Recent Listening @ Radical Research HQ – PLAYLISTS

Recent Listening @ Radical Research HQ – PLAYLISTS

Free Falls Into the Vortex:
Wagner:
King Crimson – Thrak (2015 CD issue)
Arcturus – La Masquerade Infernale
Arcturus – Disguised Masters
Saint Vitus – Mournful Cries
Ulver – “Nowhere (Sweet Sixteen)”
Radiohead – “Little by Little”
Sugarcubes – “Water”
Missing Persons – Missing Persons EP
Judas Priest – “Alone”
Nuclear Death – For Our Dead
Nuclear Death – All Creatures Great and Eaten
Caravan – Blind Dog at St. Dunstans
Argent – Nexus
Powermad – Absolute Power
Stargazer – A Merging to the Boundless
Godley & Creme – Ismism
Godley & Creme – The History Mix Volume 1
Utopia – “Zen Machine”, “More Light”
Conqueror – Antichrist Superiority demo 1996
Mayhem – Grand Declaration of War
Ginn:
Tiamat – The Astral Sleep
Band of Susans – Love Agenda
Testament – The New Order
Acid Bath – Paegan Terrorism Tactics
Bathory – The Return
3 – “Sugar Life”
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love
Conqueror – War Cult Supremacy
Scott Walker – Climate of Hunter
Mayhem – De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Tar – Jackson
Slayer – “War Ensemble”
Godflesh – Pure
V/A – 20 Years of Dischord (Disc 1)
Napalm Death – Diatribes
Peter Hammill – PH7
Van Der Graaf Generator – The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome
Dodheimsgard – A Umbra Omega
Swallow – Blow
Damn the Machine – “One with the Dream”
Beastie Boys – Ill Communication
Hypocrisy – The 4th Dimension
Radiohead – “If You Say the Word”
Confessor – Condemned
Sonic Youth – NYC Ghosts & Flowers

early autumn:

Wagner:
Split Enz – Time and Tide
Carcass – Torn Arteries
Carcass – Symphonies of Sickness
Order From Chaos – An Ending in Fire
Arcturus – Constellation and first two albums
Ansur – first two albums
Megadeth – Youthanasia
The Police – Zenyatta Mondatta
Mythopoeic Mind – Hatchling
Be Bop Deluxe – Modern Music
Tantra – Holocausto
Conqueror / Black Witchery split, other early B.W.
Godley & Creme – second and third albums
Voivod – “Jack Luminous”
Leprous – Aphelion
Klaatu – first two albums
Virus – Oblivion Clock
Portal – Seepia, Avow
Amon – 87 & 89 demos
Bathory – “A Fine Day to Die”
Abigor – Time is the Sulphur in the Veins of the Saint

Ginn:
Grotesque – In the Embrace of Evil
Van Der Graaf Generator – H to He Who Am the Only One
Fugazi – Steady Diet of Nothing
Malokarpatan – Stridzie Dni
Carcass – Torn Arteries
Devo – New Traditionalists
Kreator – Coma of Souls
5UU’s – Hunger’s Teeth
Scorn – Evanescence
National Health – Of Queues and Cures
Morgoth – Cursed
The Cure – The Head on the Door
Black Flag – My War
DJ Shadow – Endtroducing…
G.I.S.M. – Detestation
ZZ Top – Rio Grande Mud
Saccharine Trust – Paganicons

mid-September 2021:

Wagner:
Portal – Avow
Cynic – Ascension Codes
Leprous – Aphelion
Monumentum – In Absentia Christi
Malokarpatan – Stridzie Dni
Frank Zappa – Tinsel Town Rebellion
Tantra – Holocausto
Black Rose – “Nightmare”
Def Leppard – On Through the Night
Wishbone Ash – “Like a Child”
Gentle Giant – Three Friends
Gary Numan – I, Assassin
Exodus – Pleasures of the Flesh
Fates Warning – Night on Brocken
Master’s Hammer – Mantras
Dismember – Like an Everflowing Stream
Rush – prime moments from Signals and Grace Under Pressure
Virus – The Agent That Shapes the Desert
 
Ginn:
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephant
Morbid Angel – Abominations of Desolation
Morbid Angel – Blessed Are the Sick
Snares of Sixes – MoonBladder
Deftones – “Ceremony”
Protector – Misanthropy
Smog – The Doctor Came at Dawn
Gang Gang Dance – Kasuashita
Albino Slug – Albino Slug
Dark Angel – Leave Scars
Glassjaw – Material Control
Glassjaw – Coloring Book
St. Vincent – “Mass Seduction”
Hypocrisy – The Fourth Dimension
Vangelis – Bladerunner OST
Samael – Rebellion EP
Radiohead – “If You Say the Word”
Metallica – Ride the Lightning
Third Eye Foundation – Semtex
Mekong Delta – Visions Fugitives
King Crimson – Islands
Lantlos – “Lake Fantasy”
Will Haven – WHVN
Pentagram (Chile) – The Demos

early September 2021:

Wagner:
Malokarpatan – Stridzie Dni
Virus – The Agent That Shapes the Desert
Faust – IV
Helios Creed – Boxing the Clown
Brian Wilson – Smile
Caravan – In the Land of Grey and Pink
Cardiacs – The Seaside
Xysma – Girl on the Beach
Godley & Creme – “Wet Rubber Soup” + “Cry”
Godley & Creme – singles & b sides 1979-1983
Dead Can Dance – Spleen and Ideal
Blasphemy – Blood Upon the Altar demo
Blasphemy – Fallen Angel of Doom
Carcass – Reek of Putrefaction
Trouble – Trouble (1990)
The Obsessed – The Obsessed
Carbonized – Disharmonization
King Crimson – Discipline

Ginn:
Trouble – Trouble (1990)
Carcass – Necroticism: Descanting the Insalubrious
Only Living Witness – Innocents
Samael – Rebellion
Chum – Dead to the World
Arcwelder – Pull
Ghostface Killa – Supreme Clientele
Faith No More – Angel Dust
Morbid Angel – Dominate
Pearl Jam – Ten
Sound Barrier – Speed of Light
At the Gates – Slaughter of the Soul
Riot – Inishmore
A Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders
Gamma Ray – Insanity & Genius
Paul Chain – Ash
Soundgarden – Superunknown
Soundgarden – “She Likes Surprises,” “Kyle Petty, Son of Richard”
Immortal – Battles in the North
Mind Over Four – The Goddess
Wild Dogs – Reign of Terror
Don Caballero – Singles Going Steady
Prince Paul – Prince of Thieves
Rush – Vapor Trails
Velocity Girl – “Crazy Town,” “Audrey’s Eyes”
Root – Hell Symphony
Enslaved – “Procreation (of the Wicked)”
Temple of the Dog – Temple of the Dog
Jeru the Damaja – The Sun Rises in the East
Devastation – Idolatry
Impetigo – Faceless

[Wagner]
Kayo Dot – Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike
Toby Driver -“ Kandu vs. Corky (Horrorca)”
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Stillborn – Necrospirituals
Godley & Creme – The History Mix Volume 1
10cc – Bloody Tourists
XTC – Mummer (incl. b sides)
Puscifer – Conditions of My Parole
Blut Aus Nord – Memoria Vetusta II: Dialogue With the Stars
Supuration – The Creeping Unknown 7”, Isolated 7”
Beyond Dawn – Up Through the Linear Shades 7”
Camel – “The Sleeper”
Gary Numan – I, Assassin
Ozzy Osbourne – Speak of the Devil
Angel – Helluva Band
[Ginn]
Amesoeurs – Amesoeurs
Himinbjorg – Haunted Shores
El-P – I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead
Alice In Chains – Facelift
Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun
Barkmarket – L Ron
Old – Lo Flux Tube
Black Flag – My War
Helmet – Aftertaste
Handsome – Handsome
Pink Floyd – Animals
Turbonegro – Apocalypse Dudes
Jacula – In Cauda Semper Stat Venerum
Descendents – Everything Sucks
Einsturzende Neubauten – “Armenia”
[Wagner]
Monumentum – In Absentia Christi
Triana – Hijos Del Agobio
Kayo Dot – Moss Grew on the Swords and Plowshares Alike
Ulver – the William Blake album
Godley + Creme – Ismism
Godley + Creme – L
Godley + Creme – Birds of Prey
10cc – various material 1976-83
Believer – “Nonpoint”
Green Carnation – “Lullaby in Winter”
Angel Witch – “Gorgon”
Uriah Heep – “Sunrise”
Yes – Fragile
Supersister – “She Was Naked” / “Spiral Staircase” 7”
Ramases – Space Hymns
Malokarpatan – Krupinske Ohne
Stillborn – Yesterday’s Blood / Son of Sodom 7” (80s Stillborn rules)
XTC – Mummer b-sides
[Ginn]
Mercyless – Abject Offerings
Happy Family – Happy Family
Fennesz – Venice
David Sylvian – Brilliant Trees
Helios Creed – The Last Laugh
Goblin – Buio Omega
Henry Cow – Leg End
V/A – 20 Years of Dischord
Dr. Octagon – Dr. Octagonecologyst
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
Miles Davis – Miles at the Fillmore
Leatherwolf – Leatherwolf
Andy Summers & Robert Fripp – I Advance Masked
DAF – Alles Ist Gut
Seefeel – Succour
Colossamite – All Lingo’s Clamor
Robert Fripp/David Sylvian – The First Day

[Wagner]
Blut Aus Nord – Memoria Vetusta II: A Dialogue With the Stars
Possessed – Seven Churches
Possessed – The Eyes of Horror
Pink Floyd – Live at Pompeii
Master’s Hammer – Mantras
Master’s Hammer – Formulae
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo 1992
Hammers of Misfortune – 17th Street
Fifth Angel – Fifth Angel
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
10cc – The Original Soundtrack
10cc – Deceptive Bends
Godley & Creme – Music From Consequences
Superdrag – “Do the Vampire”
Saint Vitus – Born Too Late
Saint Vitus – Thirsty and Miserable EP
Malokarpatan – Krupinske Ohne
Sadistik Exekution – We Are Death Fukk You
[Ginn]
Hades – The Dawn of the Dying Sun
Wolf Eyes – Human Animal
Wolf Eyes – Burned Mind
Pharaoh – Powers that Be
Believer – “Dimentia”
Master’s Hammer – The Mass demo 1989
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo 1992
Glassjaw – Worship & Tribute
Muslimgauze – Zul’m
U.K. – U.K.
Bad Religion – Generator
Heldon – Interface
Dredg – Catch Without Arms
Dredg – “Of the Room”
Benediction – Transcend the Rubicon
Deceased – The Blueprints for Madness

[Wagner]
10cc – How Dare You
10cc – In Concert (King Biscuit Flower Hour)
10cc – “Honeymoon with B Troop,” “Feel the Benefit”
Hotlegs – Thinks: School Stinks
The Police – Ghost in the Machine
David Bowie – Scary Monsters
David Bowie – No Plan EP
Leprous – Aphelion
Edge of Sanity – The Spectral Sorrows
Sadistik Exekution – The Magus
Sadistik Exekution – We Are Death Fukk You
Master’s Hammer – Finished (1988 demo)
Master’s Hammer – The Mass (1989 demo)
Lubricant – Swallow This: Years 1991-1993
Nuclear Death – Carrion for Worm
Diskord – Doomscapes
Gnidrolog – “Long Live Man Dead”
Canvas Solaris – Chromosphere
[Ginn]
Entombed – To Ride, Shoot Straight, and Speak the Truth
Heathen – Victims of Deception
Katatonia – “My Twin (Opium Dub)”
Dawnbringer – In the Lair of the Sun God
Cynic – Focus
Deftones – “Sex Tape”
Blind Illusion – The Sane Asylum
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Hellacopters – “Killing Allan” and “(Gotta Get Some Action) Now!”
Realm – Endless War
Mark Lanegan – Bubblegum
Kreator – Renewal
Tad – Inhaler
Dead Can Dance – “Xavier”
Professor Black – LVPVS
Deathrow – Deception Ignored
Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty
Chelsea Wolfe – “16 Psyche”
Unholy – The Second Ring of Power
Death – “Sacred Serenity”
The Cult – Beyond Good and Evil
[Wagner]
Canvas Solaris – Chromosphere
Leprous – Aphelion
Fleurety – Inquietum
Axis of Advance – Strike
Death Worship – End Times
Lubricant – Nookleptia
Diskord – Oscillations
Diskord – HDFH 7”
Jethro Tull – A Passion Play
Steven Wilson – Insurgentes
Cynic – Humanoid 10”
Cheap Trick – “She’s Tight”
Kiss – MTV Unplugged
Gorgoroth – Incipit Satan
Megadeth – Countdown to Extinction
[Ginn]
Sinister – Cross the Styx
Hoelderlin – Strange Birds
Sculptured – “The Ordeal of Undecidability”
Hawkwind – Quark, Strangeness and Charm
Public Enemy – Fear of a Black Planet
Shudder to Think – Pony Express Record
Shudder to Think – Get Your Goat
Amorphis – The Karelian Isthmus
Jeff Buckley – Songs for my Sweetheart the Drunk
Type O Negative – Dead Again
The Fall – Hex Education Hour
Solefald – Pills Against the Ageless Ills
Ramones – “I Wanna Live,” “Pet Sematery”
S.O.D. – Speak English or Die
Xmal Deutschland – Tocsin
Testament – The Legacy
Digable Planets – Blowout Comb
Univers Zero – Uzed

[Wagner]
Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen
Satyricon – Dark Medieval Times
Malokarpatan – Krupinske Ohne
Captain Beyond – Sufficiently Breathless
Captain Beyond – “Sweet Dreams,” “Oblivion”
Miles Davis – Bitches Brew
Julian Priester – Love, Love
Cardiacs – Heaven Born and Ever Bright
Masters Hammer – Formulae
Albino Slug – Albino Slug
Dun – Eros
Ben Levin Group – “The User”
Helios Creed – The Last Laugh
Gorgoroth – Twilight of the Idols
Exodus – Bonded by Blood
Dark Heresy – Abstract Principles Taken to Their Logical Extremes
Pink Floyd – Obscured by Clouds
Gentle Giant – Acquiring the Taste
[Ginn]
Strapping Young Lad – City
Helmet – Aftertaste
Anathema – Pentecost III
Anathema – “Lovelorn Rhapsody”
Minus the Bear – Highly Refined Pirates
Leatherface – Mush
Warrant – The Enforcer
Rival Schools – “Everything Has Its Point”
Scanner – Hypertrace
Einsturzende Neubauten – Halber Mensch
Starbreaker – Love’s Dying Wish
Mythological Cold Towers – Spheres of Nebaddon
Wipers – Is This Real?
Flying Saucer Attack – Further
Cranes – Wings of Joy

[Wagner]
Dark Heresy – Abstract Principles Taken to Their Logical Extremes
Porcupine Tree – Signify
Gentle Giant – Gentle Giant
Exciter – Long Live the Loud
Manilla Road – Dreams of Eschaton
Area – Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano
Premiata Forneria Marconi – The World Became the World
Masters Hammer – Fascinator
Mayhem – Live in Leipzig
Split Enz – various awesomeness 1979-84
Cardiacs – Heaven Born and Ever Bright
Beardfish – The Sane Day
Fates Warning – Perfect Symmetry
Manes – Be All End All
Sentenced – “The Glow of 1000 Suns”, “Amok Run”
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Xysma – Yeah
Jethro Tull – Living in the Past
Megadeth – Rust in Peace
Nuclear Death – Bride of Insect
TNT – Intuition
Dark Angel – Time Does Not Heal
Opeth – In Cauda Venenum
Blue Oyster Cult – Agents of Fortune
Angel – Helluva Band
Cardiacs – On Land and in the Sea
[Ginn]
Cop Shoot Cop – White Noise
Cop Shoot Cop – “Surprise Surprise”
Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Magma – “De Futura”
DJ Muggs – Dies Occidendum
Morbid Angel – Blessed Are the Sick
Morbid Angel – Covenant
Love Battery – Dayglo
Anaal Nathrakh – The Codex Necro
Voivod – “Forgotten in Space”
Bolt Thrower – Warmaster
Immolation – “Those Left Behind”
Arachnoid – Arachnoid

[Wagner]

Judas Priest – Rocka Rolla
Conqueror – War Cult Supremacy
Helios Creed – Superior Catholic Finger
Cardiacs – On Land and in the Sea
Old – Lo Flux Tube
Deceased – “Planet Graveyard”
Ihsahn – Arktis
Voivod – “Golem”
Cremation – demos 1993-95
Disillusion – Gloria
Abigor – Leytmotif Luzifer
Sindrome – “Astral Projection”
Sadus – Illusions
Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers
David Bowie – Images 1966-67
Utumno- Across the Horizon
Phobia – Feverish Convulsions demo
[Ginn]
Into Another – Seemless
Enslaved – Isa
Therion – Beyond Sanctorum
Seaweed – Four
Mercyful Fate – “Gypsy”
Deicide – Legion
Godflesh – Streetcleaner
Lush – Split
Voivod – “Forgotten in Space”
Love Battery – Dayglo
Marduk – Opus Nocturne
Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty
[Wagner]
Blue Oyster Cult – Secret Treaties
Blue Oyster Cult – On Your Feet Or On Your Knees
Utumno – Across the Horizon
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions, “The Molecular Scythe”
Proclamation – Advent of the Black Omen
Primus – Frizzle Fry
Cardiacs – Heaven Born and Ever Bright
Porcupine Tree – The Incident
Area – Gli Dei Se Ne Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano
Conqueror – War Cult Supremacy
Therion – “The Way”, “Tyrants of the Damned”
Type O Negative – “Hey Pete”
Disillusion – Gloria
Captain Beyond – Captain Beyond
Beardfish – Fran En Plats Du Ej Kan See

[Ginn]
Viper – Theatre of Fate
Tool – Opiate
Hemlock – Lust for Fire
Lingua Ignota – “Wicked Game”
Hittman – Hittman
Dead Horse – Peaceful Death and Pretty Flowers
Epitaph – Echoes Entombed: The Demo Anthology
Dinosaur Jr. – Bug
Testament – Souls of Black
Mark Lanegan – Scraps at Midnight
Helmet – Meantime
Queensryche – Operation: Mindcrime
Slowdive – Slowdive

Wagner:

Fates Warning – No Exit
Fates Warning – Theories of Flight
A Forest of Stars – The Corpse of Rebirth
Kataklysm – The Mystical Gate of Reincarnation
Stargazer – various material
Rush – various stuff 1981-84
Saint Vitus – s/t 1984
Anathema – A Natural Disaster
Die Kreuzen – Gone Away 7”
Judas Priest – “Desert Plains” & “Solar Angels”
Area – Gli Dei Se Na Vanno, Gli Arrabbiati Restano
The Tubes – Now
Circus – Movin’ On
TNT – Tell No Tales
Disillusion- Back to Times of Splendor
Disillusion – Three Neuron Kings
Bathory – Bathory
Xysma – Above the Mind of Morbidity
Proclamation – Advent of the Black Omen
Ginn:
Fear Factory – Soul of a New Machine
Cynic – 1990 demo
Cynic – 1991 demo (“Roadrunner demo”)
Helmet – Meantime
OLD – Lo Flux Tube
Radakka – 1991 demo
Meshuggah – “Do Not Look Down”
Primus – Frizzle Fry
Koenjihyakkei – Nivraym
Kazjurol – Toothcombing Reality’s Surroundings EP
Prong – “Irrelevant Thoughts”
Non-Fiction – In the Know
Living Color – Stain
Emperor – “Decrystallizing Reason”, “An Elegy of Icaros”
Void – Side B (w/ The Faith)
Skinny Puppy – “Worlock”, “Riverz End”
Pyogenesis – Love Nation Sugarhead EP
Napalm Death – Fear Emptiness Despair
Melvins – Joe Preston
Atheist – Unquestionable Presence
Type O Negative – “Unsuccessfully Coping With the Natural Beauty of Infidelity”, “Xero Tolerance”
Supuration – 1991 Promo
Apartment 213 – Mutilation EP
Creepmine – Chiaroscuro
Slint – 2-song EP
Talisman – Genesis
Cro-Mags – Before the Quarrel
Dark Angel – Leave Scars
Bolt Thrower – Realm of Chaos
Obliveon – From This Day Forward
Beyond Dawn – Bygones
Watching:
Brutal Truth, Ruthie’s Inn, San Francisco, 1994
Kataklysm, Wetlands, NYC, 1993

ravenous…
Wagner:
Disillusion – Back to Times of Splendor
Disillusion – Gloria
Disillusion – “Alea”
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
DBC – Universe
Plasmatics – Maggots: The Record minus corny narratives
Cardiacs – Sing to God (CD 2)
Cardiacs – A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
A Forest of Stars – The Corpse of Rebirth
Black Sabbath – 12/5/97 Birmingham UK
XTC – Apple Venus Vol. 1
XTC – The Big Express
Cheap Trick – Cheap Trick
Melvins/Tool – “Divorced”
Kiss – “Creatures of the Night,” “War Machine,” “I Still Love You”
Rush – various recordings 1978-81
Megadeth – the good stuff on Cryptic Writings
Nuclear Assault – Out of Order
Atheist – Elements
Old – “Last Look”
Curved Air – Air Cut

Wagner:
Speed Kills – various artists 1985

Curved Air – Air Cut
Curved Air – Phantasmagoria
Flea – Topi O Uomini
Jethro Tull – Thick as a Brick
Cardiacs – Sing to God (CD 1)
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Stargazer – A Merging to the Boundless
Asphyx – Asphyx
Sadus – D.T.P. demo
Megadeth – So Far, So Good, So What minus cover song
WASP – s/t esp. Blackie’s vocals
Pretty Maids – s/t EP
Breaker – Get Tough
Rush – Counterparts
XTC – English Settlement
Jean-Luc Ponty – Enigmatic Ocean
Queen – Brian May’s work on the otherwise mostly junky The Miracle, “Chinese Torture”
Ginn:
Blasphemy – Fallen Angel of Doom
Melvins – Stoner Witch
Rippikoulu – Musta Seremonia
Death Side – Wasted Dream
Medicine – The Buried Life
Bestial Warlust – Vengeance War til Death
Out Cold – Lost Cause
Monster Magnet – Dopes to Infinity
Drive Like Jehu – Yank Crime
Floor – Madonna 7″
Joy Division – Closer
G.I.S.M. – Detestation

Wagner:

Crack the Sky – Crack the Sky
Van Halen – II
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Stargazer – The Scream That Tore the Sky
Misery’s Omen – Hope Dies
Misery’s Omen – To Worship Stone Gods 7”
Jean-Luc Ponty – Enigmatic Ocean
Curved Air – Air Cut
Deep Purple – Come Taste the Band
Genesis – “In the Glow of the Night”, “Fading Lights”
XTC – Black Sea, “The Somnambulist”
Voivod – Nothingface
My Dying Bride – The Angel and the Dark River
 
Ginn:
Helloween – Walls of Jericho
Poison Idea – Feel the Darkness
Revelation – “Eternal Search”
Abigor – Orkblut: The Retaliation
Clouddead – Ten
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Khorada – Salt
Bosnian Rainbows – Bosnian Rainbows
Target – Master Project Genesis
St. Vincent – “Masseduction”
Themselves – The No Music
Sear Bliss – Phantoms

Wagner:
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Anathema – Alternative 4
Anathema – A Fine Day to Exit
Cardiacs – Sing to God
Capability Brown – Voice
Curved Air – Phantasmagoria
Beyond Dawn – Heaven’s Dark Reflection demo ‘91
Messiah – Hymn to Abramelin
Alchemist – Promo 94, demo ‘91
Green Carnation – Light of Day, Day of Darkness
Black Sabbath – Headless Cross
Persian Risk – Ridin’ High / Hurt You 7”
Misery’s Omen – To Worship Stone Gods 7”
Bathory – “Under the Runes”
Ginn:
Grave – Into the Grave
Cannibal Ox – The Cold Vein
The Danse Society – Heaven Is Waiting
Paradox – Heresy
The 3rd and the Mortal – “Lengsel”
Gentle Giant – In a Glass House
Sculptured – Embodiment
Sculptured – Apollo Ends
Disgrace – “The Chasm”
Themselves – Them
Zyklon-B – Blood Must Be Shed
Crimson Glory – “Burning Bridges”
My Bloody Valentine – M B V
Orphaned Land – Sahara
Cardiacs – Sing to God
Bolt Thrower – Warmaster
Deep Puddle Dynamics – “I Am Hip Hop”
Amesoeurs – “Amesoeurs” (song)
Deftones – Ohms
Deftones – “Digital Bath” (DJ Shadow Remix)
Secrecy – Art in Motion

Wagner:

Mahavishnu Orchestra – The Inner-Mounting Flame
Eddie Jobson/Zinc – The Green Album
Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Away – Cities
Alchemist – various 1990-99
Mekong Delta – Visions Fugitives
Nuclear Assault – Handle With Care
Rottrevore – Copulation of the Virtuous and Vicious 7”
TNT – Knights of the New Thunder
Black Sabbath – Dehumanizer
XTC – The Big Express
Cardiacs – A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
Ginn:
In Flames – Subterranean
Emperor – “Of Blindness and Subsequent Seers”
Rival Schools – Pedals
Glassjaw – Material Control
Cardiacs – Sing to God
Will Haven – WHVN
Bloodbath – Unblessing the Purity
Codeine – Frigid Stars
Scanner – Hypertrace
Refused – Freedom
Secrecy – Art In Motion
Necromantia – Crossing the Fiery Path
Fawning – Illusions of Control
Hypocrisy – The Fourth Dimension
Fleurety – every fucking thing
Bruford – “Beezelbub”

Wagner:

Stargazer – Psychic Secretions
Fair to Midland – Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True
Fair to Midland – Arrows & Anchors
Everything Everything – Get to Heaven
David Bowie – Outside
Modern English – Mesh and Lace
Fields of the Nephilim – Elizium
Renaissance – Tired Blood/Vaudeville 7”
Suffocation – Human Waste
Sadus – Illusions
Sadus – Swallowed in Black
Plasmatics – Coup d’Etat
Devo – New Traditionalists
U.K. – U.K.
Steven Wilson – The Future Bites
Black Sabbath – Tyr
Rush – “Red Sector A”
Ginn:
Deathspell Omega – Drought
Deathspell Omega – Kenose
In the Woods… – “Generally More Worried than Married”
Gang Gang Dance – Kasuashita
Gang Gang Dance – God’s Money
Enslaved – Yggdrasill 1992 demo
Enslaved – “Fusion of Sense and Earth”
Failure – The Heart Is a Monster
Coil – The Ape of Naples
Thou Art Lord – Eosforos
Einsturzende Neubauten – Silence Is Sexy
Hum – Inlets
Bark Psychosis – Codename: Dustsucker

Wagner:
Cardiacs – Sing to God
Cardiacs – A Man and a House and the Whole World Window
Dodheimsgard – Supervillain Outcast
Beyond Dawn – Frysh
Everything Everything – Re-animator
Gordian Knot – Gordian Knot
Jethro Tull – Aqualung
Genesis – “Mama” / “It’s Gonna Get Better” 12”
Genesis – Invisible Touch
Kayak – “They Get to Know Me”
Cervello – Melos
Split Enz – “Hello Sandy Allen”
Black Sabbath – Cross Purposes
Deep Purple – “Stormbringer,” “The Gypsy,” “Soldier of Fortune”
Rainbow – “Sixteenth Century Greensleeves”
Europe – Wings of Tomorrow
W.A.S.P. – W.A.S.P.
Megadeth – Peace Sells But Who’s Buying?
King Diamond – Them
Enslaved – “Larger Than Time, Heavier Than Night”
Ginn:
Bat for Lashes – The Bride
Bat for Lashes – Haunted Man
Ved Buens Ende – Written in Waters
Queens of the Stone Age – “I Sat by the Ocean”
Subtle – A New White
Vaura – “Incomplete Burning”
Einsturzende Neubauten – Zeichnungen des Patientent O.T.
Einsturzende Neubauten – Halber Mensch
Gorgoroth – Destroyer
St. Vincent – St. Vincent
Pentagram – Relentless
Shudder to Think – Pony Express Record
Shudder to Think – Get Your Goat
Chelsea Wolfe – “Tracks (Tall Bodies)”
Entombed – Crawl EP
Entombed – Stranger Aeons EP

Wagner:

Pan-Thy-Monium – Khaooohs & Kon-fus-ion
Anathema – Eternity
Blitzkrieg – 1980 demo
Bolt Thrower – War Master
Old Funeral – “Forced to be Lost”
Alphataurus – Alphataurus
Puscifer – Existential Reckoning
Seventh Wave – Things to Come
Cardiacs – The Special Garage Concerts
King Crimson – Three of a Perfect Pair
Fates Warning – No Exit
Fates Warning – “The Destination Onward”
Candlemass – King of the Grey Islands
Black Sabbath – Seventh Star
Judas Priest – Defenders of the Faith
Testament – The Legacy
Ulver – Themes From William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Coroner – No More Color
Kreator – “Some Pain Will Last”

Ginn:

Laughing Hyenas – Life of Crime
Maxophone – Maxophone
Godflesh – Post-Self
Interpol – “Public Pervert”
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo
Sadus – A Vision of Misery
Husker Du – Land Speed Record
Dodheimsgard – Monumental Possession
Chelsea Wolfe – “Deranged by Rock and Roll”
Merciless – The Awakening
Arizmenda – Stillbirth in the Temple of Venus
Queens of the Stone Age – “I Appear Missing”
V/A – Swedish Death Metal (esp. disc 3)
Bad Religion – Against the Grain


Wagner:

Gordian Knot – Emergent
XTC – Mummer
Everything Everything – Re-Animator
Helios Creed – Boxing the Clown
Helios Creed – The Last Laugh
Queensryche – “I Dream in Infrared”
Carcass – “Embryonic Necropsy and Devourment”
Mortician – tracks from Corporate Death comp
Gorguts – “Condemned to Obscurity”
Deeds of Flesh – “Catacombs of the Monolith”
Gaahls Wyrd – “The Speech and the Self”
Puscifer – Existential Reckoning
Cardiacs – The Special Garage Concerts
Birds and Buildings – Bantam to Behemoth
Second Hand – Death May Be Your Santa Claus
Voivod – Lost Machine Live
Thin Lizzy – Renegade
 
Ginn:
Gordian Knot – Emergent
Thought Industry – Mods Carve the Pig: Assassins, Toads and God’s Flesh
Unleashed – Shadows in the Deep
Stille Oppror – S.o.2
Einsturzende Neubauten – Zeichnungen des Patienten O.T.
Paradox – Heresy
Hawkwind – P.X.R.5
Bjork – Volta
Morgoth – Cursed
The Gathering – Mandylion
Drop Dead – Drop Dead
Meshuggah – Koloss

2020 – The End of the Beginning:

Wagner:
Fields of the Nephilim – Elizium “from this maelstrom free are you”
Cardiacs – The Special Garage Concerts
Puscifer – Existential Reckoning
David Bowie – Hunky Dory
Second Hand – Death May Be Your Santa Claus
Seventh Wave – Things to Come
Seventh Wave – Psi-Fi
Wobbler – Dwellers of the Deep
Plasmatics – Metal Priestess
Sacrifice – Forward to Termination
Sarcofago – The Laws of Scourge
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
Blues Creation – Demon & Eleven Children (minus second song)
Fields of the Nephilim – “Sumerland (Dreamed Version)” 12”
Fields of the Nephilim – The Nephilim
 
Ginn:
Algaion – General Enmity
Sacred Rite – Sacred Rite
3 – “Sugar Life,” “You Are the Alien”
Rope Sect – The Great Flood
Cemetary – An Evil Shade of Grey
Beach House – Depression Cherry
Faith No More – “Matador”
Svrm – Zanepad
Svrm – Discography: 2015-2018
Fields of the Nephilim – Elizium
Ladytron – “Destroy Everything You Touch,” “International Dateline”
Rage – Perfect Man

Wagner:
Leprous – Bilateral
Puscifer – Existential Reckoning
Everything Everything – Re-Animator (my #1 album of 2020)
Megadeth – Killing is My Business…and Business is Good
Megadeth – Last Rites demo 1984
Nuclear Assault – Survive
Kayo Dot – Gamma Knife
Blues Creation – Demon & Eleven Children
Seventh Wave – Psi-Fi
3 – “Only Child”
Ginn:
St. Vincent – Strange Mercy
Deathspell Omega – Drought
Deathspell Omega – “Chaining the Katechon”
Alice in Chains – Facelift
Furze – Trident Autocrat
Beyond Dawn – Frysh
Suffocation – Effigy of the Forgotten
Monumentum – In Absentia Christi
Disharmonic Orchestra – “I Hyperact”
Abigor – Nachthymnen (From the Twilight Kingdom)
Paul Chain – various
Vomitory – Through Sepulchral Shadows demo
Type O Negative – Dead Again

Wagner:

Osanna – Palepoli
Seventh Wave – Psi-Fi
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Yes – Tormato
Voivod – Lost Machine Live
Canvas Solaris – Chromosphere
Jethro Tull – Benefit
Alphataurus – Alphataurus
Flamingods – Levitation
Pest – Ara
Kiss – Animalize
Kiss – “Journey of 1000 Years”
Sigmund Snopek III – Roy Rogers Meets Albert Einstein

Ginn:

Thule – Natt
Dodheimsgard – Monumental Possession
Dodheimsgard – Supervillain Outcast
Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
Throwing Muses – Throwing Muses
Glenmore – Materialized
Manes – Svarte Skoger
And Also the Trees – Virus Meadow
Heretic – Breaking Point
Ludicra – Fex Urbis Lex Orbis
Arachnoid – Arachnoid
Mekong Delta – Mekong Delta

Wagner:
Stanley Clarke – 1974 s/t
Captain Beyond – Captain Beyond
Oxiplegatz – Fairytales
Carcass – Despicable
Pest – Ara
Vaura – The Missing
Genesis – January 1970, BBC
Genesis – Three Sides Live
Wobbler – Dwellers of the Deep
Wobbler – Afterglow
Fates Warning – “The Destination Onward”
Sigmund Snopek III – “Ride in the Dark”
Flamingods – “Peaches”
Old – “Peri Cynthion”
Ginn:
Manes – Svarte Skoger
And Also the Trees… – Virus Meadows
Kristin Hersh – Hips and Makers*
Sepultura – Schizophrenia
Ulver – “The Future Sound of Music”
Arachnoid – Arachnoid
Pestilence – Malleus Malleficarum
Red House Painters – Shock Me EP*
St. Vincent – Strange Mercy*
Pale Saints – The Comforts of Madness*
The Breeders – Last Splash*
Abigor – Supreme Immortal Art
*A brisk re-reading of Martin Aston’s excellent story of 4AD Records, Facing the Other Way, prompted the asterisked selections. My favorite label, the ultimate mesh of sound and design that, at least in part, inspires the RR mission? Maybe. Probably.

Wagner:

Sigmund Snopek III – Roy Rogers Meets Albert Einstein
Seventh Wave – Psi-Fi
Carcass – “The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue”
Entombed – Crawl EP
Borknagar – The Archaic Course
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
Ethos – Open Up
Herbie Hancock – Man-Child
Voivod – “Vortex,” “Erosion,” “Drift,” “Ion”
Kayo Dot – “Rings of Earth”
Everything Everything – Re-Animator
Thom Yorke – Anima
Albert Bouchard – Re Imaginos
Ginn:
Dodheimsgard – A Umbra Omega
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
Amesoeurs – Amesoeurs
Hum – Inlet
Maxophone – Maxophone
Vicious Rumors – Soldiers of the Night
Desolation Triumphalis – Forever Bound to Nothingness
Metallica – Kill ’em All
Blue Oyster Cult – “Don’t Turn Your Back”
Aesop Rock – Labor Days
The March Violets – Natural History
Broadcast – Haha Sound
Fleurety – Inquietum
Afflicted – Wanderland 7″
Big Country – Steeltown
Mayhem – Chimera

Wagner:

Anathema – We’re Here Because We’re Here
Queens of the Stone Age – “Mosquito Song”
Black Sabbath – The Eternal Idol Ray Gillen demos
Aunt Mary – Janus
Albert Bouchard – Re Imaginos
A Forest of Stars – A Shadowplay for Yesterdays
Stanley Clarke – 1974 s/t
Citizen Band – “The Ladder Song”
Duran Duran – “Late Bar”
Deftones- Ohms
Wobbler – Dwellers of the Deep
Primordial – “Gods to the Godless”
Ginn:
Bethlehem – S.U.I.Z.I.D.
Whiplash – Ticket to Mayhem
Gas – Konigsforst
The Damned – Phantasmagoria
Faith No More – “The Real Thing” (song)
Root – Temple in the Underworld
Chelsea Wolfe – Hiss Spun
O Yuki Conjugate – Into Dark Waters
Monumentum – In Absentia Christi
Red Temple Spirits – “Dark Spirits”
Cranes – Wings of Joy
Marduk – Those of the Unlight
Il Balletto di Bronzo – Ys
Skinny Puppy – “Smothered Hope,” “Far Too Frail”
Mayhem – Daemon

Welcome to Hell…who gives a shit?

Wagner:
Wobbler – Dwellers of the Deep
Genesis – BBC Jan. 9, 1970
Mingo Lewis – Live at the Record Plant, 11/9/74
Holy Moses – The New Machine of Liechtenstein
Atrocity – Hallucinations
Atrocity – Longing for Death
Destruction – Sentence of Death
Carcass – Despicable
Vaura – The Missing
Leprous – Pitfalls
Ulver – Messe I.X – VI.X
Herbie Hancock – Man-Child
Deep Purple – “Sail Away”, “You Fool No One”, “A 200”

Ginn:

Sacramentum – Far Away from the Sun
V/A – Isolationism
cLOUDDEAD – s/t
David Sylvian – Gone to Earth (disc 2)
Corrosion of Conformity – Blind
Jesu – Jesu
Death – Human
Disembowelment – Transcendence Into the Peripheral
Fennesz – Venice
Anthrax – Among the Living
Broadcast – Haha Sound
Aesop Rock – Labor Days
Colin Newman – A-Z
Ulver – Wars of the Roses


birdsong in reverse:

Wagner:
Everything Everything – Re-animator
Everything Everything – A Fever Dream
Joywave – How Do You Feel Now?
Ulver – “Machine Guns and Peacock Feathers,” “Nostalgia”
Genesis – second half of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, “Frustration”
Roxy Music – Country Life
Aunt Mary – Janus
Samhain – Final Descent (Samhain Grim part)
Blessed Death – Destined for Extinction
Coroner – Punishment for Decadence
Enslaved – Utgard
Dredg – Orph (1997 demo)

Ginn:

The Fall – Dragnet
Coil – various tracks from Beginners and Finishers comps
Soundgarden – “Girl U Want,” “Show Me”
Blut Aus Nord – The Work Which Transforms God
Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen
Pere Ubu – New Picnic Time
Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, “Can-Utility & the Coastliners”
Flying Saucer Attack – “My Dreaming Hill”
Swans – Love of Life
Wolf Eyes – Burned Mind
Wolf Eyes – Human Animal
Slowdive – “Catch the Breeze,” “Sugar for the Pill”
Einsturzende Neubauten – Halber Mensch
Mental Home – Black Art
Sonic Youth – Dirty
Sonic Youth – A Thousand Leaves

Wagner:

Deftones – Ohms
Tim Bowness – Late Night Laments
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
The Shy Guys – “Black Lightening Light”
Wishbone Ash – Live at Rockpalast 1976
Blue Oyster Cult – The Symbol Remains (minus two)
Beardfish – Destined Solitaire
Holy Moses – The New Machine of Liechtenstein
Morgoth – Odium
Kiss – Lick it Up
TNT – Intuition

Ginn:

Virgin Prunes – If I Die, I Die
Franco Battiatto – Sulle Corde di Aries
Bauhaus – “Double Dare”
Sacramentum – Far Away from the Sun
Black Star – Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are…
Loveliescrushing – Xuvetan
The Birthday Party – “Release the Bats” track
The Fall – Hex Education Hour
Crypt of Kerberos – Cyclone of Insanity/Visions Beyond Darkness
Band of Susans – Hope Against Hope
Chelsea Wolfe – Birth of Violence
Chelsea Wolfe – Apokalypsis
Hammers of Misfortune – Church of Broken Glass
Gryphon – Red Queen to Gryphon Three
Swallow – Blow
Helloween – Walls of Jericho
Helloween – Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 1
L’Uovo di Colombo – s/t
Swans – The Burning World
Swans – The Great Annihilator
Pale Saints – “Throwing Back the Apple”
Sonic Youth – Bad Moon Rising
Sonic Youth – Evol

Wagner:

Duran Duran – Paper Gods
Duran Duran – Pop Trash
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
Ulver – Live at Roadburn
V/A – Warfaring Strangers: Acid Nightmares
Fates Warning – Awaken the Guardian Live
Yes – “Close to the Edge” (song)
Van Halen – “Atomic Punk,” “On Fire,” “Loss of Control,” “Light Up the Sky”
Melvins – The Bride Screamed Murder
Maudlin of the Well – “Stones of October’s Sobbing”, “Banquet of Dis”
Enslaved – Utgard
Nocturnal Rites – “Pentagram”
Sanctuary – “Battle Angels”
Holy Moses – Finished With the Dogs
Ginn:
Abigor – Opus IV
Corte Dei Miracoli – Corte Dei Miracoli
Running Wild – Under Jolly Roger
Tar – Jackson
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Geisterfaust
David Bowie – Heathen
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Violens – “Totally True”
Helios Creed – Lactating Purple
Arachnoid – Arachnoid
Deathspell Omega – “Diabolus Absconditus”/”Mass Grave Aesthetics”
Mark Lanegan – Whiskey for the Holy Ghost
Beherit – The Oath of Black Blood
Wild Nothing – “Shadow”
Thanatos – Realm of Ecstasy
Cranes – Forever

Wagner:

Warfaring Strangers: Acid Nightmares (various artists)
Fates Warning – “Damnation,” “Night on Brocken” live at Keep It True festival 2016
Black Sabbath – Mob Rules
Anathema – Eternity
XTC – Apple Venus Vol. 1
Kestrel – Kestrel
Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno – Per…Un Mondo di Cristallo
Ginn:
Tiamat – The Astral Sleep
Soundgarden – Superunknown
Cocteau Twins – Victorialand
Solefald – “Hyperhuman”
Love Battery – Dayglo
Paradise Lost – Draconian Times
Robert Fripp – Exposure
Alice in Chains – “Nutshell”
Jesus Lizard – Down
Root – Hell Symphony
Psychedelic Furs – “The Ghost in You”
Metamorfosi – Inferno
Sabbat – Embody
Volcano Suns – The Bright Orange Years
Dead Can Dance – Aion
Monster Magnet – “Spine of God” track
Drudkh – Autumn Aurora
Brian Eno & Harold Budd – The Pearl
Archers of Loaf – Icky Mettle
Samael – Blood Ritual
Richard Pinhas – IceLand
Hammers of Misfortune – 17th Street
Mork Gryning – Mork Gryning
Rodan – Rusty
Burzum – Filosofem
Magnum – Kingdom of Madness
Polvo – Cor-Crane Secret

Wagner:

Crimson Glory – Transcendence
Anathema – Eternity
Ulver – and lots of it
Chroma Key – Graveyard Mountain Home
Pentagram – “When the Screams Come”, “Burning Savior” (from Day of Reckoning)
Alice Cooper – Pretties for You
Ace Frehley 1978 solo album
The Tubes – Outside Inside
Kestrel – Kestrel
Eela Craig – Missa Universalis
Pyogenesis – various absurd heaviness ‘91/‘92
Carnivore – “Thermonuclear Warrior”
At the Gates – Slaughter of the Soul
Sacred Rite – Sacred Rite
Ginn:
Mekong Delta – The Principle of Doubt
Mekong Delta – Visions Fugitives
Paul Chain – Mirror
Bjork – Post
Varathron – “Fire Spell – Forbidden Hunt”
This Heat – Deceit
Queensryche – Operation: Mindcrime
Queensryche – Promised Land
Sacrilege – Behind the Realms of Madness
A Canorous Quintet – Silence of the World Beyond
Le Orme – Contrappunti
Cave In – “Joy Opposites”
Nevermore – Nevermore
Xmal Deutschland – Tocsin
Helloween – Walls of Jericho
Cannibal Ox – “Iron Galaxy”
Manes – Under ein Blodraud Maane



Autumn in the Air:

Wagner:
Kestrel – Kestrel (Esoteric 2CD reissue)
Supersister – Supersisterious
Rush – Counterparts
Mingo Lewis – Flight Never Ending
XTC – Apple Venus Volume 1
Mew – “Web”
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
Ihsahn – “Manhattan Skyline”
Leprous – “Moon”
My Dying Bride – “The Return of the Beautiful”
Cathedral – “Enter the Worms,” “Cosmic Funeral”
Nuclear Assault – Game Over
Nuclear Assault – The Plague
Plasmatics – Beyond the Valley of 1984
Ginn:
Egg – The Polite Force
My Dying Bride – Trinity
Bang on a Can Ensemble – Plays JG Thirlwell’s Anabiosis
Bang on a Can – Plays Brian Eno’s Music for Airports
Queensryche – Promised Land
Arcturus – Constellation
Brainiac – Electroshock for President
Rush – Hemispheres
Hades Almighty – The Pulse of Decay
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Geisterfaust
Lungfish – Rainbows from Atoms
Muslimgauze – Infidel
Robert Calvert – Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters
Cop Shoot Cop – White Noise
Trial of the Bow – Ornamentation
Glenn Branca – Symphony 16: Orgasm

Wagner mid-September ’20:

XTC – Apple Venus Volume 1
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
Fates Warning – No Exit
Ulver – Flowers of Evil
Coheed and Cambria – Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV
Pollen – Pollen
Eela Craig – Missa Universalis
Museo Rosenbach – Barbarica
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – The Good Earth
David Bowie – “Within You”
Holy Moses – Finished With the Dogs
Rage – Perfect Man
Bulldozer – Neurodeliri
Manilla Road – Mystification
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse


September 2020

Wagner:
Osanna – Milano Calibro 9
Rainbow – Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll
Deep Purple – Who Do We Think We Are
Kraan – Tournee
Jackson/Evans/Banton – The Long Hello
Ethos – Ardour
Genesis – Keep it Dark (3-song 12”)
Genesis – “Dodo / Lurker / Submarine / Naminanu”
XTC – Nonsuch
Pearl Jam – Riot Act
Jethro Tull – Stand Up
Kiss – Lick it Up
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse
Epitaph – 91/92 demos, 2020 remixes

Ginn:
Neko Case – Middle Cyclone
Coil – Musick to Play in the Dark, Volume 1
Melvins – Stoner Witch
Van Der Graaf Generator – “A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers”
Bathory – The Return
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – No More Shall We Part
Skin Yard – 1000 Smiling Knuckles
Queensryche – The Warning
Sonic Youth – EVOL
Uriah Heep – Demons and Wizards
Primal Scream – Evil Heat
Cathedral – Forest of Equilibrium
Helmet – Aftertaste
Il Rovescio Della Medaglia – Contaminazione
Paul Chain – Park of Reason

Emergency Playlist: Incorrigible (Wagner)
Anthony Phillips – Wise After the Event
Anathema – The Silent Enigma
Fates Warning – Long Day Good Night
Darryl Way’s Wolf – Night Music
Black Sabbath – Never Say Die
Colosseum II – “Dark Side of the Moog,” “Winds”
Osanna – Milano Calibro 9
Pan.Thy.Monium –  Dream II
Fleurety – “It’s When You’re Cold”
Akercocke – “Disappear”
Epitaph – Echoes Entombed: The Demo Anthology
Coroner – R.I.P
Candlemass – Ancient Dreams
Judas Priest – Hell Bent For Leather
Cheap Trick – In Color
Thomas Dolby – “Radio Silence”
Pearl Jam – “Angel”/“Ramblings 2”, various oddities on other 7”s
Mingo Lewis – Flight Never Ending
Before A Word Is Said (Gowen, Miller, Sinclair, Tomkins)
Ulver – “Vowels”
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse
Kraan – Wiederhoren
Ruphus – New Born Day

Listen Like its Your Final Listen…

Wagner:
King Crimson – Starless and Bible Black
Kansas – The Absence of Presence
Blocco Mentale – POA
Coroner – “Semtex Revolution”
Abstrakt Algebra II
Solstafir – demos 1997/98
Flowers – Icehouse
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
Alice In Chains – “Rotten Apple”, “Whale and Wasp”
Thin Lizzy – Black Rose
Fates Warning – “Face the Fear”
Alice Cooper – Pretties for You (esp. “Fields of Regret”)
Blow Out (Graf, Christensen, Hovensjo, Eberson)
Colosseum II – Strange New Flesh + 1975/76 demos
Nomeansno- Dance of the Headless Bourgeoisie
Ginn:
Emperor – Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk
Steve Hillage – Fish Rising
Virus – The Agent that Shapes the Desert
Mingo Lewis – Flight Never Ending
Borknagar – The Olden Domain
Hector Szobel – Szobel
Queensryche – Queensryche EP
Laughing Hyenas – Crawl
Horacee Arnold – Tales of an Exonerated Flea
Order From Chaos – Plateau of Invincibility
Cherry Five – Cherry Five
Helios Creed – Lactating Purple
The Deserts of Traun – Part III: The Lilac Moon
Swans – White Light from the Mouth of Infinity

Solar Fires of Unknown Origin…

Wagner:
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Solar Fire
Voivod – The End of Dormancy 12”
Voivod – Hypercube Session 8/9/20
Kraan – Kraan
Pink Floyd – Meddle
David Gilmour – 1978 s/t
Bloque – El Hijos del Alba
Herbie Hancock- Thrust
Van Der Graaf Generator – The Least We Can Do is Wave to Each Other
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse
Solstafir – I Blodi Og Anda
Powermad – “Nice Dreams”, “Plastic Town,” “Final Frontier”
Obsession – Marshall Law
Alice Cooper – Goes to Hell
Blue Oyster Cult – Fire of Unknown Origin
Soundgarden – Ultramega OK

Ginn:
Blue Oyster Cult – Fire of Unknown Origin
Glassjaw – Everything You Wanted to Know About Silence
Fates Warning – Parallels
Defleshed – Fast Forward
Rival Schools – United by Fate
Seaweed – Four
Dif Juz – Extractions
Team Sleep – Team Sleep
Soundgarden – “4th of July”
Beastmilk – Climax
Sloan – Never Hear the End of It
Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas
Red Harvest – Cold Dark Matter
Savatage – Hall of the Mountain King

Wagner:
Mingo Lewis – Flight Never Ending
Split Enz – Mental Notes (the 1975 original)
Pollen – Pollen
Curved Air – Live
Hoelderlin – “Phasing”
Chris Squire – “Silently Falling”
Ruphus – New Born Day
Ron Jarzombek- Solitarily Speaking of Theoretical Confinement
Kiss – Kiss
Alice Cooper – Easy Action
Duran Duran – “The Wild Boys”
Oranssi Pazuzu – Valonielu
The Long Hello by Jackson / Evans / Banton  & Friends
Kansas – The Absence of Presence

Ginn:
Godflesh – Streetcleaner
Godflesh – Pure
Godflesh – Songs of Love and Hate
Vicious Rumors – Soldiers of the Night
Vicious Rumors – Digital Dictator
Final Conflict – Ashes to Ashes
Gryphon – Red Queen to Gryphon Three
The Black – Priest of Satan
Carcass – Surgical Steel
Forbidden – “Forbidden Evil” (track)
United States of America – United States of America
Bethlehem – Dark Metal
Ulysses Siren – Above the Ashes
Einstürzende Neubauten – Silence is Sexy
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene
The Mars Volta – Octahedron
Disembowelment – Transcendence into the Peripheral
Holy Terror – Terror and Submission
Purtenance – Member of Immortal Damnation

GOODBYE JULY 2020:

Wagner:
Supersister – Supersisterious
Curved Air – Live
Osanna – Milano Calibro 9
Holy Terror – Guardians of the Netherworld: A Tribute to Keith Deen
Gorguts – The Erosion of Sanity
Japan – Quiet Life
Blow Out (Graf, Hovensjo, Eberson, Christensen)
Gowen/Miller/Sinclair/Tomkins – Before a Word is Said
Anthony Phillips – Wise After the Event
Kraan – Weiderhoren
Kraan – Tournee
Judas Priest – Rocka Rolla
Styx – Wooden Nickel era highlights
Bozzio Levin Stevens – Situation Dangerous
Julian Priester Pepe Mtoto – Love, Love
Herbie Hancock – Thrust
Edge of Sanity – “Velvet Dreams”
Sweven – The Eternal Resonance
The Cure – “Watching Me Fall”
Fates Warning – Awaken the Guardian (is The Absolute Best)
Supersister – To the Highest Bidder
Hoelderlin – the one with the clown on it
Rush – Presto, with a few reservations
Chris Squire – Fish Out of Water
Ginn:
Mystifier- Goetia
Fantasy – Paint a Picture
V/A – Desert Dances & Serpent Sermons
Melvins – Gluey Porch Treatments
No Man – “Soft Shoulders”
Suffocation – Pierced from Within
Aeternus – …And So the Night Became
Yes – “The Gates of Delirium”
Moondark – The Shadowpath
Forbidden – Disillusions 1992 demo
Tiamat – A Deeper Kind of Slumber
Neurosis – Enemy of the Sun
Anglagard – Hybris
Last 2 weeks in the hyper-cuboid Wagner hi-fi lab:
Novalis – Sommerabend
Alice Cooper – DaDa
Bestial Warlust – Blood & Valour
Dark Angel – Darkness Descends
Master – unreleased 1985 album
Sacrifice – Torment in Fire
Joywave – all 3 albums
Manes – “Young Skeleton” / “Mouth of the Volcano”
Solefald – Norron Livskunst
Judas Priest – Stained Class
Wishbone Ash – Live Dates
Tim Bowness – My Hotel Year
Genesis – Duke
Pink Floyd – A Momentary Lapse of Reason side 2
Steven Wilson – “How Big the Space”
Blue Oyster Cult – Spectres (minus one)
Kiss – Creatures of the Night
Kiss – (Music From) The Elder


Emanations from Savannah, Ginn Style:

Morgoth – Odium
Swallow – Blow
Bestial Warlust – Vengeance War til Death
Paradox – Heresy
Deceased – The Blueprints for Madness
Marconi Union – Under Wires and Searchlights
National Health – Of Queues and Cures
Into Another – Ignaurus
Coroner – Punishment for Decadence
Loveliescrushing – Xuvetyn
Hammock – “Blankets of Night”
Scanner – Hypertrace
Mystifier – Goetia

halfway through the most fucked up year in our lifetimes…at least we have these:

Wagner:
Fates Warning – Inside Out & live 1994/95
Genesis – Abacab
Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Jean-Luc Ponty – Cosmic Messenger (especially the utterly sick “Egocentric Molecules”)
Tim Bowness – Late Night Laments
Tim Bowness – Flowers at the Scene
OSI – “No Celebrations”
Nazareth – “The Ballad of Hollis Brown”
Rush – Permanent Waves
TNT – Intuition
Manes – Young Skeleton 7″
Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse
Iron Maiden – “Revelations”, “Where Eagles Dare”, “Innocent Exile”
Bestial Warlust – Vengeance War ‘Till Death

Ginn:
5 of 7 of Borivoj Krgin’s 1993 year-end playlist:
Talisman – Genesis
Memento Mori – Rhymes of Lunacy
Obliveon – Nemesis
Death – Individual Thought Patterns
Glenmore – Materialized
+
Swans – Various Failures
Nazxul – Totem
Aslan – 1986 demo
Porcupine Tree – Stupid Dream
Axis of Advance – The List
Dimmu Borgir – Enthrone Darkness Triumphant
Slayer – “Angel of Death”
Bolt Thrower – Realm of Chaos
Tool – Aenima
Edan – Beauty and the Beat
Comsat Angels – “Our Secret”
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo
Hum – Downward Is Heavenward
Sentenced – Amok
Nomeansno – “Everyday I Start to Ooze”
Queensryche – Operation: Mindcrime
Sugar – Beaster EP
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Wagner Synth Comp of Death
Ulver – Themes from William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Dream Theater – Images and Words

 

Wagner:
Joywave – Possession
Deep Purple – Deep Purple
Genesis – Duke
Bestial Warlust – Storming Bestial Legions Live 1996
Order From Chaos – Dawn Bringer
Beherit – Engram
Oranssi Pazuzu – Muukalainen Puhuu
Voivod – “Divine Sun”
Anathema – “Angelica”
Dismember – “Override of the Overture”
Fates Warning – No Exit
Pattern-Seeking Animals – Prehensile Tales
Kiss – Kiss
Split Enz – “Iris”
Drawn – “Marygold”
Abigor – Supreme Immortal Art
Entombed – Left Hand Path

Ginn:
Thought Industry – Songs for Insects
DVC – Descendant Upheaval
The Bronx – “History’s Stranglers”
Leatherface – Mush
Deathspell Omega – Kenose
Band of Horses – Everything All the Time
Conqueror – War Cult Supremacy
Solstafir – Masterpiece of Bitterness
Repulsion – Horrified
Sodom – Expurse of Sodomy
Red House Painters – Ocean Rain
Eisenvater – Eisenvater
New Pornographers – Together
Cave In – Antenna
Black Sabbath – “Hand of Doom”
Nomeansno – “ Everyday I Start the Ooze”
Voivod – Nothingface
Coroner – Grin

Then Came the Last Day of May 2020:
Wagner:
Frank Zappa – Zappa in New York
Frank Zappa – Zoot Allures
Jean-Luc Ponty – Imaginary Voyage
Rush – Exit…Stage Left
No-Man – “You Grow More Beautiful”
Anathema – The Crestfallen EP
Joywave – Possession
Oranssi Pazuzu – Mestarin Kynsi
Cathedral – Forest of Equilibrium
Order From Chaos – Stillbirth Machine
Morbus Chron – Sleepers in the Rift
Sweven – The Eternal Resonance
Candlemass – Nightfall
Cirith Ungol – Forever Black, “Brutish Manchild”
Kiss – Hotter Than Hell (+ various demos ’69-’95)
Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy
Pattern-Seeking Animals – Prehensile Tales
Phil Manzanera/801 – Listen Now
Greenslade – Greenslade
Hail Spirit Noir – “Blood Guru”

Ginn:
Hieronymous Bosch – Equivoke
Hieronymous Bosch – Artificial Emotions
Diamond Head – Lightning to the Nations
Virus – Carheart
Blue Oyster Cult – Agents of Fortune
Blue Oyster Cult – Secret Treaties
Opeth – Watershed
MGLA – Exercises in Futility
Venom – Black Metal
Annihilator – Alice in Hell
Rotting Christ – Passage to Arcturo
Samael – Ceremony of Opposites
Funeral Mist – “ A Circle of Eyes”
Jeff Buckley – Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk

Wagner:
Nocturnus – Thresholds
Joywave – Possession
Nuclear Death – For Our Dead
Blasphemy – Fallen Angel of Doom
Blasphemy – Gods of War
Carnivore – “Predator”
Ihsahn – Telemark (3 main songs)
Oranssi Pazuzu – Mestin Kynsi
Jean-Luc Ponty – Imaginary Voyage
Rush – “Cygnus X-1 (Book II: Hemispheres)”
Rush – A Show of Hands
Mythopoeic Mind – Mythopoetry
Herbie Hancock – Future Shock
Thin Lizzy – “Opium Trail”
Gaahls Wyrd – Gastir: Ghosts Invited
Gene Simmons 1978 solo album
Sweven – The Eternal Resonance

Ginn:
Deathspell Omega – Kénôse
Hum -Downward Is Heavenward
Alice In Chains – Dirt
Jesters of Destiny – “Diggin’ that Grave”
Abigor – Channeling the Quintessence of Satan
Sanguisugabogg – Pornographic Seizures
Univers Zero – Ceux du Dehors
Suffocation – Effigy of the Forgotten
Porcupine Tree – “Waiting, Phase 2”
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Opeth – “Reverie/Harlequin Forest”
Primus – Frizzle Fry
Enslaved – Mardraum
Maudlin of the Well – “Gleam In Ranks”
Bullet Lavolta – The Gift
Eucharist – Mirrorworlds
Velocity Girl – “Crazy Town”

Then Came The First Days of May, 2020:

Wagner:
Sweven – The Eternal Resonance
Cirith Ungol – Forever Black
Novalis – Novalis
Juggernaut – Baptism Under Fire
Sacred Rite – Is Nothing Sacred
Jumbo – DNA
Björk – Biophilia
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – most of The Roaring Silence
Genesis – “Inside and Out,” “Pigeons”
Peter Gabriel – Up
Iron Maiden – ‘83/‘84 era 12 inches
Mind Over Four – “Barriers and Passages”
Kiss – Unmasked
The Mars Volta – Octahedron
Khorada – Salt
Fates Warning – Inside Out
Pink Floyd – The Wall

Ginn:
Kreator – Flag of Hate EP
Triosk – The Headlight Serenade
Funeral Mist – Salvation
Slint – Spiderland
Murcof – Remembranza
Fates Warning – Perfect Symmetry
The Dale Cooper Quartet – Parole de Navarre
Eivind Aarset – Light Extracts
Dodheimsgard – Monumental Possession
Fantasy – Paint a Picture
Leatherface – Mush
Whirr – Sway
The Smiths – Singles
Helios Creed – Lactating Purple

late April 2020
Wagner:
Confessor – Condemned
Toby Driver – They Are the Shield
Rush – Grace Under Pressure
Rush – Hold Your Fire
Fates Warning – “Still Remains”
Scorpions – Fly to the Rainbow
Thin Lizzy – Johnny the Fox
Deep Purple – The Book of Taliesyn
Khorada – Salt
Witchfinder General – Death Penalty
Anacrusis – Suffering Hour
Nasty Savage – Penetration Point
Nocturnal Rites – “Okahoo”
Solefald – “2011, or a Knight of the Fail”
Giles, Giles & Fripp – The Cheerful Insanity of…
Genesis – “Feeding the Fire”
Matthew Parmenter – Horror Express
Jumbo – Vietato Ai Minori Di 18 Anni?
Nomeansno- Betrayal Fear Anger Hatred 7”
Pearl Jam – Gigaton
metric fucktons of the KISSFAQ podcast

Ginn:
MIA (perhaps in Canada in search of Sylvain Houde)

Wagner:
Arcturus – Arcturian
Mythopoeic Mind – Mythopoetry
Wishbone Ash – No Smoke Without Fire
UFO – Obsession
Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell
Fates Warning – Parallels
Jean-Luc Ponty – Mystical Adventures (twice)
Celtic Frost – Tragic Serenades
Celtic Frost – Into the Pandemonium (twice)
Enslaved – Monumension
Pyogenesis – Waves of Erotasia
3 – The Ghost You Gave to Me
Pattern-Seeking Animals – Prehensile Tales
ZZ Top – “Master of Sparks,” “Precious and Grace”
Melvins – most of Basses Loaded
Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis
Rush – “Vital Signs” live 1981
Judas Priest – “Turbo Lover” Priest Live! version
Steve Hackett – Voyage of the Acolyte
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Farewell Aldebaran
Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon
Arcturus – ReArcturianized

Ginn:
Slint – Spiderland
Jellyfish – Spilt Milk
Morbid Angel – Blessed Are the Sick
Strapping Young Lad – City
Cave In – Lost in the Air/Lift Off single
Emperor – Reverence
Soundgarden – Badmotorfinger
Godflesh – Streetcleaner
Aeternus – Beyond the Wandering Moon
Rob – Maniac OST
Voivod – The Wake
Scorn – Evanescence
Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
Radiohead – In Rainbows


April 1st, No Joke:

Wagner:
Akercocke – Renaissance in Extremis
Acid Bath – Radio Edits
Nomeansno – 0+2=1
The Police – Zenyatta Mondatta
Pearl Jam – Gigaton
Radiohead – “Talk Show Host” in its various permutations
Disillusion – “Alea”
Happy the Man – “New York Dreams Suite”
Darkthrone – Soulside Journey
Anthrax – Spreading the Disease
Testament – The Legacy
Peter Hammill – Over
TNT – Transistor
Borknagar – The Olden Domain

Ginn:
Minus the Bear – Voids
5uu’s – Hunger’s Teeth
God Macabre – The Winterlong
Chavez – Gone Glimmering
Maximo Park – The National Health
Coroner – “Serpent Moves”
Carcass – Symphonies of Sickness
Blind Guardian – “Theatre of Pain”
Pyogenesis – “God Complex”
Hexx – No Escape
Gorguts – “Nostalgia”
Marduk – Opus Nocturne
Enslaved – “Striker”
Tuatara – Breaking the Ethers

Quarantining:

Wagner:
Pearl Jam – Gigaton
Gentle Giant – Civilian
Gentle Giant – The Last Steps
Kataklysm – Sorcery
Archgoat – Whore of Bethlehem
Todtgelichter – Angst
Laster – Het Wassen Oog
Hail Spirit Noir – “The Mermaid”
My Dying Bride – “The Whore, the Cook and the Mother”
Kansas – The Absence of Presence
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Farewell Aldebaran
Mike Oldfield – “Taurus II”
ZZ Top – (most of) Eliminator
Eddie Hazel – Game, Dames and Guitar Thangs

Ginn:
Agents of Oblivion – Agents of Oblivion
Godflesh – Us & Them
Nostalgist – Disaffection
Il Balletto di Bronzo – Ys
Hemlock – Funeral Mask
Hemlock – Lust for Fire
Miranda Sex Garden – Suspiria
Crawl – Earth
Agalloch – The Mantle
Poison Idea – Feel the Darkness
Forbidden – “Forbidden Evil” track
Cathedral – Statik Magik EP
Todtgelichter – Schemen
Wool – “Chances Are”
Death – Human
Katatonia – For Funerals to Come

Wagner:
Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Farewell Aldebaran
Eddie Hazel – Game, Dames and Guitar Thangs
Jet Lag – Delusione Ottica
Atheist – Unquestionable Presence
Bathory – “In Nomine Satanas”
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephant
David Bowie – Let’s Dance
Japan – Tin Drum
Kataklysm – Temple of Knowledge
Disharmonic Orchestra – Ahead
Witchcraft – “White Light Suicide”
Mercyful Fate – Melissa
Diamond Head – Lightning to the Nations
Kiss – Lick it Up
The Beach Boys – Wild Honey
Kansas – The Absence of Presence
Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void

Ginn:
My Dying Bride – Turn Loose the Swans
Pavement – Slanted and Enchanted
At the Gates – With Fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness
Strapping Young Lad – City
Amebix – Monolith
Darkthrone – Under a Funeral Moon
Novalis – Brandung
Lisa Gerrard – The Mirror Pool
Anathema -“Sleepless”
Whirr – Sway
Brutal Truth – Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
Pan-Thy-Monium – Dream II
Thule – Natt
Ulver – A Quick Fix of Melancholy EP

Wagner:
Holy Terror – Mind Wars
Katatonia – For Funerals to Come
My Dying Bride – As the Flower Withers
The Mars Volta – Deloused in the Comatorium
Laster – De Verste Verte Is Hier
Discipline – Unfolded Like Staircase
UFO – No Heavy Petting
Van Der Graaf Generator – “Meurglys III (The Songwriters Guild)”
Arcturus – ReArcturianized

Ginn:
Cynic – Focus
Satyricon – The Shadowthrone
Jeff Buckley – “Forget Her”
Jeff Buckley – Grace
Madvillain – Madvillainy
Leprous – “Echo”
Dysrhythmia – Terminal Threshold
Godflesh – Selfless
Monster Magnet – “Snake Dance”
Opeth – Still Life
Opeth – “Bleak,” “Deliverance”
Swervedriver – “Never Lose That Feeling”

Wagner:
Island – Pictures
Zapped – Bizarre/Straight compilation 1970
Fleurety – “Face in a Fever”
Laster – Het Wassen Oog
Alphataurus – “La Mente Vola”
Chick Corea – The Leprechaun
Katatonia – Last Fair Deal Gone Down, Discouraged Ones
Duran Duran – Paper Gods
Dust – Hard Attack, “From a Dry Camel,” “Often Shadows Felt”
Kiss – Rock and Roll Over, Dynasty
Jag Panzer – Chain of Command
TNT – Knights of the New Thunder

Ginn:
Nick Cave – Ghosteen
Ulver – Nattens Madrigal, “Porn Piece or the Scars of Cold Kisses”
Solstafir – Masterpiece of Bitterness
Dissection – Storm of the Light’s Bane
Present – “Promenade Au Fond D’un Canal” (Live at NEARFest 2005)
Voorhees – Spilling Blood Without Reason
Crosses – Crosses
Beastmilk – Climax
Cradle of Filth – “To Eve the Art of Witchcraft”
Opeth – “Bleak”
Mindrot – Dawning
Paul Chain – Alkahest
Lustmord – Heresy
Deadboy and the Elephantmen – 2001 demo


Wagner:
Genesis – Wind and Wuthering

Genesis – A Trick of the Tail
Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters
Iron Maiden – The Number of the Beast
Bruce Dickinson – “Book of Thel”
Steven Wilson – “Salvaging”
Japan – “Suburban Love”
Peter Hammill – “A Better Time (Acapella)”
Bent Knee – Say So, “Way Too Long”
Thought Industry – Black Umbrella
Anathema – Pentecost III
Type O Negative – Bloody Kisses
Blue Oyster Cult – Fire of Unknown Origin
Foreigner – choice nuggs ’77/’78
Ginn:
Deadboy and the Elephantmen – various live bootlegs circa 2003-2004
Emperor – Wrath of the Tyrant EP
Meshuggah – The Violent Sleep of Reason
Hum – Downward Is Heavenward
Defleshed – Under the Blade
DBC – Universe
Edan – Beauty and the Beat
Amorphis – The Karelian Isthmus
Aeternus – Ascension of Terror
Loudblast – Sublime Dementia
Loincloth – At War with Norway demo 2003
Paradise Lost – Believe in Nothing

Wagner:
Billy Cobham – Spectrum
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Candlemass – Epicus Doomicus Metallicus
Celtic Frost – Into the Pandemonium
My Dying Bride – “Symphonaire Infernus et Spera Empyrium”
Kayo Dot – Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
Spastic Ink – “Words for Nerds”
Bjork – “An Echo, a Stain”
Pearl Jam – “Dance of the Clairvoyants”
Iron Maiden – “Childhood’s End,” “Total Eclipse”
Porcupine Tree – “Arriving Somewhere But Not Here,” “Open Car”
Enslaved – Monumension
Nuclear Death – The Planet Cachexial
Nuclear Death – All Creatures Great and Eaten

Ginn:
Frantic Bleep – The Sense Apparatus
In Flames – The Jester Race
Death – Human
Cynic – Focus
Immortal – “In My Kingdom Cold”
Godflesh – Us & Them
Coil – Horse Rotorvator
Morrissey – Bona Drag
Nachtmystium – Instinct: Decay
Dead Can Dance – “Xavier”
Christian Death – Only Theater of Pain
Dark Tranquillity – Enter Suicidal Angels

Wagner:
Celtic Frost – Into the Pandemonium
Prince – “Bambi,” “Tamborine,” “America”
No-Man – Love You to Bits (best guitar solo of 2019: David Kollar)
David Bowie – Low
Godley & Creme – Freeze Frame
My Dying Bride – 7 inches 1991-1994
My Dying Bride – Turn Loose the Swans
Amorphis – Black Winter Day EP
Witchcraft – The Alchemist
Thin Lizzy – Fighting
Beardfish – 2003 recording session
King Crimson – “Sleepless” live 10/94 Argentina
Desert Sessions – four songs from Vol. 11/12

Ginn:
Flying Saucer Attack – Further
Celtic Frost – Into the Pandemonium
Swans – Holy Money
Swans – Cop
Swans – Young God
Kansas – Point of Know Return
Wool – “Chances Are”
Rush – Caress of Steel
Throbbing Gristle – 20 Jazz Funk Greats

 

Exit the Warrior>>>

Wagner:
Rush – Permanent Waves
Van Der Graaf Generator – H to He Who Am the Only One
King Crimson – Thrak
Ved Buens Ende – Those Who Caress the Pale
Virus – The Black Flux (while thinking about Carheart)
Nuclear Death – various horrors ’86-’00
Autopsy – 1987 demo
Archgoat – Angelcunt (Tales of Desecration)
Megadeth – The System Has Failed
Rush – Exit… Stage Left

Ginn:
Anaal Nathrakh – Total Fucking Necro
Thorns – Thorns
Porcupine Tree – “Waiting (Phase 2)”
Collosamite – All Lingo’s Clamor EP
Rush – Hemispheres
Rush – Moving Pictures
Rush – “The Analog Kid”
Digable Planets – Blowout Comb
Carpathian Forest – Defending the Throne of Evil
Melvins – A Senile Animal
Melvins – Eggnog
Diabolical Masquerade – Nightwork
Scorn – Vae Solis
Pan-Thy-Monium – …..Dawn 1990 demo
Floor – Madonna 7”

First listens of 2020

Wagner:
Nomeansno – Wrong
Arcturus – Arcturian
Ved Buens Ende – Those Who Caress the Pale
Blue Oyster Cult – Secret Treaties
Pink Floyd – A Saucerful of Secrets, “Chapter 24”
Tchornobog – Tchornobog
No-Man – Love You to Bits
Into Another – Into Another
Virus – Carheart

Ginn:
In Camera – IV Songs
Arcturus – Constellation
Fennesz – Venice
New Order – Low-Life
Summoning – Minas Morgul
Front Line Assembly – Tactical Neural Implant
Thergothon – Stream From the Heavens
Guapo – Black Oni
Effigies – Fly on a Wire
Burzum – Filosofem
Clogs – Lantern
Godflesh – Love and Hate in Dub
Radiohead – Kid A

Wagner:
Virus – Carheart
No-Man – Love You to Bits
Porcupine Tree – In Absentia
Arcturus – Arcturian
Arcturus – Constellation
Circus – Movin’ On
Corrosion of Conformity – Blind
King Crimson – Heavy Construkction
Gentle Giant – Free Hand
Styx – The Grand Illusion
Split Enz – “Stuff and Nonsense”

Ginn:
Bent Knee – Say So
Faith No More – Angel Dust
Holygram – Modern Cults
Count Raven – Destruction of the Void
Bathory – Blood on Ice
Leeway – Open Mouth Kiss
Type O Negative – Bloody Kisses
Nirvana – Bleach
Brujeria – Matando Gueros + demos
Eela Craig – Missa Universalis
Brown Vs. Brown – Odds and Unevens
Queens of the Stone Age – Like Clockwork
Sloan – “Hollow Head”

 


Wagner:

Ved Buens Ende – Written in Waters
Virus – Carheart
Mayhem – De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas Live
Oranssi Pazuzu – VärähtelijäGenesis – The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void
Leprous – Pitfalls
Steven Wilson – “Significant Other”
The Buggles – “Rainbow Warrior”
Rob Halford – Celestial
Iron Maiden – “Twilight Zone,” “Wrathchild,” Maiden Japan
Gonin-Ish – “The Crimson Memory”

Ginn:
Voivod – Killing Technology
Brand X – Unorthodox Behaviour
Kate Bush – Hounds of Love
EL-P – Cancer for Cure
Albino Slug – Albino Slug
O.Rang – Fields and Waves
Radiohead – Kid A
Anekdoten – A Time of Day
Voxtrot – “The Start of Something”
Alastis – The Other Side
Prince Paul – Prince Among Thieves
Anglagard – Buried Alive
U.K. – U.K.

Wagner:
Circus – Movin’ On
Wobbler – Rites at Dawn
Virus – Carheart
In Flames – Lunar Strain
Roxy Music – Roxy Music
King Crimson – A Beginner’s Guide to Projekcts: The Deception of the Thrush
Manes – “Ease Yourself Back (Into Consciousness),” “Tzolv”
Purtenance Avulsion – “Inside the Crematory”
Spock’s Beard – “The Light” (song)
Melvins – five-eighths of Pinkus Abortion Technician

Ginn:
Bizarre – Beautica
Eela Craig – Missa Universalis
Kansas – various tracks from the first 5 albums
Photek – The Hidden Camera EP
Aeternus – Beyond the Wandering Moon
Sieges Even – “The Lonely View of Condors,” “Unbreakable”
Cave In – Jupiter
Bjork – Medulla; “Telegram” and “Joga” remixes
Urfaust – “Voodoo Dust”
Radiohead – Amnesiac

Live to Listen, Listen to Live:
Wagner:
Enslaved – Mardraum: Beyond the Within
Mayhem – Daemon
Arcturus – Aspera Hiems Symfonia
Joywave – How Do You Feel Now?
Sanctuary – Inception
Fates Warning – Live Over Europe
Incantation – Onward to Golgotha; Mortal Throne of Nazarene
King Crimson – Live at the Orpheum
Jakszyk/Fripp/Collins – A Scarcity of Miracles
Devil Doll – Dies Irae
Abstrakt Algebra – II (unreleased 1997 album)
Minus the Bear – Planet of Ice
Thom Yorke – “Atoms for Peace”
TNT – “Wisdom”

Ginn:
Ulver – Drone Activity
Red House Painters – Red House Painters (aka Rollercoaster); “Shock Me”
Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures
Abhorrence – Completely Vulgar
Goblin – Roller
Lustmord – Heresy
Bark Psychosis – Hex
Madvillain – Four Tet Remixes
Disgrace – Vol. 2
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Black Earth


Givingthanks:
Wagner:
Wobbler – From Silence to Somewhere
Toby Driver – Madonnawhore
No-Man – Speak
Slayer – Show No Mercy
Abigor – Opus IV
Leprous – Pitfalls
Wishbone Ash – Just Testing
Discipline – To Shatter All Accord
Virus – Memento Collider
Blut Aus Nord – 777 Sect(s)
Angel Witch – Angel of Light
Realm – Suiciety

Ginn:
Black Tape for a Blue Girl – Remnants of a Deeper Purity
Disco Inferno – The 5 EPs
Hades – The Dawn of a Dying Sun
Saint Vitus – Saint Vitus (1984)
Guided By Voices – Alien Lanes
Samael – Ceremony of Opposites
Virus – The Agent That Shapes the Desert
Bowery Electric – Bowery Electric
In the Woods… – Strange in Stereo
Lush – Split

Listening with mind open and eyes closed:
Wagner:
City Boy – City Boy
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
Chroma Key – Colorblind, “Landslide,” “Strong”
Joywave – How Do You Feel Now?
Split Enz – Corroboree
Anekdoten – A Time of Day
Immortal – Blizzard Beasts
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Fates Warning – Awaken the Guardian Live, “Still Remains”
Mayhem – Daemon (on my way to kill Teloch)

Ginn:
Rotting Christ – Non Serviam
Lilys – In the Presence of Nothing
Idlewild – 100 Broken Windows
Idlewild – “Love Steals Us from Loneliness”
Septic Flesh – Esoptron
Tape – Rideau
Glassjaw – Everything You Wanted To Know about Silence
Goblin – Buio Omega
Ice – Bad Blood
Labradford – Mi Media Naranja
Anglagard – Hybris

Just trying to make sense of it all. This helps:
Wagner:
Lost Horizon – A Flame to the Ground Beneath
Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath
Opeth – In Cauda Venenum
Fates Warning – Perfect Symmetry demos
Immortal – Diabolical Fullmoon Mysticism
Xysma – Fata Morgana 7″
Leprous – Pitfalls
Bruford – Gradually Going Tornado
Earth Electric – Vol. 1: Solar
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
No-Man – Schoolyard Ghosts
Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen
Testament – “Alone in the Dark” (2001 w/Steve Souza)

Ginn:
Coil – The Ape of Naples
The Birthday Party – Junkyard
Impaled Nazarene – Decade of Decadence
Ministry – The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste
Even Johansen – Quiet and Still
Mercyful Fate – “Evil” (R.I.P. Timi Hansen)
Poison Idea – Feel the Darkness
Abigor – Four Keys to a Foul Reich
The Danse Society – Seduction
Cluster – Sowiesoso
Marduk – Dark Endless

Wagner:
Xysma – Yeah
Witchcraft – Firewood
Motorhead – “Iron Fist”/”Remember Me, I’m Gone” 7″
Amebix – The Power Remains
Amebix – Monolith
Blut Aus Nord – Hallucinogen
Heldon – Interface
Buggles – Adventures in Modern Recording
Pestilence – Dysentery 1987 demo
Osanna – L’uomo
Legend (US) – From the Fjords
Judas Priest – “Turbo Lover”
Burzum – Burzum
Kayo Dot – “Whisper Ineffable”

Ginn:
Samael – Worship Him
Skryptor – Luminous Volumes
Clan of Xymox – Clan of Xymox
Quiet Sun – Mainstream
Voivod – Killing Technology
Lush – Split
Secret Chiefs 3 – Le Mani Destre Recise Degli Ultimi Uomini
Magma – Attahk
Bent Knee – “Hold Me In”
The Cure – The Head on the Door
Mayhem – Daemon
The Legendary Pink Dots – Any Day Now
The Legendary Pink Dots – Hallway of the Gods


Wagner:

Ihsahn – After
Gaahls Wyrd – Gastir: Ghosts Invited
Rush – A Farewell to Kings
Fates Warning – Parallels
Fates Warning – Inside Out
Morrissey – Kill Uncle
Therion – Of Darkness
Mortem – Slow Death 7″
King Crimson – In the Wake of Poseidon
Mr. Bungle – California
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
Acid Bath – Radio Edits
Toby Driver – “Kandu vs. Corky (Horrorca)”
Yes – “Parallels,” “Awaken,” Vevey (Revisited),” “Amazing Grace”

Ginn:
Dismember – Indecent and Obscene
Univers Zero – Uzed
Sarcofago – I.N.R.I.
Piano Magic – Low Birth Weight
Dawn – Naer Solen Gar Nilper For Evogher
Les Thugs – As Happy as Possible
Mr. Bungle – California
Gaahls Wyrd – Gastir: Ghosts Invited
Peter Gabriel – Passion
Morgoth – Cursed
Sad Lovers & Giants – Epic Garden Music
Merciless – The Awakening
Picture – “Eternal Dark” (song)

Wagner:
Jethro Tull – Aqualung (Steven Wilson remix)
Opeth – In Cauda Venenum
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Heldon – Stand By
Kyuss – Blues for the Red Sun
Kyuss – Sky Valley
Kayo Dot – Blasphemy
Toby Driver – In the L…L…Library Loft
Kreator – Coma of Souls
Kreator – Extreme Aggression
Armored Saint – Symbol of Salvation demos
Hypocrisy – Abducted

Ginn:
‘O’Rang – Herd of Instinct
Mayhem – advance singles from Daemon
Richard Pinhas – Chronolyse
Gang Starr – Daily Operation
Mystifier -Goetia
Eric B and Rakim -Follow the Leader
Death Side – Wasted Dream
Jawbox – For Your Own Special Sweetheart
Sugar – “Needle Hits E”
Kyuss – Sky Valley
The Effigies – Ink
Manes – Under ein Blodraud Manne
Pestilence – Testimony of the Ancients

Wagner:
Gaahls Wyrd – Gastir: Ghosts Invited
Kayo Dot – Blasphemy, Hubardo, Coyote, “The Mortality of Doves”
Toby Driver – They Are the Shield
King Crimson – Red
Nirvana – Bleach
Pearl Jam – Riot Act
Yes – Tormato
Holocaust – Spirits Fly

Ginn:
Chelsea Wolfe – Birth of Violence
Sonic Youth – Dirty
Pyogenesis – Ignis Creatio
Nation of Ulysses – 13-Point Program to Destroy America
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene
Solefald – Neonism
Helmet – “Silver Hawaiian”
Sugar – File Under: Easy Listening
The Third Eye Foundation – Sound of Violence



Final listens, Summer 2019:

Wagner:
Tchornobog – Tchornobog
Ulver – Childhood’s End
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
Joywave – Content
Styx – Equinox
Roxy Music – Siren
Plasmatics – Coup d’Etat
Faith No More – Angel Dust
Gaahls Wyrd – Gastir: Ghosts Invited
OSI – Fire Make Thunder

Biscuit:
Archers of Loaf – Icky Mettle
Crack the Sky – Crack the Sky
Deceased – The Blueprints For Madness
Hot Snakes – Suicide Invoice
Guided by Voices – Alien Lanes
The Black – The Priest of Satan
Queens of the Stone Age – Songs for the Deaf
Converge – Jane Doe
The Bronx – “History’s Stranglers”
Jesus Lizard, Melvins and Superchunk tracks from the Dope, Guns and Fucking in the Streets compilation

September ’19, week 1:

Wagner:
King Crimson – Beat
Blut Aus Nord – The Work Which Transforms God
Thom Yorke – Anima
Morrissey – Vauxhall and I
Hoelderlin – Hoelderlin
Naervaer – Naervaer 7″
De De Lind – Io Non So Da Dove…
Leprous – Pitfalls
Kiss – Alive II Side IV
Malice – License to Kill
A Forest of Stars – Beware the Sword You Cannot See
 
Ginn:
Vlad Tepes / Belketre – March to the Black Holocaust
Chavez – Gone Glimmering
Chavez – Ride the Fader
Sodom – Agent Orange
Finch – Glory of the Inner Force
Deftones – “Digital Bath”
Mayhem – De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Boards of Canada – Geogaddi
Craw – Lost Nation Road
Bettie Serveert – Palomine

hear, now:
Wagner:
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Bent Knee – You Know What They Mean
Leprous – Pitfalls
Leprous – Tall Poppy Syndrome
Circa Survive – Descensus
Europe – Wings of Tomorrow

 
Ginn:
Quiet Sun – Mainstream
Slayer – Decade of Aggression
Japan – Exorcising Ghosts
Pelt – Pearls From the River
Skald – Agyl’s Saga
Soundgarden – Superunknown
Triptykon – Melana Chasmata
For Against – Echelons
Gang Starr – Hard to Earn

in trance:

Wagner:

Genesis – Selling England by the Pound
Brand X – Livestock
Samla Mammas Manna – Klossa Knapitatet
The Residents – Meet the Residents
Scorpions – In Trance
Saga – Worlds Apart
Hieronymus Bosch – The Human Abstract
Phil Manzanera – Diamond Head
Libra – Schock
Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden
Deathspell Omega – The Furnaces of Palingenesia

 
Ginn:
Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
Supuration – Sultry Obsession
Into Another – Seemless
Toxik – Think This
Amebix – Arise
Queens of the Stone Age – Like Clockwork
Starkweather – Croatoan
Godley/Creme – L
Naked Raygun – All Rise
The Mission – Hurricane

mid-August:

Wagner:
Frank Zappa – The Man From Utopia, Studio Tan, Baby Snakes
Master’s Hammer – Vracejte Konve Na Misto
Supuration – “Sojourn in the Absurd”
Loudblast – Sublime Dementia
Canvas Solaris – Chromosphere
Thom Yorke – Anima
Roxy Music – Avalon
Boston – Boston
Johannes Luley – Qitara
Helstar – Nosferatu
Emperor – Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk

Ginn:
His Name is Alive – Livonia
Corrosion of Conformity – Technocracy
Cocteau Twins – Victorialand
Gastr Del Sol – The Serpentine Similar
Alice In Chains – Facelift
David Bowie – Heathen
David Bowie – Blackstar
Wool – Box Set
Tad – Salt Lick
Mr. Bungle – Mr. Bungle
Bjork – Pagan Poetry single


The Blur of August:

Wagner:
Jethro Tull – Thick as a Brick
Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy
Spiral Architect – A Sceptic’s Universe
Psychotic Waltz – Bleeding
Kayo Dot – Blasphemy
Camel – first two albums
Magnum – Marauder
Thom Yorke – Anima
Roxy Music – Stranded
Sadus – Illusions

Ginn:
Henry Cow – Unrest
Mayhem – Grand Declaration of War
Mark Lanegan – Whiskey for the Holy Ghost
Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral
Whirr – Sway
Master’s Hammer – Vracejte Konve na Misto
Scott Walker – Scott IV
My Bloody Valentine – “Soon”

 

Can’t Get Enough:

Wagner:
Bruford – One of a Kind
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Solar Fire
Deathspell Omega – much of 2004-2019
Emperor – Wrath of the Tyrant 1992 demo
Cirith Ungol – One Foot in Hell, most of Paradise Lost
Split Enz – “Semi-Detached”, “Remember When”
Camel – “Cloak and Dagger Man”
lots of Devil Doll
Ulver – Drone Activity
Kayo Dot – Blasphemy

Ginn:
Napalm Death – Fear, Emptiness, Despair
Napalm Death – Diatribes
Timeghoul – 1992-1994
Scratch Acid – Berserker
Oval – 94 Diskont
Tool – Undertow
Fates Warning – “Don’t Follow Me”
Thank You Scientist – Maps of Non-Existent Places
Deathspell Omega – The Furnaces of Palingenesia

Keepin’ it unreal, mid-July 2019:

Wagner:
Kayo Dot – Blasphemy
Anathema – We’re Here Because We’re Here
Biglietto Per L’inferno – s/t
Rush – 2112
Voivod – “Bacteria”
Crack the Sky – Safety in Numbers
Therion – Time Shall Tell EP
Witchcraft – Witchcraft
Alcatrazz – No Parole from Rock ‘n’ Roll
Helloween – The Time of the Oath
 
Ginn:
Chrome – Half Machine Lip Moves
Satyricon – Rebel Extravaganza
Biglietto Per L’inferno – s/t
Human Clay – “Heaven on Earth”
Melvins – Bullhead
Altar de Fey – Echoes in the Corridor
Parish – demo 1993
Negative Approach – Total Recall
Paul Chain – Life & Death


early July ’19:

Wagner:
Iron Maiden – Killers
Van Der Graaf Generator – The Least We Can Do is Wave to Each Other
Neuschwanstein – Battlement
TV Toy – “Instant This, Instant That”
Everything Everything – A Fever Dream
Last Crack – Burning Time
Kiss – Alive!
Cirith Ungol – Witch’s Game 12″
Danzig – 4p
Deathspell Omega – The Furnaces of Palingenesia
 
Ginn:
Corte Dei Miracoli – s/t
Pest – Ara
Chavez – Gone Glimmering
Deathspell Omega – “1523”
Polvo – Today’s Active Lifestyles
Crematory – Denial
Dazzling Killmen – Face of Collapse
Fates Warning – Parallels

mid June ’19 II

Wagner:
Deathspell Omega – The Furnaces of Palingenesia
Voivod – Dimension Hatross
Baroness – Gold & Grey
Mahavishnu Orchestra – Visions of the Emerald Beyond
Deftones – Deftones
Cathedral – Statik Majik
Pan-Thy-Monium – Dawn of Dreams
Egoist – Ultra-Selfish Revolution
Genesis – Nursery Cryme
Aphrodite’s Child – 666
Heldon – Stand By

 
Ginn:
Carcass – Necroticism: Descanting The Insalubrious
Carcass – Heartwork
Handsome – Handsome
Memento Mori – Rhymes of Lunacy
Helmet – Aftertaste
Steve Reich – Octet
Steve Reich – Music for 18 Musicians
GZA – Liquid Swords
Deathprod – Morals & Dogma

mid June ’19

Wagner:
Deathspell Omega – Kenose
DVC – Descendant Upheaval
Benediction – Dark is the Season
Incubus – Serpent Temptation (1988 original)
Green Carnation – Light of Day, Day of Darkness
Tim Bowness – Abandoned Dancehall Dreams
Bruford – Feels Good to Me
TV Toy – 6 song live 1982
Voivod – Killing Technology
Genesis – Live (1973)
Aerosmith – Draw the Line
Kiss – Love Gun
Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
Cirith Ungol – King of the Dead
 
Ginn:
Dissection – Storm of the Light’s Bane
Childhood – Lacuna
Queensryche – Operation: Mindcrime
The Horrors – Luminious
Tim Bowness – Abandoned Dancehall Dreams
Helstar – Burning Star
Kent – Rod

then came the last days of May

Wagner:
Eucharist – Mirrorworlds
Anathema – The Optimist
Morbus Chron – Sweven
Pyogenesis – Sweet X-Rated Nothings
Stille Oppror – S.o2
Rainbow – Rising
The Alan Parsons Project – Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Akercocke – Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone
 
Ginn:
Mercyful Fate – Melissa
Mercyful Fate – Don’t Break the Oath
Saint Vitus – Saint Vitus (1984)
Marduk – Opus Nocturne
Bullet Lavolta – The Gift
Strapping Young Lad – City
Burzum – Burzum
Death – “Sacred Serenity”

more days of May…

Wagner:
Stille Oppror – S.o2
Arch Matheos – Winter Ethereal
Stargazer – A Merging to the Boundless
Roxy Music – Flesh and Blood
Melvins – “The Anti-Vermin Seed”
Hawkwind – In Search of Space
Ghost – Prequelle
Manes – 1993-1995 demos
Be Bop Deluxe – Modern Music
Kiss – Gene Simmons 1978 album, Dynasty
 
Ginn:
Abigor – Verwustung: Invoke the Dark Age, Opus IV
Mr. Bungle – Mr. Bungle
Carcass – Tools of the Trade EP
Mew – Frengers
Carbonized – Disharmonization
Satyricon – “Tied in Bronze Chains”
Joy Division – Closer
Sepultura – Beneath the Remains
Virus – Oblivion Clock EP
Takara – Eternal Faith


week of May 6th…

Wagner:
Watchtower – Concepts of Math: Book One
Manilla Road – The Courts of Chaos
Gigan – Multi-Dimensional Fractal Sorcery and Super Science
Melvins – Hostile Ambient Takeover
Dax Riggs – Say Goodnight to the World
Happy the Man – Beginnings
In the Woods… – “Omnio” track
Peter Hammill – “A Better Time (Acapella)”

Ginn:
Fields of the Nephilim – Elizium
Funebrarum – Beneath the Columns of Abandoned Gods
Extol – Extol
Repulsion – Horrified
Diabolical Masquerade – “Haunted by Horror”
Napalm Death – Harmony Corruption
Taake – “Over Bjoergvin Graater Himmerik VII”
Peter Gabriel – Security

Then Came The First Days of May…

Wagner:
Monster Magnet – Dopes to Infinity (custom perfect 8-song version)
Mekong Delta – Visions Fugitives
Steven Wilson – Hand Cannot Erase
Genesis – “Twilight Alehouse”
Pearl Jam – “Dead Man”
Enya – “On Your Shore”
 
Ginn:
Catacomb – The Lurker at the Threshold / In the Maze of Kadath
Magnum – Kingdom of Madness
Carnivore – Retaliation
Kraftwerk – The Man-Machine
Mercyful Fate – In the Shadows
Forbidden – “Forbidden Evil” (song)

 

late April

Wagner:
The Cure – 4:13 Dream
King Crimson – Discipline
Eela Craig – “Circles”
The Residents – various weirdness
Magma – Udu Wudu
Mike Oldfield – Tubular Bells
Holy Terror – Mind Wars
Mekong Delta – The Principle of Doubt
Witch Cross – Fit for Fight

Ginn:
Unleashed – Shadows in the Deep
Novalis – Sommerabend
Himinbjorg – Haunted Shores
As Serenity Fades – Earthborn
Gorgoroth – Incipit Satan
Gamma Ray – Land of the Free
Minus the Bear – Voids
Seefeel – “Time to Find Me (AFX Slow mix)”
Today Is the Day – Supernova



mid April

Wagner:
In the Woods – Omnio
Drawn – A New World?
Kiss – Destroyer
Manowar – Sign of the Hammer
Rush – Caress of Steel, A Farewell to Kings
Peter Hammill – Nadir’s Big Chance
Pestilence – Testimony of the Ancients
Trelldom – Till et Annet…
Manitou – Entrance
Blue Oyster Cult – “Perfect Water”

Ginn:
Liers in Wait – Spiritually Uncontrolled Art
Rob – Maniac OST
Hawkwind – PXR5
Obituary – The End Complete
Glenn Hughes – From Now On…
Cave In – “All Illusion”
Deathrow – Raging Steel
Current 93 – Of Ruine or Some Blazing Starre
Root – Hell Symphony
Cadaver – Hallucinating Anxiety

early April

Wagner:
Kayo Dot – Coffins on Io
Canvas Solaris – The Atomized Dream
Duran Duran – Seven and the Ragged Tiger, “Late Bar”
Genesis – Foxtrot
Baroness – Purple
Root – The Book
Anathema – “Everything”

Ginn:
Carcass – Heartwork
Abigor – Verwustung – Invoke the Dark Age
For Against – Coalesced
Immortal – Pure Holocaust
King Crimson – Lizard
Cemetary – An Evil Shade of Grey
Stillborn – “Albino Flogged in Black”

 

late March

Wagner:
Nomeansno – Mama, “Some Bodies”
Slayer – Haunting the Chapel
The Fixx – “Deeper and Deeper”
King Crimson – Three of a Perfect Pair
Tim Bowness – Flowers at the Scene
Cave In – Jupiter
Discipline – Captives of the Wine Dark Sea
The Residents – Fingerprince, “Kaw-Liga”
 
Ginn:
King Diamond – Them
Aeternus – …And So the Night Became
Idlewild – B-sides from The Remote Part
Morbid Angel – Altars of Madness
The Afghan Whigs – Congregation
December Wolves – Completely Dehumanized
Mysticum – In the Streams of Inferno
Sindrome – Resurrection: The Complete Collection

mid March

Wagner:
Borknagar – The Olden Domain
Blue Oyster Cult – Cultosaurus Erectus
Hammers of Misfortune – The August Engine
Wobbler – Rites at Dawn
Osbourne/Rhoads/Daisley/Kerslake aka Blizzard of Ozz – “Over the Mountain”
Opeth – Heritage
Paraxism – 1993 promo
Naervaer – “En Som”
No-Man – Schoolyard Ghosts
Nirvana – Bleach

Ginn:
Laika – Silver Apples of the Moon
Melvins – Stoner Witch
Van Der Graaf Generator – “White Hammer”
Timeghoul – 1992-1994 Discography
Red House Painters – self-titled 1
Trial of the Bow – Ornamentation
The Obsessed – The Church Within
Satyricon – “Tied in Bronze Chains”
Raison D’etre – Within the Depths of Silence and Phormations
Dead Can Dance – Spleen and Ideal


early March

Wagner:
In The Woods… – Strange in Stereo
Fleurety – Min Tid Skal Komme
Delirium – III
King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King
The Michael Schenker Group – choice slabs from first 4 albums
Fates Warning – Theories of Flight
Max Webster – High Class in Borrowed Shoes
Brian Eno – Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
 
Ginn:
Sinister – Cross the Styx
Sinister – Diabolical Summoning
Muslimgauze – Citadel
Helstar – A Distant Thunder
Diamanda Galas – Vena Cava
Fleurety – Inquietum
Univers Zero – Ceux du Dehors
Death – Scream Bloody Gore

late February

Wagner:
Anathema – Eternity
A Forest of Stars – A Shadowplay for Yesterdays
Bill Ward – Ward One: Along the Way
Death – Human
Hallows Eve – Death and Insanity
Fear Factory – Soul of a New Machine
Bruce Dickinson – Accident of Birth
David Bowie – “Aladdin Sane,” “Time,” “Prettiest Star,” “Lady Grinning Soul”
Roxy Music – Country Life
Friendship Time – s/t
Herbie Hancock – live in Greensboro NC 2/12/19 (Vinnie Colaiuta holy shit!)

 
Ginn:
Aborym – Kali Yuga Bizarre
Dark Tranquillity – Of Chaos and Eternal Night
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Black Earth
Misfits – Earth A.D.
Dead Can Dance – Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
Babatunde Olatunji – Drums of Passion
Type O Negative – Bloody Kisses
The Bug – Tapping the Conversation
Primordial – A Journey’s End
Virus – The Agent that Shapes the Desert
Morgion – Solinari

mid February

Wagner:
Agent Steel – Unstoppable Force
Van Der Graaf Generator – Still Life
Eddie Jobson/Zinc – The Green Album
Master’s Hammer – Fascinator
Opeth – Still Life
I Left the Planet – s/t EP
A Forest of Stars – Grave Mounds and Grave Mistakes
Kayo Dot – Gamma Knife
Brand X – “Modern, Noisy and Effective”

Ginn:
Nomeansno – 0+2=1
Moose – XYZ
Morbid Angel – Altars of Madness
Rival Schools – unreleased 2nd album
Hypocrisy – The Fourth Dimension
Saccharine Trust – Paganicons
Failure – Fantastic Planet
Manowar – “Guyana (Cult of the Damned)”

early February
Wagner:
Anaal Nathrakh – The Codex Necro
Judas Priest – Sin After Sin
Starbreaker – Dysphoria
Macabre (Pentagram) – “Be Forewarned” / “Lazy Lady” 7″
David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)
Wishbone Ash – Just Testing
Talk Talk – It’s My Life
Maxophone – Maxophone

Ginn:
Swallow – Blow
Destruction – Eternal Devastation
Gehenna – First Spell
Depresy – Sighting
To Rococo Rot – “Parabola” track
The Joy Formidable – A Balloon Called Moaning
Cannibal Ox – The Cold Vein


late January:

Wagner:
Coroner – Mental Vortex
Halford – Live Insurrection
Master’s Hammer – first two albums
Todd Rundgren – “The International Feel (in 8)”
Le Orme – Felona E Serona
Jellyfish – Bellybutton
The Beatles – Let it Be
 
Ginn:
Mystifier – Goetia
Accept – Restless and Wild
Minus the Bear – Fair Enough EP
Skyclad – The Wayward Sons of Mother Earth
Satan – Suspended Sentence
Aeternus — …And So the Night Became

mid January:
Wagner:
Eddie Jobson/Zinc – The Green Album
Tim Bowness – Flowers at the Scene
A Forest of Stars – Grave Mounds and Grave Mistakes
In the Woods… – Live at the Caledonien Hall
Dredg – The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion
Godley/Creme – Freeze Frame
King Crimson – Lizard

 
Ginn:
Thule – Natt
Wipers – Is This Real?
Arachnoid – Arachnoid
Peter Hammill – “A Louse Is Not a Home” track
Holy Terror – Mind Wars
Mekong Delta – Dances of Death (and Other Walking Shadows)
Suffocation – Effigy of the Forgotten

early January:

Wagner:
Master’s Hammer – Ritual
Grobschnitt – Rockpommel’s Land
Rush – Fly By Night
Earth Electric – Vol. 1: Solar
Pestilence – Consuming Impulse
Scorpions – In Trance
The Fixx – Reach the Beach
Spock’s Beard – X

Ginn:
Cocteau Twins – Victorialand
Holy Terror – Terror and Submission
The Cramps – Songs the Lord Taught Us
Mew – Visuals
Forbidden – Twisted Into Form
Arcadia – So Red the Rose
Samael – Ceremony of Opposites
The Tea Party – Edges of Twilight

late December:

Wagner:
King Diamond – Conspiracy
Pan-Thy-Monium – Dawn Of Dreams
Ethos – Open Up
XTC – Oranges & Lemons
Mayhem – Grand Declaration Of War
Manowar – Hail to England
 
Ginn:
The Obsessed – Incarnate
Chaos UK – Short Sharp Shock
Paradise Lost – Gothic
Dimmu Borgir – For All Tid
Team Sleep – “Ever (Foreign Flag)” track
Incantation – Mortal Throne of Nazarene

mid December:

Wagner:
Holy Terror – Terror and Submission
Holy Terror – Mind Wars
McDonald & Giles – s/t
The United States of America – s/t
Rush – Power Windows
Voivod – “Condemned to the Gallows”
Abigor – Fractal Possession
Genesis – Trespass
OSI – Free
Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force – Marching Out

Ginn:
Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty
Red House Painters – Ocean Beach
Leatherface – Mush
Quella Vecchia Locanda – Il Tempo della Gioia
Entombed – Clandestine
Dax Riggs – Say Goodnight to the World
Nirvana – “Sifting” track
Out Cold – Lost Cause EP
Attacker – The Second Coming
Heldon – Allez Teia

 

early December:

Wagner:
Brand X – Product
Old – Formula, “Who are You”
Ihsahn – Arktis
Strawbs – Ghosts
Granada – Espana Ano 75
Believer – Extraction from Mortality

Ginn:
Bjork – Post
Old – Lo Flux Tube
Old – The Musical Dimensions of Sleastak
This Empty Flow – Magenta Skycode
Destruction – Infernal Overkill
Minor Threat – Complete Discography

mid November:

Wagner:
Self Spiller – Worms in the Keys
Coroner – Punishment for Decadence
Mayhem – Wolf’s Lair Abyss
Bjork – Vulnicura
Colosseum II – Electric Savage
Paul Chain – Alkahest
Tim Finn – “In a Minor Key” track

Ginn:
The London Suede – The Blue Hour
Purtenance – Member of Immortal Damnation
Band of Susans – Veil
Horrified – In the Garden of Unearthly Delights
Arcturus – Aspera Hiems Symfonia
Hypocrisy – The Fourth Dimension
The Belle Game – “Yuh” track


early November:

Wagner:
Cirith Ungol – One Foot in Hell
Rush – Rush
Voivod – The Wake
DVC – Molecular Shadow
Mekong Delta – The Principle of Doubt
Triumvirat – “Dancer’s Delight” track

Ginn:
Hades – Alone Walkying demo
Rush – Signals
Beyond Dawn – The Righteous Underground
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo
Devil Doll – Dies Irae
Sigh – “Curse of Izanagi” track

late October:

Wagner:
Borknagar – Quintessence
Manowar – Into Glory Ride
Mekong Delta – Visions Fugitives
Gorefest – False
Phil Manzanera – K-Scope
Raw Material – “Empty Houses” track
Grobschnitt – awash in various versions of “Solar Music”

Ginn:
Kayo Dot – Plastic House on Base of Sky
Gorgoroth – Destroyer
Running Wild – Gates of Purgatory
Dun – Eros
Nifelheim – Servants of Darkness
Teenage Fanclub – “Sparky’s Dream” track
Marduk – Heaven Shall Burn…When We Are Gathered

mid October:

Wagner:
Holy Terror – Terror and Submission
Voivod – The Wake, The Outer Limits
Jethro Tull – Songs from the Wood
Hammers of Misfortune – 17th Street
Armored Saint – “Reign of Fire” track
The 3rd & the Mortal – Tears Laid in Earth
Anaal Nathrakh – The Codex Necro

Ginn:
Solefald – Neonism
At the Gates – Slaughter of the Soul
The New Pornographers – “Challengers” track
Carpathian Forest – Through Chasm, Caves and Titan Woods
The 3rd & the Mortal – Tears Laid in Earth
Liers in Wait – Spiritually Uncontrolled Art
Phlebotomized – Immense Intense Suspense

early October:

Jeff:
Beyond Dawn – The Righteous Underground, “Hairy Fiquid” > “Fairly Icky (live)”
“The Enemy God Dances with the Black Spirits,” “Food For Your Soul”, & “Tank” Carl Palmer side of ELP – Works
Manes – Slow Motion Death Sequence
Horrendous – Idol
Afflicted – all
Darryl Way’s Wolf – Canis Lupus
Grobschnitt – s/t

Hunter:
Swervedriver – Mezcal Head
Root – The Temple in the Underworld
Sabbat – Envenom
Seaweed – Four
Mysticum – In the Streams of Inferno
Sepultura – Schizophrenia
Shining – Blackjazz


late September

Wagner:
Celtic Frost – Vanity/Nemesis
Egoist – Dead Egg
Brand X – Moroccan Roll
The Beatles – Help!
Helios Creed – The Last Laugh
Horrendous – Idol
Beherit – Drawing Down the Moon

Ginn:
Don Caballero – World Class Listening Problem
Type O Negative – Dead Again
Solefald – Neonism
Varathron – The Lament of the Gods EP
Chelsea Wolfe – Pain Is Beauty
Satyricon – Dark Medieval Times
Amorphis – The Karelian Isthmus


mid September 2018 II

Wagner:
Afflicted – Prodigal Sun
Manes – Slow Motion Death Sequence
Opeth – Deliverance
Grobschnitt – “Solar Music” (various versions)
Melvins – The Bootlicker
Palms – Palms
Everything Everything – Arc
The Pretty Things – S.F. Sorrow

Ginn:
Dark Tranquillity – Skydancer
Clan of Xymox – Clan of Xymox
Dodheimsgard – Kronet Til Konge
The Joy Formidable – The Big Roar
Scanner – Hypertrace
Death in June – Nada
Genesis – “Scenes from a Night’s Dream” track
Darkthrone – Soulside Journey


mid September 2018

Wagner:
Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Steve Hackett – Please Don’t Touch
Fleurety – Last-Minute Lies
Kataklysm – Vision the Chaos 7″
Sacred Rite – Sacred Rite
D.C. Cooper – D.C. Cooper

Ginn:
Rippikoulu – Musta Ceremonia demo
16 Horsepower – Secret South
Cocteau Twins – Head Over Heels
Master’s Hammer – Jilemnicky Okultista demo
Varathron – Walpurgisnacht
Gamma Ray – Sigh No More

early September 2018

Wagner:
Moth Vellum – Moth Vellum
Deathspell Omega – Paracletus
Morbus Chron – Sweven
Bathory – Bathory
Maudlin of the Well – Begat of the Haunted Oak: An Acorn 1997 demo
Gigan – Quasi-Hallucinogenic Sonic Landscapes

Ginn:
Seaweed – Four
PFM – Per Un Amico
Candlemass – Dactylis Glomerata
Bolt Thrower – The IVth Crusade
Anata – The Infernal Depths of Hatred

 

late August 2018

Wagner:
Deathspell Omega – “Mass Grave Aesthetics” track
Melvins – Nude With Boots
Quiet Sun – Mainstream
Daryl Way’s Wolf – Saturation Point
The Fixx – Reach the Beach
Voivod – Post Society EP
Kiss – Alive II studio side

Ginn:
Lycia – Cold
Sacrifice – Soldiers of Misfortune
Trapeze – “Jury” track
Deceased – The Blueprints for Madness
Trouble – Trouble (1990)
Art Zoyd – Nosferatu
Dissection – Storm of the Light’s Bane

early August 2018:

Wagner:
Gentle Giant – Out of the Woods (The BBC Sessions)
Phil Manzanera/801 – Live
Amesoeurs – Amesoeurs
King Diamond – Abigail
Manowar – Sign of the Hammer
ZZ Top – Tres Hombres
Bang – “Windfair”

Ginn:
Orphaned Land – Sahara
Sentenced – North From Here
Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children
Celtic Frost – To Mega Therion
Disgrace – Vol. 2
Seefeel – “Time to Find Me” (AFX Fast & Slow remixes)
Order From Chaos – Stillbirth Machine

late July 2018:

Wagner:
Voivod – The Wake
Deathrow – Riders of Doom
Carbonized – everything
National Health – Of Queues and Cures
Genesis – Live Over Europe
Crack the Sky – Photoflamingo
Deftones – Diamond Eyes

Ginn:
Peter Hammill – The Silent Corner and the Empty Stage
Mourning Sign – Last Chamber / Alienor
Mythos – Pain Amplifier
Dysrhythmia – No Interference
Memento Mori – La Danse Macabre
Death – Human
Ride – Going Blank Again

mid July 2018:

Wagner:
Black Sabbath – Headless Cross
Voivod – The Wake
Crack the Sky – Photoflamingo
Yes – Tales From Topographic Oceans
King Crimson – Larks’ Tongues in Aspic
Osanna – Palepoli

Ginn:
Enslaved – Eld
At the Gates – The Red in the Sky is Ours
Hexx – Under the Spell
Green Carnation – Light of Day, Day of Darkness
Deadboy & the Elephantmen – demos 2002-2004
Anathema – Eternity

late June 2018:

Wagner:
Kaipa – Inget Nytt Under Solen
Pink Floyd – The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Ben Levin Group – Our Place
Corte Dei Miracoli – Corte Dei Miracoli
Pestilence – Testimony of the Ancients
Citizen Band – “The Ladder Song” track

Ginn:
Mid Evil – Promo 1992
Vintersorg – Cosmic Genesis
Dr. Octagon – Octagonecologyst
Bathory – Bathory
Mystifier – Goetia
Mew – “Making Friends” track

mid-June 2018:

Jeff Wagner:
Voivod – The Wake
Bent Knee – Bent Knee
The Mars Volta – Amputechture
King Crimson – Three of a Perfect Pair
Godley + Creme – Ismism

Hunter Ginn:
Mew – +-
Bolt Thrower – Realm of Chaos
Dead Can Dance – Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
Blind Mr. Jones – Stereo Musicale
Dark Tranquillity – The Mind’s I

 

mid-May 2018:

Jeff Wagner:
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephant
Celtic Frost – Emperor’s Return
Ulver – Sic Transit Gloria Mundi EP
Kansas – Point of Know Return
Minus the Bear – Infinity Overhead

Hunter Ginn:
Depresy – A Grand Magnificence
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephant
Loveliescrushing – Xuvetyn
Trial of the Bow – Rite of Passage
Believer – Dimensions

early May 2018:

Jeff Wagner:
Fleurety – Inquietum
Morbid Angel – Covenant
Voivod – Voivod
Forbidden – Twisted Into Form
Godley & Creme – Music from Consequences

Hunter Ginn:
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Now I Got Worry
Banco – Banco
Corrosion of Conformity – Deliverance
Gang Starr – Daily Operation
Cemetary – An Evil Shade of Grey

late April 2018:

JEFF WAGNER:
A Perfect Circle – Eat the Elephant
Happy the Man – Happy the Man
Colosseum II – War Dance
Wishbone Ash – There’s the Rub
Riot – Rock City

HUNTER GINN:
Manes – Under ein Blodraud Maane
The Joy Formidable – Hitch
Madvillain – Madvillainy
Human Remains – Using Sickness as a Hero
Cathedral (US) – Stained Glass Horizon

mid April 2018:

JEFF WAGNER
King Crimson – live in Zurich, November 1973
Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Pictures at an Exhibition
Dredg – El Cielo
No-Man – Wild Opera
Mid-Evil – 1992 promo/demo

HUNTER GINN
Crypt of Kerberos – Cyclone of Insanity/Visions Beyond Darkness + Demos
Swans – Soundtracks for the Blind
Devil Doll – The Girl Who Was…Death
Scorn – Ellipsis
Eisenvater – Eisenvater

early April 2018:
JEFF WAGNER
Fleurety – Min Tid Skal Komme
Deadboy & the Elephantmen – If This is Hell Then I’m Lucky
Judas Priest – Firepower high points: “Firepower,” “Guardians/Rising from Ruins,” “Spectre,” “No Surrender,” “Sea of Red”
Downes-Braide Association – Suburban Ghosts
Cave In – Anomalies Vol. 1

HUNTER GINN
Pyogenesis – Twinaleblood
Minus the Bear – Voids
Zyklon B – Blood Must Be Shed
My Dying Bride – 34.788%…Complete
David Sylvian – Gone to Earth