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23 Years Ago: EMPEROR record In the Nightside Eclipse at Grieghallen – Norwegian Black Metal

From the Bård Guldvik Eithun (Faust) interview in Slayer #10: The original recording found place the last two weeks of July ’93. But it was mixed in late November ’93, it should be mixed for hopefully the last time in … Continue reading 23 Years Ago: EMPEROR record In the Nightside Eclipse at Grieghallen – Norwegian Black Metal

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23 Years Ago: ABIGAIL finish recording Descending from a Blackend Sky EP (Tokyo Black Metal)

On this day in 1993 Yasuyuki Suzuki (sometimes known as Barbatos, before he formed the band) finished recording Descending from a Blackend Sky at Studio Sozo. It was released by Heretic Supremacist Brotherhood Records, run by The Unsane (BESTIAL SUMMONING). … Continue reading 23 Years Ago: ABIGAIL finish recording Descending from a Blackend Sky EP (Tokyo Black Metal)

36 Years Ago: MOTÖRHEAD live in Nottingham, Theatre Royal (Rockstage ATV)

Recorded live on this day in 1980. Rockstage broadcast gigs from Nottingham’s Theatre Royal and this episode went out on 4 April 1981. The programme aired on midlands ATV which closed in 82 (ITV Central now). The Rockstage gig came after a European tour in February-March and some sporadic dates until July. After a couple of months off, MOTÖRHEAD hit the road again for the “Aces Up Your Sleeve” tour to promote the Ace of Spades single (27 October) and album (8 November). The tour started here in Ipswich at the Gaumont (now Regent) on 22 October and finished at the London Hammersmith at the end of November … Continue reading 36 Years Ago: MOTÖRHEAD live in Nottingham, Theatre Royal (Rockstage ATV)

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28 Years Ago: REENCARNACIÓN record Acompáñame a la tumba (Colombian Black Metal)

Recorded a few months after their first full-length, known either as Reencarnación or 888 Metal, REENCARNACIÓN recorded the EP Acompáñame a la tumba on this day in 1988… 8/8/88. This EP has been re-released on vinyl and included on some … Continue reading 28 Years Ago: REENCARNACIÓN record Acompáñame a la tumba (Colombian Black Metal)

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The original text source for Yggdrasil – ENSLAVED (Frost) – Hávamál (Codex Regius scan)

As posted yesterday, Frost was released on this day in 1993. The song Yggdrasil takes it’s lyrics from part of the Hávamál poem. The poem is presented in the Codex Regius, an Icelandic collection with many Old Norse poems dating from the late … Continue reading The original text source for Yggdrasil – ENSLAVED (Frost) – Hávamál (Codex Regius scan)