Today is a special day, the kind that usually only happen in dreams. For today is the day that you get to listen to Metallica’s 2003 comeback/dad-metal-therapy album St. Anger and Nitro’s 1989 undersung glam metal tour-de-force O.F.R. (a.k.a. Out Fucking-Rageous), where every single song is played at the same. damn. time.
See the results below, courtesy Colin Marston (engineer at Menegroth: The Thousand Caves and member of Gorguts, Krallice, Dysrhythmia, and Behold the Arctopus). Both are pretty great listens – St. Anger sounds like a new Gorguts b-side, while O.F.R. could be the debut album from some new Connecticut denimcore black metal band.
On a less serious note, Colin’s band Krallice just surprise-dropped their newest record, Ygg Huur, which was once again recorded, mixed, and mastered by Colin at Menegroth. I’m on my second listen through and only have to say that it’s great, and a good intro to this band if you haven’t heard them before, as these songs actually have titles and aren’t all over 15 minutes long.
What’s pretty incredible is that according to the Bandcamp notes, this album was recorded over this past July 4th weekend. What other bands get their shit out this fast?
Purchase Ygg Huur digitally and pre-order it on CD/LP via Gilead Media at this link.