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Entfremdung Interview

vendredi 29 novembre 2013 à 08:09
1. Can you tell us a little bit about the musical project for those that have never heard of you before?
There isn’t much to tell.  It is a bedroom project.  I rarely play but when I do I record the results.  Mostly each track is written and recorded in the space of a couple of evenings.  If it sounds bad and fucked up I don’t care –it is just a cathartic exercise for me.  I found playing the guitar a good substitute for self-injury and substance abuse.  It has helped me get over those things.

2. I have seen the musical project being labeled as communist/occult black metal, can you tell as a little bit more about it and also how would you describe your views on Occultism and Communism?
I read some stuff on occult influences during the Russian Revolution.  There is also a book called ‘Marx and Satan’ written by a Romanian priest which gave me some good ideas.  He believed Marx was above all else a Satanist and sets out his evidence for it.  Of course I see this as a good thing.

3. What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects you have explored with both demo's?
I took the lyrics from poetry.  My sources were Mayakovsky, Valari Bruissov, Louis Aragon and Marx's early (Satanist) poetry.

4. What is the meaning and inspiration behind the name Entfremdung?
Entfremdung means 'alienation' or 'estrangement' in German.  Marx used the term in a political sense but it has a wider meaning too.

5. Currently there is only 1 member in the project, is it hard for you to find people that have the same visions as you music wise?
I guess so.  I haven't tried.  It's quite a private process.  I don't feel like having other people involved.

6. Currently the musical project is unsigned, are you looking for a label or have received any interest?
I've talked with one label but, to be honest, I can't see the point in releasing anything I've recorded so far through a label.  

7. Are there any other musical projects besides this band?
No.

8. On a worldwide level how has the feedback been to your music by fans of black metal?
It's hardly been noticed at all.  A few people have contacted me and given good feedback.  I am glad those people can access and relate to what I have created.  That is enough for me.  I expect everyone else would hate what I do.

9. What direction do you see your music heading into on future releases?
I don't know.  Hopefully just... better.

10. What are some bands or musical styles that have influenced your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
Some of my favourite black metal bands at the moment are Sentimen Beltza and Mourning Forest.  I really like the Quebecois scene too.  Akitsa and Forteresse especially.  Also the Black Twilight Circle and raw underground French bands like Breizh Occult.  Outside of black metal, I listen to lots of other genres. Especially Finnish and Japanese punk.

11. Outside of music what are some of your interests?
I like to read.  I'm interested in history, philosophy, politics and literature.  Other than that... sex, nature, travel, food.  Everything else bores the shit out of me. 

12. Any final words or thoughts before we wrap up this interview? 
Thanks for the interest.  Cheers.
 

Source : http://occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2013/11/entfremdung-interview.html


Sadiztik Impaler/Decimathor Thriumphant/ Iron, Blood & Death Corporation/2013 EP Review

vendredi 29 novembre 2013 à 07:04

  Sadiztik  Impaler  are  a  band  from  Singapore  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  with  a  musical  style  I  would  describe  as  being  barbaric  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2013  ep  "Decimathor  Thriumphant"  which  was  released  by  Iron,  Blood  &  Death  Corporation.

  "March  Ov  Equestrians  4"  opens  up  with  some  epic  movie  war  samples  and  a  minute  later  fast  war  metal  guitar  riffs  and  blast  beats  from  the  drums  kick  in  along  with  some  bestial  black  metal  growls  and  screams  and  after  awhile  the  music  adds  in  mid  paced  sections  but  mostly  focusing  on  the  faster  elements  of  the  song  and  you  can  also hear  death  metal  influences  being  utilized  at  times.  

  "Thy  Kingdom  Singa  Falls"  begins  with  blast  beats  from  the  drums  and  fast  war/black  metal  guitar  riffs  which  also  leads  up  to  some  bestial  screams  and  growls  and  after  awhile  the  music  starts  alternating  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  along  with  a  brief  use  of  spoken  word  parts  and  you  can  also  hear  a  small  amount  of  dark  sounding  melodies  being  utilized  in  the  guitar  riffing  for  a  few  seconds.

  Song  lyrics  cover  Satanism  and  War  themes,  while  the  production  has  a  very  heavy,  raw  and  primitive  sound  to  it.

  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Sadiztik  Impaler  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  barbaric  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  ep.  RECOMMENDED  TRACK  "March  Ov  Equestrians  4".  RECOMMENDED  BUY.  

Source : http://occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2013/11/sadiztik-impalerdecimathor-thriumphant.html


Excruciate 666/Rites of Tortures/Iron, Blood & Death Corporation/2013 CD Review

vendredi 29 novembre 2013 à 06:30

  Excruciate  666  are  a  band  from  France  that  plays  a  mixture  of  black  and  war  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2013  album  "Rites  Of  Tortures"  which  was  released  by  Iron,  Blood  &  Death  Corporation.

  "The  Awakening  Of  The  Tyrant"  which  is  also  the  first  song  on  the  album  opens  up  with  black  metal  screams  before  adding  in  raw  and  primitive  guitar  riffs  and  drums  and  then  the  music  speeds  up  along  with  some  blast  beats  as  well  as  alternating  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts  as  well  as  adding  melody  into  the  guitar  riffing.

  "Sing  Of  Disaster"  begins  with  heavy  and  melodic  guitar  riffs  and  drums  that  evolve  into  blast  beats  and  a  few  seconds  alter  grim  black  metal  vocals  make  their  way  into  the  song  and  after  a couple  of  minutes  the  guitar  riffing  gets  a  little  faster.

  "Rites  Of  Tortures"  which  is  also  the  title  track  of  the  album  starts  up  with  heavy  and  melodic  guitar  guitar  riffs  that  go  into  a  faster  direction  along  with  some  drums  and  grim  black  metal  screams  as  well  as  the  drums  utilizing  some  blast  beats  and  then t he  music  starts  to  alternate  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.

  "Sons  of  Warfare"  opens  up  with  drums  and  melodic  guitar  riffs  and  leads  and  a  few  seconds  later  black  metal  vocals  make  their  way  into  the  song  and  then  the  music  speeds  up  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  after  awhile  the  music  slows  down  for  awhile  and  then  returning  to  the  faster  parts.

  "Tramp  To  Slaughter"  starts  up  with  fast  and  melodic  sounding  guitar  riffs  before  adding  in  drums,  bass  and  grim  black  metal  screams   and  then  the  music  slows  down  a  bit  before  getting  fast  again  along  with  some  blast  beats  as  well  as  some  thrash  influences  being  thrown  into  the  guitar  riffing  and  towards  the  end  the  music  goes  into  a  mid  paced  direction  after  a  few  seconds  of  growls.

  "Warblood"  kicks  in  with  fast,  raw  and  primitive  sounding  guitar  riffs,  blast  beats  from  the  drums  and  grim  black  metal  screams  and  after  awhile  the  music  starts  to  alternate  between  slow  and  fast  parts  as  well  as  the  guitar  riffing  getting  more  melodic.

  "A  Call  To  Destruction"  comes  in  with  heavy  guitar  riffs  and  a  few  seconds  later  drums  kick  in  as  well  as  some  bass  and  melodic  guitar  leads  and  a  few  seconds  alter  the  music  goes  into  a  faster  direction  along  with  some  grim  black  metal  screams  and  blast  beats.

  "Obscene  Perversion  In  Genocide"  which  is  the  last  song  on  the  album  begins  with  heavy  guitar  riffs  before  going  into  a  fast  direction  along  with  blast  beats  from   the  drums  and  grim  sounding  black  metal  screams  and  after  a  couple  of  minutes  there  is  a  brief  use  of  guitar  solos  and  leads.

  Song  lyrics  cover  war,  history  and  paganism  themes,  while  the  production  has  a  very  raw  and  heavy  sound  to  it  in  the  old  school  direction.

  In  my  opinion  Excruciate  666  are  a  very  great  sounding  war/black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "The  Awakening  Of  The  Tyrant"  "Sons  of  Warfare"  "Tramp  To  Slaughter"  and  "Obscene  Perversion  In  Genocide".  RECOMMENDED  BUY.           

Source : http://occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2013/11/excruciate-666rites-of-torturesiron.html


Decayed/Unholy Demon Seed/Iron, Blood And Death Corporation/2013 CD COmpilation Review

vendredi 29 novembre 2013 à 05:18

  Decayed  are  a  band  from  Portugal  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  with  a  musical  style  I  would  describe  as  a  raw  and  old  school  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2013  compilation  album  "Unholy  Demon  Seed'  which  was  released  by  Iron,  Blood  And  Death  Corporation.

  "Immortal  Entreaty"  which  is  also  the  first  song  on  the  album  opens  up  with  dark  sounding  guitar  riffs  and  drums  before  going  into  a  more  fast  and  primitive  black  metal  direction  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  deeper  black  metal  screams  as  well  as  the  guitar  riffing  utilizing  a  small  amount  of  melody  which  also  leads  up  to  a  brief  use  of  synths  but  focusing  more  on  heaviness  and  speed  and  you  can  also  hear  the  bass  guitars  at  times  and  after  awhile  the  music  slows  down  a  bit  before  getting  fast  again  and  adding  in  solos  briefly.    

  "Last  Sleep"  begins  with  slow,  dark  and  melodic  sounding  guitar  riffs  along  with  some  drums  and  a  few  seconds  alter  synths  and  grim  black  metal  screams  make  their  way  into  the  music  and  then  the  music  adds  in  some  mid  paced  sections  along  with  powerful  bass  guitars,  death  metal  growls  and  a  small  amount  of  guitar  leads  before  returning  to  a  slower  direction.  

  "A  Realm  Beyond"  opens  up  with  synths  and  bell  sounds  before  going  fast  and  raw  sounding  old  school  black  metal  guitar  riffs,  blast  beats  from  the  drums  and  high  pitched  screams  and  after  a  minute  the  music  slows  down  a  bit  and  adds  in  a  small  amount  of  synths  and  a  minute  later  bass  guitars  kick  in  and  the  music  returns  to  a  faster  direction.

  "Abyssic  Winds''  starts  off  with  dark  and  heavy  sounding  guitar  riffs  and  drums  before  adding  in  some  melodic  clean  singing  vocals  and  then  the  music  speeds  up  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  grim  black  metal  screams  and  you  can  also   hear  synths  in  the  background  which  also  leads  to  the  music  slowing  down  a  bit  along  with  a  brief  use  of  guitar  solos  and  leads  and  towards  the  end  the  music  speeds  up  again.

  "Death  Chimes  Of  Armageddon"  kicks  in  with  ritualistic  demonic  chanting  before  adding  in  heavy  guitar  and  bass  riffs  along  with  some  drums  and  black  metal  screams  and  you  can  also h ear  synths  in  the  background  and  after  a  few  minutes  the  music  goes  into  a  faster  direction  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  after  awhile  it  starts  alternating  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.

  'Crucifixion"  comes  in  with  heavy  old  school  sounding  black  metal  guitar  riffs,  drums  and  grim  screams  and  you  can  also  hear  bass  guitars  in  the  song  and  towards  the  end  there  is  a  brief  use  of  guitar  solos  and  leads  being  utilized.

  "Queen  Of  Hades"  is  introduced  by  heavy  guitar  and  bass  riffs  along  with  some  drums  and  grim  black  metal  screams  and  the  song  sticks  to  a  more  slow  and  mid  paced  direction  along  with  a  brief  use  of  guitar  solos  and  leads.

  "Desecrating  Massacre"  is  brought  in  with  fast,  raw  and  primitive  sounding  black  metal  guitar  riffs,  blast  beats  from  the  drums  and  grim  screams  as  well  as  some  synths  in  the  background  and  a  minute  later  guitar  leads  find  their  way  into  the  song.

  "Revel  In  Eternity"  makes  its  way  in  with  dark  sounding  synths  and  clean  guitar  playing  and  a  minute  later  heavy  guitar  riffs,  drums  and  grim  screams  come  into  the  song  as  well  as  a  small  amount  of  death  metal  growls  and  halfway  through  the  song  the  music  speeds  up  along  with  some  blast  beats.

  "Departure"  finds  its  way  in  with  soft  acoustic  guitars  before  adding  in  heavy  guitar  riffs  and  drums  and  then  the  music  goes  into  a  faster  direction  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  high  pitched  black  metal  screams.

  "The  Invocation"  brings  its  way  in  heavy  guitar  and  bass  riffs  which  also  utilize  some  melody  as  well  as  some  drums  and  demonic  growls  and  then  the  music  speeds  up  a  bit  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  black  metal  screams  and  the  music  goes  for  an  old  school  direction  but  slows  down  again  towards  the  end.

  "Endless"  has  its  opening  with  old  school  black  metal  guitar  riffs  along  with  some  grim  screams,  drums  and  guitar  leads  and  a  minute  later  demonic  growls  start  mixing  in  with  the  screams  and  a  couple  of  minutes  later  the  music  goes  into  a  faster  direction  and  you  can  also h ear  bass  guitars  in  the  background  and  then  the  music  starts  alternating  between  fast  and  mid  paced  parts  along  with  a  brief  use  of  guitar  leads.  

  "Onslaught"  has  its  beginnings  with  heavy  guitar  riffs  and  drums  along  with  some  black  metal  screams  a  few  seconds  later  and  a  minute  later  the  music  goes  into  a  faster  direction  along  with  some  blast  beats.

  "Martelo  Do  Inferno"  has  its  opening  with  dark  sound  effects  and  drums  as  well  as  some  guitar  effects  before  adding  in  heavy  riffs,  synths,  drums  and  grim  screams  as  well  as  some  operatic  female  vocals  being  utilized   briefly  and  halfway  through  the  song  there  is  a  brief  use  of  guitar  solos  and  leads.      

  "At  The  Strike  Of  Midnight"  has  its  start  with  drums  and  powerful  sounding  bass  guitars  before  adding  in  heavy  guitar  riffs  and  synths  along  with  some  black  metal  vocals  and  then  going  into  a  fast  direction  along  with  some  blast  beats  and  them  the  music  starts  to  alternate  between  slow  and  fast  parts  as  well  as  adding  in  a  brief  use  of  guitar  leads.  

  "Demon  Seed"  which  is  the  last  song  on  the  album  as  well  as  title  track  begins  with  heavy  guitar  riffs  and  drums  along  with  some  black  metal  screams  and  guitar  leads  and  then  the  music  starts  to  alternate  between  slow  and  fast  parts.

  Song  lyrics  cover  Satanism  and  Occultism  themes,  while  the  production  has  it  very  raw,  powerful  and  heavy  sound  where  you  can  hear  all  of  the  musical  instruments  that  are  present  on  this  recording.  

  In  my  opinion  this  is  another  great  sounding  recording  from  Decayed  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  old  school,  raw,  satanic  black  metal,  you  should  check  out  this  compilation  album.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Immortal  Entreaty"  "Abyssic  Winds''  "The  Invocation"  and  "At  The  Strike  Of  Midnight".  RECOMMENDED  BUY.  

Source : http://occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2013/11/decayedunholy-demon-seediron-blood-and.html


Dark Managarm/Back From Hell/Iron, Blood And Death Corporation/2013 CD Review

vendredi 29 novembre 2013 à 03:09

  Dark  Managarm  are  a  band  from  France  that  plays  a  very  fast  and  anti  human  form  of  black  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2013  album  "Back  From  Hell"  which  was  released  by  Iron,  Blood  And  Death  Corporation.

  "Back  From  Hell"  which  is  also  the  first  song  on  the  album  as  well  as  title  track  opens  up  with  drum  beats  and  melodic,  dark  guitar  riffs  before  going  into  a  faster  and  heavier  direction  along  with  blast  beats  and  high  pitched  black  metal  screams  which  also  utilize  a  small  amount  of  death  metal  elements  and  the  song  sticks  to  a  fast  and  brutal  direction.

  'War  God  Excecration"  begins  with  fast  and  heavy  guitar  riffs  along  with  some  drums  a  few  seconds  alter  that  evolve  into  blast  beats  once  the  high  pitched  screams  kick  in  and  after  awhile  you  can  hear  some  primitive  melodies  in  the  guitar  riffing  along  with  a  small  amount  of  deeper  vocals   and  halfway  through  the  song  there  is  a  brief  use  of  mid  paced  sections  before  getting  fast  again  as  well  as  alternating between  the  two  parts.

  "Underworld  Glorification"  opens  up  with  drum  beats  that  evolve  into  blast  beats  once  the  fast  Swedish  style  black  metal  guitar  riffs  and  grim  sounding  high  pitched  screams  kick  in  and  then  the  music  slows  down  a  bit  and  adds  in  melody  and  a  brief  use  of  growls  before  alternating  between  fast  and  slow  parts.

  "Necromancia"  starts  up  with  fast  and  heavy  guitar  riffs  along  with  brutal  blast  beats  and  high  pitched  screams  and  a  few  seconds  alter  the  music  starts  adding  in  mid  paced  sections  along  with  a  small  amount  of  death  metal  growls  before  alternating  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.

  "Plague'  kicks  in  with  slow  and  heavy  guitar  riffs  along  with  some  drums  and  the  song  has  a  thrash  feeling  to  it  in  the  beginning  before  going  into  a  more  raw  and  fast  black  metal  direction  along  with  blast  beats  and  high  pitched  screams  and  you  can  also  hear  bass  guitars  in  certain  sections  of  the  song  as  well  as  a  brief  use  of  deep  growls  and  after  a  couple  of  minutes  the  guitar  riffing  also  utilizes  a  small  amount  of  dark  sounding  melodies  while  also  going  for  more  of  a  mid  paced  direction  and  then  speeding  up  again.  

  'Blasphemic  Humiliation" comes  in  with  heavy  guitar  riffs  along  with  drums  before  going  into  a  faster  direction  with  brutal  blast  beats  and  high  pitched  screams  and  the  song  sticks  to  a  fast  black  metal  direction.

  "Nocturnal  Reaper"  is  introduced  with  old  school  black  metal  guitar  riffs  that  are  very  fast  along  with  some  blast  beats  from  the  drums  as  well  as  some  high  pitched  screams  and  after  awhile  there  is  a  brief  use  of  mid  paced  sections  while  mostly  sticking  to  a  faster  direction.    

  "Misanthropic  Armageddon"  makes  its  way  in  with  sounds  of  war  and  air  raid  sirens  before  adding  in  some  fast  black/war  metal  style  guitar  riffs  along  with  blast  beats  from  drums  as  well  as  a  mixture  of  high  pitched  screams  and  deep  growls  and  after  awhile  the  music  starts  to  alternate  between  mid  paced  and  fast  parts.

  "Hell's  Wolf  Reing"  which  is  also  the  last  song  on  the  album  begins  with  wolves  barking  before  going  into  some  fast  and  chaotic  black  metal  guitar  and  bass  riffs  along  with  some  blast  beats  from  the  drums  before  adding  in  mid  paced  sections,  melodic  guitar  riffing  and  grim  screams  along  with  a  small  amount  of  deeper  vocals  which  leads  to  the  music  sticking  mostly  to  a  faster  direction.

  Song  lyrics  cover  Anti  Human,  Misanthropic,  Blasphemous  and  occultism  themes,  while  the  production has  a  very  strong,  powerful  and  heavy  sound  that  is  not  either  too  raw  or  overproduced  sounding.

  In  my  opinion  Dark  Managarm  are  a  very  great  sounding  fast,  anti  human  black  metal  band  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  genre,  you  should  check  out  this  recording.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Back  From  Hell"  "Necromancia"  "Blasphemic  Humiliation"  and  "Hell's  Wolf  Reing".  RECOMMENDED  BUY.      

Source : http://occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2013/11/dark-managarmback-from-helliron-blood.html