† And then the Curse swept the Earth

sexta-feira, 6 de setembro de 2013

Best Underrated Releases of 2012 Pt.I

Well, better late than never, right? I know... sorry for the delay. You know that end of the year lists are a major pain in the ass, so last year i really thought about it and after seeing several "copy-paste" type of Lists, that really basically licked every major band and their labels asses, i thought to myself: "Fuck...". So i focused my attention on releases (and as releases i understand: Demo, EP, Split's, Album, whatever the band puts out. If you don't agree then get your own blog, fuck off) that are as good (or even better) than some titles found on most of those "mainstream" lists that flooded the web last year.

I've been planning this for ages, but (now for the rehearsed speech) time is the enemy and i can't make blogging out of a living. So cut the chat, let's get to the music. Boys and girls i give you my first part (of two) of my favorite underrated releases of last year. This first compilation is essentially made out of doom, hardcore, sludge, etc. I can lift up the veil a little bit and tell you that Part II is dedicated to the blackest side of metal.

Get into this. If possible check the whole album where the track comes from, burn it into a CD to hear on your stereo, car, etc. Cook it with some peas, i don't care. Just listen to it. Hope you enjoy.

Note: The playlist has been updated. I fucked up and in the first .zip file there was one track that was from 2013. Sorry for that. You can check out the setlist below.

Forever in the shadow


  1. Column of Heaven - After the Mission (taken from the album "Mission From God")
  2. Column of Heaven - Buried Secrets (taken from the album "Mission From God")
  3. Aksumite - Angel Strike Animal (taken from the album "Prideless Lions")
  4. Ascetic: - Uroboros (Up From Eden) (taken from the album "Self Initiation")
  5. This Gift Is A Curse - Att hata allt mÑnskligt liv (taken from the album "I, Guilt Bearer")
  6. Hexis - Seputus (taken from the EP "Seputus | Fatum")
  7. Torch Runner - Committed to the Ground (taken from the album "Committed To The Ground")
  8. Godstopper - Blame Them (taken from the album "What Matters")
  9. Dephosphorus - Uncharted (taken from the album "Night Sky Transform")
  10. Nekromantheon - Cast Down to the Void (taken from the album "Rise, Vulcan Spectre")
  11. Fister - Violence V: Megabolide (Return to The Heavens) (taken from the EP "Violence")
  12. Drowning Horse - Of the Wild (taken from the album "Drowning Horse")
  13. Anguish - Book Of Fox (taken from the album "Through the Archdemon's Head")
  14. Faustcoven - Hellfire and Funeral Bells (taken from the album "Hellfire and Funeral Bells")
  15. Bereft - Ethereal Dispersal (taken from the album "Leichenhaus")
  16. Faal - My Body Glows Red (taken from the album "The Clouds Are Burning")
  17. Hell - Decedere (taken from the album "III")

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