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#5361 Pavement Ist Rad

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Posted 21 September 2008 - 05:52 PM

Gutted. :(

Chicago-area psychedelic black metal group NACHTMYSTIUM has dropped off the North American tour featuring OPETH and HIGH ON FIRE.

Commented NACHTMYSTIUM in a statement: "Due to some issues beyond our control, we've been forced to pull off the OPETH/HIGH ON FIRE tour. We're aggressively working to try to get things together for the second leg of our fall tour starting in Los Angeles on October 8th with WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM."


Bet it was a border crossing issue, the were supposed to play London tonight.

Now I don't feel so bad about having second thoughts about making it out to the House of Blues show.

I'll see Opeth and HoF some other time.
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#5362 Saskadelphia

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Posted 21 September 2008 - 06:19 PM

Nachtmystium was actually kicked off the tour for 'unacceptable' behaviour. Rumoured to involve a fridge and a hotel window. :lol:
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Posted 22 September 2008 - 02:03 AM

I need to see Between the Buried & Me headline, and soon.

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 12:52 PM

No intention of ever clicking on the speciality thread, so I mention it here.

Why not? Not trying to start anything, just curious.

Specialist artist/album threads on this board near-invariably feature lots of haters hating (and lords a-leaping etc), and I can't be bothered with that stuff.

Coincidentally, and maybe fortuitously, there appears to be a new reissue of the vinyl out. Thinking of picking it up.

I may have mentioned it in my Godflesh recommendo-post ;)

Also: I may have a spare copy of Death is this Communion on vinyl if you have a spare 12" of Blessed Black Wings.

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Posted 22 September 2008 - 06:18 PM

No intention of ever clicking on the speciality thread, so I mention it here.

Why not? Not trying to start anything, just curious.

Specialist artist/album threads on this board near-invariably feature lots of haters hating (and lords a-leaping etc), and I can't be bothered with that stuff.

Coincidentally, and maybe fortuitously, there appears to be a new reissue of the vinyl out. Thinking of picking it up.

I may have mentioned it in my Godflesh recommendo-post ;)

Also: I may have a spare copy of Death is this Communion on vinyl if you have a spare 12" of Blessed Black Wings.



I'm pretty blind. Ugh.

As for Blessed Black Wings - ha. Would I have missed DITC if I had already had BBW? (heh: bbw.) I'll just wait for a cheapish copy to pop up on ebay. The black vinyl editions don't seem to going for much.
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Posted 22 September 2008 - 06:46 PM

This should be a hell of an album!

http://www.dwellreco...p...=32&id=1397

Like Black Holes in The Sky The Tribute to Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett's singular vision has influenced countless musicians across the globe. His slightly cracked songwriting, in both in his solo work and his short-lived time as the driving force behind Pink Floyd, gave birth to an entire generation of progressive and cutting edge artists. That generation influenced the next, which in turn influenced the next, and so on. Now, on this album, over four decade's worth of some of the biggest names in avant-garde metal and rock have come together to pay tribute to this madcap genius. Featuring some of the most influential players in the history of heavy music (including Justin Broadrick, Jarboe and Pentagram, as well as members of Voivod), Like Black Holes in the Sky: The Tribute to Syd Barrett is a hard-rocking, psychedelic trip through the mind of a musician the likes of which will never be heard again.

Songs:
1 Kosmos Vegetable Man
2 Kylesa Interstellar Overdrive
3 Intronaut Arnold Layne
4 Stinking Lizaveta Matilda Mother
5 Jarboe Late Night
6 Pentagram Flaming
7 Giant Squid Octopus
8 Yakuza Lucifer Sam
9 Jesu Chapter 24
10 Unearthly Trance Long Gone
11 Dredg Astronomy Domine
12 Circle Rats
13 Zodiak See Emily Play


the whole thing is up:
http://www.myspace.com/sydtribute

the dredg cover really didn't do much..it sounds like the original pretty much. O well. I'm gonna try and rip it tonight.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 12:40 AM

This should be a hell of an album!

http://www.dwellreco...p...=32&id=1397

Like Black Holes in The Sky The Tribute to Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett's singular vision has influenced countless musicians across the globe. His slightly cracked songwriting, in both in his solo work and his short-lived time as the driving force behind Pink Floyd, gave birth to an entire generation of progressive and cutting edge artists. That generation influenced the next, which in turn influenced the next, and so on. Now, on this album, over four decade's worth of some of the biggest names in avant-garde metal and rock have come together to pay tribute to this madcap genius. Featuring some of the most influential players in the history of heavy music (including Justin Broadrick, Jarboe and Pentagram, as well as members of Voivod), Like Black Holes in the Sky: The Tribute to Syd Barrett is a hard-rocking, psychedelic trip through the mind of a musician the likes of which will never be heard again.

Songs:
1 Kosmos Vegetable Man
2 Kylesa Interstellar Overdrive
3 Intronaut Arnold Layne
4 Stinking Lizaveta Matilda Mother
5 Jarboe Late Night
6 Pentagram Flaming
7 Giant Squid Octopus
8 Yakuza Lucifer Sam
9 Jesu Chapter 24
10 Unearthly Trance Long Gone
11 Dredg Astronomy Domine
12 Circle Rats
13 Zodiak See Emily Play


the whole thing is up:
http://www.myspace.com/sydtribute

the dredg cover really didn't do much..it sounds like the original pretty much. O well. I'm gonna try and rip it tonight.


Well, I was pretty excited based on the list of artists, but...... after a listen I was a bit underwhelmed.....

The Yakuza song actually wasn't terrible. After Transmutations, it's nice to see something that is at least mediocre....

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 07:48 AM

I'm strapped for time so I'll keep it brief. I've been listening to:

Cynic: Listened to it a couple of times. Vocals are interesting, but not in a bad way. I'm mostly intrigued as to how that dude is capable of singing like that.

Burst: Basically, I'm a massive twat. The new album is brilliant, significantly better than their last one.

Gojira: Barring the odd moment, I'm continuing to not feeling this. Annoying, because I was looking forward to it.

Mirimar Disaster: Fucking awesome.

Metallica: Picked this up the other day and ha! What a pleasant surprise. Great return to form.

Fucked Up: No talk in this thread yet so hopefully this will spark some discussion. This is basically one of the most brilliant hardcore albums I've heard in years. Gritty, yet unescapably melodic. People need this hear this if they havn't already.

p.s. glad you (sorta) seem to be enjoying Godflesh, Michael.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 11:10 AM

Listened to the new albums from Caina, Cynic, Burst, Metallica and Gojira over the last few days and not a single one of them interested me at all. Still listening to Harvey Milk and Krallice on a near-daily basis, they'll most likely be my top 2 albums for the year.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 01:28 PM

Gojira: Barring the odd moment, I'm continuing to not feeling this. Annoying, because I was looking forward to it.

That's weird, I think it's so much better than From Mars to Sirius.

Year-end lists are due in the next week or so, and Harvey Milk/Krallice will be very prominent on mine.
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Posted 23 September 2008 - 02:45 PM

Gojira: Barring the odd moment, I'm continuing to not feeling this. Annoying, because I was looking forward to it.

That's weird, I think it's so much better than From Mars to Sirius.


Yeah, I agree. From Mars To Sirius had some great songs on it, but just seemed really, really long, and, at times, quite dull. This new one seems to pick up the pace considerably, so it isn't a chore to listen to.

For whatever reason, my favorite track is "A Sight To Behold," the one with the 80s synths. It would seem to not work, but really does. I'm just kinda starting to listen to the others: Caina, Cynic, Burst. (I did listen to Burst and Cynic today; Burst could improve with time, but I'm a little annoyed with Cynic. The songs are short, but seem eternal, and the vocal tricks are too much.)

Harvey Milk is really good, in small doses. Same with that new Made Out of Babies record. Not things I can regularly listen to, unlike the Metallica record, which I'm listening to just about every day, at least a few songs here and there. It hasn't left my car stereo yet, more than a week after release.

Egads: I think when I do my SOMB list, Death Magnetic will be pretty high on it. WOW.

#5372 throughsilver

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 03:19 PM

Fucked Up: No talk in this thread yet so hopefully this will spark some discussion. This is basically one of the most brilliant hardcore albums I've heard in years. Gritty, yet unescapably melodic. People need this hear this if they havn't already.

There was chat about it in the punk/HC thread on account of they are punk/HC. Good album, even if I didn't listen to it as much as I should have. The new Squarepusher album is a far superior rock record though...

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 03:26 PM

Year-end lists are due in the next week or so, and Harvey Milk/Krallice will be very prominent on mine.


im thinking Nachtmystium may top mine......
surprisingly, that warrel dane record might make my top 10 ...even though its pretty unoriginal, the record has some legs...

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 04:29 PM

Gojira: Barring the odd moment, I'm continuing to not feeling this. Annoying, because I was looking forward to it.

That's weird, I think it's so much better than From Mars to Sirius.

Year-end lists are due in the next week or so,


wait..for you?..or are we doing one here?

I need to play it more than twice, but I think the new Gojira is solid..it's just the 1st chunk of it throws me off. But the last 2/3 or so are as good as anything from M2S.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 06:09 PM

Still listening to Harvey Milk and Krallice on a near-daily basis, they'll most likely be my top 2 albums for the year.

Whoa, this Krallice album is phenomenal. Seems like a huge step for Mick Barr. I haven't heard a black metal album this good since '06.

Great stuff.

Really loving that Asva album, too.
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Damo Suzuki: So, um, yeah. Getting older isn't as bad as it sounds. Better than being young & poor (DjDrake) or young & slutty (SG) or young, poor and slutty (Paves); am I right?

Alright, my friends. It's time for another solid little rock jam

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 06:46 PM

wait..for you?..or are we doing one here?

Whoops, I meant for the mags I write for. Right around now is sort of the end of the year for metal writers, it's kind of weird. The last of the 08 releases are trickling in.

Whoa, this Krallice album is phenomenal. Seems like a huge step for Mick Barr.

No kidding...his Ocrilim album, while technically and conceptually pretty cool, sure gets tiresome after 15 minutes.
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Posted 23 September 2008 - 09:41 PM

Yep, The Way of All Flesh is kicking my butt. I loved Mars to Sirius but this one is so solid, nuanced and...I hate to say it--mature. Early faves are "Toxic Garbage Island," "The Art of Dying" and "All the Tears" but I haven't listened nearly enough to sort everything out.

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Posted 23 September 2008 - 09:54 PM

Whoa, this Krallice album is phenomenal. Seems like a huge step for Mick Barr.

No kidding...his Ocrilim album, while technically and conceptually pretty cool, sure gets tiresome after 15 minutes.

Heh, pretty right on. Although, as with many epic drone records, there is something exhilarating about just taking it all in. However, there are plenty of epic drone records that do the job more efficiently than Annwn.

It's just refreshing to see him do something more conventional. His projects are pretty hard to keep track of, and a lot of them don't present much more than an avant-garde take on shredding, which is cool, but doesn't really show his range like this Krallice record does.

Anyone who likes to hear Barr completely rule ass with a full band, check out Cataclysm by the Flying Luttenbachers. From 2006. Also features Ed Rodriguez, current guitarist in Deerhoof. Heavy as shit.
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Damo Suzuki: So, um, yeah. Getting older isn't as bad as it sounds. Better than being young & poor (DjDrake) or young & slutty (SG) or young, poor and slutty (Paves); am I right?

Alright, my friends. It's time for another solid little rock jam

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Posted 24 September 2008 - 11:25 AM

Sometimes I wish we had a "Compulsive Metal Thread."

Because a sentiment like-

"That grim syncopated riff that comes in at 3:22 of 'Skeleton Christ" is my mother-fucking SHIT"

would be lost on so many of those Etc. side people.

But there you have it.

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and the skeleton CHRIST


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Posted 24 September 2008 - 04:02 PM

:lol:

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