Slaxxmaal "Reality Check…" 7"Posted on Wednesday, April 9th, 2008 @ 7:14am » permalink
Available from Lyderhorn Records, though I don't think it's an "official" Lyderhorn release, "Reality Check: Ansiktet Ditt er en Personlig Fornærmelse" is the first vinyl output from Norwegian grinders Slaxxmaal – tearing through 19 songs in just six minutes. And this is without a doubt some of the most "serious" grindcore you will ever hear in your life, from their extremely "in tune" and "accurate" cover of the Misfits' "Some Kinda Hate", to the numerous six-second outbursts of not at all noisy, never chaotic grind mayhem. There's nary a shred of humor or lightheartedness here. Nah. Sarcasm? Huh? Forget the fact that song titles like "Vet du Ka? Du e så Stygg at eg må Spy Opp Ting eg Allerede Har Drete ut, du Stygge Stygge Umenneske (Eg Spyr så Jævli at Driten Blir Sugt Opp av Dass og Inn i Ræven og Gjennom Fordøyelseskanalen og ut Kjeften, så Jævlig Spyr eg av Det Stygge Trynet Ditt)" are almost always longer than the songs themselves. But in all seriousness, there is a rather badass layout, with absolutely killer looking cover art and a slew of collaged photos inside of the band practicing, in the studio, or just hanging around – all creating the illusion that they take themselves much more seriously than they do. This is further evidenced by the crude little xeroxed insert for the lyrics (which, like the titles, are all in Norwegian), hand-numbered out of 300 copies and complete with random artwork such as little hairy penis drawings and other "high-brow" doodlings. I'm guessing that there's an absolute wealth of hilarity to be found herein, but without speaking a shred of Norwegian much of it's lost for me. But that doesn't mean I can't appreciate that it's there!
Slaxxmaal "En Kjekk og Grei Liten Pre-skrevet Anmeldelse av Denne Platen du Hører på nå, Slik at du Slipper å Anstrenge Deg Mer Enn Høyst Nødvendig Når du Skal Fortelle de Støgge tjommiene Dine Hvor Drit Skiten Er"
Slaxxmaal "Eg Skrev en Bok/Some Kinda Hate"