Archive | December, 2014

this just in

31 Dec

Bathory – Destroyer Of Worlds [GER, 2001 original, not the very similar bootleg]
Bathory – Octagon [GER, 1995 original, cool]
Bathory – Requiem [GER, 1994 original, unfortunately the rear cover must have gotten damaged or lost because this one has been printed at home…]
Incantation – Blasphemous Cremation [US, wicked! this is the unmixed Onward To Golgotha album]
Malignancy – Inhuman Grotesqueries [UK, Candlelight, insane DM]
Vader – Reborn In Chaos [1997 Hammerheart original? comp of old Vader stuff, this rules]
Von – Satanic Blood Angel [2005 NWN! version, there is a 2002 and 2009 too, not bad]

Pick of the litter: Incantation! I don’t really dig Golgotha as much as their other albums but this sounds excellent, the totally unmixed soggy mess makes it sound really gnarly, the different track order is cool too [only 6 songs]

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Stoner and sludge

21 Dec

Stoner and sludge

Buzzov•en – Sore [EUR, I’ve literally wanted this for 20 years, really cool album]
Electric Wizard – Come My Fanatics…. / Electric Wizard [UK, 1999, both albums on 2 CDs, handy, I’ve wanted their 1st for a while and now I can trade off my ‘Fanatics reissue] new to Discogs
Fu Manchu – Eatin’ Dust [US, good stuff]
Goatsnake – Goatsnake I [UK, Rise Above, wicked album]
Nebula – Sun Creature [US, EP, sounds like Nebula]
Nirvana – Live At Reading [bootleg Digipak aaarrggghh!] new to Discogs
Orange Goblin – Time Travelling Blues [UK, original, not my favourite but still really good]
Roachpowder – Viejo Diablo [SWE, original OSP version, wicked stoner from Sweden] new to Discogs

Pick of the litter: easily Buzzov•en, but Roachpowder grew on me the most [never heard them before]

Sick puppy: Nirvana, ultra spewing about this thing, I got a refund but still

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big score

20 Dec

From Real Groovy, haven’t been to this shop for months since I do night shift and it’s a mission to get there
met a long-time internet mate there for the first time too \m/,

Aura Noir – The Merciless [UK, original misspress Digipak with the CD tray in the centre panel, killer album!]
Bathory – Blood Fire Death [CAN, Kraze repress] new to Discogs
Bathory – The Return…… [RUS, Irond 2002, I should have checked =( cool album anyway]
Burial Hordes – Devotion To Unholy Creed [SIN, Digipak, ripping black death]
Celtic Frost – Monotheist [US, Century Media, yes finally]
Dark Angel – Darkness Descends [GER, 1998 remastered reissue with 3 bonus songs]
Demilich – Nespithe [SPA, 2009 reissue, I never used to like this one because of the vocals but I do now]
Destruktor – Nuclear Storm [US, awesome but I already have one]
Deteriorot – In Ancient Beliefs [US, original WWIII]
Disinter – Welcome To Oblivion [FRA, Deadsun Records + bonus song, other versions don’t have this, solid DM]
Disjecta Membrae – Taedium Vitae [SPA, careless listening is to be avoided – indeed]
Dozer – In The Tail Of A Comet [US, black/white disc version not blue/white, solid stoner] new to Discogs
Exhumation – Seas Of Eternal Silence [DEN, I like the artwork…]
Fleshgrind – Destined For Defilement [US, 1999 reissue, not sure why I got this]
Gojira – L’Enfant Sauvage [AUS, pretty cool, not as good as other albums of theirs]
Iron Maiden – Best Of The Beast [UK, 1996 compilation]
Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden [UK, 1987 repress]
Lair Of The Minotaur – War Metal Battle Master [US, wicked album, spare copy]
Martire – Martire [US, killer stuff, spare copy]
Morningstar – Finnish Metal [FIN, bandannas and bullet belts, uh huh…]
Nazxul – Iconoclast [GER, original on Eisenwald Tonschmiede, I almost like this enough to ignore the synths, almost]
Neurosis – Sovereign [US, original 2000 Digipak, some Neurosis I can’t handle but this is really good]
Old Man Gloom – No [US, gatefold cardboard packaging, I already have a copy of this]
Sepsism – Purulent Decomposition [SPA, original Repulse, this album slays, I have the promo too]
Sons Of Otis – Temple Ball [US, original Man’s Ruin, score!] new to Discogs
Swans – Children Of God / World Of Skin [US, 2xCD reissue of both albums, kind of hard to find this stuff]
Usurper – Threshold Of The Usurper / Skeletal Season [UK, 2 EPs released together? totally wicked and I’m glad I took a punt on it]

Private purchase from Shawn – Witchrist
Mitochondrion / Gyibaaw – Rituals Of Transcendence / Liimk Halaayt [US, quite weird but it’s ok]

Pick of the litter: Usurper, I’ve played this probably 5 times since I got it, catchy and memorable DM, recommended stuff

NB: a few of these go immediately to the trade list

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ma swap thing

4 Dec

I got these by way of a part swap/purchase on MA

Grave – Back From The Grave [US, ltd ed, album + demos on another disc]
Marduk – Rom 5:12 [US, ripping album this one, one of my favourites of theirs]

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recent purchase

4 Dec

This lot came from a Discogs seller in The Netherlands

Dead Congregation – Promulgation Of The Fall [GRE, Martyrdoom jewel case, really good stuff]
Dim Mak – The Emergence Of Reptilian Altars [EUR, pretty cool, I have Knives Of Ice too]
High On Fire – Live From The Relapse Contamination Festival [US, not for me, I have one already]
Inverloch – Dusk | Subside [US, not for me, I have one already I have the vinyl too]
Krabathor – 20 Years Of Madness [GER, 2 CD compilation, lots of old messy stuff, mostly awesome too]
Marduk – Panzer Division Marduk [FRA, finally I own this! has the original merch order promo in it]
Morbosidad – Muerte De Cristo En Golgota [MEX, goats and bullet belts, I have this on vinyl too]
Sickening Horror – When Landscapes Bled Backwards [NL, tech death with George Kollias on drums]

Lair Of The Minotaur – War Metal Battle Master [DVD]

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