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Metal Discussion / Re: Lords of Chaos movie
« Last post by Pedrito on Today at 07:03:00 AM »
This film is pure gack but ill still watch it for the craic.....but the fact remains that this period produced some of the greatest black metal albums in our collections. And this is based on the creativity of youth and good musicianship, full stop, nothing to do with ole Beelzebub himself I'm afraid!!!. ...then when you look at the sociological aspect of it, it is laughable in its absurdity. That begins with looking at Norwegian society at this time, these were a bunch of lads barely out of their nappies who were well heeled and wanted for nothing. This scene came about out of pure boredom with their mundane (and very comfortable) lives. When your life is so safe, comfortable and mundane, you have to create drama and controversy out of something to give you some reason to get out of bed in the morning!!!....result = Norwegian black metal.

And the major factor in their boredom is a lack of alcohol or drugs which the rest of us teenagers in western society experimented with and it  kept us too busy concentrating on getting wasted or chasing skirt to worry about rebelling in the name of satan.. But these lads, because of their conservative (protestant in the main) society experienced none of the trappings of your normal (for example, Irish youth). So if your that bored as a teenager, and your parents are well off...what do you do? turn to satan and try and rebel!...they were quite sad really, but as I said, we did get some great music!!!

I can´t imagine growing up without naggins and fingering. Funny, if I think about the lads I knew who were mad into black metal, many of them were well to do types whose parents were extremely strict and very much of the religious persuasion. The whole occult thing never appealed to me in the slightest, it seemed so negative and anti any sort of humanity or fun. I had a couple of friends who would dress up like vampires, pentagrams, the whole shebang and yet go to mass on Sunday with their folks. A kind of passive aggressive `"fuck you" to society. Obviously, the Norwegians took it to a different level, but yes, the "trueness" of BM took on Calvinistic levels of piousness, and could only really work in a country like that. The Irish would just laugh at lads like that, they would never have been taken seriously in the first place. Still, that fanaticism, can lead to great art.
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Couldn't make the gig, cheers for that footage mate....could you not have moved further up near the front for filming purposes ;) ....as I said before, that vocalist is poor for the the mighty Decapitated....that footage proves how bad he is.
Youre judging a fellas vocal ability from mobile phone footage 30 feet from the stage?.Most gig footage uploadrd to youtube is piss poor in general imo.
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Gigs and Festivals / Re: DECAPITATED + DYSCARNATE + BAEST - Belfast/Dublin - Feb '19
« Last post by Beast Man on February 17, 2019, 10:57:26 PM »
Couldn't make the gig, cheers for that footage mate....could you not have moved further up near the front for filming purposes ;) ....as I said before, that vocalist is poor for the the mighty Decapitated....that footage proves how bad he is.
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Metal Discussion / Re: Now Playing
« Last post by Weltenfeind on February 17, 2019, 10:48:53 PM »
Neige is in Alcest, not Agalloch  ;)
Yes you're right but then who the fuck are Agalloch?! :laugh:
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Metal Discussion / Re: Now Playing
« Last post by Eoin McLove on February 17, 2019, 10:20:29 PM »
Neige is in Alcest, not Agalloch  ;)
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Metal Discussion / Re: Now Playing
« Last post by Weltenfeind on February 17, 2019, 10:11:32 PM »
Mortifera - Vastiia Tenebrd Mortifera
Just discovered these lads and immediately made it to constant rotation. A side project of Noctu (Celstia) and Neige (Alcest) ,two bands that never made any lasting impression on me but this grabbed me instantly. Melancholic BM with post-rock touches and instrumental parts that arent just filler, a true rarity.
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Turnout that poor?
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Gigs and Festivals / Re: MONOLITH 2019 Cork
« Last post by Cryptic Stench on February 17, 2019, 08:36:38 PM »
What’s the price point for the tickets lads?
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Classifieds / Re: T shirts .mydying bride, blasphemy etc
« Last post by Shitstirrer on February 17, 2019, 08:05:51 PM »
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