Monday, November 21, 2016

New Rancid Abomination CD Finally Recorded... Release Date December 1!

I finally finished up work on the new rancid abomination cd "the exploding death of Christmas" (a humorous black metal anti-Christmas cd!). It came out really good minus one little thing that could not be avoided at all. But besides that one little thing (vocal quality) the cd came out great. Think it's one of the better ones the band ever did and is far better than the badly done previous cd "into Hells anus".
Music was written quite early for this one, a week ago. I worked my ass off to write good music and it showed. The new cd is very good in the melody department, and has excellent lead guitars. The keyboards are mixed bad but everything else is quite good.. The drums sound good, the guitars sound ok, and the vocals are mostly good.. A few songs had bad vocal performances. Especially the last track. Some songs had much better vocals than others, some don't sound a lot like black metal, but others are very good.. Tracks like "yuletide anusfart" and "pissing on the Christmas tree" got recorded first so they got good vocals. But others like "slaughtered santa sausage" and "the putrid abomination" don't have as good vocals but still are good.
2 Oldschool 2003 rancid abomination remakes were done on the cd too. Both were done well but the vocals on the second came out horrible. And it sucks because the second remake "addicted to evil" was one of my favorite rancid abomination songs ever. Good thing "the terrible sound of the demonic hordes" came out great.
I had to battle serious issues during the vocal session. Number 1, it was windy out where I live yesterday. Normally that isn't a problem, but severe winds (40+ mph wind gusts) can and have made my computer restart suddenly, due to  the wind blowing around a tree that has our power line bend over it, making the power cut out for a second, restarting my pc. I actually had to stop the recording several times and save the audacity project file (after every verse) to make sure I never lost anything. Luckily the worst case scenario (the power being cut out or going out completely) never happened. I got lucky. The cd is done mostly because of this. It could have been far worse, people!
Here are some songs from the new cd on soundcloud. I uploaded them the night I got it done.
And here is the newly released music video for the first remake "The Terrible sound of the demonic hordes 2016". I love this remake... The video is cool too. It is a creepy one. Watch out.
More info on the release when it comes. There will be an update when it gets released on noisetrade.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Rancid Abomination Goes back to being a solo artist and is working on a new (and final) cd

Ok.... Here is the good news. Rancid Abomination (my current music project/solo artist/former band) is not dead yet. It will be dead by the end of 2016 but that is expected...  Here is the bad news. I lost all the band members minus our drummer due to them all reforming their old band.  That left Rancid Abomination in the gutter with only me as the founding member, going back to being a two piece band with me on everything but drums and Peter Fraleef filling in drums. This is a temporary Arrangement. The band will break up soon after this. The reunion will not last. I don't want to continue it anyway.

I've been amazingly busy recording a new cd for Rancid Abomination. The new Cd will be an anti-christmas cd and will have an evil anti-Christmas carols/Santa Claus theme, just to piss people off during the holidays. With song titles such as "Slaughtered Santa Sausage", "Pissing on the Christmas Tree", "Shove your Christmas Carols up your ass" and "Yuletide Anusfart", the album will be offensive to the idiots out there who want to shove XMAS music down my throat for one more year...  I intend to call the cd "The Exploding Death of Christmas".

Working on the new cd's music was hard as hell. I had composed it but didn't realize that I had pumped too much reverb in, causing tons of pops and clicks. So I had to remix it, but this time I noticed that the lead guitars were too high and the keyboards were nonexistent. So I gave it a third go, this time making it perfect... I played rhythm guitars on this cd for the first time in 10 years. It was fun but also quite hard. I did lead guitars too and most of the instruments you will hear on the new cd are my work, minus drums.

I think the music for the cd came out amazing! It took me a while to perfect it but it sounds amazing. A lot like a modern take on older RA stuff from 2005. There are some modern elements but they are rare. Don't expect the UV tinged stuff that was all over "Into hell's Anus".  This sounds much more like Classic RA stuff... It has AWESOME keyboards and very good lead guitars.  Rhythm guitars are a bit down in the mix but they are there... Melodies are really good and atmospheric. Track 5 must be heard!

 I look forward for releasing this cd... Should be really good...

Here is the album cover!

More info on this when it comes out. Probably won't update this till after the Recording Session for the Album is completed, which should be sometime before December.