Sun 12/15/19 @ 7:00 PM PT
The New Orleans metal band Gaotwhore has been in the game for three decades, letting their dirges spew forth into the waiting arms of death metal fans. Fellow New Orleans resident/Hate Eternal frontman Erik Rutan (the RZA of metal) has produced the bulk of the band’s studio albums, with the exception of the most recent, Vengeful Ascension – which was produced by their live soundman to bring the rawness of their live show straight into your headphones. A Goatwhore album is the kind of thing your parents discover in your room as a teen, and then immediately throw it in the trash while loudly questioning your life choices. Occult themes/anti-God (to boil it down to the most base level) are woven into songs that eschew the one-genre approach of many metal bands. Over the years Goatwhore has dabbled in it all: black metal, death metal, and even thrash.