Oh, yes. This stash is mostly made up of records I've been wanting to get my hands on for some time now. The Vader obsession continues with The Ultimate Incantation and Impressions in Blood, bringing the collection to four albums. I seriously think Vader might be my favorite band right now, and if they decide they are going to hit up the USA on tour for Welcome to the Morbid Reich, I'd probably find a way to get tickets short of selling one of my organs. As for Sigh, I mostly grabbed Scenes from Hell because the other two albums I own are flawless and purely avant-garde in nature. I'm never joking around when I say some of the best metal in the world comes from Japan. And lastly, Goatwhore's newest was purchased on a random whim based on gogmagogical's latest review, as well as A Haunting Curse's status as the first death metalish album I bought on my own. 2006 seems like it was so long ago...
Mirai and company are among the Einsteins of our favorite music, which, in my eyes, is an accomplishment in and of itself, and I remain psyched for each new Sigh release I'm able to get my hands on. Scenes from Hell is probably one of the most musically over-the-top albums I've added to my growing collection, and while the production does tend to mask many of the parts, you discover something new every time you spin the record.
It would be appropriate to label Goatwhore and this release blackened death/thrash metal because the band certainly aren't black metal in its purest form. Despite Goatwhore's rising popularity, they've stayed true to their roots and ripened with age. Elitists can walk the plank; their princess is clearly in a different castle.