Are You Morbid?: A Heavy Metal Podcast

3 friends discuss metal with varying degrees of seriousness

XXXVII - Doom Debuts 1981-1992

December 3rd, 2018

Albums Discussed

Albums with a * are bands who's debuts we've already discussed previously so sophomore efforts were chosen. Bands from this period too close to Sludge, Stoner, Heavy Grunge, and Death/Doom in sound will be discussed on those respective episodes, all of which are planned.

Cirith Ungol - Frost & Fire
Force - Force
Pagan Altar - Volume I
Witchfinder General - Death Penalty
The Mezmerist - The Innocent, the Forsaken, the Guilty
Nemesis - The Day of Retribution
Mercy - Mercy
Saint Vitus - Saint Vitus
Dwarr - Starting Over
Pentagram - Pentagram
Trouble - The Skull*
Black Hole - Land of Mystery
Overlord - Overlord
Paul Chain Violet Theatre - In the Darkness
Ritual - Ritual
Jim Jones & The Kool-Ade Kids - Trust Me
Candlemass Nightfall*
Coven - Worship New Gods
In the Colonnades - In the Colonnades
Calibre 38 - Calibre 38
Run After To - Run After To
Shelder - God of Vikings
Alexander Nevsky - Rus has been Fed
Sorcerer - Sorcerer
Stillborn - Necrospirtuals
Bellzlleb - Bellzlleb
Count Raven - Storm Warning
The Human Chair - No Longer Human
The Obsessed - The Obssessed
Reqiuem - Via Crucis
The Black - Infernus Pardisus et Purgatorium
Tegan Hart - Noise Underground
Alien Boys - Law Machine
Confessor - Condemned
Rose - Sacrificium
Upsidedown Cross - Upsidedown Cross
Solitude Aeturnus - Into the Depths of Sorrow
Cathedral - Forest of Equilibrium
Penace - The Road Less Traveled
Lyijykomppania - Synkkaa jynkytysta
Revelation - Salvation's Answer
Seventh Angel - Lament for the Weary*
System Decay - Fear Of
New Testament - Heallejujah
Veni Domine - Fall Babylon Fall*
Bloodstar - Bloodstar
Unorthodox - Asylum
Applehead - Meaning
Cain - Cain
Count Ash - Count Ash
Soul of Honor - Ancient Blood
Moon of Sorrow - Tears
Thud - Thud
Death SS - Evil Metal

Honorable Mention Demo Comps
Hanz Krypt - Tales from the Krypt
Heaven & Hell - Heavy Remastered
Nitefall - Red Moon Rising
Reactor - The Real World
Sacrilege - Demon Woman
Tempter - Lamentations from the Past
Victor Griffin - Demos 1990-1993
War Cry - Forbidden Evil
Zess - Et In Arcadia Ego
Child Saint - Live in Los Angeles
Chained Lace - Morbid Fascination
Death Mask - Exhumation
Enforcer - Classic Chicago Metal


XXXVI - Lovecraft Returns

October 30th, 2018

Back To R'leyh - The Awakening- Last fight of the Primordial 
Revenant – Prophecies of a Dying World
Aldebaran - Dweller in the Twilight
Swampcult - The Festival
Fiendlord - Neuromancy
Ripping Corpse - Dreaming With the Dead
Nile - Those Who The Gods Detest
Septic Flesh - Sumerian Demons
Morbid Angel - Gateways to Annihilation
Infinite Spectrum – Haunter in the Dark 
Shoggoth - Mythos
Dreamlongdead - Madnessdeadgrave
Alkaloid - Liquid Anatomy
Lurking Fear - Out Of A Voiceless Grave
Colosseum - Chapter 1: Delirium
Chthe'ilist - Le dernier crépuscule
Hesper Payne - Unclean Rituals
Great old ones - EOD: A Tale of Dark Legacy 
Obed Marsh - Innsmouth 
Catacomb - In the Maze of Kadath

Featured in Intro: Windfaerer


XXXV - Halloween Metal II

October 17th, 2018

Diabolical Masquerade - Nightwork
Energy Vampires - Energy Vampires
Albatross - Fear From the Skies
Terra Tenebrosa - The Tunnels
Seasons of the Wolf - Lost In Hell
Blood Cult - We Who Walk Behind the Rows
Cult of Ghoules - Henbane
Pig Destroyer - Terrifyer
Portal - Outre
Ghastly - Death Velour
Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats - The Night Creeper
Enforcer - From Beyond
Dismember - Like An Everflowing Streamed
Exhumed - Slaughtercult
Death - Scream Bloody Gore
Bloodbath - Ressurection Through Carnage
Cannibal Corpse - The Bleeding
King Diamond - Them
Mortician - Chainsaw Dismemberment
Necrophagia - Holocausto De La Morte


XXIV - 80’s Thrash Classics

October 3rd, 2018

Sacred Reich - Ignorance
Dark Angel - Darkness Descends
Death Angel - The Ultra Violence
Nuclear Assault - Game Over
Forbidden - Evil
Flotsam and Jetsam - Doomsday for the deciever
Voivod - Killing Technology
Gammacide - Victims of Science
Hirax - Raging Violence
Vio-Lence - Eternal Nightmare
Evildead - Annihilation of Civilization
Possessed - Beyond the Gates
Num skull - Ritual Abuse
Atrophy - Socialized Hate
Living Death - Protected From Reality
Toxik - World Circus
D.B.C. - Universe
Annihilator - Alice in Hell

Holy Terror - Terror & Submission

Kreator - Pleasure to Kill


XXIII - The Weed Man Cometh: Stoner, Sludge & Beyond

September 13th, 2018

W/ Mitch from Symptoms/Olde Tigers. 


Albums Discussed 

Acid Cøma - Prayers to Mirrors

Riffcoven - Crown of Darkness

Shroud Eater - Thundernoise

Death Rides A Horse - More God Than Man

Mad God - Tales of A Sightless City

Fu Manchu - King of The Road

Crowbar - Sonic Excess...

Down - NOLA

Iron Age - The Sleeping Eye

Orange Goblin - Frequencies From Planet 10

Bongzilla - Gateway

Cannabis Corpse - Left Hand Pass

High On Fire - Blessed Black Wings

Sleep - Dopesmoker

Black Sabbath - Master of Reality

Melvins - Houdini

Bongripper - Hippy Killer

Indian - Guiltless

Primitive Man -Scorn

Electric Wizard - Dopethrone

Goatsnake - Vol 1

Monster Magnet - Dopes to Infinity

Swamp Witch - The Slithering Bog

The Sword - Age of Winters


XXXII - Post-Metal Grab Bag

August 30th, 2018

The much loved/maligned subgenre that rose to prominence in the early 2000s. Featuring not 1, not 2 but 3 separate discussions about what the fuck "post" implies

Albums Discussed

Solstafir - Kold

Minsk - Out of a Center which is neither dead nor alive

Bauda - euphoria.... Of Flesh men and the great escape

Ultar - Kadath

Les Discrets - Septembre...

Ulcerate - Destroyers of All

The Ocean - Precam

Pyramid - Northern Meadow

Pelican - City of Echoes

Intronaut - Void

Battle of Mice - A Day Of Nights

Red Sparrows - Every Red Heart Shines Toward the Red Sun

Agalloch - Ashes Against The Grain

Cult of Luna - Somewhere Along The Highway

Year of No Light - Ausserwelt

Nadja - Untouched


Acid Lich I - Haack Attack

August 15th, 2018

Albums Discussed

A.F.T. - Automatic Fine Tuning

German Oak - German Oak/Nibelungenlied

Raven - Back to Ohio Blues

The Old Man & The Sea - The Old Man & The Sea/'72-'75

Hickory Wind/B.F. Trike - Hickory Wind & B.F. Trike

Bruce Haack - The Electric Lucifer


XXXI - Proto-Metal Summer: Cult Classics

August 3rd, 2018

Obscure gems and international favorites.

Quartz - Quartz
Trapeze - Medusa
Thor - Keep the Dogs Away
Lucifer's Friend - Lucifer's Friend
Dust - Dust
Buffalo - Only Want You For Your Body

The Godz (OH) - The Godz
Detective - Detective
Target - Target
Moxy - Moxy
Starz - Violator
Heavy Load - Full Speed At A High Level

The Boyzz - Too Wild To Tame
Rose Tattoo - Rose Tattoo
Ram Jam - Portrait of the Artist As A Young Ram
The Bob Seger System - Ramblin' Gamblin' Man
Third World War - Third World War
Hard Stuff Bulletproof

Bow Wow - Signal Fire
Blackjack - Blackjack
Jerusalem - Jerusalem
Granicus - Granicus
Sorcery - Sinister Soldiers
Cactus - Cactus


XXX - Proto-Metal Summer: Hard Rock Classics

July 18th, 2018

A rapid fire discussion of the most obvious and not so obvious heavy hitters of 60s and 70s hard Rock and how they relate or in some cases don't relate to heavy metal. 

Also hear us get overly sensitive about an iTunes review


XXIX - Hellenic Hellraisers: Greek Black & Death

June 30th, 2018

The Hellenic Sound & Beyond early favorites, rediscovered gems and a few modern takes on the genres

The Elysian Fields - Adelain
Wampyrinacht- We Will Be Watching. Les cultes de Satan et les
Order of the Ebon Hand - The Mystic Path to the Netherworld
Zephyrous - Entrance and Wandering on the Seven Zones
Agatus - Dawn of Martyrdom
Obsecration - The Inheritors of Pain

George Kollias - Invictus
Thy Darkened Shade - Eternvs Mos, Nex Ritvs
Exhumation - Seas of Eternal Silence
Sickening Horror - The Dead End Experiment
Rotting Christ - Genesis
Astarte - Quod superius sicut inferius

Septicflesh - Mystic Places of Dawn
Necromantia - Scarlet Witching Evil Black
Varathron - His Majesty at the Swamp
Zemial - For the Glory of UR
Horrified - In The Garden of Unearthly Delights
Condemnation - Entering The Gates Of Doom EP

Legion of Doom - Kingdom of Endless Darkness
Nightfall - Parade Into Centuries (Melo-Death)
Thy Art Lord - Eosforos
Nergal - The Wizard of Nerath
Medieval Demon - Demonolatria
Death Courier - Demise

Intro Music by Athame