Archive | June, 2014

5 new things

25 Jun

Bought locally

Genocide Shrines – Devanation Monumentemples [SRI, some not generic black death from Sri Lanka, good to see one of the guys wearing a Heresiarch t-shirt too]
Razorwyre – Another Dimension [FRA, killer artwork and killer music and vocals, I’ve wanted this one for a while, excellent stuff!]

Part 2 of a swap at MA

Acid King – Zoroaster [US, more sonic sludge, pretty good, not quite Busse Woods but solid, needs more listens]
Immolation – Providence [US, cardboard sleeve promo! finally]
Vektor – Outer Isolation [US, original, modern thrash with great artwork]



large haul

23 Jun

Got this great big pile of awesome stuff from my local wicked music shop, took an age to add and update them all!
Some of this goes straight to my trade list for various reasons…

1349 – Demonoir [NOR, original Indie Recordings, I have the double CD with the cover songs too]
Abigail – The Early Black Years: 1992-1995 [a few covers and some very black metal]
Acid King / Altamont Split [US, some excellent stoner doom here, I’ve not heard [of] Altamont before]
Anatomia / Grudge / Coffins – DDDH – Doomed To Death, Damned In Hell [ITA, 3 way death/grind split]
Angelcorpse – Exterminate [Original! not hard to find but I’ve wanted it for an age]
Aura Noir – Hades Rise [original Digipak, more ripping black thrash]
Autopsy – Shitfun [UK, original! I’ve wanted this for a while]
Beherit – Beast Of Beherit – Complete Worxxx [FIN, really cool compilation, probably my favourite release of theirs]
Black Witchery – Upheaval Of Satanic Might [US, Red Stream version, accidental purchase I thought I didn’t have it]
Bulletbelt – Down In The Cold Of The Grave [NZ, black/thrash metal band from NZ, really good live, Nick Keller artwork too, nice]
Conqueror – War Cult Supremacy [Original! looks like I can flick off my reissues now]
Convulse – Inner Evil [FIN, only an EP but it’s cool, pity someone folded the booklet]
Darkspace – Dark Space I [ITA, reissue in slipcase but the silver disc not the black one, whoah this is excellent, I must have played this 8 times since I got it] new to Discogs
Electric Wizard – Let Us Prey [US, wicked but I think I have another copy on the way too, oops]
Godflesh – Slavestate [2009 reissue, part of the 3 CD box but only Slavestate]
Hate Eternal – Fury & Flames [US, easily my favourite HE album, I’m yet to hear Phoenix Amongst The Ashes though, I have 2 copies of this now]
High On Fire – The Art Of Self Defense [original, I have the second reissue too, with the cool Eagle]
The House Of Capricorn – Sign Of The Cloven Hoof [NZ, fairly solid NZ metal band, needs some more listens]
Jungle Rot – Fueled By Hate [original Olympic version]
Krieg – The Black House [this had been in the shop for ages and I kept skipping over it because the spines didn’t look very metal ha ha it’s pretty solid BM, cool intro to]
Lust Of Decay – Kingdom Of Corpses [US, I don’t usually go for goregrind but this isn’t bad, Deicide cover too]
Malevolent Creation – Envenomed [this is basically Envenomed II with the 3 bonus songs, Dark Angel cover and 2 demo tracks, but with the old packaging – standard jewel case, I have the original too]
Method Of Destruction – Dictated Aggression [UK, solid, sounds like MOD]
Monster Magnet – God Says No [EUR, advance copy in a slimline jewel case]
Pig Destroyer – Terrifyer + Natasha [CD/DVD, I have 2 copies of this now]
Prong – Scorpio Rising [SPA, solid and I seem to know all the songs, interesting]
Prong – The Peel Sessions [Dutch East India Trading version with the orange cover, I have 2 copies of this now]
Pungent Stench – Dirty Rhymes And Psychotronic Beats [Uncensored Version II, I have 2 copies of this now]
Scott Kelly – Spirit Bound Flesh [Digipak, not my cup of tea at all]
Strapping Young Lad – No Sleep ‘Till Bedtime – Live In Australia [AUS, original Australian version]
Unsane – Wreck [latest slab of noise from the masters, good stuff too]



CDs from Brazil

17 Jun

Bought these from a seller on NWN! recently, they arrived yesterday

Bolt Thrower – Those Once Loyal [BRA] new to Discogs
Exhumed – Gore Metal [BRA, not my favourite band but this is quite good]
Kreator – Terrible Certainty [BRA, remastered reissue with Out Of The Dark… Into The Light as a bonus]
Deiphago – Satanik Eon [CAN, one of the first 1000 so it’s numbered/ltd ed and has the Sarcofago cover, there’s a Hellhammer cover too, I wonder how many times he says SATAN! on this muddy mess of mayhem]
Slaughter – Fuck Of Death [US, rehearsal with Chuck Schuldiner from Death, pretty rough and rugged]
NunSlaughter – Hex [US, mega huge folded booklet ov deth, why?!]
Manticore – Ritual Cleansing Of The Whore [GER, wicked stuff, I really dig this band]
Marduk – Those Of The Unlight [FRA, an old repress or reissue, I have an original too]
Axis Of Advance – Strike [SPA, their first album, quite different to their newer stuff, needs a few more listens]
Masacre – Barbarie Y Sangre En Memoria De Cristo [COL, Digipak with some live songs on it, not bad]


decent sized swap

17 Jun

Another fairly large swap deal at MA, arrived last week or so

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath Vol. 4 [US, old reissue]
Brutal Truth – Evolution Through Revolution [US, I’ve wanted this CD for ages, I have the red LP]
C.I.A. – Attitude [2004 remastered reissue, who knows why?! also this version has a completely different track listing to the original wtf] new to Discogs
Dysrhythmia – Barriers And Passages [US, Digipak, not bad, has most of the current Gorguts lineup…]
Exit-13 – High Life! [US, 2 CDs remastered, CD 1 is just Ethos Musick and is cool but I already have an original, CD2 is loads of odds and sods I’ve not heard before, great stuff]
Grave – Into The Grave [US or UER, original, wanted this for a while, I have the original LP too]
Hell Rules: A Tribute To Black Sabbath [US, not bad, another Dwell Records tribute compilation…]
Maze Of Torment – Death Strikes [US, ripping death/thrash, these guys are excellent, I have 3 of their 6 albums now]
Triptykon – Eparistera Daimones [US, jewel case version, this is wicked! and *properly* heavy]
Unsane – Blood Run [US, slipcase censored version, good stuff, these guys have way more albums than I thought


5 new things

16 Jun

Bought these from a seller on MA, they arrived last week or near enough.

Cannibal Corpse – Evisceration Plague [GER, jewel case version, finally! I now have every CC album]
Cathedral – The Ethereal Mirror [UK, original, the reissue will be on my trade list soon]
Nirvana – Bleach [UK, really old version from 1991, great album, possibly their best] new to Discogs
Spaceboy – The Force That Holds Together A Heart Torn To Pieces [cool stoner doom]
Various – Neurot Recordings I [CD+DVD, some really good stuff on here, haven’t seen the DVD yet though]


Dark Angel

12 Jun

Dark Angel – Time Does Not Heal
LP, CD and Tape



Another swap deal

11 Jun

MA swap deal

Coffin Texts – The Tomb Of Infinite Ritual [original DDR version, apparently this has been remastered and reissued in a Digipak, this is pretty awesome]
Grave – Exhumed (A Grave Collection) [US, compilation of Grave stuff, remastered etc]
Ignivomous – Contragenesis [second album, finally I own this!]
Impetigo – Live Total Zombie Gore Holocaust! [20th anniversary live recording]


Discogs arrival

10 Jun

Got these from Discogs about a week ago

Blood Duster – Fisting The Dead [US reissue with heaps of extra songs and some fairly gnarly artwork]
Deströyer 666 – To The Devil His Due [some cool stuff from all over the place on one disc]
Goatsnake – Trampled Under Hoof [this is excellent, I need more from these guys maximum goats Dr Cornwallis…] new to Discogs
Gwar – Violence Has Arrived [US, my first GWAR album, ultra wicked artwork and it has a 9 panel poster too!]
Mongrel’s Cross – The Sins Of Aquarius [savage AUS black/death]
Scott Hull – Requiem [this is a movie soundtrack and isn’t even remotely metal but still pretty good ambient electronica stuff]
Tombs – Fear Is The Weapon [compilation with demos and some eps and stuff, nice artwork too]
Tombs – Winter Hours [most of these songs are on that compilation, ripping stuff, discovered them by accident]

Got this privately from a mate today

Bongripper – Satan Worshipping Doom [original ltd ed Digipak, pretty cool stuff, need to be ‘in the zone’ to dig this, really cool artwork]



some compilations

10 Jun

Got these in from Discogs

At Death’s Door – A Collection Of Brutal Death Metal [US version, not for me I already have the EUR version] new to Discogs
At Death’s Door II [US version, not for me I already have the EUR version, this totally rules!]
Scream Forth Blasphemy – A Tribute To Morbid Angel [Us, I recall one of these Morbid Angel tributes was way better than the other one…]
Sepultural Feast: A Tribute To Sepultura [SWE, original, hopefully this is good]


A bit of real life

4 Jun

So after doing night shift for the past 5 months I’m back on days!
Which means I can get back into Real Groovy on a regular basis again, excellent, I miss that place.
Browsing through the ‘groovy bins for bargains or just awesome stuff is a favourite thing of mine to do, especially if it’s raining.
It’s nice too that probably half the staff are considerably more metal than country ha ha

Only Real Groovy is real \,,/,

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