Episode 148 – H. P. Lovecraft

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Category: Specials Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

MetalCast Episode 148Ah yes, another Special, the kind of episode you all seem to love more than your dearest significant other. This time it was suggested by one of our listeners, Brandon Archer, who spoke the name of H.P. Lovecraft. He was an American author of horror, fantasy, and science fiction and his works inspired many Metal bands to create songs based on or influenced by his works. Cradle Of Filth, Metallica, Draconian, Nile, Rage, Therion and more all have a touch of Lovecraft in their repertoire. Enjoy this selection and if interested, check the man’s books.

Host: Polina
Tracklist: Tim, Marcus, Polina, Judith

01. Dingir Xul – Cthulhu Arise
02. Therion – Cthulhu
03. Frostmoon Eclipse – In the Vault
04. Nile – Von Unaussprechlichen Kulten
05. Rage – Shadow out of Time
06. Draconian – Cthulhu Rising
07. Non Serviam – Which Eternal Lie
08. The Ziggurat – WindWalker
09. Cradle of Filth – Cthulhu Dawn
10. Metallica – The Call of Ktulu

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  1. wayreth says:

    There could be a second one about this.
    See the already mentioned above titles but also:
    Morbid Angel: Angel of Disease
    Nile: What can be safely written
    Black Sabbat: Beyond the wall of sleep
    Septic Flesh: Lovecraft’s Death
    Deicide: Dead but dreaming
    Vader: R’Lyeh
    Hypocrisy: Necronomicon
    Rigor Mortis: Re-Animator
    Nile (again yesh!): 4th arra of dagon (actually a lot from Nile)
    Morbid angel (also again): a lot from Blessed are the sick and Formulas
    Samael: Rite of Cthulhu

    Oh yes, Lovecraft has been one of the biggest influence in death and black metal and therefore alone deserves a statue.
    But nevertheless, a great episode this one! Nicely done!

  2. Vinterthorn says:

    Bal-Sagoth’s “Shackled to the Trilithon of Kutulu” would’ve been a nice addition
    too, even though it’s only inspired by and not actually based upon HPL.

  3. Nice job Polina! 💡 :headbang

  4. black_angel says:

    at the mountains of madness from orphanage is missing in the list

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