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Musk Ox: Video Premiere Part 1

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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What's a Musk Ox? Is it some sort of rare delicacy that your backwoods family member serves up at Thanksgiving Dinner? According to the sages at Wikipedia a musk ox is: an Arctic mammal of the family Bovidae, noted for its thick coat and for the strong odor emitted during the seasonal rut by males, from which its name derives. Alright then; it's a big creature that smells when it gets horny. ...

Metal Yoga With André Foisy #4

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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André Foisy plays guitar in Locrian and is a certified yoga instructor who teaches in Chicago, including a monthly candlelit yoga event set to dark ambient metal. You can find his yoga teaching schedule and more information about him on his website, Facebook page, and you can find past instructional videos on his YouTube channel. --- This post is about a pose that feels like a massage ...

Watch some new Imperial Triumphant footage

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

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At the Deciblog, we strive to find things for your listening pleasure. Occasionally, we can take it a step further like today with some excellent footage of the experimental black metal band Imperial Triumphant shot recently in their hometown of New York City (get past the slightly shaky start and things look better). Check out the band below and then stream their new album Goliath on ...

A Pale Horse Named Death: A Glimpse Behind The Horse #4

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

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This is our fourth post from director Aaron Beaucher on the making of the new A Pale Horse Named Death video “DMSLT.” An updated gallery follows. --- During the past few weeks, we’ve been working on integrating the effect shots into the video. The process can be cumbersome. The first step was to import our edit from Adobe Premiere into After Effects, the program we use to process all ...

A Pale Horse Named Death: A Glimpse Behind The Horse #3

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

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This is our third post from director Aaron Beaucher on the making of the new A Pale Horse Named Death video “DMSLT.” An updated gallery follows. --- We spent some time over the past week shooting some of our effects layers for the "DMSLT" video. As you will read below, the process is fairly involved but produces an interesting result; when layered with the original footage, it creates a ...

A Pale Horse Named Death: A Glimpse Behind The Horse #2

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, tv, videos On: Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

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This is our second post from director Aaron Beaucher on the making of the new A Pale Horse Named Death video "DMSLT." An updated gallery follows. Check out the first post here. ***** During filming we tried to capture as many angles as possible. Before a shoot, I typically sit down and visualize the angles I want and create a rough shot sheet to make sure I get what I need. If I could ...

A Pale Horse Named Death: A Glimpse Behind The Horse #1

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: diary, featured, tv, videos On: Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

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Your friends at Decibel have teamed up with A Pale Horse Named Death to entertain you this summer. We'll be hosting a blog series for the next five weeks detailing production of a video for their new album Lay My Soul To Waste and premiering the "DMSLT" video at the end. In the first installment, video director Aaron Beaucher gives us the story behind the project. Images follow after the ...

The Ghosts Of Metal Past: Of fate, friendship and fast food

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, interviews, tv On: Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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We remember the folks who were around when we started listening to metal. One of the people I have a vivid memory of is my old friend Robert Dyer: a wild haired guitar aficionado that sat next to me in many a math class during our four years at a parochial prep school. Robert often watched in horror as I attacked my desk with a high school issue compass, which the TSA would classify as a weapon ...

EXCLUSIVE: Vektor-Scion A/V video premiere

By: justin.m.norton Posted in: featured, interviews, tv On: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

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So, this is pretty cool. Decibel has teamed with Scion A/V to offer our fine blog readers the first peek at a new interview and performance video featuring sci-fi metallers Vektor. The footage was shot during the recent Scion A/V Earache Records showcase. Per what you'd expect from Scion A/V the video is immaculately shot and produced. The exclusive premier is available below. You can ...

Pilot Season

By: Jeff Treppel Posted in: featured, stupid crap, tv On: Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

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Right now, television networks are picking up a bunch of pilots to shove into our eyesockets come September. This year, though, there is a difference – a weirdly large number of metal-themed reality shows. I feel it is my duty to report on some of the more promising entries. Storage War Ensemble In this spinoff of the popular Storage Wars franchise, entrepreneurs raid the storage ...