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Substitution Product
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Self-titled
[Visceral Circuitry Records 2017]

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          This band, as described above, uses everyday objects to make 'music'... I wasn't very fond of all of this noise and initially thought "What a bunch of crap"... until track four 'The other life beyond' came on. Wow. It is very ambient and cool. It could easily be in a soundtrack of a horror movie. Very intense and dark. A nervous atmosphere of tension. Incredible. Unfortunately the other songs aren't like this and are just noise. Check out this band and listen to it and you'll definitely agree. It's worth it just for that track and is amazinfg it was made using just everyday items.

    Visceral Circuitry Records


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    Glaukum Synod
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    Ectoplasmic Revelations
    [Visceral Circuitry Records 2019]

  • CD-R

          This is extremely brutal industrial stuff. I thought I might get the police called on me while playing this for a noise complaint. Machine gun drums practical drive a person out of their mind, repeating patterns driving through your skull like rusty nails and hypnotic blasts that will probably give you high blood pressure and a nervous disorder! The song 'Clouds of Glaukomation - Part 2' was incredible! I was very impressed, these guys create wicked stuff. If you like dark industrial with tinges of black/death metal then you will love this band. Bizarre and beautiful.

    Visceral Circuitry Records


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    Silure/Feretro
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    Self-titled
    [Nihilistic Holocaust 2020]

  • CD-R

          This is a split release between a French band (Silure) and a Chilean band (Feretro). I was really impressed with the first track of Silure. It's old school sounding sort of black/death. Excellent sounding tormented vocals crown an very good band. I know nothing of this band, but I'd love to hear more. Nihilistic Holocaust, their label, is the stamp of quality. Everytime I see their name on a CD or cassette I know I'm in for some great stuff.

    Alright, now Feretro, who are an old school sounding death metal band. Wow, this took me back to the good old days of death metal. Melodic and brutal and with a great sound, I liked this band. The guitarist really stuck out, the solos I really enjoyed and wished for more. Pure quality.

    Nihilistic Holocaust

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    Gravesite Productions
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    Infernos... Volume III
    [Gravesite Productions]

  • CD-R

          This comp CD is composed of bands entirely unknown to me, so I'm excited to dive in. The first track is by a band named 'Swine Infection'. Their song is called 'Pulled Pork Annihilation'. Someone here got deathly sick from eating some barbecue. Hehe... Anyway, the band is pretty good actually with an upbeat black metal sound. Paganfire from the Philippines was pretty 'rockin old school metal stuff. Fat Elvis, from Japan, had a pretty cool tuned down, grungy sound, but you could barely hear the vocals. What's up with that? Hellfire was pretty cool, with a very melodic black/trash sound. It made me feel like I was back in time. It ended with a cool guitar solo I'd love to hear more of. The final band, Excoriate, was pretty cool black metal. Oddly the track '19' wasn't on this CD. What the hell Donald? I want my track 19! I guess I'll never know how fucking good 'Oh! Peaceful Derketa' was. Anyway, this was a cool compilation. I hope we get a volume 4.


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    Blasphemous Creation
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    Forsaken Destiny
    [self-release]

  • CD

          It's always a great thing to see a package from Blaspemous Creation. It really makes my day. Over the years they've blessed us with many of their works. I've had the opportunity to see them grow and mature. The last time I heard from them was 2015, when they sent me their CD 'Rise of Marduk'. So six years later and I have in my hand their newest work 'Forsaken Dynasty', while the music blares through my headphones. The first thing that really sticks out is the guitars. Holy shit they are really good. Melodic and extremely talented, the two guitarists are fucking great. The song 'All Seeing Eye' has some fantastic little guitar solos. The drummer really shined as well, especially in the last track 'Ascension Toward Eternity'. And the vocalist, well, he has a STRONG black metal-ish voice. I've always really liked it alot.

    The songs are blazing fast, like artillery pounding your ears. After listening to the CD and taking off my earphones I felt like I was in a partial coma -- shellshocked! hehe. In a good way, of course. Sometimes though I wish they would slow down a little and concentrate on doing something more... different, something unique that stands out from the other tracks. I'm not saying the music here isn't unique, in fact each song is different, they took the time to separate each track and make each fairly different from the others. But I wish they would experiment a little with that. I think they could create some superb stuff.

    I really believe Blasphemous Creation is one of the top bands in America today. And I think they are far from done. I think they are going to get greater and greater.

    Regarding the CD itself, I loved that the CD booklet/cover was made of some sort of plastic paper, it is very strange and cool.

    The topics of the CD once again deal with the whole 'Ancient Aliens' thing. Sumeria, its mythology, religions, and all of the mysteries surrounding it. It's an extremely interesting topic, and one that I've researched a lot in the past. Stuff like Erich von Daniken's 'Chariots of the Gods'. The human race has amnesia. Think about it, we have forgotten our origins, we have no idea where we ultimately came from. Anyway, Blasphemous Creation is an artillery assault on your senses. You will be astounded by the talent and energy. I can never get enough of this band. It would be cool if they did a split CD with another band. But who would the band be? Who could stand beside the mighty Blasphemous Creation? Hmm...

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