Mayhem’s Legendary and Tragic “De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas” Turns 25

Twenty-five years ago the world of the burgeoning global black metal scene was turned on its ear by Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas (Deathlike Silence) album. Already a thing of legend before one note was heard, its infamy and musical value are intertwined for all time, causing a lot of debate in the music community of which is the focal point for proper critique. Can we have one without the other? Not likely. A lot of words have been spent on this topic be it the marketing hype, drama, and even other mediums have focused and tribute paid to the history of Mayhem, the members passed away, past and present and the events in the run-up to the release of De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, so we are not going to use that space here again. Continue reading

Metal Tribute to The Bee Gees Post Single, Touring the UK This Week

Tragedy tour poster

 

Tragedy the Metal tribute to disco act The Bee Gees have posted a new single, a cover of the anthem from the musical film Grease, ‘Your the One That I Want’. See the video below:

 

 

 

The video has over 150,000 hits on YouTube in the first week. The band have also booked a UK tour, kicking off later this week.

Tragedy is;

Barry Glibb — lead vocals, lead back-up vocals, lead rhythm guitar
Mo’Royce Peterson — lead vocals, lead back-up vocals, lead lead guitar
Disco Mountain Man — lead vocals, lead back-up vocals, lead keyboards, lead cowbell
Andy Gibbous Waning — lead bass, lead vocals, lead back-up vocals
The Lord Gibbeth — lead drums

Neurosis Books More Shows For December 2014

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Neurosis has confirmed three more shows for 2014 with Tragedy, Author & Punisher and Kowloon Walled City are supporting all of the shows (unless noted). Dates are below.

Nov 19-23: Bestia Festival – Mexico City, MX (w/ The Ex, Monogatari)
Dec 29: The Conservatory – Santa Ana, CA (w/ Tragedy, Author & Punisher, Kowloon Walled City
Dec 30: Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA (w/ Tragedy, Author & Punisher, Kowloon Walled City)
Dec 31: Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA (w/ Tragedy, Author & Punisher, Kowloon Walled City)
May 24, 2015: Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore, MD (w/ Amorphis, Anaal Nathrakh, Goatsnake, Primordial, more)

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