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Rose-tinted Rearview: Celtic Frost - "Monotheist"

For this segment I’ll be going back over some albums that I consider to be influential in my evolution to a half-assed scumbag. I’ll give a little background and then see if they still hold up to more jaded ears. 635 more words


Alejandro Zambra--"Reading Comprehension: Text No. 1" (New Yorker, July 6 & 13, 2015)

SOUNDTRACK: CELTIC FROST-Vanity/Nemesis (1990).

I used to like Celtic Frost’s early brand of noise and mayhem.  I had given up by the release of this disc, but I feel like either my friend Al or my old radio station gifted me this CD which I didn’t listen to much. 1,018 more words

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MSRcast 199: Quest For Metal

The MSRcast crew apologizes for the tardiness of this episode, as we discuss and play some Halloween based Metal, but better late than never! Enjoy, and keep it metal! 182 more words


Controversial Album Covers IX (Pt. 7)

Year: 1985

Celtic Frost: To Mega Therion

The Problem: H.R. Giger’s artwork has always been eye-catching and controversial and the ‘Satan I’ painting that graces the front of Celtic Frost’s masterwork… 150 more words



Depending on pronunciation, “tear” is a word synonymous with “rip,” or, it is synonymous with lacrimal reaction.


Unfortunately, Martin Eric Ain, bassist/vocalist of Celtic Frost, died 21 October 2017.  428 more words

Martin Eric Ain (1967 – 2017)

Years ago I had visited this rundown record store, and tucked away into one corner was this used CD – a grotesque cross-over artwork with… 198 more words

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Poor old Martin...

Switzerland’s greatest band, that being Celtic Frost of course, has sadly lost their bassist Martin Eric Ain. The formally named Thomas Gabriel Warrior, has written a tribute here,  … 79 more words

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