointees and the stimulus checks.
This is what “bipartisanship” looks like, when one party has gone crazy, moving in lockstep and holding their breath in protest at any move the other makes.
1782 - From The Graveyard, ACID MAMMOTH - Caravan, Alma Mater Records, Amammoth - The Fire Above, BIG SCENIC NOWHERE - Lavender Blues, Black TarPoon - "Ten Thousand Throats", Black TarPoon - The Thad, COSMIC REAPER, DAYEATER - "Sweet Earth", Electric Valley Records, Fighter Records, Fucked and Bound - Suffrage, Glitterhouse Records, Go Down Records, GOLGOTHA - Remembering the Past - Writing the Future, Heavy Psych Sounds, INHUMAN - Contra, Noble Demon, Quiet Panic, REINA NEGRA - Aquelarre, S.O.R.M. - Hellraiser, THE BATES - Unfucked Live, third eye cinema podcast, Xtreem Music, Yawning Man - Live At Maximum Festival
Blasting through what remains of the backlog lately, it’s hard to even find things to chat about around the virtual bonfire of due roastables. And make no mistake, there are a few herein who definitely deserve consignment thereto.
BHLEG - Odhin, BRON - Pred Dverima Noci, Ceremonial Castings - Salem 1692 (MMXX), Die Neue Runde / Pierre Marteau, Eihwaz Recordings, Eisenwald, Ghostbound - Extended Play For My Sweet Mary Thyme, Heidens Hart, Kankar - Dunkle Millennia, Kjeld - Ofstan, Nordvis, Nordvis Produktion, Red Nebula Records, Sagenland - Oale groond, Sagittarius - Songs Of Dream And Death, Solbrud - Levende I Bronshoj Vandtarn, Svabhavat - Black Mirror Reflection, third eye cinema podcast, VARDE - Asgaardsreien, Varde - Fedraminne, Verlust - II
I’ve gotta tell ya, it’s strange adjusting to the new paradigm.
I mean, no g-news is good g-news, as Gary Gnu once sagely spoke. But it’s weird.
BHLEG - Odhin, Black Totem - II: Shapeshifting, BRON - Pred Dverima Noci, Dark Buddha Rising - Mathreyata, Die Neue Runde / Pierre Marteau, Eihwaz Recordings, Eisenwald, Heidens Hart, Henrik Palm - Poverty Metal, Iskandr - Gelderse Poort, La Morte Viene Dallo Spazio - Trivial Visions, Nordvis, Onsegen Ensemble - Fear, Paga - The Evil Year, Panzerfaust - The Suns of Perdition II: Render Unto Eden, Pekka Laine - The Enchanted Guitar Of Pekka Laine, Sagenland - Oale groond, Sagittarius - Songs Of Dream And Death, Svabhavat - Black Mirror Reflection, Svart, The Flaming Sideburns - Silver Flames, The Limit - Caveman logic, third eye cinema podcast, Varde - Fedraminne, Verlust - II
Another day, another snowstorm, another example of just how huge a line of horse droppings the right wing’s cherished mantra of “self sufficiency” and privatization really is and always has been. Hello, Texas.
AMON ACID - Paradigm Shift, Blooddawn Productions / Regain Records, CAEDES CRUENTA - Ερείπια Ψυχών, CAEDES CRUENTA - Of Ritual Necrophagia and Mysterious Ghoul Cults, HATE FOREST - Hour of the Centaur, Helter Skelter / Regain Records, HINSIDES / MONSTRAAT - Split, HORDE OF HEL - Doden Nalkas, INISANS / SEPULCHRAL FROST - Death Fire Darkness, LIFVSLEDA - Det Besegrade Lifvet, MAJESTIC MASS - Onwards, MEPHISTOFELES - A Path of Black, NEIL MERRYWEATHER & the Space Rangers - Space Rangers, ONDSKAPT - Grimoire Ordo Devus, Osmose Productions, Regain Records), SATANIZE - Baphomet Altar Worship, Shadow Records/Regain Records, third eye cinema podcast, WALPURGIA - Altar of the Goatbaphomet
And here’s another batch of goodies under review for your delectation and delight (or derision and distaste, as the case may be). Continue reading
Black Moon Mother - Illusions Under The Sun, Butterfly - Doorways Of Time, Edoma - Immemorial Existence, Grief Collector - En Delirium, Hammerheart Records, PATHOGENIC RECORDS, Petrichor, Phlebotomized - Pain, Resistance, Suffering, Surut - S/T, third eye cinema podcast, Tourniquet - THE SLOW COSMIC VOYAGE TO WISDOM, Trouble - S/T, Trouble - Manic Frustration, Trouble - Psalm 9, Trouble - The Skull, Utbyrd - Varskrik February, Video Nasty - S/T, Wehrmacht - Biermacht, Wehrmacht - Shark Attack
And with one grand show of party power politics over conscience and country, suddenly we’re back to square one.
ALICEISSLEEPING - Completely Fine, Argonauta Records, AWAL, CARCOLH - The Life And Works Of Death, CONVICTION, DOZER - Vultures, Go Down Records, Heavy Psych Sounds, Mandrone Records, MARS ERA - Oniro, MY OWN PRIVATE ALASKA - Let This Rope Cross All The Lands, OJM - Live At Rocket Club, Sleeping Church Records, SPLENDIDULA - Somnus, third eye cinema podcast
Say that in your best impression of Norville “Shaggy” Rogers, preferably with a tearful “ooh-hoo hoo hoo!” at the end.
20 Watt Tombstone - Year of the Jackalope, Black Doomba Records, Blessed Black - La Brea, Boozewa - First Contact, Cazador - Acceptance / Isolation, DayGlo Mourning - Dead Star, Holy Death Trio - "Bad Vibrations", Holy Death Trio - "Black Wave", Holy Death Trio - "The Killer", Inverse Records, King Bong - OGOPOGO, King Bong - Sand ˜ Return, Mandrone Records, Metal Assault, Ozium Records, Scepter of Eligos - Inverted Illusions, Sea of Snakes - World of Fire, Stone Mammoth, Temple - Funeral Planet, third eye cinema podcast, WitchTit - Intoxicating Lethargy
I don’t know about you all, but I for one am sick and tired of 2020.
Delomelanicon Records, Felgrave - A Waning Light, Godsend - In The Electric Mist, Heavy Feather - Mountain of Sugar, Incursion - The Hunter, Mourners - Act I: Tragedies, No Remorse Records, Opium Warlords - Nembutal, Personal Records, Petrichor, Rise Above Records, svart records, Tee Pee Records, The Sign Records, third eye cinema podcast, Three Eyes Left - LEGIONE, Township - Life Starts Tonight, White Dog
Another day, another Roundup. Let’s shift gears, shall we? Unlike a certain political party, we don’t want to continue making the same mistakes of the last four and a half years…time to move forward with something new.