Friday, September 5, 2008

Epic Pain And Sorrow

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This is Weakling, they hailed from SanFrancisco, and play Epic BlackMetal. This release has been commented as being a "Masterpiece" and i would have to agree.This album was entitled 'DeadAsDreams' and came out in 2000, just after they had called it quits. 'DeadAsDreams' is both fast and slow with lots of atmospheric cavernous sound. The songs are long and drawn out, in a good way. Weakling project feelings of emptiness, anger, and deep seeded desperate depression(hooray for alliteration). Five tracks in all this release comes in at a whopping seventy-six minutes. In addition weakling also has members of Asunder, TheFuckingChamps, Saros, and TheHusbands. This is for fans of Bethlehem, Asunder, and depression. For some reason i see this band more with DoomMetal then i do with BlackMetal, i'm not sure why its not like its that slow. I guess its because the drums are so fast and muffled it kind of slows the music down in addition to the slower melodic guitar. Well, i hope you enjoy, although enjoy doesn't seem appropriate.

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13 comments:

Aesop said...

I was fortunate enough to see them play many times.

SvartStøy said...

where they amazing live? do you know of any live footage that may exist?

Aesop said...

They were fantastic, always. I know of no live video, but they did do a demo recorded "live" in their rehearsal space. I could dig it up for you but it has no unreleased songs on it. Of course you know that members went on to Asunder and Saros and The Gault. All worthwhile bands.

SvartStøy said...

THta would be awesome, i'm glad to hear they put on a good show, Ya i love asunder but have yet to hear either if the other 2 bands, i heard The fucking champs and wasn't to impressed. But i must hear the gault and saros
Thanks Aesop

Aesop said...

http://herejedemontre.blogspot.com/2008/07/gault-even-as-all-before-us-2005.html

The Gault's one and only album. The Gault was John (Weakling), Sara (Weakling, Amber Asylum), Lorraine (Amber Asylum) and Ed doing a sort of Goth/Doom hybrid. Really great album, very depressing.


I'll see if I can locate that Weakling rehearsal.

SvartStøy said...

THANKYOU!!

paris said...

Much obliged! Nice sound, really nice description. I am enjoying it, though.

SvartStøy said...

thanks. hey paris e-mail me cuz i wanna send you something regarding your request. My e-mail is svartstoy@yahoo.com

Dwight said...

This band was way ahead of its time.
I never heard of the Gault. Gonna check it out.

chrisc said...

probably my favourite black metal record:so epic,dark and hypnotic and i really love those screaming agonizing vocals,really different from most BM bands.and you should definitely check out the Gault,not BM at all more like gothic doom but really amazing.

vishuskinit said...

tracks 4 and 5 are incomplete? could you let me know if you get it back up? thanks alot man!


nickfilth@mail.com

SvartStøy said...

thanks vishuskinit, i will get on that, and repost it.

Daniel said...

Someone on Terminal-Boredom told me to check this out...digging it a lot. I can see what you mean by the Doom Metal sound, my opinion you don't need to go 1000 mph all the time, that just takes away from it all/ Thanks.