Thursday, October 31, 2019

Unwanted Youth

Unwanted Youth - Unwanted Youth - 1988 01. Unwanted Youth - Unwanted Youth, 1988 Vinyl LP Album
     Destiny Records - EFA 12-5141
Let us exhume another lost gem of the 80s hardcore scene. This short album oozes with energy and urgency in typical Attitude Adjustment | No Allegiance | Corpus Vile form. The listener might not get floored at first - this is fairly generic 80s hardcore/punk. But the power of seduction of this assembly of raw, speedy songs is obvious, and it is done with quite some class. The riffs are great, the prominent bass lines are great, the drumming is great, the vocals are great, the arrangements are great and the production is great. The songs are great, the the "artwork" is fucking lazy, this album is a great and generally catchy minor classic. Excellent job, would have deserved at least two follow-ups!
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Reload: The Sadist

The Sadist - Total Sex 1984-1990 - 2013 01. The Sadist - Total Sex 1984-1990, 2013 CD Compilation
     MCR Company - MCR-269
Requested: rezerred.
Remove brackets and unzip: [total zer]
!ZER The Sadist ZER!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Gargoyle - Junreiin

Gargoyle - Junreiin - 1998 01. Gargoyle - Junreiin, 1998 CD EP
     Paranoiz - PAR-70003
A couple of weeks ago, I discovered with great horror that this EP was not in my collection. Ordered, ripped, zerred. I could live without minor Gargoyle EPs, but not without this awesome seven tracks disc. If you discount for the ugly ballad, this is one short bomb of pure gargoylesque highly flexible thrash metal and hard rocking explosions. It features only hits, especially the first and last songs that have taken full control of my neuron via infinite loops. Totally infectious! Gargoyle rule the zeriverse forever!
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Monday, October 28, 2019

Bloody Panda

Bloody Panda, Kayo Dot - Kayo Dot / Bloody Panda - 2006
Bloody Panda - Pheromone - 2007
Bloody Panda - Summon - 2009
01. Bloody Panda, Kayo Dot - Kayo Dot / Bloody Panda, 2006 Vinyl 12" 33 ⅓ RPM
     Holy Roar Records - HRR002V , Compilation
     Contains 3 songs by: Bloody Panda, Kayo Dot
02. Bloody Panda - Pheromone, 2007 CD Album
     Level Plane Records - LP106CD
03. Bloody Panda - Summon, 2009 CD Album, DVD
     Profound Lore Records - PFL-048
If you hate doom, this is not your lucky post. Bloody Panda incarnated doom on a funeral leg and on a experimental drone leg. Plus they delivered outstanding live performances (Mtl Katacombes 2009 ZER!) for full crowd flattening.  The discography is short but intense and every single second is an exercise in mindfuck. The slow dirge is augmented by the insane vocals of a young lady who looked inversely menacing, and exquisitely morbid layers of keyboard, for once this instrument is put to good use. And they were the nicest of guests. Grand doom domination til the nadir of the zeriverse!
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Reload: Mindwar

Mindwar - Mindwar - 1992
Mindwar - Degeneration - 1994
01. Mindwar - Mindwar, 1992 CD EP
     Not On Label - none
02. Mindwar - Degeneration, 1994 CD Album
     XNO Records - XNO 94-07-1
Requested: rezerred.
Remove brackets and unzip: [mindzer]
!ZER Mindwar ZER!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Whipstriker

Whipstriker - Crude Rock 'N' Roll - 2010
Whipstriker, Germ Bomb - Germ Bomb / Whipstriker - 2011
Whipstriker, Skull And Bullets - Attitude Punks Will Wail / Worshippers Of Death - 2012
Whipstriker, Power From Hell - Brazilian Bestial Attack - 2013
Whipstriker - Troopers Of Mayhem - 2013
Whipstriker - Black Rose Killz - 2014
Whipstriker, Slaughter Command - Condemned To The Grave / Queen Of The Iron Whip - 2014
Whipstriker - The Return Of The Goat's Mark - 2014
Whipstriker - Midnight Crust - 2014
Whipstriker, Bastardizer - Strike Of The Bastard - 2015
Whipstriker, Ophicvs - Satanic Metal Army - 2015
Whipstriker - Only Filth Will Prevail - 2016
Whipstriker - Merciless Artillery - 2018
01. Whipstriker - Crude Rock 'N' Roll, 2010 CD Album
     Deathrash Armageddon - DA13-038
02. Whipstriker, Germ Bomb - Germ Bomb / Whipstriker, 2011 Vinyl 7"
     Hellrocker Records - 003 , Compilation
     Contains 4 songs by: Whipstriker, Germ Bomb
03. Whipstriker, Skull And Bullets - Attitude Punks Will Wail / Worshippers Of Death, 2012 Vinyl 7" EP
     Bestial Invasion Records - BIR022 , Compilation
     Contains 4 songs by: Whipstriker, Skull And Bullets
04. Whipstriker, Power From Hell - Brazilian Bestial Attack, 2013 CD Album
     Hell Music, Cianeto Discos, Terceiro Mundo Chaos Discos, Morbid Tales Records, Loja Rock Animal, Soul Erazer Records, Turbulation Prods, Metal Reunion Records Extreme Division - none, none, TMCD015, none, none, SE010, none, none , Compilation
     Contains 10 songs by: Whipstriker, Power From Hell
05. Whipstriker - Troopers Of Mayhem, 2013 CD
     Kill Again Records, Urubuz Records, Hell Music, Fuck The Mainstream We Are The Mainstream Records - none, none, none, none
06. Whipstriker - Black Rose Killz, 2014 Vinyl 7" 33 ⅓ RPM EP
     Dying Victims Productions - D.V.P. 49
07. Whipstriker, Slaughter Command - Condemned To The Grave / Queen Of The Iron Whip, 2014 Vinyl 7" EP
     Anger Of Metal Records - AOM020 , Compilation
     Contains 3 songs by: Whipstriker, Slaughter Command
08. Whipstriker - The Return Of The Goat's Mark, 2014 File MP3 Single
     Not On Label - none
09. Whipstriker - Midnight Crust, 2014 Vinyl 7" EP Limited Edition Numbered
     Chainsaw Distro, Weird Face Productions - CHNSWD001, WF009
10. Whipstriker, Bastardizer - Strike Of The Bastard, 2015 CD EP Limited Edition
     Hells Vomit Productions - none , Compilation
     Contains 6 songs by: Whipstriker, Bastardizer
11. Whipstriker, Ophicvs - Satanic Metal Army, 2015 CD Album
     Tribulacion Productions, HOTA REX - TR048, HOTAREX014 , Compilation
     Contains 12 songs by: Whipstriker, Ophicvs
12. Whipstriker - Only Filth Will Prevail, 2016 CD Album
     PRC Music - PRC70
13. Whipstriker - Merciless Artillery, 2018 CD Album
     Hells Headbangers - Hells 239
Welcome to hell! Fans of Venom, Warfare, Bulldozer, Bathory and all our usual darlings are de facto fans of Whipstriker, who greatly reproduce the exact vibe of 1981-1985 sleazy black rocking thrash metal punk. Especially Venom. I cannot remember if I know of another Venom clone that sounds as exactly as Venom, from WTH to Possessed. Only Filth Will Prevail even contains a Warfare cover, well done. I won't bother ranking these releases, some are better than others, but they all rock. My favorite is Only Filth Will Prevail. Mid-tempo dirty neo-proto-thrash with balls and hair, zer!
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!ZER Whipstriker ZER!

Monday, October 21, 2019

Totenmesse

Totenmesse - To - 2018 01. Totenmesse - To, 2018 CD Album
     Pagan Records - MOON018
I had planned a totally different and larger post for today, but something went wrong. While this is being fixed, let us drool over this unbelievable black bomb of Polish destruction. Poland, the new black metal Mecca! Featuring evil people also involved in Mord A Stigmata, Mgla, Odraza, Medico Peste and other supreme kings of perfect sonic obliteration and soul munching, Totenmesse sculpt your inner and outer meat with such finesse and lightning speed that you beg for more - I often repeat-play this CD. Their black metal is simultaneously very sophisticated and extremely vicious, plus they deliver the best King Crimson cover this side of physical existence. No "atmospheric" shit here, only twisted fast riffs and evil complexities to crush skulls and melt brains in pure Easter Europe fashion. No war metal either: the brutality here is calculated and engineered from a control bunker, there is no bestial invasion of the Archgoat or Revenge sort. Totenmesse just exploit the best of both worlds: black terror and evil surgery, and deliver actual songs with personality instead of a rectangular blur of noisegression (I have nothing against rectangular blurs, but today we reach another level). Songs you remember and songs you want to hear again, with dynamics in the sonic panorama. A true album! Straight to the first half of my 2019 top ten even if it was released in 2018! Totenmesse über zer and triplazer!!!
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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Forest Of Impaled

Forest Of Impaled - Mortis Dei - 1996
Forest Of Impaled - Demonvoid - 1999
Forest Of Impaled - Forward The Spears - 2003
Forest Of Impaled - Rise And Conquer - 2007
01. Forest Of Impaled - Mortis Dei, 1996 CD EP
     Terrorizer Records - none
02. Forest Of Impaled - Demonvoid, 1999 CD Album
     Red Stream - RSR 0133
03. Forest Of Impaled - Forward The Spears, 2003 CD Album
     Red Stream - RSR-0167
04. Forest Of Impaled - Rise And Conquer, 2007 CD Album
     Red Stream - RSR-0192
Black death destruction! With thrash metal riffs, especially on the last releases. There are killer hooks and memorable parts everywhere, with a special award to Mortis Dei. Precise savagery in hostile blackness, straight forward sonic terror, speed and power, you got the whole arsenal for the perfect headbanging. If you are looking for experiments and originality, look elsewhere. If you are into a glory ride of neck breaking and aural decapitation, enter the Forest Of Impaled!
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!ZER Forest Of Impaled ZER!

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Reload: S.S.D.

SSD - X-Claim ! - 0
SSD - The Kids Will Have Their Say - 1982
SSD - How We Rock - 1984
SSD - Break It Up - 1985
SSD - Power - 1992
01. SSD - X-Claim !, 0 Vinyl LP Unofficial Release Compilation
     Not On Label - none
     1-12: from Kids LP, 13-19: live CBGB 06-10-1983
02. SSD - The Kids Will Have Their Say, 1982 Vinyl 12" Album 45 RPM
     Xclaim!, Xclaim!, Dischord Records, Dischord Records - NO.1, no.1, NO.7½, no.7½
03. SSD - How We Rock, 1984 Vinyl LP Album
     Modern Method Records, Modern Method Records - MM022, X110
04. SSD - Break It Up, 1985 Vinyl LP Album
     Homestead Records - HMS027
05. SSD - Power, 1992 CD Album Compilation
     Taang! Records, Taang! Records - TAANG! 50, TAANG!50
Requested: rezerred.
Remove brackets and unzip: [how we zer]
!ZER SSD ZER!

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Violent Dirge

Violent Dirge - Obliteration Of Soul - 1991
Violent Dirge - Elapse - 1993
Violent Dirge - Elapse - 2019
01. Violent Dirge - Obliteration Of Soul, 1991 Cassette
     Carnage Records - 008-91
02. Violent Dirge - Elapse, 1993 Cassette Album
     Carnage Records, Carnage Records - CARR 054-93, CARR 054
03. Violent Dirge - Elapse, 2019 CD Album Reissue Remastered
     Pagan Records - MOON 123
In the remote corners of the basement sit old tapes full of corrosion and death. After decades of slow rot and grey dust, an excited exhumation brings them to the light of day and reveals their vicious power. Violent Dirge were one killer band with the combined destructive abilities of Sadus, Grave, Dark Angel, Ripping Corpse and Gorguts. Absolute first class material! Their usage of heavy artillery with precision and class makes their barbarous delivery all the more impressive and enjoyable. There is complexity in the disgust and there is virtuosity in the hate. Expert world war riffing, giant pummeling drumming, prominent killer bass lines, horror voices from the crypts of zer, clarity of destination through the density of architecture and mechanized butchery! Zerification of the obliteration! Metalization of the total thrashing death!
These tapes did not age too well. A link to a better/CD rip of Obliteration and one for Craving are of course very much appreciated.
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!ZER Violent Dirge ZER!

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Ensnared

Ensnared - Dysangelium - 2017 01. Ensnared - Dysangelium, 2017 CD Album
     Dark Descent Records, Invictus Productions - DDR187CD, IP110
     Visit invictusproductions666.bandcamp.com
I wanted to like this CD, I really did because of the artwork. So, I got my copy after checking under thirty seconds of their sound on the bandcamp page. Invictus and DD release mostly killer stuff anyway. And then it was delivered to my mailbox and then I played it and then I did not like it, I fucking LOVED IT! There is barely anything here that the death and black metal addict has not heard before, but this is the kind of minor masterpiece that does not need to reinvent music to reach the highest standards of class, personality, roughness and grimness, at the same time. If you expect 666 references, come again. Let's say this album should equally reach out to Crown Of Thorns and Morbid Angel fans. It is that great! Triplazering black til death!
Remove brackets and unzip: [enzerred]
!ZER Ensnared ZER!

Monday, October 7, 2019

Reload: FU's + Straw Dogs

FU's - Kill For Christ - 1982
FU's - The Origin Of The Straw Dogs - 1982/1984
FU's - My America - 1983
FU's - Revenge - 1983/1984
FU's - Do We Really Want To Hurt You? - 1984
Straw Dogs - Under The Hammer - 1986
Straw Dogs - We Are Not Amused - 1986
Straw Dogs - Your Own Worst Nightmare - 1992
01. FU's - Kill For Christ, 1982 Vinyl EP 12" 45 RPM
     Xclaim!, Xclaim!, Xclaim! - No.2, No. 2, X-2
02. FU's - The Origin Of The Straw Dogs, 1982/1984 CD Compilation
     Lost And Found Records - LF 020/CD
     Reissue from 1990 - 1-8: Kill For Christ LP, 9-10: The Master Tape comp, 11-15: This Is Boston Not L.A. comp., 16-35: live April 1st 1984.
03. FU's - My America, 1983 Vinyl 12" 45 RPM Album
     Xclaim!, Xclaim! - X-5, #5
04. FU's - Revenge, 1983/1984 CD Compilation
     Lost And Found Records - LF 037/CD
     Reissue from 1992 - 1-13: Do We Really Want To Hurt You?, 14-24: My Ameria
05. FU's - Do We Really Want To Hurt You?, 1984 Vinyl LP Album
     Gasatanka Records - E-1109
06. Straw Dogs - Under The Hammer, 1986 CD Album
     Lost And Found Records - LF-030/CD
     Reissue from 1991 - We Are Not Amused with 4 extra tracks, including Young, Fast, Iranians
07. Straw Dogs - We Are Not Amused, 1986 Vinyl LP Album
     Enigma Records - 2181-1
08. Straw Dogs - Your Own Worst Nightmare, 1992 CD Album
     Lost And Found Records - LF 034 CD
Requested: rezerred.
Remove brackets and unzip: [yes we do]
!ZER Straw Dogs, FU's ZER!

Friday, October 4, 2019

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