🔥 2023 OVERHEAT 🔥
My 99th release is OUT NOW on #BandcampFriday!
Tonight a rare thing in my area, Death Metal & GrindCore live. 🤘 🙂 🤘
- Infernal Hate
- Apostles of Perversion
- Faecal Putrefaction
It is so late, when im usually at home in my pijamas 👴 .
The Order of the Black Kestrel - Infernal Hate
Just purchased in #BandcampFriday
Piled IV: The Extended Pile from FLUIDS
This is such a great album!
Didn't start listening to Amon Amarth until about the release of Deciever of the Gods, but all my favorites are from before that. Deciever is not bad, but basically everything after doesn't quite hold up.
In the wretched realms of death metal, Finland’s Lauri Laaksonen is a known commodity. After a five-year stint in Sear, LL, as he’s credited on most liner notes, founded the beastly Desolate Shrine in 2010. We here at AMG have for the most part fawned in a most undignified manner over that project’s output. On the strength of that discography alone, LL could hold his head high among his most celebrated death metal contemporaries. But his impact on the genre doesn’t end there. Since 2018, LL has released some of the very finest slabs of demoralizing deathly doom in recent memory through his band Convocation. Between debut Scars Across and follow-up Ashes Coalesce, Convocation gave us eight massive cuts of ponderous death doom that often strays into dilatory funeral doom of a stately mien. We now come to the third album of LL’s secondary project, No Dawn for the Caliginous Night, and the approach is largely the same with one noticeable augmentation. When measuring out his ingredients for this particular recipe, our boy got to “towering majesty,” mistook for gallons what should have been ounces and added several orders of magnitude more than was called for.
On Convocation’s debut, there was a definite Evoken vibe to songs like “Ruins of Ourselves” and “Allied POWs,” but Ashes Coalesce saw them moving toward a sound more their own, built on subtle mood shifts and a multi-layered vocal attack courtesy of Waste of Space Orchestra’s Marko Neuman. Neuman is in similar form on No Dawn for the Caliginous Night—more on that in a bit—but “subtle” is no longer a word that applies to the music. In fact, hold up that word to No Dawn… and it will melt into a streak of fire like a space rock burning up upon its descent into Earth’s atmosphere. By the time you reach the halfway point in opening track “Graveless yet Dead,” you’ve heard swirling organs, ominous violins, harmonized choirs, riffs that measure their gravity on the scale of celestial bodies, and Neuman’s enormous death roar. The whole thing keeps escalating like a light growing in intensity until, nearly blinding, a biblically accurate angel emerges with its six wings and concentric wheels full of eyes and multiple heads and burnished bronze appendages and it bellows in an inhuman voice, “B̴̧̈E̴͝ͅ ̸̫̈Ń̷̦Ò̸̭T̸̜̈́ ̸̟̄A̷͈͌F̵̯̊R̴̳̽Ā̷͇I̸̜͊D̶͈͛.”
No Dawn… maintains this monumental scale for its full 48-minute runtime, but smart songwriting and a symmetrical album structure keep all that grandeur from feeling one-note. With the instrumental track “Between Aether and Land” acting as a sort of intermission, the two tracks before it present at once sublime and terrifying death doom that never dips below white-knuckle intensity. Convocation may interject passages of clean guitar lines and overt gentleness, like the one found halfway through “Atychiphobia,” but these are will-o’-the-wisps, false lights in the darkness they use to lure you into compliance before unleashing their nastiest riffs and most harrowing tectonic shifts. After the pivotal instrumental, the last two tracks are much more funereal. “Lepers and Derelicts” is the standout, if one must be chosen, with its lugubrious aura and methodically measured guitar line motif, like a bell tolling over a cemetery.
As with 2020’s Ashes Coalesce, Neuman’s impressively variegated vocal performance lifts the already stellar material on No Dawn… to a level beyond that of the band’s death doom peers. Blessed with an ideal death roar, he really knows when to let it fly, like when he expends every ounce of vein-popping energy as a counterpoint to the album’s most traditionally mournful instrumentation on closer “Procession.” Meanwhile, his judiciously applied cleans crash through the opiate haze of “Lepers and Derelicts” to carry the song to giddy heights in its final minutes. Rock solid as his performance is throughout, the most unforgettable moment is when he discharges a blood-freezing banshee wail in “Atychiphobia,” a trick he repeats to bring “Lepers and Derelicts” freefalling back to earth in its final seconds. Early in my listening, I considered the instrumental track a drawback. Now I see it as a theatrical intermission; a necessary respite from the otherwise unrelenting intensity Neuman brings to LL’s project.
I loved both of Convocation’s previous records. With No Dawn for the Caliginous Night, LL and Neuman have completed their transformation from practitioners of impressive, if well-trod death doom to a unique voice in the ranks of funerophiles. This is a towering celebration of death’s enormity, packaged in the heaviest and most shimmering of vessels.
#2023 #45 #Convocation #DeathDoom #DeathMetal #DesolateShrine #DoomMetal #EverlastingSpewRecords #Evoken #FinnishMetal #FuneralDoom #NoDawnForTheCaliginousNight #Nov23 #Review #Reviews #Sear #WasteOfSpaceOrchestra
For #ThursDeath this week I have a BANGER of a band-- CRYPT ROT (the UK band, not the one from the USA).
Unfortunately, Metal Archives says Crypt Rot is now broken up. But they put out 'An Ancient Summoning' a little over a year ago before they split, and it's a KILLER parting gift.
It's grimy, cavernous, and sludgy like a beautiful sewer:
I'm in quite a grumpy mood today, so in addition to my new angry artwork I shared earlier, here's the pre-save link to my equally angry 99th release "2023 OVERHEAT" out everywhere tomorrow:
Unapologetic doomer #DeathMetal #extratone at 100 BPS (beats per second, AKA 6000 BPM) soundtracking the ongoing climate crisis with heat records, ice loss records, fire records etc. all being smashed this year.
Right! Back to being grumpy. :MOULE_Ha:
Out January 12 - Phobocosm "Foreordained" LP/CD from Dark Descent. Churning and serpentine death metal from Montreal in the vein of Immolation. The third installment in an epic and devastating trilogy.
strong sounds that remind me on artas from vienna
I'm not normally into symphonic metal, but this year I'm slowing starting to explore. I love the new Moonlight Sorcery (symphonic black) and have been enjoying a Japanese symphonic death metal band today. Serenity in Murder: #SymphonicDeathMetal #DeathMetal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qCmoSbAHAo
Continuiamo questo excursus con altre Cover di questa famosa canzone di #Seal : qui propongo un solido #LeoMoracchioli d'annata (2017) con la sua versione #deathmetal che ormai va per i 5 milioni di follower su YT praticamente ha quasi più fan delle band famose.
It’s my work Christmas party tonight (I know it’s early) and I’m going out for beers before it. Going to do my best to not make everyone talk about #DeathMetal all night but I am prepared to fail
I discovered them over 15 years ago... it's been a while. I got to see them grow as musicians, get more polished and more confident...
I saw them last week. First time this year. First time since the new album came out. They were grand.
Jarhead + Fertilizer + Phobophilic + Saccage + Backslider | Cabaret Foufounes
📍 Cabaret Foufounes Electriques
📅 Saturday, 2 December (19:00)
Extensive Enterprise présente
Portes: 6:00 PM
Spectacle: 7:00 PM
🔥 Introducing 2023 OVERHEAT 🔥
2023 OVERHEAT has an unapologetically angry #DeathMetal influence and plays at 6000 BPM, soundtracking a year of record climate collapse.
Its release is right around the corner on #BandcampFriday, December 1st!
You can #PreSave, and check out its merch here: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/moule/2023-overheat
Noticed this year I've been listening to a lot of great female-fronted stuff, from punk to metal. Not only Judy and the Jerks and Snooper, but here's four I really dig these last couple weeks.
Dogyard (KILLER nearby Arizona band, SO psyched to hear more from them)
This week, for #ClimateRocks, we'll continue to explore different music genres. This one might be termed progressive death metal (it certainly has the growling in it).
The song is "Global Warming", by the French band #Gojira, written for their environmentally themed concept album "From Mars to Sirius", in 2005. Fast and furious, once again, a song that channels anger at the state of the planet. Worth a listen, even if you never listen to #DeathMetal.
Mudhoney - No End in Sight
Helmet - In the Meantime
Cannibal Corpse - The Time to Kill is Now
Brodequin - Lingering Existence
Sex Mex - We'll Be Gone
Today for #ThursDeath, a new album that came out just a few days ago that I'm pretty hooked on -- 'Upon Desecrated Altars' by Left Cross. It's war metal, and the death metal is strong with this one. A solid listen.
I’ve found that my favorite #DeathMetal bands are, in fact, the sci-fi/fantasy themed ones. Gimme albums like Visitations from Enceladus all day.
It’s been about a year since I showed up here and so it’s time for an updated #introduction.
I'm currently living in #Mexico thriving on tacos and Modelo!
Things I will be talking about on this account.
#tv, specifically #realitytv as I'm a huge fan of shows like #survivor, #thechallenge, #amazingrace, etc... If someone can get voted out and go home, I probably watch it. Big fan of competition and artistic creation reality tv.
I think that's pretty much me in a nutshell. I look forward to expanding who I'm following here!
New photo galleries up now: ALL HALLOW'S EVE, EMPATHY TEST, EXCITER, 1989 TAYLOR'S VERSION, SYNERGY WEST, SDH, ACTORS
#dnalounge #allhallowseve #hubbahubbarevue #indie #synthwave #gothic #hiphop #burlesque #sanfrancisco #empathytest #nite #blaklight #darkwave #postpunk #livemusic #concert #exciter #lichking #bloodstar #claustrofobia #metal #thrashmetal #deathmetal #1989taylorsversion #country #synergywest #attackthemusic #futurefunk #hardcore #house #jpop ...
Something gross and semi-brutal for #ThursDeath. Necrotic Pestilentia has put out two EPs this year (so far)? and they're just as heavy and nasty as you imagine - somewhere between death and brutal. Probably not for the faint of heart? 😂
I might be off work this week but Heavy Metal never sleeps! That means it’s #NewMusicFriday and time for #FletchsFridayReleases of course Suffocation is great, I was also pleasantly surprised by Dying Wish. Also hail the return of Fuming Mouth! #Metal #HeavyMetal #DeathMetal #BlackMetal #ThrashMetal #DoomMetal #PowerMetal
Bandcamp Friday is this Friday (when all money goes to artists) and I'm fairly broke after rent, but I may grab something TINY or two just for a kick. Not sure yet. I've been thinking about it all month (and knew I'd be broke).
But just fyi for Nov. 3. Support those artists.