Archive for August, 2008

Want to hear my new song?

Posted in Shameless Self-Promotion on August 25, 2008 by misainzig

Synchronization of the Cosmos by none-other-than MISAINZIG!

The lyrics to “Rain Down”

Posted in Lyrics or About My Music on August 24, 2008 by misainzig

I still haven’t gotten a final title for this song, but that’s the working title.

The sign of death
reminds me of life
lengthened decay
from rain beating down on eternal earth

Frozen lakes
a waterborn’s demise
below the temperature
from which liquid moves on eternal earth

overwhelming cold
temper facing the trees
the wind calmly chills
from compass directions on eternal earth

cosmic reflections
of skies desirable
lovingly shining on all
from the sky down to eternal earth

“Don’t you have to have songs to be in a band?”

Posted in Lyrics or About My Music on August 24, 2008 by misainzig

I’m working on that. I have one song BASICALLY written, except the lyrics remain to be completed. It has a working title of “Rain Down“, but that’s subject to change. The title will either be that or “From Rain Beating Down on Eternal Earth.” The lyrics are going to deal with nature.

Nature’s something that intrigues me. I enjoy sitting in my car during a storm. Not just during rain, but snow storms, lightning storms, or whatever. During that time, I’m usually very inspired (read: STONED) and I like to write about what I see in metaphors. Or write what I see AS metaphors. I have lyrics written, but I need to write songs to go with them.

“If you already have a bunch of lyrics, why don’t you just use them for Rain Down?

Because I want Rain Down to be a song written fully away from my inspiration. I want to see if I’m still able to convey the meaningful thoughts I have when I am inspired. The lyrics might take a while, as you see.

Misainzig has been launched

Posted in Shameless Self-Promotion on August 24, 2008 by misainzig

http://www.myspace.com/misainzigfortress

I want to play some music.

Posted in Shameless Self-Promotion on August 23, 2008 by misainzig

Anyone with me? No, of course not.

It will be a simple/experimental band. A one man project.

That’s all the info for now. I’ll give more information later.

Deafen – 1991 EP – 61%

Posted in Heavy Metal Discussion, Heavy Metal Reviews on August 20, 2008 by misainzig

Band info here: http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=62279

Conflicted starts with an acoustic intro that sounds like it goes in and out of tuning, but it’s well played. It has a slight Egyptian sound to it. After that, a mid-paced thrasher begins. The first thing I notice is the lack of punch in the production. Headbanging ensues about 3 minutes into the song, because that riff seriously rules. Different story when the vocals start. The puny reciting of “Is this a nightmare? Is this a dream? Why did this happen to me?” or something like that revokes most redeeming qualities this song had up to this point. The drumming turns to shambles and sounds like a guy relatively bored with his bandmates, so he just kind of sits there and plays along. It took them 6 minutes, but finally, we have some solos. But that’s all they are. They’re just solos. They aren’t particularly good, but they aren’t bad either. A minute after hearing them, I can’t even remember what they sounded like. This song drags on for almost 8 minutes.

The oddly titled Graveyard Birthday has more open string thrash, and is the best song on here. Understandable, considering it’s the shortest song. About a minute in, this song sinks into Pantera-dom and then pulls right out with….AN AWESOME SOLO?! Where did that come from? It’s like Chris Poland on PCP! Solid fucking thrash.

The Leading to a Fall starts off with something Armored Saint wrote. The full on thrash at 0:42 is pretty damn awesome though. That’s the only cool part in the song however, as it turns into Deafen simply going through the motions. Again, we’re stuck with shitty vocals that remind me of a lower-range Jimmy Hamilton of Intruder. Where Jimmy succeeds, Jan Loeffen fails. Remember that awesome thrash riff at 0:42? How could you not? It’s the only thing they’ve been playing. I guess the riffs have some variation, but it’s not enough toconstitute a good song.

The intro to the final track, Prophecy of Mort-Main, can best be described as a happy Holy Moses. The overall noodle is straight from Panic, right down to the similar drums. As with most rip-offs, it’s not as competent. They have a breakdown at 2:00 where I can see 40 people moshing in my mind. Only 40 because this band is pretty obscure.

Deafen’s EP is simply okay. It has some decent riffs, some alright solos, and annoying vocals. Most of the time, it sounds like they aren’t quite sure what they’re trying to accomplish. 56/100

Ultimate Accident Compilation

Posted in Shameless Self-Promotion with tags , , on August 5, 2008 by misainzig

I smashed together a compilation of videos.

About: More than anything, I just thought it would be cool to let people experience a song that I thought deserved more exposure. I’m glad the (roughly) 5,000 people who’ve watched have heard it. The crashes are cool too.