Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Reviews done on 9-20-16 done by Patrick

Here   is  a  brand  new   blog  of  reviews  for your  reading  pleasure  hopefully  you  all  will  find  a  band to your   liking   and  if you  do  be  sure to  pick  up  their  music  or  merchandise  and  support  the  underground  scene.

Carnal  Tomb--Rotten   Remains   cd  {Memento  Mori Rec.} Carnal  Tomb   who  out  of the  German death  metal  scene  with  their  debut  cd.Carnal  Tomb play  heavy  mid paced  death  metal   with  some  faster  guitars  used  throughout  the  songs.The  guitars  are  heavy  and  played  with  a lot  of  skill  and  good patterns  throughout the  songs played  with  a  mix  of  both  heavy  mid  tempo  chords  mixed  with  some  faster  guitar  riffs.The  vocals  are  low death  metal  growls  and  some  gruff growls  in  a  few  songs.If  you  enjoy  old-school  death   metal  then  be  sure  to   pick  this   release  up  today.
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 Cremation--Retaliation   cd   {Vic  Records.}
Cremation  were  a  band  from  the  mid  nineties  and released their  debut full length Retaliation  in  2002.But  thanks  to  Vic  Records  the  debut  is  getting  re-released   with  some  bonus  songs from  various  demo's.Retaliation   is  eight  songs  of tight and  well executed mid tempoed  death  metal.The  band  plays  in the  mid tempoed  style  but the  band  does  band  does  speed up  and  go  for  a faster  speed  in  a few  of the tracks.The  vocals  are  death  metal  growls  that  are done  with  a lot  of  powerful  vocal  patterns.If you  are  a  fan  of  mid  ninites  death  metal that  goes  between  mid paced  to  a faster tempo.If  you  are  a  fan  of this  band  then  be sure to  buy  this  cd  for  all the extra  songs  included  and  if you  are a  fan  of  mid  ninties  death metal  be  sure to  add this to your  collection  today.
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Excuse---Goddess   Injustice  Mlp  {Shadow  Kingdom/Hells  Headbangers}
A new  thrashing heavy  metal  band   has  unleashed their  new  E.P Goddess   Injustice  features  four  songs  of   heavy  metal mayhem  mixed  with  faster  thrash metal  elements.The  guitars  are  played  with  a lot  of   fast,shredding  guitars  but  can  also  play  a  more  controlled   heavy  metal  style  and  sound.The  vocalist   knows  how  to  sing  and  also  does  some  really  good  raw thrashy screams.If you  are a  fan  of   eighties  style  thrash  and  heavy  metal  then  be  sure  to  check  out  Excuse  today.
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Hellbringer--Awakend  From  The Abyss  cd,lp  {High  Roller  Rec.}
 Australia's  Hellbringer  unleash  their  second  full length  Awakend  From  The Abyss featuring  seven  songs  of  violent  and  rage  filled  thrash  metal.Fast  crazed  guitars  race  through  each  song  at    blinding  speeds but  do  slow  to  a  more  mid tempoed  speed  in  a few  of the  songs.The  guitarist knows  how to  write  and  play  extremely fast  guitar  patterns  but  also  can  add  some  very  well   written  solo's  mixed  with  the  music.The  drummer  knows  how  to  write  and  perform  well executed  drum  patterns.Jumping  from  a  rabid chaotic style  to  a  more  controlled  drum  style.The  vocals  are  raw  screams   similar to  early  Tom Araya and  other  vocals  with  their  own  style.Hellbringer  are  a  great  sounding  thrash  band  so  if you  are a  fan  of the early  U.S and  German  thrash  gods  be  sure  to  check  out  Hellbringer   today.
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Mercyless-Pathetic  Divinity   cd,cassette,lp   {Kaotoxin}
 France's  Mercyless who  released  two  classics  in  the  90's  Abject  Offerings in 92  and  Coloured Funeral in  93.Return   with  a  brand  new  full-length  Pathetic  Divinity   and  a  brand  new  label  with  Kaotoxin.For  those  who  are  new  to   Mercyless's   style  the  band  plays  a  mix  of  old-school  death  metal  mixed  with  a lot of thrash  elements.The  guitarist  are  played  with  a lot  of  great  written  patterns   that  are  mainly  played  with  fast  guitar  chords  but  do  slow to  a  more  heavier  mid tempo style  in  a  few  of the  songs.The  drums  are  played  in the  same style  with  well  written  and  performed  patterns.Going  back and  forth  between  chaotic,fast  drum  patterns  and  a  more  well  controlled  mid paced    style.The  vocals  are  death  metal  growls  that  really  fit  the  Mercyless  sound  and style.If you  were  lucky  enough  to  hear  the  bands early  releases then  don't   let   Pathetic  Divinity   pass  you  by  as  it  is  just  as  good if  not  better then  the  early  releases.
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Profanal--Supreme  Fire   Cd  {Iron  Tyrant}
 I remember  hearing  Italy's  Profanal   in  their  early  demo  days  and  really  liked their  style  but  lost  touch  with them.It  is  great  to  see they  are  still  going  strong   their  second  full length  cd  Supreme  Fire   is  getting  ready to  be  released  through  Iron  Fire  Rec.Staying true  to  early  days  of  death  metal  with  some  great  musicianship.The  guitars  are  done  with  both  extremely  fast guitar  chords  but  their  are  also  plenty  of  mid tempoed  guitar  patterns  mixed  in to the  music.The  drums  are  flawless  with  some  great  patterns  going from  fast  to  a  more  controlled  drum  pattern.If  you  are  a  fan  of  mid  ninties  death  metal  with  both influences  from the  Swedish and  U.S  death  metal  scenes  then  be  sure  to  pick  this  release  up  today.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Interview with Peru's Maze Of Terror done by Patrick on 8-27-16

Here   is  a  new  interview  with the  Peruvian  thrash  metal  band  "Maze  Of  Terror"  who  recently  released their debut  full-length  cassette  "Ready  To Kill"  which  combines  both influences  from the  early  80's  German  and U.S  thrash  gods.So  if you  are  a  thrashing  maniac  then  be  sure  to get  ahold  of  Maze Of Terror's  debut  today.
Thrashing  regards

Interview with   Leviathan   vocals  and  bassist  of   Maze  Of   Terror   done  by  Patrick
1.Hails    Leviathan     please  introduce  yourself to  the  readers   and  when  did you  first  get   into  metal   music?
Hailz Warbrother, well longtime ago , like other metalheads in my country, we see the animes like Saint Seiya, this was musicalized with
electric guitars, fast songs, and epic music, this take my attention, later I discover more about the real bands of classic rock and metal music
, first the simple ideas like metallica, later southamerican bands like sepultura, vulcano, and well , this not finished every day , I discover
new extreme music everyday, finally I here playing and making extreme noise.
2. Leviathan   you  formed    Maze  Of   Terror   in  2011   what  gave  you  the  idea  to  form  this  band?  Who  chose  the  name    Maze  Of   Terror     as  the  name  of the  band?
the name of the band was an original idea of my friend Hammer, he tells me about the idea of the human mind as a Labyrinth
without end ,an Maze, we write about terrible, terrific things, because we make "Terror" on our noise, and well the correct name
for the band was Maze of Fucking Terror.
3.What  is  the   current   line-up   of   Maze  Of   Terror?   For  the  readers    who  have   never  heard  the  bands  music   how  would  you  best  describe  the  bands  musical  style?
Hammer in Drums, Criminal and Razor in Guitars, and I in the Bass and Screams, I dont like talk about our music, I simple say to all, Listen,
but our style is not only Thrash Metal, we think on make brutal noises, brutal music with dark lirycs, not funny, not unreal, we use touches
of black and death, as the tradition of southamerican metal, is good for us dont make walls, more brutal is good, we seek the brutality in every touch.  
4. Maze  Of   Terror   is  getting  ready  to  release  their  debut  cassette  "Ready  To Kill"   through  P-18  Rec.  how   did  the  band  come  in  contact   with this   label?  Are  you  all  happy  with the   job they  have   done  so  far?
We are really Happy !, especially I , when the vinyl and disc is out we dont completely agree with the design, some presion of time, makes necesary put the disc, out,
but well our friend Bela Kovacs contact us, and well, was posible make a better design of the art for the tape, and I colaborate to this, and we are really satisfied
with the work, really really thank you P18 records and Neverheard Distro!!!!
5.How  long did  it  take  to  write the  music  on  the  debut release  and  does the  whole  band  work  on the  music  or  does   one  member   usually  write  everything?
usually we wrote fast the songs, but our disc takes 2 years in finished, because the shows, the studio times, and the label times delay us, we start with
the tablature of the guitars and the concept for each song, later we put drums to make the rhytm and finally, voice and solos, we try to make music fast,
but is complex in this media, we are and independent band even.
6.Who   usually  takes  care  of the  lyrics  for the  band.And  what  are  some  subjects  the  band  writes  about?
Hammer and I , we write about serious topics, hunger, hate, war, in a serious way, we dont write about mosh or satanism
for example we wrote about histories of witchcraft with the propose to tell a history, not preach about it, 
or tell histories about brutally fact like apartheid, or the horrors of the human mind in songs like "Giles de Rais". 
7.Besides  the  debut  cassette  does  the  band  have  any  past releases  or  merchandise   available   for  the  readers?  If  yes   what  is  available   and  where  can  the  readers  buy  it?
well , the Ep Skullcrusher is sold out , is available now the vinyl and cd of the album Ready to Kill, the album is been good
distributed in stores around the globe, but if you like found it, to our hands, write us to mazeofterror@hotmail.com 
8.Does    Maze  Of   Terror   get  to  play "live" very  often  or  do you   prefer  working  in  the  studio?  What  have  been some  of the  bands  most  memorable   shows   so  far?

in my personal perspective, we have opened for different bands, but would feel ,that the most memorable were open for Whiplash, Toxik and
Pentagram, as performances, we had some, for example a concert with the NECROPSYA legends here in our city Lima, that was very good, and
I would also mention the shows in province where people gave more than if for support.

9.Are their   any  shows  or  tours  planned   for  the rest  of the  year  or  early  2017?  If  yes   where   are  some  countries  and  places  the  band  will  be   playing?
Coming soon we play in a tour on Ecuador  , open for Malevolent Creation, and other shows beside really good bands like Conjure and Nightprowler, 
we work on new material, close to finish in the next month October, later in 2017 we start to make music for a new Album while we make more shows
and make new tours.
10.The  band  comes  out  of  Peru's   thrash  metal  scene   what  is  your  opinion  of  the   Peruvian   metal  scene?
We have good bands, but we need them recorded more material and people buy them, there are good bands like Obscure Evil, Sordid, Morbid Slaugther, Bloodlust,
Here there are many metal fans 80tas, but still need people to support and understand the current metal that is done here.
11.Who   are  your  all-time  favorite  bands  from  Peru?  Are  their  any  new  bands  you  feel  the  readers  should  watch  out  for?

Necropsya, Reino Ermitaño, Anal Vomit, Mortem, Cobra, etc, here have so many good metal bands to know and apreciate my friend. 
12.Besides  bands  are  their   any  good  labels  or  distro's  you  feel  the  readers   should  watch  out    for?
Inti records from Peru is a great distro to take on mind, in the world I see the work of P18 and To The Death, other is Destruktor Records from Germany, his designs are awesome
I like the work of big labels like Season of Mist, Napalm Records and Relapse, I see they fight to distribute new and good bands.
13.In  your    opinion    what  does   underground    metal   mean  to  you?
Underground in metal or punk or whatever, means bands looking to make metal in its own way without following a line blindly, but looking for a unique sound in or out of a genre,
striving with or without money for it, with or without public, seeking to make art in self-satisfaction in each of its productions,
underground is not an style is an movement, fuck of rock stars !!!!!!!
14.Leviathan     besides  working  and   playing  in   Maze  Of   Terror    do  you  or   any  of  the   members   currently  work  with   any  other  bands?  If  yes  please  tell  us  about the  other  bands you  all  work  with?
Criminal, Hammer and I only plays in M.O.T, my friend Razor is guitars and voice in the band Sordid, they play a really good black thrash in an special way,
they are really good I recommend you really my friend.
15. Leviathan   you   handle  the  vocal   duties  for the  band   when  did you  first  start  screaming? Do  you  do  anything  special  to   keep  your  throat  and  voice   healthy?
In my little experience, is importar know, in the underground thrash ussually , we are only screamers, in my young life sometimes my throat bleeds,
but I learn to open the throat to the air runs free and dont eat much before to scream, scream is not equal to sing, sing is difficult but screaming not,
but we must keep some details correct to make this good, without pain, but with really hate
16.Who   are  some  of your  favorite  vocalists?
Cronos, Chris Bailey of Infernal Majesty, Stacy Sheepdog of Razor, Max Cavalera, Nicola Ingrassia (Necrodeath and Schizo), David Vincent, Lemmy, Tom Araya, Joel Grind, I ussually listen all, are great influence and great fountain of many ideas, I really gratefull with them.
17.You  also  play the  bass  for  the  band   when  did you first  become  interested  in  playing the   bass?  Besides  the  vocals   and  bass duties  do  you  play  any  other   instruments?

I only play bass and the screams, but in primitive way, the Guitar, when I was 14, I see in the television a bass solo of Jason newsted,
was awesome, I think is more good to play and different instrument than the guitar, and well, later I learn more about the bass,
and appear an great admiration for this wonderfull instrument.
18.Thank  you     Leviathan     for   taking  the  time  to  fill  this   interview   out.Do  you   have  any   final   words  for the  readers?

Listen the new bands, wonder things Like Bolzer, Tribulation of In Solitude for example
we need new legends and new blood for the future !!!
thanks for the lines comrade, and of course my friends listen

Maze of Fucking Terror !!!!!!


Friday, August 26, 2016

Australian Thrashers Hellbringer interview done on 8-26-16 by Patrick

Here is  another  interview  this  time  it  is  with  the  Australian  thrashers   Hellbringer   who do  have  elements  of  early  black  metal  mixed  within  the  thrashing  chaos.Hellbringer  is  getting  ready to  release  their  second  cd  "Awakened From The Abyss"  for  all those  into  early  U.S  And  German  thrash  defintly  give  Hellbringer  a   listen  today

Interview   with   Josh   drummer   of  Hellbringer   done  by   Patrick

1.Hello  Josh  how  are  things  in  Australia  these days?  Please  introduce yourself  to  the  readers?
Same old shit really. Mundane stuff such as working and all that. Our new album "Awakened from the Abyss" has just come out and our next gig isn't until September so we have taken a short break from rehearsals.

2.When  did you  first  discover  metal  music  and  who   were  some  of the  first  bands  you  heard?
I discovered it in high school. I got into though bands like Metallica, Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest etc.
I actually think my brother Luke who is also in the band had discovered Metallica first and showed me. We both loved it and it went from there!
3.When  did you  get the  idea  to  start   Hellbringer  and  what  is  the  current  line up  of  the  band?

The idea to start a band came about in high school too. We had a mate at the time who was also into the same kind of music who played guitar. 
We got him in and decided to start jamming. We eventually started writing some material. Straight away we know the sort of thrash we wanted to play. Heavily influenced by bands like Sodom, Slayer, Destruction and so on it went from there!
 4. Hellbringer    is  getting  ready  to  release their  second  cd  "Awakened  From  The Abyss"  does  the   whole  band  work  on  writing the  music  or  does  one  member  usually  write  everything?How  long   does   it  usually   take  to  complete   one  song?

Awakened from the Abyss was kind of a joint effort but mainly Luke and James wrote most of the riffs. I came up with a few but I more come up with ideas about structure, beats and that sort of thing.
It's hard to say how long it takes to finish a song really. It totally depends on how many ideas/inspiration we have and how the flow is going.
There's just no particular answer. Some can take weeks, where we leave it unfinished for a while, then come back to it refreshed when we have more ideas. Some can get done within a couple rehearsals.
 5.Besides  the   new  release  "Awakened  From  The Abyss"  are  their  any  copies  of the  debut  release  still  available?  Besides  the  cd  releases  does the  band  have  any  other   merchandise   available  to  the readers.And  if  yes   where can  the  readers  buy your  merchandise?
I think you can find some copies of our first album floating around on ebay.
We of course have LPs of Awakened and we have shirts available for sale on our Bandcamp page. www.hellbringer.bandcamp.com
6.Does    Hellbringer    ever  get  to  play  "live"  or  do  you  prefer to  work  in  the  studio
We play live of course. I don't see the point of being in a band if you don't play gigs. The sort of music we play definitely needs to be played live.
In saying that, we also take our studio albums seriously too and make sure that what is represented on that is also done like that live.
7.What  have  been  some  of    Hellbringer's   most  memorable  shows  over the  years? Are their   any  upcoming  tours  or  shows the  readers  should  watch  out  for?

Most memorable would probably be Los Angeles on our recent United States tour. Easily the most wild crowd we have ever played to! They are hungry for it which is totally killer! I've never seen a crowd that intense for one of our shows before.
Maryland Deathfest 2016 on the same tour was also great.
Our next show is in December in Sydney to launch Awakened from the Abyss and then in March we head over to Germany to play Hell over Hammaburg fest. We will also be playing some club shows too.
 8.Josh  in  your   opinion  what  is the  best  and  worst  thing  about  the  underground  scene  today?  And  what  does  underground  metal   mean  to you?

Best thing would be discovering great bands who keep the old spirit alive properly and do it right.
Worst thing would be too many gimmicks, trends and fashion based idiots. The sort of people who put designing a fancy denim vest or something like that ahead of buying the actual music. We try not to associate with people like this though.
I suppose what underground metal means to me is heart, passion and spirit. As cheesy as it sounds but that's what it's about!
9.Josh  you  handle  the  drums  for the  band  when  did you  become  interested   in  playing  drums?  Are you   self taught  or  did  you  take  lessons   when  first   starting  out?
I had always been interested in drums ever since seeing drum kits in music stores as a kid and things like that. My dad also used to play in a rock band and the drums always used to fascinate me. Seemed like a very exciting instrument to me.
I eventually got my own kit. It was a cheap black kit which I can't remember what brand now.
I'm mainly self taught but have had some lessons in the past too. Definitely helps to see how your technique and things like that are.
10.Who   are  some  of your   influences  and  favorite  drummers?  Besides  the drums  do  you  play  any  other   instruments?
Clive Burr - incredibly energetic feel and groove
Dave Lombardo - total power and energy. Made thrash drumming what it is today.
Bill Ward - Underrated drummer. Some incredible beats and fills on that early Sabbath stuff.

No other instruments. I dabbled with guitar when I was kid but it didn't quite take off. I'd like to pick it up again though.
11.Hellbringer     comes  out  of the  legendary  Australian   metal  scene   what  is  your   opinion  of the  scene in  Australia  over the  years?
Not a lot to say about it really. We of course have had a lot of great bands from here over the years like you say but these days it's quiet and not liked it used to be.
The good gigs are few and far between with the good bands rarely playing and there are only a small number of cities that are actually worth playing.
The crowd numbers aren't as big as they used to be (before my time but from what I've been told) but if it is a decent lineup people will still show up. Sometimes from all over. So shows can still be good if they are done right.
12.Who   are your  all-time  favorite  Australian  bands  and  are  their   any  new  bands you  feel  the  readers   should  check  out   soon?

My all time favourite is Armoured Angel hands down. Some other greats are Destroyer 666 of course, Slaughter Lord, Mortal Sin (although really only for their first album as cliched as that sounds), Hobbs Angel of Death.
Although not brand new anymore, I would suggest to check out Convent Guilt. Great, catchy heavy metal.

13.Besides  bands   are  their   any  good  fanzines  or  web-zines you  feel  the readers  should  check  out   soon?  What  about  good  and reliable   labels  and  distro's?
I'm actually not really up to date with a lot of these lately but off the top of my head Voices from the Darkside is a great one. Some quality interviews on there. Recommended!
Some good reliable distros would be High Roller Records, Invictus Productions and some smaller, newer ones, Muerto En La Cruz (USA) and Rush of Power (NOR). They're new, tape labels but they are run by cool guys with the underground spirit. Releasing some great stuff!
14.Other  then  working   with  Hellbringer   do  any  of  the   members   currentl   play   with  any  other  bands?  If  yes   please tell the readers  a   little  about  them?
James plays in a band called Tyrannic which is a mixture of a few different things. Sort of like thrash mixed with doom which is an interesting one. Real cult sort of stuff.
15.Thank  you  Josh  for  taking  the  time  to  fill  this  interview   out   do  you   have   any  final   words  for the  readers?
 Thanks for the questions. Our new album Awakened from the Abyss is out now on High Roller Records!
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Belgium Perverted Ceremony interview done by Patrick on 8-26-16

Here   is  a  new  interview with  Belgium's   Perverted  Ceremony   who  recently  released their  debut  demo  "Demo 1"   through  the  legendary  Nuclear  War  Now  Prod. if you  are  a  fan  of the early  90's  blackend  death  metal  then  be  sure to  pick  up  a  copy  of  the  debut  demo  today.

Interview   with  Perverted  Ceremony   done  by   Patrick

1.Hails! when  did you  first  meet the  other  members  of the  band   what 
 gave  you  all  the   idea  to  form   Perverted  Ceremony ? 

We met 11 years ago, found out we shared a lot of musical interests. Five years ago, without any serious plans, we came up with the idea to start a black metal band influenced by early 90s groups.

2.What   is  the  current  line  up  of  the  band  and  for the  readers  who  have   never   heard    Perverted  Ceremony's  music  how  would  you  best  describe  it?

The current line-up  is Baron Cimeterre (guitar, bass, keyboards) and Morbid Messiah (drums, vocals). I think our sound is rather easy to describe: early 90s black/death metal with a raw, unpolished demotape sound. A mixture of bands like Beherit, Demoncy, Archgoat, Profanatica, ...

3. Perverted  Ceremony    is  getting  ready  to  release their debut  demo  "Demo 1"  through  Nuclear  War  Now.How  did you  all  come  in  contact  with this  great  label?

Four years ago, we recorded 30 minutes of music, there were a few plans to release it but nothing happened. About a year ago I started receiving messages from people who had found a few songs online and wanted to buy a demo. We dubbed a few tapes, sent them to friends and a few labels, one of which was NWN Prod. Yosuke asked a few copies for his distro and when they sold out, he asked if he could license the demo from us.

4.Does  the   whole  band  take  part  in  the  writing  process   or  does  one  member   usually  write  the  music?

We start out by jamming, starting from scratch. Sometimes, B.C. already has a few ideas but nothing too specific, he comes up with all the basic riffs, after which we change them around a bit. We record the jams and pick out the best parts and try to put songs together. Sometimes I bring lyrics to the recording session and try to make them fit, sometimes I write lyrics to the instrumental track.

5.Besides  the  debut  demo  does the   band  have  any  other  merchandise  available  for the readers.And  if yes  what  is  available  and  where  can the readers  buy  it?

We have two demo tapes. The first one, recorded in 2012, released in 2015 in two versions and re-released on tape by NWN in 2016. The second demo has two new songs that will be on the album. I think there still might be some copies left at Darkness Attack Records. The sound is a bit more 'advanced' compared to the first tape.

6.Has  the   band  starting  working   on  new  music  for the  next  demo  or  will you  do  a full-length?  Any  idea  how  many  songs  on the   next  release?

The music for the album is finished, we still need to mix some songs properly, it will be a 40-minute release in the same style as the two demos. We're still working on the album cover and the insert.

7. Perverted  Ceremony    comes  out  of  Belgium's  blackend death  metal scene  what  is  your   opinion  of the  metal scene  in  Belgium?

I'm not really up to date with the current metal scene. We have too many musical/artistic interests to follow everything that happens today, but in the last couple of years, Belgium spawned a lot of black metal bands: Goat Torment, Possession, ...

8.Who  are your  alltime  favorite  Belgian bands? And  are their   any  new  bands  you  feel  the readers   should  watch  out  for?

My all-time favourite Belgian bands are Acid, Purple Haze, early Ancient Rites, Trial, Ritual, very early Agathocles, ...
9.In  your  opinion   what does  underground   metal   mean  to you?

Doing everything yourself and not caring about anything/anyone else. That's it, basically. 

10.Besides   working  with    Perverted  Ceremony    do  any  of the  members   currently  work  with  any  other  bands  or  solo  projects?
11.When  not   working  on  new   music  or  band  business   what  do you  enjoy  doing  in your  free time?
Reading, watching films, listening to music.
12.Thank  you  for taking the  time  to  fill  this  interview  out  do you    have  any  final   words  for the readers?

Not really.


Sunday, August 7, 2016

Interview with Poland's old-school death metal band Eteritus done on 8-7-16 by Patrick

Here  is   a   new  interview with  Poland's  Eteritus   who  have  recently  released their  debut  cd  "Following  The  Ancient  Path"  through the  Polish  label  Godz Ov  War.If you  are  a  fan  of  heavy,old-school  death   metal  then  be  sure to  buy  the  debut  cd  from   Eteritus.

Interview  with  Eteritus  done  by   Patrick  

1.Hello   when  did  you  all  first  meet? Was  it  long  before  you  all  formed   the  band? How  did you  all  choose the   Eteritus  as  the  band's  name  and  does  it  have  a  special  meaning?
We've actually met while forming the band, so no close prior acquaintances.
The bands name comes from the latin "Praeteritus" - neglected, ommited.
2.What   is  the  current  line-up  of   Eteritus   and  for  the  readers  who   have  never  heard the  bands  music  how  would  you  best  describe  it?
We've got Nitro waving the sticks in the general area of drums, Greg is the one with the van (bass player), Winter doing the actual fucking job (guitar), and Liam Tailor standing in the front trying to look nice (guitar, vocals).
Our style is probably best described as "Oldskull as fuck". Just listen to our promos and EP on Bandcamp for free, and You'll know what i mean.

3. Eteritus  is    getting  ready  to  release their  debut  cd "Following The Ancient Path"  through  Godz Ov  War Prod.  how  did you  all  come  in  contact  with  this  label?
Through sending lots of e-mails and CDs to every label possible. That's how it's been always done, and that's how it's done now.
4.When  writing  new  material  does the  whole  band  work  on  the  music  or  does  one  member   usually  write  everything?
The latter, but not quite. While most of the writing is usually done by one person, the lyrics are always written by a different one, and the drum lines and some riffs sometimes change during the rehearsals.
5.Who   usually  takes  care  of  writing the   lyrics  for   Eteritus  and  what  are  some  subjects  the band  writes  about?
Nitro and Liam Tailor write all the lyrics, with some input on verse placement from the rest.
We sometimes write about he philosophies of life and death, other times about mythical characters (e.g. - "Elder God" from EP "Tales of Death" is about C'thulhu). There are also some more generic topics like fear of dying/of living, basic instincts and emotions.

6.Does    Eteritus   get  to  play "live"  very  often?  What  have  been  some  of  the  bands  most   memorable  shows to date?
We seem to have a tendency for oscillating between a period of playing some gigs for a couple of months, and not playing any gigs for a couple of months. Nevertheless, we keep rehearsing and composing regulary, so You can expect new stuff coming up regularly ine the future. And the most memorable show is porobably the one in an actual, big bunker.

7.Are  there  any  shows  or  tours  coming  up  that the  readers  should   watch  out  for? If  yes  where  are  some  places the  band  will  be  performing  and  who  are  some  bands  you  will  be  playing  with?
There are any to announce as of yet. Like us on Facebook and check our profile from time to time to keep up with the news, and maybe read some reviews or listen to some tracks in the meantime.
8.Besides  the  debut  cd   "Following The Ancient Path"  does  the  band  have   any other  merchandise   available  for  the  readers?  If  yes  where  can the  readers  buy  it?
godzovwar.com/ check out this site for the current stuff
wydawnictwopsycho.com/ and this one, if You want to get a physical copy of the "Tales of Death" EP
9.In  your   opinion   what  is  the  best  and  worst  thing  about the  underground  scene  today?  And  what  does  Underground  metal  mean  to you?
 Underground is just the long way to mainstream.
Some bands want to be mainstream, some of them not. In nowa days underground is simple different thing that it was in 1980, 1990.
And this is the worst thing about underground scene today...

10.Besides  working  in   Eteritus  are    any  of  the   members  currently  work  with  any  other bands?  If  yes  please  tell the  readers  about  the  bands?
Nope. None of us dare to veer of the Ancient Path.
11.Eteritus  comes  out  of   Poland's   old  school  death  metal  scene  what  is your   opinion  of  Poland's   metal   scene?
 Polish metal scene is one of the biggest and most powerful in the world. Since many years it grows and a lot of polish bands are best and most known in hole fucking world! And i mean real fantastic bands in thrash, death, black metal and grindcore.

12.Who  are  your  all-time  favorite  bands  Polish  bands? And  are  their   any  new  bands  you  feel  the  readers  should  watch  out  for?
Well, there are the obvious favourites like Vader, Behemoth, Vesania, Pandemonium, Armagedon, Christ Agony, Decapitated, Unborn Suffer  and Lux Occulta. There are also few good new bands like Gnida, Offence, Dead Goats etc.

13.Besides  bands  are their  any  good   labels  or  distro's  you  feel  the  readers  should  check  out   soon?  What  about  fanzines  or  web-zines  are their  any  you  can  recommend  to  the  readers?

Labels: Godz ov War, Agonia, Pagan, Selfmadegod.
Zines: (some of them are not working/exist by now) Apocaliptic Rites, Vomitorium, Corpus Vermis, Killing Technology, Tribal Convictions.

14.When  not  working  on  new   music  or  band  business   what  do  you  all  enjoy  doing  in your  free  time?
We preffer to spend all of our free time on bettering ourselves, which is usually done by a deep introspective meditation, combined with some meaningfull social bonding and relation building for the best possible fulfillment of oneself. So - in short - chatting over beer'n'stuff.
15.Thank  you  for taking  the  time  to  fill  this   interview  out   do  you  have   any  final   comments  for  the  readers?
Support Death Metal! And check out Eteritus on Facebook and Bandcamp! Cheers!
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Reviews done on 8-7-16 done by Patrick

After  a   short  delay  I  am   back  with  a  new  blog  of  reviews  this  time  around  it  is  mainly  thrash,old-school  metal  with  a  few blackend  death  metal bands.
New  reviews  and  interviews  will  be  up  soon  so  keep   watching  the  site  for   more   updates.

Abigail--The Final  Damnation  cd,Lp  {Nuclear  War  Now}
The  Japanese  thrash,heavy  metal  masters  are  back  with their  fifth full length release  to date.Featuring  eight  songs of  traditional  heavy  metal  mixed  with  some  aggressive  thrash  metal.The   guitars are  played  with  a lot  of  skills  and  well  written  and  performed   patterns.The  guitarist  knows to  write  both  mid  paced  sections  and  some  lighntning  fast  guitar  patterns  mixed  into  the  music  are  some  well  played  solo's.The  drummer   is  extremely tight  and  can  play  both  chaotic  fast  patterns  to  a  more  mid tempoed     style.The  vocasls  are  done  with  raw  blackend thrashy  screams  mixed  with  more  traditional  heavy  metal  screaming and  vocal  patterns.If  you   are  a  fan  of  Abigail's   musicial  style  then  be  sure  to  buy  the  new release  The Final  Damnation  today.
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Bestialized--Termestella  Cvltvs  cd   {Satanath  Rec.}
Coming   out  of  the  Colombian   black death metal  scene  is  Bestialized With  their  third  full-length Termestella  Cvltvs. The  music  is  very  chaotic  and  violent in  nature.The  guitars   are  played  at  a  blistering,extremely  fast  speeds.The  guitars   are  played  at  a  very  fast  paced  speed  but  do  slow  to  a  mid-tempoed  paced  in  a  few  of the  tracks.The  drums   are  done  with  in  the  same  vein   with  blasting  drums  but  the  drummer   is  extremely   well  at  playing  the  kit  and  writes  and  executes  some  fantasic  drum  patterns.The  vocals  are  raw blackend  screams  mixed  in  with  some  dark  death  growls.If  you   are  a  fan  of  chaotic  blackend  death  metal   then  look  no  further   then   Bestialized new cd Termestella  Cvltvs. 
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Grond--Worship  The  Kraken   cd   {Xtreeme  Music}
Russia's  crushing   death  metal  band  Grond  return  with  their  second  full length  cd "Worship  The  Kraken"  coming  out  soon  on  Xtreeme  Music.featuring  ten  songs  of  heavy  and  crushing  death  metal  similar to  the  mid  ninties  death  gods. The  guitars  are  played  with  a lot  of   well  written  and  performed  patterns.Going  from   a  mid  tempo  to  a  faster speed  in  a  few  of  the  songs the  guitarist  even  writes  and  mixes  in  some  well  written  solo's  mixed  in  the  music.The  vocals  are   old-school  death  growls and  some  screams  mixed  into  some  of the  of  the  songs.If  you  are  fans  of  Bolt Thrower,early  Benediction  then  be   sure  to  give   Grond  a  chance  and  buy the  new  cd  today.
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Nunslaughter--The  Supreme  Beast  picture 7inch  {Hells  Headbangers  Rec.}
 Hells  Headbangers  is  getting  ready  to  re-release Nunslaughter's  2004  classic The  Supreme  Beast.Featuring  four  songs  of  mid tempoed  old-school  death  metal that  does  speed  up  in  a  few  parts.The  vocals  are  gruff growls with  some  screams   entertwined  within  a  couple  of  songs.The  guitars  are  played  mainly  in  the  mid  tempo  range  but  do  speed  up  to  a  faster   speed  in  a  few  sections.If  you  are   not  familiar  with  Nunslaughter's  sound  and  style  then  what  the   hell  are  you  doing  in  the  underground  metal  scene? but  if you  are  into  mid  ninties  death  metal  then  be  sure  to   pick  this  reissue  up  today  and  check  Hells  Headbangers  web-shop  for  other  Nunslaughter  releases  and  merchandise.
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Perverted  Ceremony--Demo  1  cassette{Nuclear  War  Now}
Coming  out  of  the  Belgium  blackend  death  metal  scene  is  Perverted  Ceremony.Their  debut  demo  Demo  1  will   soon  be  released  from  Nuclear War Now featuring  six  songs  and  a   outro.Playing  a  good  mix  of  early  ninties  black with  some  death  metal  elements  in  a  few songs.The  guitars  are  played  with  a  raw,dark  guitar  chords  and  patterns  similar to  early  Beherit  in  a few  of  songs.The  drumming  is  done  with  both  some  mid  tempoed  drum  patterns  mixed  in  with  some   crazed  fast  drumming.The  vocals  are  grim  and  deep  death  growls  that  really  fit  Perverted  Ceremony's   musicial  style.
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Porta  Daemonium--Serpent  Of  Chaos   cd  {I.B.D.C Rec.}
Chile's  Porta  Daemonium who  play  a  barbaric old-school  form  of  death  metal  have  unkleashed  their  latest   cd  Serpent  Of  Chaos.The  vocals  are mixed  with   low  death  metal  growls  and  some  blackend  screams  used  in  some  of the  songs.The   drums  are   played  with  a lot  powerful  drum  patterns  and  some  very  fast  and  chaotic  drumming   style.
 Porta  Daemonium   play  a  chaotic,vicious  old school  death  metal  so  if this  sounds  like  a  band you  would  be  into  I  defintly  recommend  this  band  so  pick  up  a  copy  of the   new release  today.
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