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Old 09-05-2016, 12:10 PM   #91
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Even Mass Grave is real imo, it's just a different kit/snare to the one used on Kenose, which in turn has a different sound to SMRC (MGA was released the same year as SMRC, post Shaxul exiting as drummer). There's some strong suggestions that the drummer is Hasjarl's brother, according to people who have had correspondence with Shaxul (who btw hated that Hasjarl and the others abandoned BM 'roots' - I'm sure he'd delight in saying the drums were programmed if he knew they were).
Cool story bro! If only this was a juicy gossip board for women with severe lack of attention, you'd be right up your alley and I'd certainly give a fuck about your inputs.

I'll definitely stick with my ears instead of your tinfoil hat theories.


Sorry for ruining the thread for those who simply can't skip my posts, from now on I'll just keep in mind that thaumo is a manchild with a girl attitude.
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http://metalassault.com/Interviews/2...fluences-more/

It looks like Longstreth has been 'fooled', too, haha. Stop trying kid, you're out of your depth.
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Old 09-05-2016, 03:11 PM   #93
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guys, i'd listen to Tacos here... he has over 100 hours of drumming under his belt!

or something like that... can't remember the exact meme :P
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http://metalassault.com/Interviews/2...fluences-more/

It looks like Longstreth has been 'fooled', too, haha. Stop trying kid, you're out of your depth.

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And +1 for "Stop trying kid".
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listen from minute 2:47 on on wings of predation. there are some "missing'' ride hits that sounds like a real drummer.

on the other hand, the cymbals at 4:30 on phosphene always sounded programmed to me.
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Old 09-05-2016, 06:28 PM   #96
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The timbre of every cymbals with that semi-controlled / semi-randomized velocity is a dead giveaway ever since Kenose. Whatever is your (gossip-riddled / borderline insane) theory behind Deathspell Omega's drumming, I'm convinced it is programmed. There you go, nothing to see here, move along.
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The incoherent ramblings of a random internet peon vs clear evidence of sound, and clear corroboration of 'drumming' from experts like John Longstreth. Let me think about this one.
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Damn it, where's Chevy when you need him?
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The incoherent ramblings of a random internet peon vs clear evidence of sound, and clear corroboration of 'drumming' from experts like John Longstreth. Let me think about this one.

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Who the fuck cares if the drums are programmed or not you fucking autists? DSO is sick either way. Everyone just ignore thaumo, he is a whinging faggot.
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The drummer of DSO must be happy to see that some guys think he is inhuman. Best compliment ever.
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Totally sick.
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I pretty much created an account for this thread alone, id been looking everywhere on the internet for some sort of explanation to their motifs, or at least some discussion. One interesting observation i made however was that on the paracletus album cover there seems to be a sort of panther like beast in the midst of the fiery serpents, has anyone else seen this??
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Old 09-07-2016, 02:32 PM   #104
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I pretty much created an account for this thread alone, id been looking everywhere on the internet for some sort of explanation to their motifs, or at least some discussion. One interesting observation i made however was that on the paracletus album cover there seems to be a sort of panther like beast in the midst of the fiery serpents, has anyone else seen this??
Revelations 13 and 20
"And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion....And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,"

"And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire."

Notice that the double abyss mentioned in Epiklesis I refers to the "second death" in Revelations 20 and 21; the first death is intimated in Revelations 2. The two-pronged death is essential to Fas as indicated in the Shrine of Mad Laughter:
"As if Death was dashed onto the death within, a violent thrust stealing the
light of the eyes, a ray of darkness, a negation, the bread of bitterness that
ignites neither devotion nor fervour"
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Revelations 13 and 20
"And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion....And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,"

"And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire."

Notice that the double abyss mentioned in Epiklesis I refers to the "second death" in Revelations 20 and 21; the first death is intimated in Revelations 2. The two-pronged death is essential to Fas as indicated in the Shrine of Mad Laughter:
"As if Death was dashed onto the death within, a violent thrust stealing the
light of the eyes, a ray of darkness, a negation, the bread of bitterness that
ignites neither devotion nor fervour"
Very interesting, Im also curious about your observation on the pentegram with the latin words around it, you stated that they serve as a summery of the albums main points and im curious about the pentegram in Fas, which i can barely make it out to say perende cadaver or along that nature, what does this mean and how does it correlate and bring together Fas
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@ Cabbage: given Mikko Aspa's background in some pretty fucked up porn, do you take this trilogy as more a reinforcement of life code (enlightenment/knowledge through decadence/impurity) as opposed to just a project to expose Christian hypocrisy/ignorance? Or both? It seems a massive undertaking just for the latter.
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@ Cabbage: given Mikko Aspa's background in some pretty fucked up porn, do you take this trilogy as more a reinforcement of life code (enlightenment/knowledge through decadence/impurity) as opposed to just a project to expose Christian hypocrisy/ignorance? Or both? It seems a massive undertaking just for the latter.
i'd be willing to bet Mikko has little-to-no input in the writing process (both music and lyrics) and it's mostly Hasjarl (or some other french dude in the band who is the main songwriter)
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There's some strong suggestions that the drummer is Hasjarl's brother, according to people who have had correspondence with Shaxul (who btw hated that Hasjarl and the others abandoned BM 'roots' - I'm sure he'd delight in saying the drums were programmed if he knew they were).
To back up that theory, I was told by someone that would have a better insight than most that they were brothers as well. Don't know and don't really care as I love the band either way. Def don't think the drums are programmed.
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The Bouche (Hasjarl and his bro) brothers are definitely in, haven't heard about the other brother duo theory, interesting. Also Hasjarl has almost certainly been the driving force and the main composer since the beginning (or at least post SMRC era), there are strong indications that he composed SMRC, Kenose, Grave and Diabolus by himself.
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One interesting thing to note is that John Longstreth says "I'm not allowed not know", rather than "I don't know". Now, I'm pretty sure Luc Lemay has already referred to directly to Hasjarl as Christian Bouche in an interview, so it's more than likely he knows who the drummer is but out of 'respect', wouldn't tell his then drummer, Longstreth, when quizzed.

@odium: the post was slightly confusing; are you saying you think his brother is the bassist, khaos?
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I misinterpreted OFSs post, from "that they were brothers as well" I rapidly concluded that the theory is Bouche brothers (already established) + another set of brothers, and didn't connect Shaxul into the whole thing. So 3 Bouche brothers at the beginning? Damn.

The actual names of 4 active members (Mikko excluded) have slipped thru some music streaming provider last year, probably Season of Mist already removed the info tho. Also the supposed drummer on FAS (and maybe some other releases) has a FB account and so on, a ton of speculations and gossips.
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That facebook account is programmed.

Naive morons.
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im a programmed sex robot and i can tell you with 100% statistical probability that thaumo is a huge autistic faggot and those cymbals def clinch my nipples hard no matter if its a robot or not playing them
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Neither.

Having a code, especially one derived from the works of Georges Bataille, is antithetical since Bataille's(and by extension DSO) idea of sacralization entails radical disorder, heterogeneity, and irrationality within a world that has a tendency to construct order; once the sacred becomes institutional the only way to bring it back to is to hearken disorderly impulse creating a state of perpetual disruption and discontinuity. Permanent spiritual crises characterizes Bataille and his works. To propose a coherent philosophy or system would be contradictory to his purpose which would be to provoke his reader into thinking outside any kind of system. Bataille's predecessors were much more persuasive, Arthur Rimbaud in particular called for a systematic derangement of the senses to acquire a glimpse into transcendent realities. In a letter to Georges Izambard (marked May 13th, 1871), Rimbaud observes:
”Now, I am degrading myself as much as possible. Why? I want to be a poet, and I am working to make myself a seer: you will not understand this, and I don’t know how to explain it to you. It is a questioning of reaching the unknown by the derangement of all the senses. The sufferings are enormous, but one has to be strong, one has to be born a poet, and I know I am a poet.”

The affirmation of suffering, disorder, and calamity is essential to Bataille’s outlook in acquiring a glimpse into the transcendent. In this regard, Bataille has much more in common with Nietzsche's (especially Nietzsche's Birth of Tragedy) vindication of Dionysianism in favor of Apollonianism. Nietzsche’s influence on Bataille was not idle or superficial. Bataille encountered the works of Nietzsche and Henri Burgson in 1917 when Bataille joined the seminary of Saint-Fleur. In his letters, Bataille incessantly expresses his desire for the Dionysian and remarks upon about Nietzsche's and Bergson's desecratory laughter:"The ambiguity of this human life is really that of mad laughter and of sobbing tears". Bataille’s fiction is characterized by a Dionysian transgression of social, cultural, and religious taboos because he believed that subversion and self annihilation lead to a sort of mystic transcendent spiritual veracity. These ideas are far from revolutionary and have preceded Bataille’s corpus with heretical thinkers such as Sade, Rimbaud, Baudelaire(whose poetry makes up a sizeable portion of the lyrics on Paracletus and Mass Grave Aesthetics), and Barbey d'Aurevilly. D'Aurevilly’s works in particular embodies this Dionysian infraction on social norms in Du dandysme et de George Brummell or the incest in Treize Ans. Indulging in taboos holds the promise of getting to know something that one hasn’t known before; eating the forbidden fruit holds the greatest potential for acquiring knowledge. Dandyism, incest, and nourishing what is widely considered grotesque or taboo are innate to the Dionysian. Bataille propagates these ideas to the point of self sabotage, whether it be physical, spiritual, or mental forming a disassociation from the self or the I.

In 1936 Bataille created a secret society called Acéphale (which literally means "without a head") to critique all forms of authority, including humanity's tendency for internal authority which is where the image of decapitation comes from in an attempt to abolish all forms of authority, be it external or internal (the authority in your own head). The idea is to undergo a prolonged systematic desacralization of any values associated with authority to recover a more primordial sacralization. These moments of desacralization and radical disorder are short lived and cyclical by it's very nature. In other words these transgressions cannot become socialized without becoming more orderly and structured. The sacred contains the very seeds of it's own desacralization instigating a perpetual state of derangement. The ultimate culmination of the Dionysian rites is inhabiting self annihilation in an incessant attempt to disorganize the familiar and the quotidian; salvation is a convenience. The experience of the sacred happens when one abandons all claims to authoritative speech and knowledge. Bataille believed that destroying the self and plunging into a state of profanation and degradation led to mystical ecstasy. DSO express these ideas on every release from SMRC onwards, be it on the theme of putrefaction on SMRC, or the Lacanian Death Drive on Fas or the gleeful invocation of eternal silence and hellfire on Paracletus.

In 1926, psychoanalyst Adrian Borel gave Bataille photographs of a Chinese torture victim being publicly mutilated through the process of Lingchi. These photographs had a life long influence on Bataille. The ecstatic expression on the victim’s faced reinforced Bataille’s meditations on Lacanian Death Drive, a sacrificIal victim used as a foundation of social cohesion, and apophatic theology. Bataille saw this victim as a physical manifestation of achieving elation by embracing the destruction of the self and viewed the torture victim in same way a Christian mystic(such as Angela de Foligno whom Bataille favored over Aquinas) would revere Jesus Christ. In The Tears of Eros Bataille remarks:
“I have never stopped being obsessed by this image of pain, at once ecstatic(?) and intolerable. I wonder what the Marquis de Sade would have thought of this image, Sade who dreamed of torture, which was inaccessible to him, but who never witnessed an actual torture session……...The young and seductive Chinese Man I’ve spoke of, given over to the labor of the torture- I loved him with a love in which the Sadistic instinct had no part: he communicated to me his pain, or rather the excess of his pain and that was precisely what I was looking for, not to enjoy it, but to ruin in myself what was opposed to ruin”

On Bataille’s comparison to Christ:

“the success of Christianity must be explained by the value of the theme of the son of God’s ignominious crucifixion, which carries human dread to a representation of loss and limitless degradation”

This meditation on Christ’s suffering recalls the profanation and degradation that Bataille believes is necessary to achieve spiritual transcendence which essentially forms a rupture with the Hegelian model of Christ as exemplar of dialectical sublation. Theologically, the suffering of Jesus doesn’t so much alleviate sin as much as it allows one to identify with fragility and brittleness of mankind. Embracing mankind’s innate frailty is the first step to Bataille’s idea of ecstasy. The photograph of the Chinese torture victim reinstates Christ’s suffering to the deterioration embedded in mankind without divine fallback or resurrection since the difference between Godhead and humanity is that the Divine can transcend the inevitable nothingness that awaits humanity. The harpagmos of Jesus in DSO's Kenosis maintains that the emptying of the Divine tacitly entails the self dissolution weaved into mankind and enables the process through which one can achieve Bataille’s idea of Dionysian ecstasy through self annihilation, degradation, lust, knowledge, and perversity. Bataille’s expounds upon his method on the contemplation of nothingness and self annihilation in Inner Experience:

“The movement prior to the ecstasy of non-knowledge is the ecstasy before an object (whether the latter be the pure point—as the renouncing of dogmatic beliefs would have it—or some upsetting image). If this ecstasy before the object is at first given (as a ‘possible’) and if I suppress afterwards the object—as ‘contestation’ inevitably does—if for this reason I enter into anguish—into horror, into the night of non-knowledge—ecstasy is near and, when it sets in, sends me further into ruin than anything imaginable. If I had not known of the ecstasy before the object, I would not have reached ecstasy in the night. But initiated as I was in the object—and my initiation had represented the furthest penetration of what is possible—I could, in night, only find a deeper ecstasy. From that moment night, non-knowledge, will each time be the path of ecstasy into which I will lose myself.”

All three Latin phrase embedded in DSO’s pentagrams go back to these ideas of putrefaction, human frailty and suffering, degradation, sin and eternal nothingness.

 




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Thanks for that. If we are to take this 'outlook' to its logical conclusion, does it have any room for ethics and morality or are they swept aside in the name of disorder? In practice, how can anyone even function in society, or even every day life, if nothing but chaos/perversion/death can offer you the key to elimination of self? Or is this something you can 'fit around' your normal existence, without compromising the essence? If this is a search for some sort of primal, mystical ecstasy, do you see it as a rejection of nihilism?
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Much of epistemology/philosophy is just intellectual meanderings of brilliant people trying to fascinate themselves with their intellect. Usually their observations are impractical and pretentious at best.

However allow me to clarify. A taboo doesn't have to be something as grotesque as incest or self mutilation, it could something as innocuous as a child stealing an extra cookie out of a cookie jar. Learning is defined by doing something you haven't done before. Taboos overlap within the same framework as learning since most taboos are things most people haven't done before. This is what is meant by the phrase "The fruit that is forbidden Holds the greatest potential for providing infinite knowledge". In a battle of semantics some would argue that the process of learning entails taboo, but engaging in social taboos doesn't always involve learning. Throughout history, what is defined as taboo changes because our understanding of the world changes. What humanity learns and what humanity deems forbidden is inexorably linked. One could see how Nietzsche's Parable of the Madman comes into play.

So in a sense, yes these ideas can be practiced within a reasonable framework just not to the extreme that Bataille depicts in a fiction like Story of the Eye or re enacting a piece of Sade's fiction. Technically, anything ranging from a child learning the alphabet to a student studying medicine or a drug user doing DMT for the first time falls into this rationale. Bataille uses extremity as a tool to get his point across(that's actually half true. Bataille had a difficult childhood and took up writing later as a form of therapy as suggested by his therapist. Some of the extremism in his works come across accordingly). Actually Bataille's spiritual ideas of self annihilation are far from original and have a huge basis in Buddhist practice and meditation. There are many essays that observe the similarities between Tibetian mediation/Buddhism and Bataille's idea of mystical ecstasy and self sabotage. The destruction of the sand mandala is but one of many examples.

For the record I don't revere Bataille the same way that DSO does-even some of Bataille's biographers and Bataille scholars (correctly imo) label him as a mystic rather than a philosopher. Also, from a technical standpoint his writing style at times can be unbearable
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And now that the new album and art has been released - any more comments?

Deathspell Omega - The Synarchy Of Molten Bones



Tracklist:

1. The Synarchy of Molten Bones 6:58

2. Famished for Breath 6:10

3 .Onward where Most with Ravin I may meet 10:12

4. Internecine Iatrogenesis 5:52
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Any thoughts on the artwork? Is that Apollo? And what is that box? First thoughts were The Ark but then it changed to Pandora's box...?
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He is coming from below and he is determined to accomplish his mission when he realized that synarchy is suffocating him, controlling us. He is famished for breath, he needs to destroy the cage. He is decided, he will kill the skies and no one can stop him, not even lions or chimeras. Maybe some ravin and black birds, the pariahs of ill omen, will help him to reach the flashes of lightening. He gazes the skies and shoot an arrow, the liberation arrow. He knows it's a self-destruction but he can't stand anymore the iatrogenesis of our world, he is unstoppable.
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He is coming from below and he is determined to accomplish his mission when he realized that synarchy is suffocating him, controlling us. He is famished for breath, he needs to destroy the cage. He is decided, he will kill the skies and no one can stop him, not even lions or chimeras. Maybe some ravin and black birds, the pariahs of ill omen, will help him to reach the flashes of lightening. He gazes the skies and shoot an arrow, the liberation arrow. He knows it's a self-destruction but he can't stand anymore the iatrogenesis of our world, he is unstoppable.
lolwut

yeah that's definitely apollo, especially considering he's shooting towards the lightning (zeus), and definitely pandora's box
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