Off The Pigs

Plutocracy - Off The Pigs (2010)

Sometimes I like to relive the day that this album came out by completely forgetting it even exists for months on end only to find it in my music library later and get really excited. Fastcore's favorite wiggers, and I say that in the most complimentary way possible.

While I'm a huge sucker for the whole bay area fastcore movement, this band is a definite favorite. Might post other albums from them later on. If you're not into the whole smoke weed and A.C.A.B. thing you might not be down with this band. The use of a Trailer Park Boys sample to illustrate their disenchantment when our local law enforcement earns bonus points.

Where my Doomryders at?

Dank Upon A Time

...And Demos For All

Metallica - ...And Justice For All Demos

Shamelessly jacked this from over at MetalSucks. These are some pretty ridiculous early recordings of one of the best Metallica albums, so ridiculous in fact that Hetfield isn't even using words most of the time. He's just speaking in rhythmic gibberish. Get it quick before the worst drummer in the world releases the hounds.


My lifestyle determines my deathstyle.

The Mantle

Agalloch - The Mantle

As the weekend buzz finally dulls to a low hum, this is a good album to listen to. Doomy and long winded tracks with a black metal atmosphere. Clean vocals abound, be warned. In fact he does that same creepy nazi-whisper that the dude from Death In June does as well.

In all seriousness, there are definitely a couple tracks with some serious DI6 vibes, The Lodge especially sounds like a lost track that Agalloch found or something.

The Mantle

Sex Tape / Snuff Film

Bongripper - Sex Tape / Snuff Film

Anyone that knows either this blog or myself personally will know that I regularly lose my shit over this band. Especially their last release Satan Worshiping Doom. Holy shit that record rules. This new 7" does not disappoint in the slightest either, and by doesn't disappoint I mean rips like a motherfucker!

Sex Tape.
Autopsy - Macabre Eternal

Triumphant fucking return, gentlemen. Awesome album with a few very strange but endearing moments.

Fuckin' Autopsy

In Grisly Rapture

Revolting - In Grisly Rapture (2011)

I have a love hate relationship with Razorback Records. The I love htem for reviving a sound that was essentially dead when the brutal and tech death sounds were dominating the scene. I hate them for how ridiculous and goofy some of the bands are (I'm looking at you, Witchtanic era Acid Witch). Revolting, however, have been consistently great. If you haven't checked out their last album The Terror Threshold, I highly recommend that you do.

Revolting still have some of that goofy tinge to them, but thankfully it's mostly restricted to lyrical content. A unique guitar tone, interesting riffs, and Rogga's trademark vocals make this a stand out release for me.

And yes, I'm aware this release isn't with Razorback.


Human's Pain

Yattering - Human's Pain (1998)

Polish death metal band originally formed in 1991. Cool/weirdo vocals with fast riffs that come off as somewhat oafish in the best way possible. There are Brutal Truth and Slayer covers on the end of the disc as well, though I don't really understand the choice in Slayer songs (Dittohead? Huh?).


I, Monarch

Hate Eternal - I, Monarch

Okay, we can get back to death metal now. This album is severely under rated and generally ignored by most of the death metal community. Especially by those that aren't into the "brutal" or "technical" branches of the genre. Neither are really my cup of tea (I'm partial to the primitive, retardo, sweatpants area of the death metal scene) I do really enjoy this album as well as several others by Hate Eternal. In fact, I'll be forking over my hard earned monies to see them this summer.


The Boogie Man

John Lee Hooker - The Boogie Man (2006)

While this particular compilation wasn't released until five years after his death, John Lee Hooker himself lived from 1917 to 2001. Known for his signature 'talking style' blues, Hooker created a sound all his own though very similar to the Delta Style blues. He was one of the more well known blues artists from the late 20th century, though his music was often considered a throwback to a time before time or meter mattered.

I'm sure to your average Hessian this doesn't mean jack shit, so if you like blues or are curious about the genre, check it out.

Boom Boom.

Hat Creek

Dads - Hat Creek (2010)

Bizarre collection of weirdo songs. This is the worst 7" ever made. Don't download it.


Harmony Corruption

Napalm Death - Harmony Corruption (1990)

This album doesn't get enough credit. I love Napalm Death.



Danzig - Danzig (1988)



Beyond Living

Milk Music - Beyond Living (2010)

Awesome fuzzed out and grungy rock band from Olympia, WA. Solid song writing and sloppy rock n' roll riffs. This is a 12" EP so there's unfortunately only twenty minutes of music, but I'm really excited to see what they'll do next.

No life.

New Autopsy Track

This album is going to be so good.
Flipper - Generic Flipper (1982)

Ever see a flower and hate it? Ever see a couple kissing and feel sickened by it? Ever wish the human race didn't exist then realize that you're one too? Well, have you? I have. So what.

This record is one of the most mind-crushingly heavy and soul-draining albums ever forged.

Life is pretty cheap.
Mammoth Grinder/Hatred Surge Split (2011)

An all too short hardcore stomp to be remembered. Some serious riffs in here. Remember when hardcore kids didn't like metal? Yeah me neither.