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That’s why books like Swedish Death Metal, Lords of Chaos, Metalion, Choosing Death, and Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult, are always going to make for more revelatory reading. Their specificity drills into the underground, unearthing tales we’ve not read before, and that’s just the kind of stuff we need to feed our geek addictions. Well, best prepare yourself, because Jason Netherton’s Extremity Retained: Notes From the Death Metal Underground is, pretty much, an overdose of geek heaven (or hell, take your pick).
Over the last few years, death metal has seen an overwhelming boom in popularity thanks to all the reunions from older bands, as well as the amazing crop of new blood. For those who need a history lesson on the genre and its history, Handshake Inc. has now released Extremity Retained, an oral history of death metal and extreme metal as told by some of the biggest and most revolutionary names in the genre. get as big, the zine writers, et. hat to me is the essence of the underground, because it was so driven by fans and fans who started their own bands. As far as the book’s structure goes, I would think that was a bit of a nightmare. It more or less was built up organically like this, as various parts of various conversations became more and more situated into identifiably specific categories.
Introduction I: Chamber of Ages - Origins II: All Death Is Local - Scenes From The Past III: Skeletal Forms - Studio, Performance, And Album IV: Rotting In The Van - Touring And The Road V: Where Next To Conquer - Then, Now, And Beyond Contributor Index.
While death metal can seem shocking or abusive to outsiders, it has constituted a tight and meaningful musical community for thousands, if not now millions, of fans. All of which is explored in Jason Netherton’s new oral history of the scene, Extremity Retained: Notes from the Death Metal Underground. A participant himself (he plays in the band Misery Index), Netherton has interviewed key players and minor ones alike, presenting us with stories about the early days of tape trading, the expansion of grassroots scenes around the globe and the frequent use of corpse imagery in death metal.
extremity retained-notes from the death metal underground-by jason netherton. by Brett Stevens on July 7, 2014. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.
Handshake Inc. Jim Morris - audio interview "Extremity Retained: Notes From the Death Metal Underground".
|A1||–Napalm Death||Extremity Retained|
|A5||–Monstrosity||Slaves And Masters|
|B3||–Exhumed||Open The Abscess|
|B4||–Torture Killer||I Chose Death|
|B5||–Masacre||Imperio Del Terror|
|B6||–Dying Fetus||Eviscerated Offspring|
- Compiled By – Jason Netherton