While we wait for all the "fan requested" posts to finish, it is time for me to take a second and tell you what sucks in the trendy world of "recent black metal releases". Today we get to talk about Tony "IT" Särkää again! Yes our favorite Swedish black metal dwarf who lives a complicated life, and currently fronts a Japanese influenced industrial rock band- as exposed in our previous post concerning him.
(Left: Because the world needed another midget black metal goth-rocker à la Dani Filth)
Earlier this year, (the once well respected) Osmose label made a typical "modern day corporate music business" decision to re-release all the shitty Vondur albums on a double CD. Not only that, but they gave it a stupid name, deceiving artwork, and charged money for it!
(Left: Due to the profanity, the album was allegedly banned at Wal-Marts across America, thus causing it to completely miss it's target audience. This in turn lead to the album's immediate failure outside of the European market)
Well to be honest, I didn't actually buy the album. Infact, I didn't even listen to the stupid piece of shit, mainly because I had already made that mistake back in 1995 and 1996 and spent the better part of the late 90's drinking until I blacked out trying to erase them from my memory.
(Left: The Evil "Dwarf-Green" edition.)
Basically you get all the shitty material this band ever produced in a more than deserving repackage. Why Osmose decided to release this laughable piece of dog turd is beyond me. It was better that time forgot such appalling drunk antics that at one point were even recorded in the Helvete Studio. Maybe this was released as hipster bait, seeing IT would totally make for a perfect makeshift long-lost beardneck messiah; constantly never fitting in with the scene, yet "knowing" so much about it.
For the final verdict, I have decided to bring back my trusty non-human companion Zoltan to do the rating system again. He was recently released from the state's dog pound after contracting Parvo , spreading the disease to all 240 dogs in the shelter, causing them all to die.
Vondur's "No Compromise" gets a well deserved THREE angry Zoltan's; which means it's a heaping pile of duck shit and must be destroyed.
Stay tuned for more lessons from the blackened mind, including a band that one of you feel compelled to email me about every other week as if I ignored the previous 20 something requests.