Stephen O’Malley

Stephen Kasner needs our help... please read

Posted: Dec 16, 2010

If you read this site, you’ve probably partaken of Stephen Kasner’s work. He has done album covers, artwork, and posters for Integrity, Sunn O))), Isis, Justin Broadrick, Runhild Gammelsæter, Khlyst, Darsombra, Suma, and many more. His haunting style is unmistakable. I have spent much time gazing at his work. Here is an interview I did with him, in which he discusses specific pieces that he’s done. Below are some of my favorite works of his.

Now Stephen needs your help. He is extremely private...

Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock - Asshole / Snail Dilemma LP

Posted: Dec 9, 2010

Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock - Asshole / Snail Dilemma LP
(Tochnit Aleph TA025-10)

10 years after the first Edition on CD the most horrifying piece of music available again on Vinyl.
Featuring the infamous recording 'For Stringquintet and Asstrumpet' on one side,
and a collage of studio-recordings and various live-actions in Rudolf's unique style on side b.

Mastered & cut by Lupo at D&M, Berlin.
Edition of 500 copies, 320g fullcolour cover true to the original CD, black 180g vinyl, black polylin...

more Pärt on SUNN O)))

Posted: Dec 9, 2010

Here is a full translation of the Arvo Pärt p[iece mentioned on 26th October at this blog


I have reached the beachside forest of Laulasmaa. Bright morning sun pierces the clouds and the air under the pine trees is full of light, that smells of holidays, home and happiness.
I step on the porch of Arvo Pärt’s house. I have around 10 Cd’s with me – some of them compiled and burnt the night before – containing music, that the jubilee-holding composer probably doesn’t meet to often. Rock, ho...


Posted: Dec 2, 2010

Doom metal legends SAINT VITUS have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding the passing of their former drummer, Armando Acosta:

"It is with great regret that we announce a great loss to the world of heavy metal with the passing of former SAINT VITUS drummer Armando Acosta.

"Armando's last show with SAINT VITUS was April 29, 2009 in Stuttgart, Germany.

"Armando had been struggling with health issues over the years but came back into the VITUS fold for one last hurrah by he...