Gig Update: Trendslaughter Fest IV

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4th Edition of Bangalore’s prominent Extreme Metal Fest, “Trendslaughter Fest (TSF)” is scheduled to be held on the first day of February, 2014. Trendslaughter Fest has been acknowledged superiorly within the Extreme Metal scene of India and it has even gained notability among the Metal Maniacs from other countries. TSF’s journey was initiated on 2011, where Bengal Death/Thrashing Aghori “Orator” headlined along with the support of local bands like Dying Embrace, Bevar Sea, Gorified and Culminant. International acts like Abigail (Japan), Cauchemar (Canada) and Blood Division (Singapore) have been summoned in the later editions of TSF.

But without any doubt, 4th edition will surpass all of the sumptuousness of the previous edition since the “GOATFATHER” of Asian Extreme Metal scene “Impiety” is going to ravage as the headliner of the fest. Orator (Bangladesh) will revisit Bangalore and will co-headline the fest along with the primitive Death/Doom Monger Dying Embrace (Bangalore, India). Other supporting acts are Ugra Karma (one of the oldest Death Metal Band from Nepal), Serpents Athirist (Filthy Black Metal from Sri Lanka) and Necrodeity (Bestial Death/Black Metal from Kolkata, India). Addition of the Masters of Darkness, “Impiety” in the lineup has taken the extremity of this edition to a paramount level.

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Sandesh Shenoy, one of the part of TSF crew stated, “Each edition of the Trendslaughter Fest is a step up from the previous edition. The idea behind it is to try hard to enhance not only the band quotient in terms of extreme music, but also very much in terms quality of sound, back line, stage props, and the overall experience for the fans! This very fact is what differs and defines the TSF “experience” from all the other gigs and makes people enthusiastic and excited about the next editions!”

Many big bands of Metal arena have stepped into India, but TSF-IV will be one of the best Underground Extreme Metal Live Event for the metal fanatics of India.

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1442719119281410/

Venue: No Limmits Lounge & Club , No 8, 2nd Floor, Grand Allied Plaza, Magrath Road, Bangalore, India

Date: February 01, 2014

By: Zoheb Mahmud

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Interview with Infernal Execrator: Singahedonistic Black/Death Terror

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Infernal Execrator, the anti-religious Black/Death terror of Singahell has been preaching their blasphemous execration since 2005. They are set to discharge their debut full length “AD INFINITUM SATANIC ADHERENT” on January, 2014, under the label “Dunkelheit Produktionen”. We have queried the vocal/guitarist, “Lord Ashir” to learn more about the flaming spirit of Infernal Execrator. It is to note that, Lord Ashir also runs “Demonization Distro”. 

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Zoheb:
Greetings from Venustas Diabolicus Horde. How are you doing brother?
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Death Has Befallen upon SoD Frontman Avaejee

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Solemn occasion for us to declare but can’t seat sear as it’s about our Asian black metal scene, and one of the flag bearer of the scene has been deceased the last night. Sam-Ong Trysatyr, best known as Avaejee (from Zygoatsis and Surrender of Divinity fame) was murdered on 9th January, 2014 in his own house. A police report says that Avaejee was killed by stabbing with a knife to his left neck and chest. The dead body was found at about 21:30 local time in home No. 49/206, Sai Mai, Bangkok Pattanachai village when the victim’s wife, Kylie, found his husband bleeding dead. Later she gave her statement to police that there were two persons came to his husband earlier as they were discussing and drinking beer in the ground floor. Late in night she came downstairs and found the dead body. Police suspected those two men and confirmed further investigation on the killing.

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Avaejee was 37 years old and is a respected musician among the black metal fans around the world. He played bass and handled vocal duties in Siamese black metal band Surrender of Divinity. The band toured in America, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore etc and got acceptance among black metal enthusiasts. He also played in another Thai black metal act Zygoatsis where he had played guitars. His sad departure will be a dreadful loss among the black metal cults around the world. We bless him for his journey to the other side. Rest in peace AVAEJEE.

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Source: http://www.manager.co.th/Crime/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9570000003251

Listen Surrender of divinity – The triumph of thy majesty:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kuHDDCuIx4

Written by: Somber Oracle

Black Metal: Some Basic Vocal Techniques

Hails blackened brothers of Satanic Metal.

Today I will be giving you heathens a quick few tips on vocals for Black/Death Metal.

Lots of people ask me how it’s done and how I can go from so low to so high.
Well first of all be aware of your diaphragm and use it as much as you can. There is certain Black Metal styles that are straight from the throat which will give you that raspy sounding vocal but you can hear that it’s not being forced from the diaphragm.
So first to learn how to use your diaphragm along with breaking your voice in ( which all depends on how much conditioning you can take on callousing your vocal chords) you must also learn to breathe. And always be breathing outward when excelling your vocals.
So, tense up your stomach like you would when doing sit ups.. But deeper within, you will feel the same pressure of diaphragm when your trying to take a massive turd! Ha ha, so this is similar motion of using your diaphragm if you know what I mean! But, when you growl push from this area in your stomach and release it through your throat.. Like as if to ‘cough’ – use this motion. And depending on how much screaming and so forth you have done to your favorite tracks over the years will determine how conditioned your vocal chords have become.2634_55431732581_1273009_n

It’s pretty much the same as regular vocals you would be taught at singing school, the same techniques of use of diaphragm and breathing etc. Head voice. Stomach voice and throat voice etc etc. but they will disagree on callousing your vocal chords! They will tell you that it’s damage. Well I have been doing vocals for over 10yrs and it just gets stronger. So take what you can from music school and disregard the rest!

Follow and imitate your favorite vocalist as well as all this practice helps! Don’t have no boundaries and always push the limit. Make sure you keep your vocal chords moist with fluids. In the end the fitter you are the better so I guess it just depends on the individual.

OK maniacs. I hope you can decipher what I have said here and that this makes sense. Good luck and fucking invoke nothing but pure chaos within!

Craig Priestley (Bassist/Vocalist)
BELLIGERENT INTENT

Black Witching Metal

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One of the torch bearers of true black metal, Black Witchery worships the early Black Metal hordes in the likes of Blasphemy, Conqueror, Beherit, Archgoat to name a few. Keep in mind that this worship does not mean that they are ripping off their predecessors music. Being a black/death, war metal band they do have similarities with other bands of the same genre; yet this horde has their very own and unique style of spitting forth blasphemies.

They started their Christian raping journey in 1990 and changed their name a few times. First they were known as Irreverent (1990-1994) which later changed to Witchery (1996-1999) and finally to Black Witcehry (From 1999 onwards).

They play a brand of very primitive and raw music and their few splits and 3 full lengths are all produced and mixed in that manner. Their music is fucking barbaric and filled with anger and hatred but provides a trancing quality all at the same time. This ritualistic quality puts you in a trance the same way Von’s music does. They keep their music simple, the way it should be. You will find no technical stuff here. There are no melodies. The guitar riffs are repetitive and keeps on firing away. There are very few riff changes, some which are not that understandable if you are not listening to it carefully. While some can be understood very well after a long attack of repetitive guitar riffs. The guitar is down tuned and provides a sound like a chainsaw cutting through a pile of dead priests. The Bass is as attacking and powerful as the guitar and the bass lines mainly follow the guitar works. The drumming is a machine-gun attack on your speakers! Fast and continuous blast beats from the beginning to the end of the song (album). The vocals is another thing!It is like a growling/screeching/howling of a man who is possessed.

1477478_10201154595848365_961619747_nIt seems as if the power of the vocals can penetrate and shatter a glass wall to pieces.The overall music is dark and chaotic.Their lyrics is based on anti-christian ideologies, occultism and Satanism.

Their guitarist Tregenda, who has been in Black Witchery for a long time left the band in August of 2013. It was a friendly and mutual understanding between him and the other band members. Joing the horde is Alal’Xhaasztur (Hellvetron, Nexul, Nyogthaenlisz) who will continue to desecrate with the band from now on.

Black Witchery do not play in all live shows and boycotts all invitations from the commercial scene. They played recently in the NWN! Festival Volume III in Berlin alongside Blasphemy, Revenge, Sabbat, Ares Kingdom, Dead Congregation, Proclamation, Blasphemophagher, Morbosidad, Wrathprayer etc. I heard that Ryan Förster plans on releasing the DVD of the live desecration which is surely a thing to watch out for! Black Witchery has some live DVDs which are recommended. Their live onslaughts are fucking great, full of evil energy and hatred. They have plans on releasing splits with Revenge (Canada), black/death metallers Nyogthaeblisz (US) and war metal hordes Deiphago (Philippines) in 2014. Also a live and rehearsal LP/CD on Nuclear War Now! productions is on its way. Look out for the releases.

They are to play in Inferno Metal Festival in Oslo,Norway in 2014 alongside Impiety, Necros Christos, Rotting Christ etc.

Black Witchery  is not for the weak hearted. If you like your music polished this band is not for you. Fans of old school black and death metal MAY OR MAY NOT like Black Witchery. Well, this form of art this not for everyone. But fans of war metal should love these maniacs. Whether you are into war metal or not,whatever it is, give this band  a try and see where it goes!

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Discography:

Summoning of Infernal Legions (EP, 1998)     
Evil Shall Prevail (Demo, 1998)     
Hellstorm of Evil Vengeance (Split, 2000)   
Live in San Antonio and Vancouver (DVD, 2001)     
Black Metal Endsieg I (Split, 2001)   
Desecration of the Holy Kingdom (Full-length, 2001)   
Katharsis / Black Witchery (Split, 2002)   
Upheaval of Satanic Might (Full-length, 2005)   
Desecration & Sodomy (Split, 2008)
Blasphemous Onslaughts 2005-2008 (DVD, 2009)
Live Desecration Ritual-December2001  (Live album, 2010)
Inferno of Sacred Destruction (Full-length, 2010)

Members:

Impurath: Bass, Vocals  (1999-present)
Vaz: Drums (1999-present)
Alal’Xhaasztur: Guitars (2013-present)

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Written By: NecroSemen