The Obelisk Radio Adds: Godflesh, Early Man, Temple of Void, Mage and Lamperjaw

Posted in Radio on October 16th, 2014 by JJ Koczan

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I wanted to make sure I did a round of radio adds for this week. Not just because they’re fun to do and it’s a bit like submerging my head in heaviness for an afternoon, but because I’ve already got one or two records in mind to join the playlist next week (or the week after, depending on time) and I don’t want to get too far behind. As always, these five are just picks out of the bunch. Over 20 records went up to the server today, so there’s much more than this to dig into. As well as all the rest of everything up there. I don’t even know how much stuff that is at this point. Last I heard from http://techplaza.kz/?buy-argumentative-essay-online Set of stationery is paper for writing letters to the fantasy fans or main paths.◊ŤÚŗť ÔÓŽŪÓŮÚŁĢ09.02.2018 Slevin, it was “a lot.” Nothing like more, then.

The Obelisk Radio adds for Oct. 16, 2014:

Godflesh, A World Lit only by Fire

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Early Man, Thank God You’ve Got the Answers for us All

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After starting out in Ohio and making their way to New York around the middle of the last decade, the duo of multi-instrumentalist/vocalist¬†Mike Conte¬†and guitarist¬†Pete Macy¬†— better known as Early Man¬†— recorded their new album,¬†Thank God You’ve Got the Answers for us All, as they put, “inside various closets, attics and basements within the greater Los Angeles area over the past year.” I recall seeing them in Manhattan and getting their demo in 2004/2005 and¬†Early Man¬†was¬†the shit. They were gonna be huge. A contract with¬†Matador Records¬†brought their debut and then they went five years before their next album came out, and by then, retro metal and heavy rock has passed them by.¬†Thank God You’ve Got the Answers for us All¬†taps some of the same younger-Metallica¬†vibing of their earliest work on “Black Rains are Falling” and closer “The Longer the Life,” but the current of¬†Sabbathian heavy that was always there remains strong and “Always Had a Place in Hell to Call My Own” ups the ante with a more punkish take. The recording is raw in the new digital sense, but the tracks¬†get their point across well enough, and¬†Conte‘s songwriting has always produced some memorable results — the keyboard-soaked “Hold on to Nothing” stands out here — but it seems like the story of¬†Early Man¬†is still waiting to be told.¬†Early Man on Thee Facebooks, on Bandcamp.

Temple of Void, Of Terror and the Supernatural

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Any given song, it can be hard to tell where Detroit’s¬†Temple of Void¬†come down on the spectrum of doom/death and death/doom, but whatever genre tag you want to stick on it,¬†their debut long-player,¬†Of Terror and the Supernatural, is fucking grim. A roaring morass of thuds, low growls, bouts of extreme violence and bludgeonry, and horror — oh, the horror. Last year’s¬†Demo MMXIII¬†(review here) was fair enough warning, but what the double-guitar five-piece do across these eight tracks is a cruelty of atmosphere and lurch. Squibbles perpetrate “Invocation of Demise,” which also has some surprise key work that sounds like a flute, and a moment of respite arrives with the subsequent “To Carry this Corpse Evermore” in¬†Opethian acoustics, but as the title would indicate, “Rot in Solitude” throws the listener right back into the filth and it’s there¬†Temple of Void¬†seem most in their element. Buried deep in “Exanimate Gaze” is a melodic undertone and 10-minute finale “Bargain in Death” shows a fairly dynamic approach, but the core of what they do is rooted in toying with a balance between death and doom metals, and already on their first outing they show significant stylistic command. If they tour, it’s hard to imagine one of the bigger metal labels —Relapse,¬†Metal Blade¬†—¬†wouldn’t want them somewhere down the line.¬†Temple of Void on Thee Facebooks, Saw Her Ghost Records, Rain without End Records.

Mage, Last Orders

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UK fivesome¬†Mage¬†debuted in 2012 with¬†Black Sands¬†(review here) and showcased a burly blend of heavy rock and metal, and tonally and in the drums,¬†their sophomore outing,¬†Last Orders, follows suit in copping elements of thrash,¬†Voivod-style otherwordliness and a penchant for shifting tempos effectively while keeping a seemingly downward path. Vocalist¬†Tom¬†has pulled back on the ultra-dudely vocals and it makes a big difference in the band’s sound for the better. He’s much better mixed and exploring some new ground¬†on “The Fallen,” but he boldly takes on the task with the slower “Beyond” — the longest song here at six minutes flat — and comes out stronger for it. Guitarists¬†Ben¬†and¬†Woody, bassist¬†Mark¬†and drummer¬†Andy¬†showcase some¬†Electric Wizard¬†influence in that song, but I wouldn’t tie¬†Mage‘s sound to any one band, as “Lux Mentis” before offers huge-sounding stomp and “Violent Skies” after feeds an adrenaline surge of chugging and turns before opening to¬†Last Orders‘ satisfying payoff,¬†Tom¬†tapping into mid-range¬†Halford¬†along the way and closer “One for the Road” reminding that there’s still a riffy side to the band as well.¬†Mage on Thee Facebooks, Witch Hunter Records.

Lamperjaw, Demo EP 2014

LAMPERJAW - Demo EP 2014

Formed in 2011, Virginian trio¬†Lamperjaw¬†make their three-track debut with¬†the descriptive¬†Demo EP 2014, drunken-stomping the line between sludge and Southern heavy. One can’t help but be reminded of¬†Alabama Thunderpussy‘s glory days listening to “Throw Me a Stone,” but with guitarist¬†Dedrian, bassist¬†Lane¬†and drummer¬†Codi¬†all contributing vocals,¬†Lamperjaw¬†bring something immediately distinguishing to their approach. “Blood Dreams” aligns them with the burl-bringing Southern set, some screams and a metallic chug surprising after the opener’s booze-rocking vibe, but their real potential comes out on the seven-minute “Menace of a Cruel Earth,” which moves from low-in-the-mouth whoa-yeah-style grit across a successful linear build to a harmonized, well-arranged apex. It’s always hard to judge a band’s intent by their first release, and there’s a lot about their sound¬†Lamperjaw¬†are still figuring out, but they’ve given themselves some directional liquidity on their first demo, and it will be interesting to hear how they proceed from this point.¬†Lamperjaw on Thee Facebooks, on Bandcamp.

Like I said, this is just a fraction of the stuff that went up to the server this afternoon, so if you get a second, I hope you’ll peruse the The Obelisk Radio Updates and Playlist page, or whatever it is I’m calling it in my head this week. It’s the same page as always either way.

Thanks for reading and listening.

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