On The Seventh Day of Solstice…
Posted by hatfulofnapalm
A blogger gave to me!
To fully enjoy the Solstice season, you have to get a long run up to it. So, to get you into the Solstice spirit in the last few weeks before Ground Zero, allow me to share with you some awesome festive albums. Every night until Christmas Eve, I will be recommending a Christmassy themed album for your pleasure. Well, not all of them will be Christmassy, but all of them will be awesome; and filling your days with awesome music will be enough.
Ah, my personal favourite way to celebrate the Christmas, New Year, Solstice period: comedy metal.
Psychostick are, I must say, absolutely hilarious. I have not a bad word to say about them. They exhibit a staple of good comedy music – i.e. the music is good. This would be good metal on it’s own, but the hilariously out of place lyrics, such as “you’re an ORANGE! FULL OF VITAMIN C!” and “This is not a song, it’s a sandwich! Why would you think otherwise?” are, for me, the icing on a bloody cake of metal and guitars.
Likewise, “The Flesh Eating Rollerskate Holiday Joyride” is no less an epic album of epicness. Even if you don’t usually like metal, it’s worth a listen, even if it’s just for the gratuitous threats of bodily violence in their own unique version of “Jingle Bells”. Seriously.
“Ring-a-ling hear them ring, jolly and brutal
escape from this very merry medley is futile!”