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The Day After The Sabbath Vol.107: Song of Tears (Austria Special) Posted Online

Posted on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The Day After The Sabbath is a blog specialising in regular compilations of obscure heavy 60s and 70s rock. It’s Rich Aftersabbth’s aim to reveal the secret world of bands that were inspired by the early psychedelic, doom and hard rock greats but were too short-lived, un-commercial or just plain unlucky to the gain the recognition that they probably deserved at thetime. Download Vol 107: Song of Tears (Austria Special) HERE.

“Herzlich willkommen auf TDATS #107, a collection of music from Austria. I was surprised at how little typical TDATS-ready music was recorded in this country. I was expecting that it’s connection with Germany would lead to lots of similar styles and artists to that country’s amazing rock history. Surprisingly, although Austria does have a rich tradition of it’s own music, the psych, prog and heavy rock that Germany excelled in did not seem take hold in Austria.

Going back a lot further, Austria has of course had an astounding influence in classical music with the likes of Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss and Haydn. Maybe Austria’s pride in these legends has encouraged a tendency for listeners and artists to stay within the realm of traditional music?” Continue reading

“All my previous compilations from can be found at my BLOG and I’m sure any of you who are intrigued by the more obscure history of heavy rock will find a lot of great surprises” – Rich / The Day After The Sabbath.

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Album of the Day: Snailking – Storm

Posted on Monday, September 29th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Metal Injection: Watching a time lapse videos of say, a building being constructed or something going through the various stages of decomposition, is plenty interesting. The video might be a little bit on the long side, but you know everything you’re watching is slowly working toward some […]

Album of the Day: Electric Wizard – Time To Die

Posted on Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from About.com: Heavy Metal: It’s been four years since the mighty Electric Wizard brewed up a full-length album in Black Masses. As the Wiz’s devoted fan base awaited their return in the form of new album Time to Die, the band itself took on a different form. Jus […]

Album of the Day: Winterfylleth – The Divination Of Antiquity

Posted on Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Lovingly pinchd from Echoes And Dust: Winterfylleth are a very interesting proposition, and first introduced themselves with an incredible album called Ghosts of Heritage, which truly was a thing of wonder, with lyrical content that was based and seemingly more than keen on the middle ages history – or more […]

Album of the Day: Botanist VI – Flora

Posted on Friday, September 26th, 2014

Praise for Botanist VI‘s Flora from San Francisco’s aQuarius Records: Another mysterious missive from the verdant realm, which can only mean one thing, the return of Botanist , our local eco-terrorist drum and dulcimer black metal band, who in fact, have actually expanded into a proper band, and have been […]

Album of the Day: My Brother The Wind – Once There Was A Time When Time And Space Were One

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Sea of Tranquility: Once There Was A Time When Time And Space Were One is the third release from Swedish instrumental outfit My Brother the Wind, now coming out via Free Electric Sound, the instrumental division of The Laser’s Edge roster of artists. All I can say […]

Album of the Day: Death Penalty – S/T

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from The Sleeping Shaman: He’s blessed us with the classics – Forest Of Equilibrium, The Ethereal Mirror, The Carnival Bizarre, Endtyme – the list goes on; as the main songwriter and penultimate “riff-finder general” for legendary doom outfit Cathedral, the name Gaz Jennings has been synonymous with skull […]

Album of the Day: Yob – Clearing The Path To Ascend

Posted on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Lovingly pinched from The Sleeping Shaman: It’s been a long, hard road for Yob, an uphill journey beset with obstacles – the first lineup of the band breaking up, subsequent legal issues around mainman Mike Scheidt’s interrim band Middian and Scheidt’s own struggles with his personal demons – but ever […]

Album of the Day: Fórn – The Departure Of Consciousness

Posted on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from The Sleeping Shaman: The Departure of Consciousness is the soundtrack to collapse – the slow, final collapse of a dying relationship, the slow cascade of brick and mortar from a collapsing building or the terrifying claustrophobia of the inward collapse of the human mind, all are evoked […]

Album of the Day: Witch Mountain – Mobile of Angels

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from The Obelisk: Certainly the announcement that vocalist Uta Plotkin will leave Witch Mountain following their Fall US tour with Nik Turner’s Hawkwind places Mobile of Angels, the band’s fourth album overall and third with Plotkin fronting, into a different context. If nothing else, it lets lyrics longing […]

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