Posts Tagged “Disgust”

Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE celebrated their 25th anniversary as a band with a headlining performance last night (Friday, September 6) at Debaser Medis in Stockholm.

The current lineup of GRAVEOla Lindgren (vocals and guitar), Ronnie Bergerstål (drums, ex-CENTINEX), Tobias Cristiansson (bass, ex-DISMEMBER) and Mika Lagrén (guitar, FACEBREAKER) — performed songs from all its albums, as well as “a handful of demo songs and other goodies” from its career. GRAVE also offered the official anniversary ring that was only sold at the 25th-anniversary show.

1988 was the year when GRAVE (originally known as CORPSE) created delightful death symphonies with the release of its first demo, “Sick Disgust Eternal”, which was similar to the brutality of NIHILIST and CARNAGE, both of which were launched in Stockholm around the same time. GRAVE — along with ENTOMBED, DISMEMBER and UNLEASHED — has since marched to the forefront of the Swedish death metal scene and continues to be worshipped by metalheads all over the world.

After the concert, the band wrote on its Facebook page: “Huuuuge thanks to each and every one of you who showed up to the anniversary gig last night. We had a kick-ass time entertaining you, although a set this long takes its toll on an old man, hehe.

“We played one track from all of our releases starting with the ‘Sick Disgust Eternal’ demo up ’til today’s most recent release, ‘Morbid Ascent’.”

GRAVE‘s setlist for last night’s show:

01. Into The Grave (1988 demo version)
02. Sexual Mutilation
03. Reborn Miscarriage
04. Deformed
05. And Here I Die
06. Christi(Ns)Anity
07. Soulless
08. Worth The Wait
09. Rise
10. Out Of The Light
11. Living The Dead Behind
12. 8th Dominion
13. Dismembered Mind
14. Passion Of The Weak
15. Morbid Ascent

Fan-filmed video footage can be seen below.



graveanniversaryconcert


gravering2013

Comments No Comments »

High Flying Birds frontman reveals his disgust at the US star’s entourage and exploiting celebrity status.

Comments No Comments »

A new 7″ split between Unaussprechlichen Kulten and Godless (Chile) is now being released courtesy of Iron Bonehead Productions. The cover artwork and track listing can be found below, and the following press release was also issued: “From the barbaric metal hotbed of Chile comes two of its most fiery cults, Unaussprechlichen Kulten and Godless, united in demonancy on a split 7”. Courtesy of Iron Bonehead Productions, both bands offer here an exclusive trademark cut of the flesh: Unaussprechlichen Kulten hammering away with haunting filth and dissonant despair, Godless world-eating with an ominous cyclone of disgust and depravity.

The post Unaussprechlichen Kulten Releasing Split 7″ With Godless appeared first on Daily Heavy Metal News.

Comments No Comments »

Killswitch Engage: back on form

Many people at Download last year will tell you that the defining moment of the festival – perhaps even of the summer or of 2012 itself – was seeing Tony Iommi walk out on stage, shit-eating grin on his face, tens of thousands of teary-eyed fanatics in front of him, witnessing him launch into Black Sabbath and seemingly bring the sun itself down on Donington with some of the most gorgeous, soulful and, of course, heaviest riffs ever written. Let’s be fair: those people were probably right. You can’t really fuck with moments like that.*

For me personally, however, and I’d like to think for a good few other metal fans around my age as well, there was a another, perhaps slightly glossed over moment from that weekend that stood out. On the Saturday afternoon, over on the second stage in a slot that they’d be more likely to command on the main stage in any other year, Killswitch Engage walked out to begin their first ever UK show with Jesse Leach.

What followed was, quite simply, a breathtaking reminder of just why Killswitch Engage are one of the most important metal bands of the 21st century and, more importantly, just what made us all fall in love with them in the first place. More fired up than they’ve been in years and with a singer back in front of them who was clearly in love with what he was doing, it was one of the defining triumphs of the summer, a certified life-affirmer for those of us who picked up Alive Or Just Breathing just over a decade ago and were never quite the same again.

“Ah, so you’re a Jesse guy!” I can imagine some people now proclaiming happily or in disgust, depending on your viewpoint. No, I am not a Jesse guy. Part of the reason that that Download set was so wonderful to watch was being able to see a supremely talented frontman inject another supremely talented frontman’s songs with a new and, I think it’s fair to argue, much-needed burst of passion and heartfelt energy. While AOJB was my baptism of all things Killswitch, The End Of Heartache is clearly even more important to the band and the legacy they have created. And, let it not be forgotten, while the albums that bore them were not quite as impactful, tracks like My Curse, This Is Absolution, The Arms Of Sorrow and, of course, that Dio cover have become as equally and deservedly hailed in the Killswitch canon.

“Oh, so you’re actually a Howard guy!” No, I am not a Howard guy, either. I am not a Howard guy or a Jesse guy. I am a Killswitch Engage guy. I’m not delighted to have Jesse back simply because I didn’t adore much of the “Howard era”. If you hear someone offering an opinion along those lines, chances are they were never a big Killswitch fan to start with and are now simply jumping on the “JESSE’S BACK!” bandwagon for the sake of having an opinion. Fuck those guys.

Neither, however, do I think that Howard could have realistically been involved in an album as powerful, driven and emotionally affecting as Disarm The Descent – plainly the best work the band have produced since …Heartache, even if not quite in the same league as that incredible album or its predecessor. Anyone being totally honest with themselves will admit that Howard looked, to be nice about it, a tad disinterested in his final Killswitch days – the same of which, lest we forget, could have been said about Jesse’s attitude to the band before he originally left the fold.

That Download set wasn’t important because it cast a defining victory in any juvenile, unnecessary arguments over who is ultimately the superior Killswitch Engage singer. Those arguments do nothing for anyone except divide fans, split hairs and provide free facepalms for all. That set was important because it showed a legendary band that was back, doing what they love, and clearly loving it more than they had in quite some time. It rammed home the fact that Killswitch Engage are fucking amazing, and that, whoever is in front of them, it is us lucky sods that ultimately benefit the most.

This week, Killswitch return to the UK for their first ever tour on these shores with Jesse in the band. It’ll be a decade since he was originally supposed to make his UK bow**, and I reckon it’s a fairly safe bet that he’ll be making up for lost time. If he stays with the guys for the next ten years, that’s outstanding. If he buggers off after two albums and they fancy getting Howard back again, that’s fine too! You know why? Because on their day, they’re two of the best metal singers in the business. So just think how fucking brilliant that makes Killswitch Engage. See you at the front, yeah?

Merl

*It’s also worth noting that I was fortunate enough to be at Sabbath’s intimate Birmingham show one month earlier, so I’m basically being a showy-offy industry bell-end, here.

 **(On the Roadrunner Roadrage 2003 tour. Remember those? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FIVE POINTE O?!)

Killswitch Engage UK Tour Dates

May 2nd – Manchester, HMV Ritz
May 3rd – Glasgow, O2 ABC
May 4th – Birmingham, HMV Institute
May 5th – London, Shepherds Bush Empire
May 6th – Cardiff, The Great Hall at Cardiff Uni

Follow Merl on Twitter

Comments No Comments »

Ukrainian thrash act Rising Day has posted the band’s debut EP “Anger, Hatred and Disgust” online for streaming. Check out the tracks through the widget below or by navigating to the group’s Bandcamp page here .

Comments No Comments »

Indiana-based death/sludge heathens Yellowtooth have released the second video from their full-length debut, “Disgust.” The band has chosen the track “The 11th Hour” for the video, which reflects the ominous predictions highlighted by the Mayan Calender on December 21st, 2012. Watch the video for “The 11th Hour” below.

In other Yellowtooth news, the band’s label Orchestrated Misery Recordings has hooked up with metal blog Dead Void Dreams to offer fans a chance to win four discs from the O.M.R. catalog. Up for grabs are copies of “Disgust,” along with releases from three other artists. Enter to win at this location. Orchestrated Misery Recordings released “Disgust” on September 11th.

Post to Twitter

Comments No Comments »

Aeurtum has checked in with the following update about working on an upcoming new EP:

“Well, the name of the next EP has been settled. ‘The Depths of Which These Roots do Bind’ is well underway, with 4 of the 6 songs coming along at a relatively good pace. The track listing as it currently stands is:

Antithesis
A Cold Autumn Sun
Burrow
Shade Of A Behemoth
The Depth Of Which These Roots Do Bind
Frozen Into The Grain

“Artwork concepts are being drawn up and toyed with and everything is going down a much darker road, spiraling ever downward into an ebony and crimson leaved spiral of self pity, moaning and disgust in the most grandest of ways I can muster.

“This EP is heralding a much more doom/american black metal vibe than previously, which ‘The Fall’ merely hinted at with the two stand out tracks ‘Dissolved…’ and ‘Uttered,’ so in the hope of not sounding too cliché, ‘expect the unexpected’ and ‘Keep watching the skies folks’… or something like that…”

Post to Twitter


Comments No Comments »

Orchestrated Misery Recordings has officially released “Disgust” from Indiana’s Yellowtooth. “Disgust” is the product of a veteran trio of 40-somethings that have done time in Chronic Disorder, Sea Of Tranquility, Shades Of Grey, Skullview, Noctural Torment, and Invasion. To celebrate the album’s release, The Obelisk is offering an exclusive stream of the song “Burning Daylight.” Visit this location to listen.

Photobucket

Post to Twitter


Comments No Comments »

Orchestrated Misery Recordings has announced the September 11th release of the ten-track album “Disgust” from Indiana’s Yellowtooth. “Disgust” is the product of a veteran fuzzed-out trio of 40-somethings that have done time in Chronic Disorder, Sea Of Tranquility, Shades Of Grey, Skullview, Nocturnal Torment, and Invasion. Stream “Wizard Dust,” “Traitor” and “Soulstalker” at this location. Also check out the cover art and tracklisting of “Disgust” below.

Wizard Dust
Soulstalker
John Wilkes Booth
75 Black Pontiac
Burning Daylight
Prophetic Ramblings
On the Trail of Lewis Medlock
Traitor
Decaying from Within
11th Hour

Photobucket

Post to Twitter


Comments No Comments »

Silence the Messenger will be heading out on the “In Disgust We Trust” tour with The Devastated later this month. The tour poster can be viewed at this location and the dates are as follows:

Apr 15 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA
Apr 16 Slidebar – Fullerton, CA
Apr 18 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
Apr 19 Hells Kitchen – Tacoma, WA
Apr 21 The Basement – Ogden, UT
Apr 22 South Moe’s – Englewood, CO
Apr 24 The Alley – Reno, NV
Apr 26 Red House – Walnut Creek, CA
Apr 27 The Refuge – Cupertino, CA
Apr 28 The Sanctuary – North Las Vegas, NV
Apr 29 Chasers – Scottsdale, AZ

Post to Twitter


Comments No Comments »