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Top 10 Albums 2011

24 Dec

Speed demons or sweet feelings. The great gamut of music boiled down to that binary definition for most of 2011.

Music had only two roles: to put fire in my belly or smooth my furrowed brow.

I’m not cut out for new fatherhood, even second time around. My synapses need more help than ever to fire and my cranium is forever creaking, aching.

This list – my top 10 albums of 2011 – reflects this.

No black metal, no doom. Neither hip-hop, post-metal nor bass fuckery. Just various blends of death metal, crust and hardcore, preferably with that heartstarting Sunlight tone, or the polar opposite: the pastoral, the dreamy.

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Death Metal Doesn’t Suck Shock: Acephalix, Vastum and Bones

6 Aug
Death Metal

Lots of bands that bore me shitless. Amazing collage by InfernoSilver.

I never liked death metal.

The unrelenting blasting, the cookie monster growling, the shredding, the grotesque-to-the-point-of-caricature lyrics and artwork have long all added up to a big fat meh for this music fan.

I’ve tried to love Heartwork, ¬†Arise and Blessed are the Sick. I don’t care what you or anyone else says, they are dull as dogshit.

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Acephalix – Interminable Night

4 May
Acephalix - Interminable Night

Acephalix – Interminable Night

Thanks to Spinal Tapdance for alerting me to Acephalix. They inhabit that fertile space where crust, death and hardcore go to make twisted evil babies.

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