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mega haul

28 Jul

I got a heap of stuff from the shop 2 weeks ago

Abramelin – Transgressing The Afterlife – The Complete Recordings 1988-2002 [GER, oh hell yes! 3 discs in a fatboy case, given all their stuff is ridiculously expensive this is great value]
Abruptum – Evil Genius [US, compilation, pretty good stuff, I haven’t heard these guys before NB quite poor reviews at MA are noted]
Black Crucifixion – Promethean Gift [US, remastered reissue with bonus songs and a slipcase with different artwork]
Burial – Mourning The Millennium [US, not sure if it’s the reissue or not, if you like Morta Skuld, old Cannibal Corpse or Internal bleeding you’d like this]
Cathedral – The Last Spire [UK, slipcase version, this is really good and the wait to get it was worth it]
Hypocrisy – Inferior Devoties [US, mega score!]
Marduk – Serpent Sermon [US, pretty catchy, I like the artwork too]
Obliteration – Black Death Horizon [US/CAN, this is wicked, love that bippity boppity bass, reminds me of Aura Noir a bit too]
Odiusembowel – Vomit Sucking Cunt Lips [AUS, NZ band, I wasn’t expecting much but it’s actually pretty good]
Orange Goblin – A Eulogy For The Fans… Orange Goblin Live 2012 [US, CD+DVD, not bad, needs more listens] new to Discogs
Pig Destroyer – Phantom Limb [US, I very much like this album, more than most PD, I have the promo of this too]
Razorwyre – Coming Out [NZ, sweet speed/thrash metal from Wellington, NZ pity about the packaging though]
Secratain / Dark Dominion – Bound In Blasphemy [AUS, black metal split, needs another listen ]
Sepultura – Chaos A.D. [EUR, original to replace my reissue, solid album]
Sepultura – Under Siege (Regnum Irae) [EUR, score]
The House Of Capricorn – In The Devil’s Days [NZ, kiwi metal with members of Ulcerate]
Warbringer – Waking Into Nightmares [EUR, decent new school thrash]

And a heap of promos, singles and EPs

Aphex Twin – Windowlicker [EUR, weird freaky electro stuff] new to Discogs
Bomb The Bass Featuring Justin Warfield – Bug Powder Dust [AUS, wicked tune, cool video clip too]
Coldplay – Acoustic [NZ, some acoustic Coldplay] new to Discogs
Darcy Clay – Jesus I Was Evil [AUS, EP, really good title track] new to Discogs
Faith No More – Last Cup Of Sorrow [EUR, another FNM single for the pile]
Faith No More – Free Concert In The Park [bonus CD from another release of Angel Dust, not sure what happened but this was free]
Fantômas – An Experiment In Terror [AUS, 2 song promo]
Guns N’ Roses – November Rain [EUR, 3 classic songs from gnr]
Head Like A Hole – A Crying Shame [NZ, complete with Maiden and Springsteen covers]
Head Like A Hole – Hootenanny [NZ, case only not sure wtf happened here, wicked song though]
Helmet – Biscuits For Smut [EUR, woops I already have a copy of this]
Helmet – Exactly What You Wanted [AUS, 3 songs]
Judas Priest – British Steel [EUR, really old CBS version, Painkiller is usually the only album I play of JP, this is no Painkiller but is pretty good]
Kid606 – Why I Love Life [US, mini CD, electronica]
Meat Beat Manifesto – Acid Again [US, 5 versions of a cool electro track ‘never acid again’]
Meat Beat Manifesto – Dog Star Man [more decent electronica]
Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell [AUS, single] new to Discogs
Ministry – The Fall [EUR, EP with a version of TV III yes 3, Filth pig is a favourite album of mine] new to Discogs
Monster Magnet – Heads Explode [EUR, not bad, I never really got into these guys]
Rage Against The Machine – Killing In The Name [EUR, 3 track maxi single, old RATM ftw] new to Discogs
Rob/Goldie/Dom – The Shadow / Distorted Dreams [AUS/NZ, a few remixes by some well known dnb dudes]
Roni Size Reprazent – Brown Paper Bag [UK, 5 versions of the super catchy and memorable Brown Paper Bag tune]
Shihad – La La Land [NZ, more Kiwi anthems ha ha] new to Discogs
Shihad – You Again [AUS/NZ, another accidental double up, good song though] new to Discogs
Sonic Youth – Whore’s Moaning: Oz ’93 Tour Edition [AUS/NZ, 5 songs]
Soundgarden – Bleed Together [US, single]
Soundgarden – Blow Up The Outside World [AUS, 4 tracks] new to Discogs
Soundgarden – Burden In My Hand [AUS, cardboard sleeve version with the very excellent track Birth Ritual]
Soundgarden – Burden In My Hand [UK, single, slimline case, no sure why I got this too]
Spacehog – In The Meantime [EUR, nostalgia time, really good song]
Type O Negative – Everything Dies [EUR, pretty cool, I should try out some more (-)]
Weird Al Yankovic – Smells Like Nirvana [AUS, parody of Nirvana] new to Discogs
Weta – Calling On [AUS, single NZ band, cool song look it up] new to Discogs

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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]

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Latest additions, purchases, swaps

2 Oct

Got this great big pile of awesome over the past couple of weeks, it’s taken this long to add/update and post them ha ha :p
Some bought from the shop, some swapped, some bought privately
Some of these are for sale/swap immediately so check my trade thread to snag any you want

[Promos]
Abominator – Nuctemeron Descent [new to Discogs]
Agathodaimon – Higher Art Of Rebellion
Aura Noir – The Merciless
Bestial Mockery – Evoke The Desecrator
Bewitched – Encyclopedia Of Evil
Borknagar – The Olden Domain [new to Discogs]
Carpathian Forest – Skjend Hans Lik [new to Discogs]
Cryptic Wintermoon – Of Shadows… And The Dark Things You Fear
Dissection – Live Legacy
Nattefrost – Blood & Vomit [new to Discogs]
Occult – Of Flesh And Blood
Rotting Christ – A Dead Poem
Sacramentum – The Coming Of Chaos
Sadistik Exekution – Fukk II
Sinister – Afterburner
Sinister – Savage And Grace

[Metal CDs]
Arch Enemy – Doomsday Machine [not sure why I got this]
Black Sabbath – The Ozzy Osbourne Years [AUS/NZ, 3 CDs in a slipcase but mine is missing the, and Rat Salad!]
Black Witchery / Conqueror – Hellstorm Of Evil Vengeance [not entirely sure which version I have…] [new to Discogs]
Cathedral – Hopkins (The Witchfinder General) [UK, ep]
Crowbar – Equilibrium [US, killer dream weaver cover too ha ha]
Cyness – Our Funeral Oration For The Human Race [GER, grindcore]
Damnation – Reborn… [some dudes from Azarath play in this band, killer]
Disavowed – Perceptive Deception [US/UK version] [new to Discogs]
Exordium Mors – Serva Ad Mors [NZ, ep/demo CD, ltd ed] [new to Discogs]
Fleshcrawl – Bloodred Massacre [GER]
Graymalkin – A Master’s Discipline [NZ, with members of Ulcerate, Dawn Of Azazel etc] [new to Discogs]
Human – Blood Bucket [NZ, has some live songs and videos too] [new to Discogs]
Hypocrisy – The Final Chapter [US, some decent tunes on this one]
Insect Warfare – World Extermination [original US/GER version]
Isis – SGNL>05 [Digipak] [new to Discogs]
Marduk – Those Of The Unlight [original]
Ministry – ΚΕΦΑΛΗΞΘ [EUR with sticker still on front cover]
Monster Magnet – Dopes To Infinity [UK original]
Mutilation – Conflict Inside [some decent polish death metal]
Napalm Death – Noise For Music’s Sake [UK, 2 CD compilation with cool ND family tree poster, has some alternate versions of songs]
Pain – You Only Live Twice [GER, ltd ed double Digipak]
Pain – You Only Live Twice [GER, standard jewel case]
Pantera – Far Beyond Driven [AUS, drilled arse cover]
Pantera – Walk [EP, AUS, has some Japanese stuff on it too]
Portal – Vexovoid [FRA, Digipak, really cool stuff]
Rotten Sound – Under Pressure / Drain [2 CDs packaged together, Disc 1 is just one long track though]
Satyricon – Megiddo – Mother North In The Dawn Of A New Age – [original Moonfog, cool cover of Orgasmatron]
Sepultura – Against [EUR]
Soilent Green – Pussysoul
Soundgarden – King Animal [NZ, finally got a jewel case version]
Testament – Dark Roots Of Earth [EUR, ltd ed Digipak with DVD, nice cover of Powerslave on there]
Yattering – Human’s Pain [reissue]

[unmetal]
Body Count – Body Count [AUS, original] [new to Discogs]
Various – Scary Classics (12 Musical Tales Of Devils, Witches And Monsters) [spooky classical pieces with some really good artwork and track synopsis]

[drum n bass]
Shy FX & T Power – Set It Off [new to Discogs]
Cyantific – Hospital Mix.Six
Roni Size / Reprazent – In The Møde [new to Discogs]
Dieselboy – 97 Octane
The Prodigy – Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned [NZ] [new to Discogs]
Bulletproof – Dub Me Crazy [this guy used to do killer d’n’b but this just dubstep]
Shapeshifter – Live [d’n’b played live with actual instruments etc, pretty cool stuff]

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Today’s scores

12 Feb

Blasphemy ‎– Total Blasphemic Rituals [CDr, Bootleg, shhh I know]
Sorrow ‎– Hatred And Disgust [wicked, I’ve wanted this for a while, original US version]
Promise Of Bloodshed ‎– Hatred Inherit [NZ death/thrash/hardcore metal, I have 2 copies of this one now]
Queensrÿche ‎– The Warning [original US, not really my cup of tea… although it is quite good I suppose]
Holocaustia ‎– The Sacrament Seed [some nice stripped down black metal here]
Tulus ‎– Cold Core Collection [double CD with demos and cover songs, super catchy black metal]
Monster Magnet ‎– Powertrip [Limited Tour Edition 2CD, cool but Dave gets a bit full of himself on the live disc, maybe he was wasted]

[Un-metal]
Avotor ‎– Looming [freaky NZ electronic dark-fi stuff, I’ve wanted this for years]
Avotor ‎– Illooming [remixes of a few songs from Looming]
Mars Needs… Total Science [disappointing album from these guys]
The Vitamin String Quartet ‎– Performs AC/DC [ha ha ha, not bad]
Summum Bonum ‎– David Donson [not really metal but they have some wicked crunchy guitars and some pretty loose stuff, screaming etc a bit like Sonic Youth]

[Classical]
Georges Bizet – Symphony in C / Camille Saint-Saens – Symphony No 3 [well this is just excellent, I’ve wanted some Bizet for a while, the CD is from 1993]

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