The (Somewhat) Daily Dose – May 2nd

A couple more release from the last few days – Black is the word today… Svarttjern – Dødsskrik (Soulseller) A solid helping of great black metal solidly grounded in 80’s thrash/death, with a couple of very important points with regards to production and sound quality… Sound is clear, separation of instruments is excellent, and even the […]

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Schammasch – Golden Light

Taken from their massive new triple-album Triangle, Schammasch‘ Golden Light is an aesthetically fabulous video, which, while containing many of the same trappings as a lot of other black metal oriented videos (like skulls, religious artifacts, nature-shots etc.) still manages to capture me almost as much as does the music, and instilling a sense of both […]

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My Week In Tracks #2

Time for the weekly playlist of tracks that made my week… Callisto – Fugitive Taken from the Finnish postrock/metal band’s 2006 album Noir, this track is a wonderful combination of soothingly emotive parts, and more abbrassive parts of metallic excellence. This is my favorite semi-hangover kind of music, with the perfect mix of soothing regret […]

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The (Somewhat) Daily Dose – April 30th

Discharge – End Of Days (Nuclear Blast) Fuck yeah! I actually don’t recall when I last listened to Discharge (shame on me!!), which of course dampens the inclination to compare to olden times, simply letting the album stand on its own feet, but listening to this new album by the masters clears up 2 things: 1) […]

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The (Somewhat) Daily Dose – April 29th

Since it’s friday, there’s a few releases today worth mentioning, and quite a diverse bunch we have – well, no need beating around the bush… let’s just start out with the one I’ve been anticipating the most… Schammasch – Triangle (Prosthetic Records) This album is quite a beast to get through – clocking in at 100 minutes, split […]

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