| || 01. Beyond, The - No Excuse, 1990 CD Single |
Big Cat - ABBSCD 22
02. Beyond, The - Crawl, 1991 CD Album
Harvest, EMI - CDSHSP 4128, 79 6716 2
03. Beyond, The - Raging E.P., 1991 CD Maxi-Single
Harvest - CDHAR 5301
04. Beyond, The - Crawl, 1992 CD Album
Continuum Records, Harvest - 9575-19204-2, 19204
05. Beyond, The - Chasm, 1993 CD Album
Music For Nations - cdmfn 147
At the very highest peak of Mountain Zer, where the very few sit and shine on the rest of us, The Beyond occupy a very large and comfortable bench. I don't think human vocabulary can describe the width and height of the waves of zerness that overwhelm my meat when The Beyond invade the soundscape. From a dimension not disconnected from the heat of Victims Family and the cold of Tool, The Beyond pour the largest cargo of timeless awesomeness. Now you can hear eternity and addiction occurs. Crawl is an unbreakable and perfect demon diamond. Note that the two versions do not differ only by packaging (plastic vs. digipack). The song order is different, version 1 has a song not on version 2, version 2 has two songs not on version 1, the sharks are different. And version 2 has a different and better mix. You need both. Among the legions of underrated bands, The Beyond is the largest proof that God does not exist. But we have The Beyond, we win.
!ZER The Beyond ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [beyond the triplazer in the sky]
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Zerred by Zer at 11:36 PM
Monday, October 27, 2014
| || 01. Citizens Arrest - Colossus, 1991 Vinyl LP Album Repress |
Wardance, Wardance, Vermiform - Wardance Two, Wrdnce Two, vmfm 5
02. Citizens Arrest - Citizens Arrest, 1994 CD Compilation
Lost And Found Records - LF 086/CD
1-6 : A Light In The Darkness 7'', 7-9: comp tracks, 10-21: Colossus
Old request, new zerification. I haven't posted any CA so far because I am not such a big fan. Sure, CA deliver pissed off, raw, thrashing hardcore in the vein of early Sick of It All or SFA, but it does not do much on my neuron. Anyway, this is very competent and angry, a prototype of the style. But I'd rather blast some Sadus for now.
!ZER Citizens Arrest ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [zerve and protect]
Zerred by Zer at 2:58 PM
Thursday, October 23, 2014
| || 01. Crux - Řev Smrti , 1993 CD Album |
Leviathan Records - LVR CD-029
Reissue from 2000
Be John Lennon for a minute and imagine: Quorthon and Tom Angelripper have a son. He joins Bulldozer and instead of The Day Of Wrath, they release Řev Smrti, and instead of calling themselves Bulldozer, they chose the moniker Crux, and they move from Italy to the Czech Republic. So yes, this is a truly awesome black thrashing album, and it is actually a little more musically sophisticated than the early-Bulldozer analogy. It came out a decade later after all. And it has great "melodic" sections (as in "Blood Fire Death's slow passages"). Disciples of Cultes Des Ghoules and other sleazy purveyors of the black mark applaud and revere Crux! Thrash til black zer!
!ZER Crux ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [reverend zerti]
Zerred by Zer at 11:18 AM
Sunday, October 19, 2014
| || 01. Capitol Punishment - Capitol Punishment, 1983 Vinyl 7" EP Reissue |
Stage Dive, We Bite Records - SD 1, WE BITE 006
Reissue from 1986
02. Capitol Punishment - Slum With A View, 1987 Vinyl, LP, Album, Blue, Clear
We Bite Records - WB 016
03. Capitol Punishment - Glutton For Punishment EP, 1988 Vinyl 7"
We Bite Records - WB 039
04. Capitol Punishment - When "Putsch" Comes To Shove, 1988 Vinyl, 12'', 33 ? RPM, Reissue
Destiny Records - Destiny 6
05. Capitol Punishment - Zipeyrpantsup, 1988 Vinyl, LP, Album
Destiny Records - EFA 05145
06. Capitol Punishment - Bulwarks Against Oppression, 1989 Vinyl, LP, Album
We Bite Records - WB 055
07. Capitol Punishment - Super Glutton EP, 1989 Vinyl 12" EP
Duck Butter Records, Duck Butter Records, Duck Butter Records - DB004, DB-WB 004, DBWB 004
08. Various Artists - Live 1991, 1991
We Bite Records - WB 076CD, Compilation
Contains 17 songs by: Capitol Punishment, Emils, Suckspeed
09. Capitol Punishment - Messiah Complex, 1993 CD Album
We Bite Records - WB 2-102-2
10. Capitol Punishment - Three Chord Pile-Up, 1994 CD Album
We Bite Records - WB 2-131-2
11. Capitol Punishment - The First Line-Up, 1996 CD Compilation
We Bite Records - WE BITE 1-078166-2
Compiles the first three 7", 12" and LP
From the smoldering archives of classic US hardcore punk, Capitol Punishment return to the frontispiece of the Church. While the last two albums are more quiet and smooth in a good way, the early stuff is the raw material you need to get some teeth cracked, and the neuron happy. Would it be blasphemy to say they share the spirit, energy and class of M.D.C.? No, it wouldn't. And these records have aged as greatly. Completely beta zer rocking punk thrash!
!ZER Capitol Punishment ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [when zer comes to putsch]
I put 9 stars to the 2009 short version:
But watch out, it looks like it deserves only 1 star:
This film left me with a sick feeling. If you enjoy the experience of a so called artist being sick on your face by all means watch it. Its only saving grace is it doesn't last too long and then you can go for a walk or something to clear your mind. I'm sure there are people out there will think this is deep, meaningful, artistic and profound but I suspect they wouldn't know profound if it hit them in the face. Of course there are plenty of 'messages' in here delivered without a trace of irony. They're the bleak, nihilistic, humourless, hopeless, depressing one's we see all too much on the screen these days. Who funds this crap? If you want to feel excited and empowered, have your imagination stimulated, be surprised and entertained I'd look elsewhere if I were you.
1995 long (and extended into a new interpretation) version:
Here is another great short version from 2006 (lauded by the author of the original 1961 short story).
Zerred by Zer at 6:22 PM
Thursday, October 16, 2014
| || 01. Alchemist - Jar Of Kingdom, 1993 CD Album |
Lethal Records - LRC 05
02. Alchemist - Lunasphere, 1995 CD Album
Thrust - THRUST007
03. Alchemist - Spiritech, 1997 CD Album
Thrust - THRUST 022
04. Alchemist - Organasm, 2000 CD Album
Relapse Records - RR6499-2
05. Alchemist - Austral Alien, 2003 CD Album
Relapse Records - RR 6577-2
06. Alchemist - Tripsis, 2007 CD Album
Relapse Records - RR 6730-2
07. Levitation Hex, The - The Levitation Hex, 2012 CD Album
Not On Label - LHEX001
I had wanted to pay homage to Alchemist for a long time. Today is the day for this incredible band. Right from the first album, I was floored (despite the painful section with female vocals - the single bad thing in their whole discography). They've been tagged "progressive death metal" or "avant-garde" or some other phrase that would not do justice to their sound, style and general awesomeness. Every album is a classic. The first two are of course rawer and more aggressive than the rest - Lunasphere is their heaviest. I couldn't tell which one is "the best" - probably the Levitation Hex, a highest mountain of magnificence full of eternal riffs with a heavier and more memorable approach than the last Alchemist releases. Buy it! Vinyl snobs can also get the LP with all the cracks and pops from High Roller. Let's sacrifice cats to the hidden forces of the Unizer so that The Levitation Hex makes many more albums. Unique zerness at the highest altitudes of advanced metal!
!ZER Alchemist & The Levitation Hex ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [triplazerrist]
Zerred by Zer at 3:32 PM
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
| || 01. Deathwish - At The Edge Of Damnation, 1987 Vinyl LP Album |
Steamhammer - SH 0082
02. Deathwish - Demon Preacher, 1988 Vinyl LP Album
GWR Records - GWLP 33
God save the thrash! Deathwish were not very prolific, but their two albums are either excellent, or amazing. The second is almost a classic. On a good day, it is a true classic. Deathwish deliver generic second-half-of-the-80s thrash metal that could have emerged from a Hallow's Eve | Onslaught joint venture. Incisive thrash with a thin crust of melodies, bang that head til zer!
!ZER Deathwish ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [thrash til zer]
Zerred by Zer at 12:15 AM
Thursday, October 9, 2014
| || 01. No Security - When The Gist Is Sucked From The Fruit Of Welfare The Ugly Faces Of Truth Will Show, 1993 CD Compilation |
Lost And Found Records - LF 063/CD
I figured a No Security reload would be most satisfying after the Doom post. This is what I had to say in 2008 about this compilation :
"Almost complete discography CD of the heroes of the 2nd wave of Swedish discharge-core bands. No Security are the missing link between the initial aggression of Mob 47 and the new generation of Skitsystem, Wolfpack, Disfear etc. Which means the true dbeat fan is not allowed not to possess this collection of murderous hardcore attacks. Über ZERRRRR!!!"
There is no reason to change anything.
!ZER No Security ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [no zercuitry]
Zerred by Zer at 3:53 PM
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
| || 01. Doom - War Crimes - Inhuman Beings, 1988 Vinyl LP Album |
Peaceville - VILE 4
02. Doom - The Peel Sessions, 1989 CD Compilation
Dutch East India Trading - DEI8404-2
03. Various Artists - Bury The Debt Not The Dead / No Security, 1989
Peaceville - VILE 11, Compilation
Contains 17 songs by: Doom, No Security
04. Doom - Fuck Peaceville, 1995 CD Compilation
Profane Existence, Grade A Thrape Records - EXIST 024, none
05. Doom - Doomed From The Start - The Demo's Album, 1996 CD Compilation
Discipline, Vinyl Japan - DISCCD 5, DISCCD 5
06. Doom - 教祖ラッシュ, 1996 Vinyl LP Album
Flat Earth - FE 21
07. Various Artists - Live Udine * Italy * 30.03.1989 * C.S.A., 2010
Lazypunx Autoproduzioni - none, Compilation
Contains 21 songs by: Doom, Concrete Sox
08. Various Artists - Rattus / Doom, 2011
Nausea - #1, Compilation
Contains 18 songs by: Rattus, Doom
At long last, it is Doom's day. They are probably the most famous first generation Discharge imitators. This is semi classic, since nobody can outdischarge Discharge. But Doom are an excellent prelude to second generation Discharge clones like Skitsystem, Disfear, Wolfpack. Nowadays I lost tracks of the Discharge clones family tree, I don't know who the leaders of the third generation are. So I'll stick to Doom and the second generation to fulfill my lust for crust, until the next Discharge craving erupts.
!ZER Doom ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [margareth doomsday]
Zerred by Zer at 11:02 PM
Monday, October 6, 2014
| || 01. Ass To Mouth - Kiss Ass, 2008 CD Album |
Lifestage Productions - LSP006
02. Ass To Mouth - Degenerate, 2014 CD Album
Selfmadegod Records - SMG 115
Monday is grindcore day. These Poles know their subject perfectly, and add a great dose of fun to it (including a killer Motörhead cover). No, this music is not experimental or original in a any way, but is delivered with relentless passion and density. It's compact, torrid, catchy and full of the piggest of pig vocals ever, you won't be able not to smile. Bulldoze your skull and bang that head til zer!
!ZER Ass To Mouth ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [ass to zer]
Zerred by Zer at 2:36 PM
Friday, October 3, 2014
| || 01. Wretched - Life Out There, 1993 CD Album |
Hellhound Records - HELL 024
02. Wretched - Psychosomatic Medicine, 1994 CD Album
Hellhound Records - H 0031-2
03. Wretched - Center Of The Universe, 1995 CD Album
Hellhound Records - H 0041-2
04. Wretched - Black Ambience, 2009 CD EP
PsycheDOOMelic - PSY 047
Per request and with gentle grease, here comes the US doom Wretched (not to be confused with the Italian super heroes). Wretched were a cousin of the St-Vitus | Count Raven family branch of metallic doom rock. The vocals are pretty strange, and I love it. It is all rather slow, but not funeral-slow and the whole thing remains catchy and groovy like an elephant in transit. If you like Lost Breed, Pale Divine and this sort of things, Wretched is on the menu. Fist in the air with anvils!
!ZER Wretched ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [doomzerbath]
Zerred by Zer at 11:51 AM
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
| || 01. Token Entry - Jaybird, 1988 Vinyl LP |
Hawker Records - HR 9539
02. Token Entry - The Weight Of The World, 1990 Vinyl LP Album
Emergo, Emergo - EM 9394-1, EM 9394 1
For the very first time and upon request, let's zerify Token Entry and their A-grade 80s US HC. Jaybird is your typical Gorilla Biscuits | Insted posi-core sounding album and it still fucking rocks. When i was young, I preferred it a lot to the Weight of the World, but 40 lbs later, not anymore. Weight is more mature, more rocking, more solid, less basic hardcore: it's a third album. With a better singer, they could have conquered the world with this prototype of late 80s mildly hip-hop, funk, hard rocking beast. Killer Token Entry! No, I do not have the first album. Never even heard it! Unzer! But these two will suffice for your next party. Zer!
!ZER Token Entry ZER!
Remove brackets and unzip: [weight zer]
Zerred by Zer at 5:29 PM
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