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Miles away from the torchlight of Norway, Austria’s mysterious Abigor spent their time in the ‘90s not generating headlines but rather plying their heretical craft in virtual secrecy. The band’s album-to-album evolutionary leaps bear the mark of restless and visionary minds. This notion is confirmed...

The soils of Seattle rock have been tilled to ruin, the same seeds planted season after season. Radical Research has come to rotate the crops. Of the artists to emerge from the primordial welter of 1980s Seattle, few have been neglected so criminally as Skin...

In anticipation of Destination Onward – The Story of Fates Warning and its publication in July, 2022, the author, Jeff Wagner, and Radical Research co-host, Hunter Ginn, sit down and talk about Fates Warning. It’s far from the first time we’ve discussed Fates Warning together,...

For our 80th episode, Radical Research detaches itself from the icy grips of Norway and takes a sojourn southward to France, a country whose history with death metal gives priority to quality over quantity. From 1990-1994, the chronically-underrated Supuration were busy at work creating their...

For the final installment of our 6-episode Norwegian tour across this most creatively-fertile country, Radical Research surveys the career of Simen Hestnaes. Working both under his given name, as well as his better-known nom de l'acier, ICS Vortex, Simen has assembled a large and exceptional...

To date, Radical Research has made more trips to Norway than any other country. But, typically, we spend our time in the shadowy realms of post-black metal. For our 77th episode, we travel to the green pastures of Honefoss, in search of Wobbler, Norway’s preeminent...

At the dawn of the 21st century, strange sounds brewed in the Southeastern corner of Norway -- musical paths cobbled together with the tortured echoes of second wave black metal, the ambitious, borderless miscellanea of progressive rock and metal, and the hostile liberalism that is...

12 ripping snippets from 11 fusion ragers spanning 1972 to 1982. We did the first one in 2018, episode 5, and it was high time we returned to the madness! We herewith present a variety of displays from various American, Danish, German, Japanese and Spanish...

Formed in the Czech Republic in 1987, Master’s Hammer summoned a singular, constantly mutating approach to black metal over two distinct lifetimes (1987-1995, 2009-2020). The band’s debut album, Ritual (1991), is described by Darkthrone’s Fenriz as “the first Norwegian black metal album, because it sounded...

Paul Chain’s Illogical Slow Evolution Radical Research interrogates, with few exceptions, the work of artists who operate in the darkest, most cryptic corners of the rock and metal multiverse. The music of Italy's Paul Chain, however, puts to test the inquiry even of the most rigorous...

Often overlooked relative to Gothenburg luminaries such as At the Gates, In Flames, and Dark Tranquility, Eucharist, whose entire legacy hinges upon two full-length albums and a clutch of compilation tracks, recorded some of the most vibrant, imaginative melodic death metal of the era. It’s...

The occasion of Radical Research's 68th installment could have been marked in one way only – with a full-force exaltation of music's deadliest, most head-snapping time signature, 6/8! On this episode, we survey a vast range of metal subgenres to demonstrate the ways in which artists...

Erupting from the wastes of Tallahassee, Florida, DVC (Darth Vader's Church) produced two long-players of low-slung filth and Southside mania. From 1989 to 1992, DVC explored the most shameful, subterranean grottoes of death/thrash and did so in almost categorical secrecy. On Episode 65, Radical Research...

Hippocrates mused, “Life is short, art is eternal.” The passing of four uncommonly-gifted drummers – Neil Peart, Sean Reinert, Reed Mullin, and Bill Rieflin, all amidst the doleful wilderness of this plague year – has brought life’s brevity into sharp relief. And, so, here it...

Even in the bizarro wilderness of Radical Research, Alf Svensson’s Oxiplegatz stands out in its peerless freakishness. A founding member of the epochal Swedish death metal band, At the Gates, Svensson used Oxiplegatz as a conduit for his most perverse cosmic fantasies. Built on a...

If the wild, transcendent music we exalt were a cluttered yet beautifully arrayed galaxy, the artists making that music would be planets and Rush would be its sun. So much of what ticks off all the right boxes for us is inherent in the music...

Germany’s Atrocity have been plying their execrable goth-metal wares since 1994’s precipitously tragic Blut, but the band’s first two albums, 1990’s Hallucinations and 1992’s Todessehnsucht (aka Longing for Death), occupy space in the top tier of death metal’s golden age. Wild, technical, psychotic, and destructive,...

“If you think it’s pretentious, you’ve been taken for a ride” With this episode, we look at the second half of Genesis’s 1974 double-album, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway. Garnering a mixed reaction upon release, it eventually grew into a mammoth cult classic. But it...

Herewith we present an overview of one of the most beguiling bands to emerge from American soil. Part doomed epic metal, part gothic grandeur, peppered with prog, and very much in the spirit of our other chameleonic favorites, we run through Hammers of Misfortune’s works...

Continuing our appreciation for the unloved misfits of Metalopolis, we always considered 1992’s Thresholds, by Florida’s Nocturnus, an honorary 1993 album. Until we found out it was recorded in December 1991. Whatever the case, these eight chunky, blocky, cosmic, technical songs find Nocturnus at its...

Many bands have professed to play death metal, but few have summoned the power of death itself, have forced the very bowels of earth to erupt. Nuclear Death, the lords of their own putrid hell-scape, emerged from the sun-scorched wastes of Phoenix, Arizona to ply...

For the second time in a matter of months, your intrepid hosts find themselves in the frosty arms of Trondheim, Norway, this time to investigate the world of the frustratingly private Albino Slug. Known to few but adored by those who do, Albino Slug’s legacy...

Bust out the Purell and take a healthy dose of penicillin because the whores are back in town. On this special -- and occasionally-recurring -- episode of Radical Research, we stroll alongside a pornographic buffet of sumptuous synthesizer vibrations. For this globetrotting, sweaty-browed sojourn,...

For the 45th episode of Radical Research, we continue our trek north, this time landing in Trondheim, Norway, where we take a close look at the vast and fascinating discography of Manes. Well-respected in black metal circles for their personal and visionary approach to the...

Boy, do we love us some Isten. Issues of the Finnish fanzine such as "Twin Sister" and "Madchen" are triumphs of underground literature. Its editor, Mikko Mattila, is a bit of a hero to us, and we have always appreciated and related to his love...

When Uranus falls, once and for all, in the cosmic background will be heard the humming, buzzing sound of a tragically-overlooked group of travelers. Formed in 1988 in Turku, Finland, Xysma waged a decade-long war against expectation and small-mindedness. With phantasm-like stealth, the band moved...

After recording two mind-bending and defiant albums -- pieced together, ever so precariously, with the bacterial molecules of metal, ska, contemporary music, free jazz, musique concrete, tango, imaginary soundtracks, and the music of the Middle East -- Mr. Bungle returned to the table in 1999...

Departing from the tractor-beam blasphemy of their seminal first four albums, Bergen, Norway’s Gorgoroth offer a more panoramic approach to (a career in) evil on their daring fifth missive, Incipit Satan. IC absorbs influences from death industrial, morbid rock and roll, and melodic death metal,...

Greetings from the nativity. This podcast began as an examination of the vast and nebulous frontier of Norwegian post-black metal. In that spirit, episode 39 of Radical Research probes the tentacles of the In the Woods...

Writing about Devil Doll is like skating about horticulture. Led by the deeply enigmatic Mr. Doctor, and purposely shrouded in the thickest mystery, Devil Doll’s music disappoints even the keenest taxonomist. Experimenting with metal, classical, and progressive rock, Mr. Doctor and his revolving cast of...

Melvins’ career -- a vast, still-expanding 36-year odyssey across the full spectrum of heavy and experimental sound -- is marked by goalposts, some triumphant, some deviant. On this episode of Radical Research, we train a critical eye on 2002’s bellwether, the curiously-named Hostile Ambient Takeover....

It began with suffering and ended with screams (and whispers). St. Louis' radically-progressive Anacrusis never enjoyed the recognition they so deserved, but popular neglect did little to temper their potent vision. A product not only of the ‘80s thrash scene but also of the fertile...

In less than 10 years’ time, Michigan’s maddest scientists, Thought Industry, built a five-album discography that drew upon every available atom and protein in the rock and metal corpora. From the mutated post-thrash of its debut, Songs for Insects, to the melancholy, cosmic vistas of...

Under the guidance of bassist Ralf Hubert, Mekong Delta’s initial phase featured a revolving door lineup of Euro-metal luminaries. Adopting pseudonyms and lurking unseen in shadows, Mekong plied a brand of progressive metal that drew inspiration from composers such as Modest Mussorgsky, Aram Khachaturian and...

Angular, adventurous, and apocalyptic in nearly equal shares, few bands scratch the collective itches of Radical Research like Victoria, British Columbia’s Nomeansno. From their punky beginnings to the nuanced terror of their mature work, Nomeansno trafficked some of the most dangerous and dexterous rock music...

The possibly despicable term “art rock” is where pop, prog & rock meet, with a generous layer of quirk embedded throughout. Art rock is pop without restraint, prog with good table manners, rock stretching its creative fibers beyond the norm. And yet, gray areas...

Meet the creatures Plotkin & Dubin, instigators of some of the most beguiling music ever beamed to Earth from a  New Jersey-shaped quasar. Like the guy in the petri dish on the Musical Dimensions… album cover, your puzzled Radical Research hosts consider the bizarre landscape...

From the dark past, in the light of freezing moons and through funeral fog, Mayhem reappeared in 1997, under cover of night and to relatively little fanfare. Wolf’s Lair Abyss, the band’s first release since 1994’s epochal De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, reveals a fiercer, future-forward...

Goodbye clarity, hello obfuscation… Norway’s other post-black metal duo, perhaps dwelling deeper in obscure shadows than Solefald… we hail Fleurety’s dedication to the dark arts and… which craft? All the ones that bring metal to the most precarious of left-field edges. So bizarre that it...

From a kernel to a cosmos. Over the course of a decade and beyond, Germany's Grobschnitt twisted and bent and stretched a piece of sound that would be known as "Solar Music." An alchemical collision of Prog, Krautrock, psychedelia, and uncanny theater, "Solar Music" represents...

The second in an occasional series of brief ambushes. With this mini-episode, we ponder and marvel at similarities between a certain few musical passages. Prompted by our previous episode on Afflicted, we compare/contrast moments of uncanny similarity, one of which is too close for comfort....

Prolific for a brief few years, with curious beginnings and a mostly ignored ending, Afflicted’s supernova burned brightly at its peak. That peak, Prodigal Sun, is the essential cornerstone of Afflicted’s output and is explored in depth here. Psychedelic, transcendent left-field death metal lunacy from...

Few things in life get the hosts of Radical Research as excited as the squishy, otherworldly sounds of the analog synthesizer. For our 16th episode, a special detour from our typical musings, we sort through the decades in search of some of the deepest, wildest,...

1993 represents for Radical Research a fecund year in the development of heavy metal, a tidal surge driven by forces of alchemy, science, and creative bloodshed. To substantiate this notion, we offer for your consideration a list of that year's best and brightest albums. The...

Had Leif Endling disbanded Candlemass after 1989’s Tales of Creation, he would have given enough to place his band in the halls of metal infamy. But the bassist pressed on, enduring lineup shifts, label hassles, and changing times, to eventually arrive in the late ‘90s...

There are no happy accidents or lucky mistakes in Rick Rubin productions. The legendary producer knows exactly what he wants and how to get the leanest, meanest performances from each artist he works with. In our examples, he wielded a decisive guiding hand in helping...

For our 12th installment, your intrepid hosts sift through time and dust in search of Orange County's Mind Over Four. Bridging an unknown gulf between cutting edge alternative rock and hyperkinetic tech/prog metal, Mind Over Four was poised for a breakthrough to the mainstream. But...

Death metal is very weird musick. It’s the rupturing and restructuring of musical tradition. At its best it offers otherworldly, phantasmagoric deliverance. We begin this episode hearing Carbonized in its embryonic stages as an exemplar of the peculiar Swedish death metal substrata, but in short...

The 10th installment of the Radical Research odyssey pries into the amorphous body of work that has been known to your hosts privately as "Ginncore." Based around a loosely-connected confederacy of artists -- mostly American and mostly active during the difficult-to-define ‘00s -- Ginncore has...

Join us on an extended tour through the curious world of Norway's Beyond Dawn. For thirteen years, Beyond Dawn occupied a shadowy, distorted universe of their own making. Rather than scowl at the moon, Beyond Dawn chased phantoms through pitiless cityscapes and fairytale grottos in...

Band in the Trees: Among the Ruins of Die Kreuzen Episode 6 of Radical Research finds your intrepid hosts deep-diving into the discography of Milwaukee's cult heroes, Die Kreuzen. Over the span of a decade, Die Kreuzen created four records that propose a hostile challenge to...

Radical Research 5.5 is the first in an occasional series of brief ambushes. Super-trivial stuff that’s too fun, weird and/or interesting to ignore, but undeserving of a full episode. For Radical Research diehards only! Music cited in order of appearance: Nuclear Death - “A Dark Country” (Carrion...

Free Falls into the Vortex...

Tripping balls.


Pulsar - Pollen

Sigh - Heir to Despair

Sigh - Shiki

Gold, Frankincense & Disk-Drive - Where Do We Draw the Line?

Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Ozz

Omega - The Hall of Floaters in the Sky

Omega - Skyrover

Beastmilk - Climax

Kiss - Des Moines, Iowa, Nov 29, 1977

Black Sabbath - “Digital Bitch”

Kansas - various songs 1974-2020

Metal Church - The Dark

CSSO - Nagro Lauxes XIII

Devo - Duty Now for the Future, “Penetration in the Centrefold”


Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat

Beyond Dawn - "Phase Juxtaposition"

Bjork - Homogenic

Aesop Rock - None Shall Pass

Cocteau Twins - The Spangle Maker EP

Cocteau Twins - Aikea-Guinea EP

Cocteau Twins - Tiny Dynamine EP

Cocteau Twins - Echoes in a Shallow Bay EP

Cocteau Twins - "Heaven or Las Vegas"

Nocturnal Rites - "Call Out to the World," "Awakening"

Mortician - House By the Cemetery EP

Devil Doll - Eliogabalus

Sun Ra - Disco 3000

Amebix - Arise!

Bat for Lashes - "Glass," "Siren Song"

Resilent - "1.2"

Porter Ricks - Biokinetics

Scott Walker - "Cossacks Are," "Clara"

Chelsea Wolfe - Pain Is Beauty

My Bloody Valentine - EPs: 1988 - 1991

Soundgarden - "The Telephantasm," "Black Rain," "She Likes Surprises"


Kansas - Monolith

Kansas - Two for the Show

Melvins - Stoner Witch

Paradise Lost - Lost Paradise

Paradise Lost - Gothic

Onslaught - Power from Hell

Sigh - Infidel Art

Scanner - Hypertrace

Kevin Moore - Ghost Book

Judy Henske & Jerry Yester - Farewell Aldebaran

Fields of the Nephilim - “Last Exit for the Lost”

Tim Bowness - Butterfly Mind

David Bowie - The Next Day

The Grays - Ro Sham Bo


El - P - Fantastic Damange

El - P - I'll Sleep When You're Dead

Dismember - Massive Killing Capacity

The Sisters of Mercy - "Poison Door"

Lethal - 1994 demo

Marduk - Nightwing

Elegy - Supremacy

Fear Factory - Fear Is the Mindkiller EP

Fear Factory - "Demanufacture" (song), "Self-Bias Resistor"

Into Another - Seemless

Beyond Dawn - "Ripe As the Night"

Radakka - 1991 demo

Seaweed - Spanaway

Masquerade - "Say Your Prayer," "America," "State of Grace"

Type O Negative - Dead Again

Nevermore - "The Dreaming Mind"

Red Harvest - "Last Call"

Chris Cornell - Euphoria Mourning

Lion's Share - Lion's Share

Wipers - "Don't Know What I Am"

Paradise Lost - One Second

Paradise Lost - Host

Abstrakt Algebra - "Shadowplay," "Nameless"

TNT - Firefly

TNT - Transistor

Carcass - "Buried Dreams"

DC Cooper - "Take Me In"

Radiohead - "Sit Down, Stand Up"

Wicked Maraya - "Another Day," "Resurrection," "Alone"

Tad Morose - Leaving the Past Behind

Helmet - "Driving Nowhere"


Paradise Lost - Host

The Fixx - “Deeper and Deeper”

Rush - “Vital Signs”

Sigh - Heir to Despair

Sigh - Shiki

Ihsahn - Amr

Gnidrolog - In Spite of Harry’s Toenail

Tim Bowness - Butterfly Mind

Melvins (w/Jello Biafra) - “In Every Dream Home a Heartache”

Primus - Conspiranoid

Primus - Antipop


Antipop Consortium - Tragic Epilogue

Human Remains - demo 1996

Nocturnal Rites - "Awakening"

Eric B and Rakim - Paid In Full

Eric B and Rakim - Follow the Leader

Napalm Death - Mentally Murdered

Living Colour - Stain

Death Is Just the Beginning II compilation

Julian Priester - Love Love

Murcof - Martes

Murcof - Remembranza

Pharaoh - "Telepath"

Ice - Bad Blood

Defleshed - Royal Straight Flesh

Tool - Opiate

Cypress Hill - "Let it Rain"

Dawn - Slaughtersun


CSSO - Nagro Lauxes VIII

Lucifer’s Friend - Where the Groupies Killed the Blues

Porcupine Tree - Closure / Continuation

Toby Driver - They Are the Shield

Vauxdvihl - Vog

Paradise Lost - Host

Paradise Lost - Shades of God

Lucifer’s Friend - Lucifer’s Friend

10cc - “Tomorrow’s World Today”

Modern English - “Tranquility”

Leprous - “Forced Entry”

Black Sabbath - “The Sign of the Southern Cross”

Kansas - The Absence of Presence


The God Machine - Scenes from the Second Storey

Herbie Hancock - Crossings

Herbie Hancock - Sextant

Napalm Death - Utopia Banished

Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions

Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet

Dimmu Borgir - Enthrone Darkness Triumphant

Bohren & der Club of Gore - Geisterfaust

Type O Negative - The Origin of the Feces

Brutal Truth - Ill Neglect EP

EPMD - Business As Usual

Amorphis - Elegy

Dark Tranquillity - Of Chaos and Eternal Night EP

Solace - Further

Carcass - The Heartwork EP

Carcass - Swansong


Tim Bowness - Butterfly Mind

Yes - “Eastern Numbers”

Everything Everything - everything

Vauxdvihl - Vog

Therion - Symphony Masses: Ho Drakon Ho Megas

Judas Priest - Unleashed in the East

Loudness - The Birthday Eve

Paradise Lost - Icon

Paradise Lost - Draconian Times

Scanner - Hypertrace

Lucifer’s Friend - Mind Exploding


Savage Republic - Tragic Figures

Cypress Hill - Temples of Boom

A Canorous Quintet - Silence of the World Beyond

Soundgarden - "Room A Thousand Years Wide"

Tarentel - The Order of Things

The Pharcyde - Labcabincalifornia

Brutal Truth - Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses

Sodom - "Agent Orange" (song)

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Now I Got Worry

Alice in Chains - Sap EP

Vio-lence - Oppressing the Masses

A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders

Carnivore - Carnivore

Black Flag - "Obliteration"

Forced Entry - As Above, So Below (minus the two throwaway tracks)

Carbonized - "Night Shadows"

Voivod - Killing Technology

Sonic Youth - "Death Valley '69"

Deadboy and the Elephantmen - various demos and live bootlegs 2002-2004

Slayer - Reign in Blood


Nudeswirl - Nudeswirl (1993)

The Grays - Ro Sham Bo

Everything Everything - Raw Data Feel

Arachnoid - Arachnoid

Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat

Therion - Beyond Sanctorum

Pan-Thy-Monium - Khaooohs & Kon-fus-ion

Disma - Earthendium

CSSO - Are You Excrements?

GTR - “Imagining”

Beyond Twilight - For the Love of Art and the Making

Lucifer’s Friend - Where the Groupies Killed the Blues

Schnell Fenster - The Sound of Trees

Isengard - Horizons (1991 demo)

Gorgoroth - Pentagram


Supersilent - 6

Posies - Frosting on the Beater

Comus - Song to Comus

Embrionic Death - Streams of Solidarity (1993 demo)

Tricky - Maxinquaye

Crimson Glory - Transcedence

Katatonia - Brave Murder Day

Tortoise - Tortoise

The Cure - Disintegration

Gordian Knot - Gordian Knot

Faith No More - Angel Dust

Mr. Bungle - Disco Volante

December Wolves - Completely Dehumanized


CSSO - Are You Excrements?
Disma - Earthendium
Everything Everything - Raw Data Feel
Everything Everything- Re-animator
Frank Zappa - Sleep Dirt
Porcupine Tree - Closure / Continuation
The Cure - The Walk
Cenotaph - The Gloomy Reflection of Our Hidden Sorrows
Armored Saint - 1983 s/t EP
Die Kruezen - Die Kreuzen
Devo - New Traditionalists
Finch - Glory of the Inner Force
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Bathory - The Return
This Heat - This Heat
Frank Zappa - “Keep it Greasy”
Lantlos - “Lake Fantasy”
December Wolves - Completely Dehumanized
Big Chief - Face
Forgotten Woods - “The Starlit Waters / I, The Mountain”
Opeth - “In Mist She Was Standing”
Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill
Metamorfosi - Inferno
Candlemass - “Abstrakt Sun”
Immortal - Blizzard Beasts
Drop Dead - Drop Dead
Melvins - “The Fool, The Meddling Idiot”
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
Disma - Towards the Megalith
Voivod - “The Unknown Knows,” “Missing Sequences”

Melvins - Houdini
Devo - Duty Now for the Future
Blue Oyster Cult - Blue Oyster Cult
Omega - Omega (1975)
Kerry Livgren - Seeds of Change
Savatage - Power of the Night
Cynic - “Veil of Maya”
Canvas Solaris - “False Vacuum”
Protector - Urm the Mad
Savage - Loose n Lethal
Twisted Sister - Under the Blade
At the Gates - Terminal Spirit Disease (studio portion)
Uncanny - Splenium for Nyktophobia
Disma - Earthendium
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat (top tier all time eternal heavy metal genius)
Deathspell Omega - “Diabolus Absconditus”
Rush - “Red Sector A”
Phil Manzanera - K-Scope
U2 - October
Skin Yard - Inside the Eye
December Wolves - Completely Dehumanized
Nudeswirl - "Buffalo," "Three"
Exhorder - The Law
Fugazi - Steady Diet of Nothing
St. Vincent - "Chloe in the Afternoon," "Digital Witness"
Only Living Witness - Innocents
Skinny Puppy - The Process
Metal Church - "Gods of Wrath"
Eucharist - A Velvet Creation
N.W.A. - "100 Miles and Runnin'"
Strapping Young Lad - City
The Cure - "Trust"
Mr. Bungle - Mr. Bungle
Shudder to Think - Pony Express Record
Metamorfosi - "Introduzione"
Big Chief - Face
At the Gates - Slaughter of the Soul
Siouxsie & the Banshees - "Monitor"
Beyond Dawn - "Daughter Sunday"


The Mars Volta - Noctourniquet
Porcupine Tree - Closure/Continuation
The Cure - Pornography
Devo - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!!!
Fields of the Nephilim - various material 1986-1990
Skin Yard - “Gentle Collapse”
Goblin - Tour 2013 EP
Anathema - live Krakow, Poland, March 1996
Opeth - “The Baying of the Hounds”
Bolt Thrower - In Battle There is No Law
Axis of Advance - “Structural Interpretation via Superfluous Union” (Strike version)
Cenotaph - The Gloomy Reflection of Our Hidden Sorrows
Testament - “Curse of the Legions of Death” (provoke! the dead!)
Judas Priest - Hell Bent for Leather
Bat For Lashes - Two Suns
Deathspell Omega - Kenose
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Ministry - Psalm 69
Hellacopters - "The Devil Stole the Beat from the Lord"
Battles - Mirrored
Battles - EP C/B
Alice In Chains - "Love Hate Love"
Radiohead - Amnesiac
Sigh - Scenario IV: Dread Dreams
Circle - Forest
Opeth - Still Life
Immolation - Dawn of Possession
Down - NOLA
Spazz - Dwarf Jester Rising
Mercyful Fate - Don't Break the Oath
Mercyful Fate - "Nightmare Be Thy Name"
Nachtmystium - Instinct: Decay

The Tubes - Remote Control
Blue Oyster Cult - Tyranny and Mutation
Carcass - Flesh Ripping Sonic Torment 1987 demo
Vehementer Nos - Vehementer Nos
Babylon - Babylon
Cynic - Ascension Codes
Mike Oldfield - Five Miles Out
Protector - Golem
Satan - Court in the Act
Manowar - “The Dawn of Battle”
Satyricon - The Shadowthrone
Chrome - Red Exposure
Virus - Oblivion Clock
Dredg - Catch Without Arms
The Police - “How Stupid Mr. Bates”, “A Kind of Loving”
Split Enz - “Parasite”
Anyone’s Daughter - Adonis
Camel - Camel
Frank Zappa/Mothers - One Size Fits All
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Malevolent Creation - Retribution
Queens of the Stone Age - various songs 1998-2002
Twisted Into Form - Then Comes Affliction to Awaken the Dreamer
At the Gates - The Red in the Sky is Ours
Skinny Puppy - "Spasmolytic"
Epitaph - demo 1992
Rival Schools - United By Fate
Mercyful Fate - In the Beginning
King Crimson - "FraKCtured," "Larks' Tongue in Aspic, Part IV"
Death - Human
Radakka - Malice & Tranquillity
Coroner - "Serpent Moves," "Mesmerized/Paralyzed"
Temple of the Dog - s/t
Rush - Signals
NoMeansNo - "Everyday I Start to Ooze"
Cynic - demo 1991
Forbidden - demos 1991 - 1993
Jeff Buckley - "Lover, You Should've Come Over"


Van Der Graaf Generator - Godbluff
Fields of the Nephilim - Sumerland 12”
Sarcofago - Hate
Rotting Christ - Thy Mighty Contract
Devo - 4-track recordings 1974-77
Kiss - “Under the Rose”
Journey - Frontiers
Everything Everything - Man Alive
Tim Bowness - Abandoned Dancehall Dreams
Tim Bowness - Flowers at the Scene
Kreator - Coma of Souls
Satyricon - The Shadowthrone
Blut Aus Nord - Disharmonium: Undreamable Abysses
Melvins - Crover, Preston, Buzzo 1992 solo EPs
Pyogensis - Love Nation Sugarhead EP
Pan-Thy-Monium - "IV" (from Dream II)
Dalek - Absence
Queens of the Stone Age - "Never Say Never," "Who'll Be the Next in Line," "Born to Hula"
Messiah - Hymn to Abramelin
Chelsea Wolfe - "Tracks (Tall Bodies)," "Crazy Love," "After the Fall," "16 Psyche," "The Culling"
Portal - Ion
Cluster - II
Nudeswirl - Nudeswirl
Kreator - Extreme Aggression
David Sylvian - "The Ink in the Well," "Nostalgia," "Before the Bullfight"
Prince Paul - Psychoanalysis: What Is It?!
Hawkwind - Warrior on the Edge of Time
Nevermore - Nevermore

Arcturus - ReArcturianized
The Cure - Seventeen Seconds
Chrome - Red Exposure
Joywave - Cleanse
Blut Aus Nord - Mort
Blut Aus Nord - Ultima Thulee
Fair to Midland - “The Greener Grass”
Queen - A Night at the Opera
Genesis - various live 1976-80
Thom Yorke - Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness
Devo - 4-track recordings 1974-77
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Everything Everything - Raw Data Feel
Yes - Close to the Edge
Witchcraft - Legend
Heldon - Interface
Brutal Truth - Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
Can - Tago Mago
Deviated Instinct - Terminal Filth Stench-Core
Clan of Xymox - Medusa
Testament - The Legacy
Beastie Boys - Check Your Head
Tad - "Grease Box"
Brutality - Screams of Anguish
Sugar - Beaster
Helstar - Nosferatu
Chaos UK - Short Sharp Shock
Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
Mayhem - Ordo ad Chao
Man Is the Bastard - "Moloch"


OSI - Blood
Vauxdvihl - To Dimension Logic
King Crimson - “Cat Food” / “Groon”
Akercocke - Choronzon
Mournful Congregation - Concrescence of the Sophia
Candlemass - “John the Leper”
Rush - “Manhattan Project”
Fates Warning - “The Ghosts of Home”
The Human League - Dare
The Beach Boys - Smiley Smile
Thom Yorke - Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Everything Everything - Man Alive
Everything Everything- Raw Data Feel
Impaled Nazarene - Tol Cormpt Norz Norz Norz
Destruction - Bestial Invasion of Hell 1984 demo
Anvil - Pound for Pound
Blue Oyster Cult - Mirrors
The Mars Volta - The Bedlam in Goliath
Vintersorg - Cosmic Genesis
David Sylvian - "Fire in the Forest"
Primus - Frizzle Fry
Kreator - Renewal
Big Country - Steeltown
The Cult - "The Saint," "Shape the Sky"
Napalm Death - Enemy of the Music Business
Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime
Henry Cow - Unrest
Mayhem - "Aion Suntelia"
Pere Ubu - Dub Housing
Labradford - Prazizion
Mortuary Drape - All the Witches Dance
Suffocation - Effigy of the Forgotten
Muslimgauze - Citadel
Carcass - Symphonies of Sickness
The Hellacopters - Payin' the Dues
Mercyful Fate - In the Shadows
Immortal - Battles in the North
Les Thugs - As Happy as Possible
Thy Serpent - Forests of Witchery (this one will be discarded)

Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Deathspell Omega - “Chaining the Katechon”
Frank Zappa/Mothers - Roxy & Elsewhere
Everything Everything - Raw Data Feel
Christian Death - Catastrophe Ballet
Bauhaus - Burning From the Inside
Bauhaus - In the Flat Field
Chrome - Red Exposure
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Profanatica - 1990/91
Pestilence - “Chemotherapy”
Bathory - “A Fine Day to Die”
Steven Wilson - “Raider II”
Satyricon - Rebel Extravaganza
Mid-Evil - Promo 1992
Into Another - Ignaurus
Into Another - Seemless
The Jesus Lizard - "Gladiator"
Cynic - Focus
Red House Painters - "Mistress"
June of 44 - Tropics and Meridians
Jeff Buckley - "I Want Someone Badly," "Forget Her"
Punchcutter - Demos
Solefald - The Linear Scaffold
Corrosion of Conformity - Deliverance
Loudness - "Ashes in the Sky"
Chavez - Gone Glimmering
Chavez - Ride the Fader
Embrionic Death - Stream of Solidarity demo
Leatherface - Mush
For Against - In the Marshes
DBC - Universe
Witchcraft - "Democracy"


Everything Everything - Raw Data Feel
Bent Knee - Frosting
Peter Hammill - “Gog Magog (In Bromine Chambers)”
Kansas - Monolith
Voivod - Angel Rat
Blut Aus Nord - Disharmonium: Undreamable Abysses
Disma - Towards the Megalith
Mayhem - Ordo Ad Chao
The Tubes - The Tubes
Utopia - Disco Jets
Utopia - Another Live
Soundgarden - Down On the Upside (x3)
Defleshed - Under the Blade
Old - "Peri Synthion"
Sanctuary - Into the Mirror Black
Napalm Death - Harmony Corruption
Emperor - As the Shadows Rise
Thorns - "Aerie Descent"
Depeche Mode - "FreeLove"
Toxik - Think This
Amesoeurs - Amesoeurs
Tad - 8-Way Santa
Savatage - "Strange Wings"
Artillery - By Inheritance
Polvo - Cor-Crane Secret, "Tragic Carpet Ride"
Nightfall - Athenian Echoes
16 - "At Dawn They Sleep"
In Flames - The Jester Race, "Goliaths Disarm Their Davids"
Hot Snakes - Suicide Invoice
Crimson Glory - "Painted Skies," "Transcendence"
Superchunk - No Pocky for Kitty, "Basement Life"
Kyuss - Blues for the Red Sun
Blind Guardian - "Welcome to Dying," "Bright Eyes," "And the Story Ends"
Melvins - "The Bit," "Mombius Hibachi," "In the Freaktose the Bugs Are Dying"

Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Sarcofago - Rotting
Voivod - Angel Rat
Manowar - Battle Hymns
Traun - The Lilac Moon
Traun - Escape from Spa 9
Traun - The Black Metal Princess
Axis of Advance - The List
Stick Men - Tentacles
Mew - Visuals
Kyuss - Sky Valley
Portal - Vexovoid
Bowery Electric - Bowery Electric
Primal Scream - Evil Heat
Swans - Greed
Paradise Lost - One Second
Faith No More - Angel Dust
Hector Zazou - Songs from the Cold Seas
Isis - Oceanic
Sonic Youth - Dirty
Popol Vuh - Nosferatu
Acid Bath - When the Kite String Pops
Christian Death - Only Theater of Pain
Christian Death - Catastrophe Ballet
Mike Oldfield - Ommadawn
The Mastelottos - Too Much Happiness: A Romantic’s Guide to King Crimson
Primordial - Imrama
Minas Tirith - Demons are Forever
Protector - Misanthropy
Destruction - Release from Agony
Joywave - Cleanse
Stick Men - Tentacles
Beardfish - Sleeping in Traffic, Part One
Disembowelment - Transcendence into the Peripheral
Vehementer Nos - Vehementer Nos
Corrosion of Conformity - Deliverance
Corrosion of Conformity - Wiseblood
Necromantia - Scarlet Evil, Witching Black
Metallica - "Blackened"
Elegy - Labyrinth of Dreams
The Cure - "The Drowning Man"
Blind Illusion - The Sane Asylum
For Against - Coalesced
Disgrace - Superhuman Dome
Whiplash - Power and Pain
Beastie Boys - Ill Communication
Heathen - Victims of Deception
Big Country - "Wonderland"
Oranssi Pazuzu - Kosmonument
Extol - Undeceived
Van Halen - Fair Warning
Sacrifice - Forward to Termination
Dax Riggs - We Sing of Only Blood or Love
Riot - Sons of Society
Prong - Beg to Differ
Armored Saint - Raising Fear
Death Angel - Act III
Alice In Chains - Facelift
Skeleton Key - Fantastic Spike Through Balloon

Voivod - Angel Rat
Vauxdvihl - To Dimension Logic
Kreator - Extreme Aggression
Allan Holdsworth - Velvet Darkness
Stick Men - Tentacles
The Mastelottos - “Sleepless”
OSI - Free
John Arch - A Twist of Fate
Arch Matheos - Sympathetic Resonance
Mayhem - Live in Jessheim, Norway, 3/2/90
Melvins - Lysol
Order From Chaos - Inhumanities demo 1988
Misery’s Omen - To Worship Stone Gods 7”
Deathspell Omega - The Long Defeat
Carbonized - Disharmonization
Axis of Advance - Purify
Axis of Advance - Obey
Primordial - A Journey’s End
Borknagar - True North
Pantalgia - An International Death Metal Compilation
Metal Church - “Metal Church” (from
Metal Church)
Mournful Congregation - Concrescence of the Sophia
Profanatica - 1990-1992
The Human League - Travelogue
The Human League - Dare
Journey - Escape
V/A - ...And Even Wolves Hid Their Teeth
Darkthrone - Transilvanian Hunger
Corrosion of Conformity - Wiseblood
Eucharist - "Wounded and Alone," "The Predictable End"
Dark Angel - Leave Scars
Neurosis - Times of Grace
Pixies - Surfer Rosa
Hum - Inlet
Borknagar - The Olden Domain
Chelsea Wolfe - "Deranged for Rock & Roll," "16 Psyche"
Rotting Christ - Passage to Arcturo
Gang of Four - "Damaged Goods"
Heathen - Victims of Deception
Beastie Boys - Ill Communication
Impaled Nazarene - Ugra Karma
Forbidden - Forbidden Evil

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