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Blackened Metal Playlists on Spotify!

Attention lovers of all blackened varieties of metal! I've got a few Spotify playlists going if you'd like to subscribe! I also have tons more playlists, so feel free to add me and take a looksy. (Also, I have a new username now, so if you had added me in the past - you may need to add me again). And of course, if you have anything cool you'd like to share with me, please do. I love sharing music!

This is one of my all time favorite combination of metal genres. Nothing gets my blood pumping like some black thrash!

Featuring the likes of Absu, The Crown, Deströyer 666, Toxic Holocaust, Nekromantheon... and more!

Another favorite blend of mine. Death metal is great and all, but it's fucking incredible when it's smothered in blackness!

Featuring the likes of Angelcorpse, Azarath, Hacavitz, Kaamos, Verminous... and more!

If you're ready for bands that are just oozing with evil and not fucking around, this playlist is for you!

Featuring the likes of Arkhon Infaustus, Deiphago, Demoncy, Impious Baptism, Teitanblood... and more!


A Few More Playlists:

I'm keeping a running playlist of every metal album I can find that's being released this year that's available on Spotify! Subscribe!

Featuring the likes of Thorns, Dodheimsgard, Blacklodge and Stagnant Waters. Subscribe!

This is the new version of my previous ginormous black metal playlist on my old profile. All evil, all black, all metal! Subscribe!

"ableton", "creation", "doom", "goth", "guitar", "live", "music production", "music", "noodling", "process", "recording", "riffing", "riffs", "rock", "songwriting", "thrashing", "writing"


As those of you who have been following my album writing project more than likely know, I was mutated into a disgusting mucus generating slime-beast with my head clamped in a migraine-inducing vice for a week and a half. That's how it felt anyway. Well luckily I started feeling functional again on Friday and was able to get back into action!

So needless to say, since I lost around 1/3 of my time I allocated for myself for this project, it's going to end up being more like an EP than an album. I know, I know, you can tell me I'm lame in the comments if you like ;)

But actually, this is probably for the best, because the path I've taken is uncharted territory for me style wise. You see, in the midst of my sickness I had time to ponder the things I was playing with before, and I was really liking the clean channel stuff I had going. So I decided to focus entirely on playing with that sound. So needless to say, if you're expecting some crazy thrash riffs and pinch-harmonics you're probably going to be disappointed...hahahhaa.

As a heads up, I wanted to record video of me playing while doing these recordings, but it causes too many latency and playback issues if I try to record video at the same time I'm actually recording into Ableton :( So no guitar videos this time around folks!

Now onto the first track! This one is still pretty short at less than two minutes in length. Out of everything I currently have going this is definitely the most "rock" oriented song. I'm using Ableton Live to do all the recording and mixing. For the drum sounds I'm using my trusty plugin BFD2.

I started by recording the base guitar tracks into Ableton by simply playing along with a metronome. I recorded each riff individually into the Session view. This is not how I normally operate. I usually write all my tunes and just record them linearly in Arrangement view. But this time around, since the name of this game is Trying New Things, I went for a different approach. Here's a glimpse of the base riffs in Session View: