Vardan

[Above: Box set front]

Vardan - Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - Part 1-3
[Moribund Records]

-Format-CD-


      This three CD box set is very cool and interesting. All of the below come in a wooden box seen here. This box set and another like it (seen below) were released in late 2017. The label website says the following... 'a sextology of all new, unreleased material issued as 6 separate albums as well as 2 separate 3-CD Box Sets Part 1-3 & Part 4-6 (with Parts 4-6 scheduled for Jan. 19th, 2018 release). Chronologically the 25th through 30th albums in the band's vast discography...'

[Above: Box set back - hand numbered]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 1 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 1 - back]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 2 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 2 - back]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 3 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 3 - back]

[Above: Jacket pin]

[Above: Booklet - front/sides (parody)]

[Above: Sticker (this box set example came with several)]

[Above: Embroidered patch]

[Above: Poster front]

[Above: Poster back]

[Above: Flyer advertising the Nostalgia box set and CDs- front]

[Above: Flyer advertising the Nostalgia box set and CDs- back]


Vardan

[Above: Box set front]

Vardan - Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - Part 4-6
[Moribund Records]

-Format-CD-


      Like the part 1-3 box set seen above, I really liked these releases. All of the below come in a wooden box seen here. This box set, like the one above, was released in early 2018. This box set is limited to 300 copies worldwide (with only 100 for the US)!

[Above: box set back - hand numbered]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 4 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 4 - back]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 5 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 5 - back]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 6 - front]

[Above: Nostalgia - Archive of Failures - CD Part 6 - back]

[Above: Metal jacket pin]

[Above: Poison pills (parody)]

[Above: Sticker (this box set example came with several - identical to that found in box set 1-3)]

[Above: Embroidered patch]

[Above: Poster front - (identical to that found in box set 1-3)]

[Above: Poster back]

[Above: Flyer advertising the Nostalgia box set and CDs - front]

[Above: Flyer advertising the Nostalgia box set and CDs - back]


Council Daimonion

[Above: cover/inside]

When Hell Calls...
[Magister-Dixit]

-Format-Cassette-


      This is pretty straightforward and high quality black metal. Nothing bad to say about it, but nothing original either. 'No Line Up - No Contact - No Website', but two pictures of the guy behind this included?


Judas Iscariot

[Above: Cassettes]

An Ancient Starry Sky, Of Great Eternity, Heaven in Flames, The Cold Earth Slept Below
[Ascension Monuments Media]

-Format-Cassette-


      The hand-numbered, special edition cassettes were released in 2018. I have to say, the picture here of the blue cassette does it no justice, it is very cool colored in person, definitely the neatest looking cassette I've ever seen.

[Above: An Ancient Starry Sky - front]

[Above: An Ancient Starry Sky - back]

[Above: Of Great Eternity - front]

[Above: Of Great Eternity - back]

[Above: Heaven in Flames - front]

[Above: Heaven in Flames - back]

[Above: The Cold Earth Slept Below - front]

[Above: The Cold Earth Slept Below - back]

[Above: Judas Iscariot sticker]

[Above: Three posters released by Elegy Records and Ascension Monuments Media]

[Above: Judas Iscariot flyer]


Beherit

[Above: Cover/inside]

Seventh Blasphemy
[Brazilian Ritual Records]

-Format-CD-


      This is a 2017 CD re-release of Beherit's 1990 demo cassette. Brazilian Ritual Records also pressed an LP and a cassette version. It's been remastered and is limited to 500 copies in CD form. It's a pretty cool glimpse into Beherit's beginnings. One can hear elements of uniqueness growing, which we would later see in all their epicness in releases such as Drawing Down the Moon.

[Above: Inner booklet]

[Above: Inner booklet]

[Above: Inner booklet]

[Above: CD case back]

[Above: Inner CD tray]

[Above: CD]


King Diamond

[Above: Cover/back]

Shadow Nights
[bootleg]

-Format-CD-


      This is a famous bootleg from back in the day, now very rare. Limited to 1,000 copies.

[Above: CD back]

[Above: inside booklet]

[Above: CD]


Autopsy

[Above: Cover/back]

Dead as Fuck
[Necroharmonic]

-Format-CD-


      This bootleg contains rare live tracks. The title 'Dead as Fuck' kinda sounds 'Gay as Fuck'.

[Above: inside booklet]

[Above: inside booklet]

[Above: inside booklet]

[Above: CD back]

[Above: CD tray]

[Above: CD]


Cobalt

[Above: Cover/inner]

Slow Forever
[Ascension Monuments Media]

-Format-Cassette-


      2018 saw some cool cassette releases, this being one. Ascension Monuments Media also released the very cool Judas Iscariot cassette re-releases. I don't know anything about this band, but they have a very interesting sound.

[Above: Inside]

[Above: Cassette side A]

[Above: Cassette side B]


Vardan

[Above: Front/back]

Vardan/Tundra
[Slava Satan Records]

-Format-CD-


      Hand numbered to 50 copies. This copy is #18.

[Above: inside]

[Above: Front and back of booklet]

[Above: Inside of booklet]


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