The Week In Metal - Week Of May 13 - 19, 2019
66.6666666... I swear I'm not making this up! I was going to write something smart (hopefully) about last week's releases when I decided to check how much new music in total I added to our database for 2019. I was shocked when I saw 791 records! This is an insane number to go through even for a person doing it as a full time job, not an afternoon-free-time warrior like me so, I decided to do some math on how long it would take to listen to all those albums. And here it is: I rounded all records to 800 releases X 40 minutes average length = 32000 minutes! Divide that by 60 minutes gives us 533.33 hours, divide that by 8 (regular job hours) and it equals 66.66666666666 days. That's how much daytime of nose-deep, non-stop listening without a lunch or even a pee-pee break it'd involve!
I swear on my father's grave I didn't do any number manipulations to end up with that total. First try, random roundups, one crazy final total... I'm not a superstitious man but when my calculator showed all 6s I think I made some kind of unrecognizable noise and I stood up from my chair (also don't know why). At this point I don't think there's anything I could possibly write to make this intro any better so, enjoy another 25 samples of evil music and I have to step outside and get some fresh air.
Till next week...
Thrash, death metal from United States: Ares Kingdom - By The Light Of Their Destruction (Nuclear War Now! Productions)
Black, experimental, avant-garde metal from Germany: Bethlehem - Lebe Dich Leer (Prophecy Productions)
Doom, death metal from United States: Encoffination - We Proclaim Your Death O' Lord (SelfMadeGod Records)
Insanity Cult, Ares Kingdom, Amulet, Bethlehem, Calyx, Depraved Murder, Duel, Encoffination, Eye Of The Destroyer, Father Befouled, Full Of Hell, Mystik, October Tide, Paladin, Psychotool, Pythia, Riot City, Saint Vitus, Savage Messiah, Summoner's Circle, Vale Of Pnath, Worshipper, Sepolcro, Necro, Stormcrow, Ungoliantha