Thursday, October 14, 2021

October 14th, 2021 - From Out Of The Depths And Into Oktoberfest!


Dobry wieczór, guten abend, and hails evil-doers, thrashers, and hop-heads!  The Meista here pairing Vader's amazing and kick-ass classic album "De Profundis" and a very crushable and tasty Oktoberfest Marzen Style German Lager from T.F. Brewing Company!  Hells yeah!  

Album Info:
  • Artist: Vader
  • Title: "De Profundis"
  • Recorded: May 1995 at Studio Modern Sound Gdynia in Poland
  • Release date: July 5th, 1995 (2nd studio album by Vader)
  • Record company: Croon Records / Nuclear Blast (2021 re-release)
  • Production: Vader and Adam Toczko
  • Album cover art: Wes Benscoter
  • Personnel: China (guitars), Doc (drums), Peter (guitars and vocals), and Shambo (bass)
  • Musical style: Death metal, thrash metal
  • Sound: Characterized by blistering blast beats, machine gun fire guitars, thunderous bass, and brutally aggressive gravel and broken glass vocals, Vader wonderfully blends death metal and thrash metal into a frenzied juggernaut of a sonic proportions!  These dudes don't mess around; every track is a fiery fast, furious metal assault with killer hooks, riffs, and themes!
  • Major themes: Darkness, evil, the occult, isolation, anti-religion, violence, war, horror, etc.  
  • Tracks:  
  1. "Silent Empire"
  2. "An Act Of Darkness"
  3. "Blood Of Kingu"
  4. "Incarnation"
  5. "Sothis"
  6. "Revolt"
  7. "Of Moon, Blood, Dream And Me"
  8. "Vision And The Voice"
  9. "Reborn In Flames"
Brew Info:
  • Brewery: T.F. Brewing (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • Website: 
  • Brew: Oktoberfest Marzen Style German Lager 
  • Style: German Märzen 
  • Serving: 16 ounce can
  • ABV: 5.0%
  • Pour: The Oktoberfest pours a clear, golden-amber with a firm, and creamy, 1-finger, eggshell white head with good retention and sticky, sudsy lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is malty, toasty, biscuity, slightly floral, herbal, and sweet.  There are aromas of toasted bread, roasted malts, barley, wild flowers, and sweet caramel.
  • Taste: Following the nose, the taste of the Oktoberfest is characterized by rich and malty flavors. There are notes of bready and roasted malts, sweet biscuit, light spices and herbs, and caramel/toffee.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and moderately carbonated, the mouthfeel of the Oktoberfest is smooth and crisp with a dry, mildly bitter finish. 

Overall pairing:  The T.F. Brewing Oktoberfest Marzen Style German Lager is a tasty, crushable, yet complex brew... perfect for throwing back whilst rocking the hell out to Vader's beast of an album, "De Profundis"!  'Nuff said!

Na zdrowie!!  Prost!!  HAILS!!

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