Album Review

Der Blutharsch – “Track of The Hunted, The” – [Wir Kapitulieren Niemals]

whngr   6/18/2021   A Library, CD

Fascistic Austrian Fetishism

Intermittently sullen and victorious war chants employing various synthesized instruments by one Albin Julius. Industrial/Ambient, minimal, hypnotic, and unnerving marches with folkish, martial underpinnings.

Beware the forbidden sounds venerating German heritage. What could be more dangerous than an idea? Julius has refuted any allegiance to the far right but has been connected with politically active conservatives, especially in the early years of Der Blutharsch, and would often utilize the imagery and symbology associated with National Socialism and German expansionism further strengthening associations with the likes of Douglas Pearce of Death In June and Boyd Rice. Curiously his output has more recently (d)evolved to include elements of a fuzzed-out (dark) psych outfit with several permanent players. However, “The Track of the Hunted” is an early work and thus is rife with the sounds that would one day trigger and propel Antifa into the streets to incite, harangue, bludgeon, and castrate any and all who refute their authority. Be careful what you think, modulate what you say, and suppress what you might do… they may be watching and they are prepared to persecute and to punish for the crime of wrongthink.

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Lord Gravestench says

An important gap in KFJC's library has been filled.


Lord Gravestench says

That question mark in my previous comment was meant to be a 100 emoji.

And a second hypothetical 100 emoji goes to the review itself, which is almost as good as the album.

Der Blutharsch Mayhem when?


whngr says

Thank you for the encouraging words my Lord. It means the world coming from one whose reviews are a model of excellence and an inspiration for this miserable volunteer. Your presence at your source is sorely missed, thus it is a pleasure to hear from you through the aether.


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