Monthly Archives: November 2013

ALBUM REVIEW: Interment – Still Not Dead

Contributed by Rex Tremendae Majestatis Listening to Interment’s album Still Not Dead – available for download here –  led me to muse on what drives different people to participate in death metal bands. In Interment’s case, it appears that they play death metal … Continue reading

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Death In June – 9.13.13 Live in Worcester, Mass

Courtesy of Mike Shea of Codex Obscurum Zine The Live Performance & The PC Witch Hunt That Almost Ended It What do you do when wet blanket email warriors vow to shut down a show at all costs? Apparently, you … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Mike DeLeon of Disfigured, Flesh Hoarder, and M.O.D.

Interview conducted by Tristan Spears on behalf of Southern Decay Media and Motorbreath Entertainment   Tristan:  You were in Disfigured, one the most brutal TXDM bands to ever hit our soil. Now you’re in M.O.D. Tell us….What brought about the … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Slayer @ Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX 11/10/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Dear readers, I have yet another confession to make: Until Sunday, November 10th, 2013 I had never seen Slayer live.  Given as how the California deities of darkness were just about everyone in extreme metal’s initiation … Continue reading

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State of Decay: A Message from Dear Leader

Hello readers. Disclaimer:  I will be switching between “I” and “we” a lot during this write-up.  I don’t like taking credit for things but we are glad you are all along for the ride. I am your Dear Leader.  I … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Witchtrap, Hod, Sturmgewehr, Womanthrower at the Korova – San Antonio, TX 11/12/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Although I’m almost always at weekday shows in the city of Austin, I usually can’t make trips to San Antonio shows from Sunday through Thursday due to work commitments in the morning.  For Tuesday’s show at the Korova, however, I … Continue reading

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INTRODUCTION: Rex Tremendae Majestatis

Tonight Southern Decay Media is honored to announce a new contributor. Rex Tremendae Majestatis is a composer and an eclectic musician. He has has traveled far and wide performing everything from black metal to blues to choral singing. He firmly … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Blood. Fire. Death: Watain, In Solitude, Tribulation, and Hod at Red 7 10/30/13 Austin, TX

Contributed by Jake Holmes It seems as if weekday metal shows are quickly becoming the norm in Austin, Texas.  In the last month or so alone, I’ve seen Deicide, Neldoreth, Teratism, Dying Fetus, Old and Ill, and Watain (the subject … Continue reading

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SHOW REVIEW: Deicide, Disgorge, Necronomicon, Disfigured at Infest, Austin, TX 10/24/13

Contributed by Jake Holmes Note:  This review is dedicated to the memory of LSK, who passed the day of this show.  She had played in Antaeus, Secrets of the Moon, Vorkreist, Hell Militia, and several other extreme metal bands in … Continue reading

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