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Defeated Sanity – Psalms of the Moribund
One of the funnier interview questions I've seen was asked of German brutal death metallers Defeated Sanity: "Why are movies on German TV not subtitled? It is so irritating to hear Robert De Niro speak German." The answer: "I don't know. I guess most Germans a…
Bolz’n – Spalt>funktion
The current Decibel has a quote from artist Matthew Barney (Cremaster-mind and Björk squeeze) about Pig Destroyer: "I've never experienced a think tank, but Pig Destroyer records make me feel like I'm inside one. One which is functioning and positive - where ideas attack fro…
Neurosis, Watain, Pig Destroyer, and more
Neurosis, upstairs @ GAMH, SFPhoto by Brendan Tobin
It's been a while since my last reviews update. There's so much good stuff now, it's almost overwhelming! At Stylus, I've reviewed Cephalic Carnage, Neurosis, Pelican, and Pig Destroyer. At Metal Injection, I've reviewed …
World Downfall – Beyond Salvation
When you name your band World Downfall, you pretty much guarantee yourself a lifetime of Google page rank fights with Terrorizer (I wonder if Daylight Dies are pissed that Killswitch Engage put out an album with their name in it). And on Beyond Salvation (self-released, 2006), this Cologne band ind…
Hirax, Six Feet Under, Obscurus Advocam…
Obscurus AdvocamSome new writing up - at Metal Injection, I've reviewed robust efforts by old-school thrashers Hirax and 420 advocates Six Feet Under, as well as black metal from The Ruins of Beverast and Obscurus Advocam. The latter has been really doing it for me lately - black metal that&ap…
Secrets of the Moon – Antithesis
Secrets of the Moon blend black, death, doom, and prog metal, slightly recalling Akercocke, though the latter lets in more light. I haven't heard this German band's first album, Stronghold of the Inviolables, though one review describes its production as "of the basement variety.…

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