Sunday, October 19, 2014

Capitol Punishment

Capitol Punishment - Capitol Punishment 1983
Capitol Punishment - Slum With A View 1987
Capitol Punishment - Glutton For Punishment EP 1988
Capitol Punishment - When ''Putsch'' Comes To Shove 1988
Capitol Punishment - Zipeyrpantsup 1988
Capitol Punishment - Bulwarks Against Oppression 1989
Capitol Punishment - Super Glutton EP 1989
Various Artists - Live 1991 1991
Capitol Punishment - Messiah Complex 1993
Capitol Punishment - Three Chord Pile-Up 1994
Capitol Punishment - The First Line-Up 1996
01. Capitol Punishment - Capitol Punishment, 1983 Vinyl 7" EP Reissue
     Stage Dive, We Bite Records - SD 1, WE BITE 006
     Reissue from 1986
02. Capitol Punishment - Slum With A View, 1987 Vinyl, LP, Album, Blue, Clear
     We Bite Records - WB 016
03. Capitol Punishment - Glutton For Punishment EP, 1988 Vinyl 7"
     We Bite Records - WB 039
04. Capitol Punishment - When "Putsch" Comes To Shove, 1988 Vinyl, 12'', 33 ? RPM, Reissue
     Destiny Records - Destiny 6
05. Capitol Punishment - Zipeyrpantsup, 1988 Vinyl, LP, Album
     Destiny Records - EFA 05145
06. Capitol Punishment - Bulwarks Against Oppression, 1989 Vinyl, LP, Album
     We Bite Records - WB 055
07. Capitol Punishment - Super Glutton EP, 1989 Vinyl 12" EP
     Duck Butter Records, Duck Butter Records, Duck Butter Records - DB004, DB-WB 004, DBWB 004
08. Various Artists - Live 1991, 1991
     We Bite Records - WB 076CD, Compilation
     Contains 17 songs by: Capitol Punishment, Emils, Suckspeed
09. Capitol Punishment - Messiah Complex, 1993 CD Album
     We Bite Records - WB 2-102-2
10. Capitol Punishment - Three Chord Pile-Up, 1994 CD Album
     We Bite Records - WB 2-131-2
11. Capitol Punishment - The First Line-Up, 1996 CD Compilation
     We Bite Records - WE BITE 1-078166-2
     Compiles the first three 7", 12" and LP
From the smoldering archives of classic US hardcore punk, Capitol Punishment return to the frontispiece of the Church. While the last two albums are more quiet and smooth in a good way, the early stuff is the raw material you need to get some teeth cracked, and the neuron happy. Would it be blasphemy to say they share the spirit, energy and class of M.D.C.? No, it wouldn't. And these records have aged as greatly. Completely beta zer rocking punk thrash!
!ZER Capitol Punishment ZER!
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Like 1984 and Animal farm, Harrison Bergeron never looses its relevance.
I put 9 stars to the 2009 short version:

But watch out, it looks like it deserves only 1 star:
This film left me with a sick feeling. If you enjoy the experience of a so called artist being sick on your face by all means watch it. Its only saving grace is it doesn't last too long and then you can go for a walk or something to clear your mind. I'm sure there are people out there will think this is deep, meaningful, artistic and profound but I suspect they wouldn't know profound if it hit them in the face. Of course there are plenty of 'messages' in here delivered without a trace of irony. They're the bleak, nihilistic, humourless, hopeless, depressing one's we see all too much on the screen these days. Who funds this crap? If you want to feel excited and empowered, have your imagination stimulated, be surprised and entertained I'd look elsewhere if I were you.

1995 long (and extended into a new interpretation) version:


Here is another great short version from 2006 (lauded by the author of the original 1961 short story).

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Alchemist & The Levitation Hex

Alchemist - Jar Of Kingdom 1993
Alchemist - Lunasphere 1995
Alchemist - Spiritech 1997
Alchemist - Organasm 2000
Alchemist - Austral Alien 2003
Alchemist - Tripsis 2007
Levitation Hex, The - The Levitation Hex 2012
01. Alchemist - Jar Of Kingdom, 1993 CD Album
     Lethal Records - LRC 05
02. Alchemist - Lunasphere, 1995 CD Album
     Thrust - THRUST007
03. Alchemist - Spiritech, 1997 CD Album
     Thrust - THRUST 022
04. Alchemist - Organasm, 2000 CD Album
     Relapse Records - RR6499-2
05. Alchemist - Austral Alien, 2003 CD Album
     Relapse Records - RR 6577-2
06. Alchemist - Tripsis, 2007 CD Album
     Relapse Records - RR 6730-2
07. Levitation Hex, The - The Levitation Hex, 2012 CD Album
     Not On Label - LHEX001
I had wanted to pay homage to Alchemist for a long time. Today is the day for this incredible band. Right from the first album, I was floored (despite the painful section with female vocals - the single bad thing in their whole discography). They've been tagged "progressive death metal" or "avant-garde" or some other phrase that would not do justice to their sound, style and general awesomeness. Every album is a classic. The first two are of course rawer and more aggressive than the rest - Lunasphere is their heaviest. I couldn't tell which one is "the best" - probably the Levitation Hex, a highest mountain of magnificence full of eternal riffs with a heavier and more memorable approach than the last Alchemist releases. Buy it! Vinyl snobs can also get the LP with all the cracks and pops from High Roller. Let's sacrifice cats to the hidden forces of the Unizer so that The Levitation Hex makes many more albums. Unique zerness at the highest altitudes of advanced metal!
!ZER Alchemist & The Levitation Hex ZER!
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Deathwish

Deathwish - At The Edge Of Damnation 1987
Deathwish - Demon Preacher 1988
01. Deathwish - At The Edge Of Damnation, 1987 Vinyl LP Album
     Steamhammer - SH 0082
02. Deathwish - Demon Preacher, 1988 Vinyl LP Album
     GWR Records - GWLP 33
God save the thrash! Deathwish were not very prolific, but their two albums are either excellent, or amazing. The second is almost a classic. On a good day, it is a true classic. Deathwish deliver generic second-half-of-the-80s thrash metal that could have emerged from a Hallow's Eve | Onslaught joint venture. Incisive thrash with a thin crust of melodies, bang that head til zer!
!ZER Deathwish ZER!
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Speaking of British stuff, I absolutely agree with the 1 star reviews of Filth. Another sorry failure from wankers who think they are artists, or something. Uninteresting, unexciting, rehashed, not funny, boring Fear & Loathing | Trainspotting wannabe. Waste of time. Shit.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

No Security

No Security - When The Gist Is Sucked From The Fruit Of Welfare The Ugly Faces Of Truth Will Show 1993
01. No Security - When The Gist Is Sucked From The Fruit Of Welfare The Ugly Faces Of Truth Will Show, 1993 CD Compilation
     Lost And Found Records - LF 063/CD
I figured a No Security reload would be most satisfying after the Doom post. This is what I had to say in 2008 about this compilation :
"Almost complete discography CD of the heroes of the 2nd wave of Swedish discharge-core bands. No Security are the missing link between the initial aggression of Mob 47 and the new generation of Skitsystem, Wolfpack, Disfear etc. Which means the true dbeat fan is not allowed not to possess this collection of murderous hardcore attacks. Über ZERRRRR!!!"
There is no reason to change anything.
!ZER No Security ZER!
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All is not that well in heaven. What we need is a good war.
No security!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Doom (UK)

Doom - War Crimes - Inhuman Beings 1988
Doom - The Peel Sessions 1989
Various Artists - Bury The Debt Not The Dead / No Security 1989
Doom - Fuck Peaceville 1995
Doom - Doomed From The Start - The Demo's Album 1996
Doom - 教祖ラッシュ 1996
Various Artists - Live Udine * Italy * 30.03.1989 * C.S.A. 2010
Various Artists - Rattus / Doom 2011
01. Doom - War Crimes - Inhuman Beings, 1988 Vinyl LP Album
     Peaceville - VILE 4
02. Doom - The Peel Sessions, 1989 CD Compilation
     Dutch East India Trading - DEI8404-2
03. Various Artists - Bury The Debt Not The Dead / No Security, 1989
     Peaceville - VILE 11, Compilation
     Contains 17 songs by: Doom, No Security
04. Doom - Fuck Peaceville, 1995 CD Compilation
     Profane Existence, Grade A Thrape Records - EXIST 024, none
05. Doom - Doomed From The Start - The Demo's Album, 1996 CD Compilation
     Discipline, Vinyl Japan - DISCCD 5, DISCCD 5
06. Doom - 教祖ラッシュ, 1996 Vinyl LP Album
     Flat Earth - FE 21
07. Various Artists - Live Udine * Italy * 30.03.1989 * C.S.A., 2010
     Lazypunx Autoproduzioni - none, Compilation
     Contains 21 songs by: Doom, Concrete Sox
08. Various Artists - Rattus / Doom, 2011
     Nausea - #1, Compilation
     Contains 18 songs by: Rattus, Doom
At long last, it is Doom's day. They are probably the most famous first generation Discharge imitators. This is semi classic, since nobody can outdischarge Discharge. But Doom are an excellent prelude to second generation Discharge clones like Skitsystem, Disfear, Wolfpack. Nowadays I lost tracks of the Discharge clones family tree, I don't know who the leaders of the third generation are. So I'll stick to Doom and the second generation to fulfill my lust for crust, until the next Discharge craving erupts.
!ZER Doom ZER!
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Monday, October 6, 2014

Ass To Mouth

Ass To Mouth - Kiss Ass 2008
Ass To Mouth - Degenerate 2014
01. Ass To Mouth - Kiss Ass, 2008 CD Album
     Lifestage Productions - LSP006
02. Ass To Mouth - Degenerate, 2014 CD Album
     Selfmadegod Records - SMG 115
Monday is grindcore day. These Poles know their subject perfectly, and add a great dose of fun to it (including a killer Motörhead cover). No, this music is not experimental or original in a any way, but is delivered with relentless passion and density. It's compact, torrid, catchy and full of the piggest of pig vocals ever, you won't be able not to smile. Bulldoze your skull and bang that head til zer!
!ZER Ass To Mouth ZER!
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Friday, October 3, 2014

Wretched

Wretched - Life Out There 1993
Wretched - Psychosomatic Medicine 1994
Wretched - Center Of The Universe 1995
Wretched - Black Ambience 2009
01. Wretched - Life Out There, 1993 CD Album
     Hellhound Records - HELL 024
02. Wretched - Psychosomatic Medicine, 1994 CD Album
     Hellhound Records - H 0031-2
03. Wretched - Center Of The Universe, 1995 CD Album
     Hellhound Records - H 0041-2
04. Wretched - Black Ambience, 2009 CD EP
     PsycheDOOMelic - PSY 047
Per request and with gentle grease, here comes the US doom Wretched (not to be confused with the Italian super heroes). Wretched were a cousin of the St-Vitus | Count Raven family branch of metallic doom rock. The vocals are pretty strange, and I love it. It is all rather slow, but not funeral-slow and the whole thing remains catchy and groovy like an elephant in transit. If you like Lost Breed, Pale Divine and this sort of things, Wretched is on the menu. Fist in the air with anvils!
!ZER Wretched ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [doomzerbath]

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Token Entry

Token Entry - Jaybird 1988
Token Entry - The Weight Of The World 1990
01. Token Entry - Jaybird, 1988 Vinyl LP
     Hawker Records - HR 9539
02. Token Entry - The Weight Of The World, 1990 Vinyl LP Album
     Emergo, Emergo - EM 9394-1, EM 9394 1
For the very first time and upon request, let's zerify Token Entry and their A-grade 80s US HC. Jaybird is your typical Gorilla Biscuits | Insted posi-core sounding album and it still fucking rocks. When i was young, I preferred it a lot to the Weight of the World, but 40 lbs later, not anymore. Weight is more mature, more rocking, more solid, less basic hardcore: it's a third album. With a better singer, they could have conquered the world with this prototype of late 80s mildly hip-hop, funk, hard rocking beast. Killer Token Entry! No, I do not have the first album. Never even heard it! Unzer! But these two will suffice for your next party. Zer!
!ZER Token Entry ZER!
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Monday, September 29, 2014

Toxic Narcotic

Various Artists - Misery / Toxic Narcotic 0
Toxic Narcotic - 89-99 2000
Toxic Narcotic - 21st Century Discography 2005
01. Various Artists - Misery / Toxic Narcotic, 2004
     Go-Kart Records - GK 111, Compilation
     Contains 9 songs by: Toxic Narcotic, Misery
02. Toxic Narcotic - 89-99, 2000 CD Compilation
     Rodent Popsicle Records - RPR-020
03. Toxic Narcotic - 21st Century Discography, 2005 CD Compilation
     Rodent Recordings - .
Requested, rezerred. Basic hardcore punk thrash, short-fuse songs, anger, snot, noise. TN are as subtle as a pack of bulldozers and it is as refreshing as a Sick Of It All / The Exploited hybrid. The level of originality is around 0.023, but we're not using TN to visit the realms of musical exploration and experiments, we need them to get our recurrent fix of 2 chords ear bashing. Done. This is all I have, do not ask for other TN recordings.
!ZER Toxic Narcotic ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [narcothrash]
PS again: more reload requests for stuff posted after January 2012 are being sent in my general direction. The answer is still no. Dead links will remain dead until I post the entirety of my collection, which will take several more years. Sometimes I will repost albums in a different format (mostly LP rips for dead posts which were only featuring the CD rips - these will be tagged as not-really-a-reload).
RTFM.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Dead Congregation

Dead Congregation - Purifying Consecrated Ground 2005
Dead Congregation - Graves Of The Archangels 2008
Dead Congregation - Promulgation Of The Fall 2014
01. Dead Congregation - Purifying Consecrated Ground, 2005 CD EP
     Konqueror Records - KR 006 MCD
02. Dead Congregation - Graves Of The Archangels, 2008 CD Album
     Nuclear War Now! Productions - ANTI-GOTH 080
03. Dead Congregation - Promulgation Of The Fall, 2014 CD Album
     Profound Lore Records, Profound Lore Records - PFL134, PFL-134
Death, death, death and more death! These Greeks know hot to make semi-old-school death metal, i.e. 90s fast thrashing Morbid Angel-influenced DEATH. I didn't really intend to repost some Dead Congregation, but their new album is so great it deserves zeristic processing right now. In the mood for some killer straight forward super catchy skull bashing? Dead Congregation triplazer!!!
!ZER Dead Congregation ZER!
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Gruel

Gruel - Something In My Room 1988
Various Artists - Phobia / Gruel 1989
01. Gruel - Something In My Room, 1988 Vinyl LP
     Jungle Hop International - JH 114
02. Various Artists - Phobia / Gruel, 1989
     Jungle Hop International - JHI 109, Compilation
     Contains 12 songs by: Gruel, Phobia
Gruel played almost strange hardcore that sounds like a rocking mixture of Government Issue and Hüsker Dü, and it even has a flavor of Doom (the Japanese marvel, not the UK Discharge subtract). Gruel offer an excellent listening experience full of crisp melodies and heavy dynamics. Gruel rule!
Note about Phobia: this is not the US grindcore band but the French crossover act lead by Gérard from NegFX & Bunker Records, the legendary heaven of French hardcore records gluttons. CCM's drummer recorded Phobia's drum tracks on this split LP.
Quiconque possède une affiche du concert Phobia / Sudden Death / Eat Yourself de février 87 est grandement encouragé à faire passer un scan !
!ZER Gruel, Phobia ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [some zer in my room]

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