Wednesday, June 21, 2017

sacrilegious crown.



Sacrilegious Crown - S/T

36:16

70.97 MB

1. Eresia I: Revelation
 2.  Eresia II: Apocryphal Ceremony
3. Eresia III: Breathless Chant
4. Eresia IV: Contemplation
5. Eresia V: Purity



self-titled tape from sacrilegious crown, courtesy of perverse homage.

the band's most lengthy release to date, and, in my opinion, the most consistent and cohesive.

long gone, but maybe it'll be reissued.

I didn't get the latest perverse homage newsletter either, but I keep a watchful eye on the facebook page...because if you're even forty-five minutes late, you're probably out of luck.

kind of like how I missed the latest skjold release...

anyway, great stuff on this one.




(for sacrilegious purposes only, again.)





Wednesday, June 14, 2017

funeral altar / ghaisiuan.



Funeral Altar / Ghaisiuan

17:06

33.39 MB

1. Funeral Altar - Untitled
2. Ghaisiuan - Untitled



new split between funeral altar and ghaisiuan, courtesy of perverse homage.

the funeral altar side is super uptempo, filled with riffs, no-frills black metal.

the ghaisiuan side is very different, much more cacophonous...but their style shouldn't surprise any of you.

will this be reissued?

who knows, but it's really great and if you missed out on grabbing a copy, keep an eye on discogs.


more from this perverse homage batch will be posted soon.




(sold out.)


(for untitled purposes only.)





Sunday, May 28, 2017

richard ramirez + nascitari - harsh teachings.



Richard Ramirez + Nascitari - Harsh Teachings

29:17

54.9 MB

1. Lesson 1
2. Lesson 2



new collaborative recording from richard ramirez and nascitari, courtesy one of my favorite labels around, NSN.

incredibly harsh noise, wall-like at times but with a ton of sonic variety.

copies are available on discogs directly from the label.

don't miss it.




(for educational purposes only.)





Wednesday, May 10, 2017

(a)sex - forced.



(A)Sex - Forced

9:31

18.49 MB

1. Liar
2. Shaking Hands
3. Image Of Perfection
4. Delusional



here's the final tape I picked up in the last fusty cunt batch - richly textured power electronics from my friend mitchell, who also records HNW as the ebony tower.

by turns meditative and destructive, mitchell is a master at composing and juxtaposing harsh sounds to create an emotionally complex journey.

I can't say enough good things about him or his work, so do your best to pick up this release and any of his others that you happen to encounter.

highly recommended.




(for preview purposes only.)





Thursday, April 27, 2017

ventos - a noite cai lentamente.



Ventos - A Noite Cai Lentamente

19:10

38.07 MB

1. Majestosa e Assombrosa
2. A Noite Cai Lentamente
3. Clara Escuridão
4. Em Seus Olhos



brazilian (or maybe portuguese?) black metal from ventos, courtesy of fallow field.

super raw recording, should appeal to lots of you.

this was made available through youth attack a few weeks ago with the rest of the latest fallow field batch and all quickly (and unsurprisingly) sold out.

not exactly groundbreaking, but still solid material that has me interested in hearing more from this project.




(for preview purposes only.)





Thursday, April 20, 2017

ghaisiuan - demo v.



Ghaisiuan - Demo V

25:09

47.8 MB

1. I
2. II
3. III
4. IV
5. V



I'm going to philadelphia this weekend to film a bunch of stuff at the inaugural decibel metal and beer festival, so I'll make this quick...

this is the first edition of ghaisiuan's fifth release.

perverse homage released a second edition and that's sold out, too.

if you liked their previous material, or any other perverse homage/defiled light releases, you'll like this.




(for preview purposes only.)





Tuesday, April 11, 2017

cory strand + shadowpiercer - a dream of dark and terrible things.



Cory Strand + Shadowpiercer - A Dream Of Dark And Terrible Things

1:19:42

147.99 MB

1. Cory Strand - Everything Is Not Fine
2. Shadowpiercer - Henry's Window Is A Key
3. Cory Strand + Shadowpiercer - Industrial Malaise
4. Cory Strand + Shadowpiercer - Subtle Undertones of Severe Loneliness Throughout



this new release from altar of waste sold out so fast that I didn't manage to pick up a copy...thankfully cory and dakota agreed to let me share the audio here for your enjoyment.

this double-cassette features one track each from cory and dakota, plus two collaborative tracks, all based on david lynch's eraserhead.

as you'd expect from an altar of waste release, the mood of eraserhead is captured perfectly here in all of its dark, industrial, claustrophobic malaise.

I'd tell you all to pick this up immediately but, as I said, it's long gone.

so buy some of their other releases instead.

you'll be glad you did.




(support cory.)


(support dakota.)


(for dark and terrible purposes only.)





Tuesday, April 4, 2017

unholy vampyric slaughter sect - for the sect.



Unholy Vampyric Slaughter Sect - For The Sect

16:28

31.05 MB

1. Hell Flesh Resigned To Sodomy
2. Corpse Of Angel Submerged In Inferior Blood
3. A Beast Of Ebon Blood
4. Blessed By A Black Sun / Thy Wings Keep My Shade, Thy Strengths Grant Me Hate




most of this collection is readily available elsewhere on the internet, so I'm only sharing the live set.

if anyone really wants my rip of the rest of it for whatever reason, let me know and I can send it....

...and I couldn't find the right place to split that last two tracks, so it's just one big one...sorry for any inconvenience.

courtesy of perverse homage, this is a live recording of a show in brooklyn last year, that I was somehow unaware of...oh well.

not sure if/when we'll get more material from UVSS, but hopefully it's soon.

this is long gone, as is the reissue, so keep an eye on discogs.

highly recommended, but that shouldn't be surprising.




(for unholy vampyric purposes only.)





Tuesday, March 21, 2017

megalith grave - petrified bones & decayed monoliths.



Megalith Grave - Petrified Bones & Decayed Monoliths

18:13

33.38 MB

1. Under A Horned Waning Moon
2. Dungeon Cries Echo Over Saturnine Ruins
3. Perceived Coruscations Of Daemon Light
4. Indelible Marks In Necromantic Subconscious
5. Declension Into Dark Void


somehow I missed the megalith grave release on defiled light, so this has served as my introduction to the band.

perverse homage's description is pretty apt - "piercing guitars and despair ridden vocals" basically covers it.

not digging this as much as the lampir tape (or the unholy vampyric slaughter sect compilation), but that's just me.

it's enjoyable nonetheless and I'm looking forward to more...




(nothing to see here.)


(for petrification purposes only.)





Saturday, March 11, 2017

lampir - demo I.



Lampir - Demo I

21:56

40.75 MB

1. Intro
2. Tears Dripping From The Moon's Crescent
3. Every Death I've Known
4. From Their Coffins
5. Ravishing Under A Pale Gleam



a quick google search informed me that lampir is the bosnian word for vampire...so, yeah, fits right in with the perverse homage aesthetic.

part of the newest batch, along with megalith grave and unholy vampyric slaughter sect releases...which I also picked up.

excellent first demo of no-frills, uptempo black metal.

some really great riffs on this one and, as with everything from perverse homage (or defiled light, for that matter), it's highly recommended.




(long gone.)


(for demonstration purposes only.)





Thursday, March 9, 2017

carved cross - s/t.



Carved Cross - S/T

35:25

66.22 MB

1. Untitled
2. Untitled


amazing stuff right here.

mournful, caustic, bleak, multifaceted black metal from carved cross via overuse.

this one went fast and I doubt it's available anywhere other than discogs but I can't recommend it highly enough, so do everything you can to track it down.

certainly one of the best of the year, probably my favorite carved cross release.

instead of listing additional platitudes, just listen for yourself.




(for self-titled purposes only.)





Friday, March 3, 2017

deterge - unintentional.



Deterge - Unintentional

15:03

28.33 MB

1. Dim x As Integer Do While x < 5 x = 1 x = x + 1
2. Unsigned Int i; For (i = 1; i! = 0; i++) {/* Loop Code */}



another one from the latest fusty cunt batch.

harsh electronics from deterge, an artist with whom you should all be familiar.

love that album cover, too.

maybe some copies are still available?




(unlikely, but you might as well try.)


(for unintentional purposes only.)





Tuesday, February 28, 2017

koufar - when the last one leaves.



Koufar - When The Last One Leaves

16:55

32.14 MB

1. The Birth Of A Nation
2. Executing The Firstborn Son
3. At War With White Boys
4. When The Last One Leaves


newest koufar release from the newest fusty cunt batch.

scathing power electronics, as expected.

highly recommended, as is everything from this artist and the label.

these tapes are going faster than ever, so be sure to grab anything that piques your interest as soon as possible.

more rips from this batch of tapes coming soon...




(the latest releases.)


(for fusty purposes only.)





Friday, February 10, 2017

sacrilegious crown - the forest wail.



Sacrilegious Crown - The Forest Wail

24:54

47.3 MB

1. Presenza I
2. Sussurro I
3. Sussurro II
4. Presenza II
5. Sussurro III
6. Sussurro IV
7. Presenza III



here's the second new perverse homage release.

as per the title, this one's a little more "forest-y" with some nice ambient interludes.

more great stuff, as expected.

highly recommended, and be sure to track down the other sacrilegious crown release.




(everything's still sold out.)


(for sacrilegious purposes only.)





Saturday, February 4, 2017

hand of glory / sanguine relic.



Hand Of Glory / Sanguine Relic

16:20

30.52 MB

1. Hand Of Glory - Illness Perfected
2. Sanguine Relic - Untitled
3. Sanguine Relic - Untitled




third release from perverse homage, the label formed in the wake of defiled light's demise.

similar aesthetic and sonic offerings, which is exactly what we'd all hoped for.

super raw, super lo-fi, and, most importantly, not on bandcamp.

sanguine relic was another top-tier defiled light act and their two contributions to this split don't disappoint.

highly recommended.

already sold out from the label, keep an eye on discogs.




(nothing's in stock.)


(for sanguine purposes only.)





Wednesday, February 1, 2017

blood ov the strong - blood & sap.



Blood Ov The Strong - Blood & Sap

53:05

101.8 MB

1. I
2. II
3. III
4. IV
5. V



not totally sure how to describe this, especially since I haven't heard any of this band's other work...it's got a very black metal vibe, but it's not black metal...I don't think.

very dark, industrial at times while ambient at others.

released via breathing problem productions, be sure to check out their other releases...lots of great stuff.




(buy a copy.)


(for preview purposes only.)





Monday, January 9, 2017

fouke - in the dead of night.



Fouke - In The Dead Of Night

1:31:52

171.12 MB

1. Untitled
2. Untitled
3. Untitled
4. Untitled
5. Untitled
6. Untitled




new walls from richard ramirez via his fouke project, released by room 2A.

triple cassette release, only thirteen sets made.

copies are still available via the link below.

lots of other great releases from ramirez and his many projects are available as well, so do your best to support the artist.




(buy a copy from deadline recordings.)


(for night purposes only.)





Tuesday, January 3, 2017

2016 comes to a close.




I can't believe that metallic imagery has now been in existence for four years.

sometimes it feels like it's been a lot longer, sometimes a lot shorter...

and while the last three hundred and sixty-five days haven't brought a lot of posts, they have brought a whole lot of personal and professional triumphs.

my girlfriend made a film that's played at a few festivals across the country...it's great and I'm so proud of her.

I've made multiple videos that have played in the united states and europe. I've worked with a whole bunch of musicians whom I really admire.

and we're working on a really awesome webseries that I know a whole lot of you will be into.

all in the continued pursuit of creative and financial freedom.

new music has played an integral role in all of this, it's just a shame that so much of it is readily available online.

and it's also a shame that I don't have nearly as much time nor energy to scour the storefronts of obscure labels and distros hunting for undiscovered gems as I used to...

but metallic imagery has continued, and will continue.


since it's also the end of the year, my list of favorite albums is below.

no subsections, no qualifiers, nothing extraneous - these are just my favorite things that I heard this year, from limited-run tapes to big releases.

streaming links are included as available...


1. sanguine relic - blood on old altars in remembrance.
2. fallujah - dreamless.
3. el-ahrairah - self-titled.
4. oathbreaker - rheia.
5. uškumgallu - rotten limbs in dreams of blood.
6. cobalt - slow forever.
7. marsh dweller - the weight of sunlight.
8. blood incantation - starspawn.
9. bastard of majesty sin - monument of gathered whore bones.
10. chthe'ilist - le dernier crépuscule.
11. wreck and reference - indifferent rivers romance end.
12. katatonia - the fall of hearts.
13. street sects - end position.
14. youth code - commitment to complications.
15. agoraphobic nosebleed - arc.
16. mizmor - yodh.
17. forteresse - thèmes pour la rébellion.
18. orgy of carrion - obscured ceremonies under hell moon.
19. alcest - kodama.
20. 40 watt sun - wider than the sky.