Terrible Old Man

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Line Up

Angstrom 'Tyler' (V)
Herbert 'Fabs' West (G)
Randolph 'Kai' Carter (G)
Barnabas 'Alex' (B)
Simon 'Daniel' Canfield (D

Origin: Remlingen/Germany
Label: MDD Records (Alive)
Style: Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
Web: [Homepage] - [Facebook] - [Bandcamp]

Overview

The idea for TERRIBLE OLD MAN was born a long, long time ago. It happened that Herbert 'Fabs' West dicovered the works of H.P. Lovecraft on a cold winters eve. Maybe it was the other way around, but still years went by until the idea of intonation the poems of H.P. Lovecraft was brought to fruitation. Like understanding the work of H.P. Lovecraft it took Herbert West sleepless nights to form this idea into a band and even more laborious to turn the works of H.P. Lovecraft into music. Lyrically you will find the some of the works of H.P. Lovecraft unchanged. Why should change something that is brilliantly written? What TERRIBLE OLD MAN did is write music around this marvelous literature.

The music is influenced by CELTIC FROST, VOIVOD to keep it dark, added some THE CULT, some flavour of DANZIG and SAMHAIN to top it off. This all packed in a suit of Rock'n Roll.

All members of TERRIBLE OLD MAN been or are still active in bands like: THE NEW BLACK, THE BULLETMONKS, PARADOX, BRAIN DAMAGE and others. For upcoming live shows the words of H.P. Lovecraft and their music will translate into a live situation.

"almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane"
(H.P. Lovecraft)

Press Feedback

Das Ergebnis: Ein flinkes Werk, das an Abwechslung nicht geizt und H. P. Lovecraft, wenn er denn noch unter uns weilen würde, das Grinsen ins Gesicht zaubern dürfte. Anspruch und Realität können TERRIBLE OLD MAN ohne Abstriche erfüllen. Ein ganz starkes Debüt von T.O.M., das sie Ende 2015 mit Cosmic aufgefahren haben. Gleichermassen kann man MDD Records gratulieren, die Jungs gleich unter Vertrag genommen zu haben.
Time-ForMetal.eu / Rene W. (8.8/10 pts.)
Man hat das Gefühl, dass die Scheibe nach dem Motto 'erlaubt ist, was gefällt' komponiert wurde. Das verleiht den Songs eine angenehme Frische, bietet auf der anderen Seite enorme Abwechslung für den Hörer - ohne dass man sich gleich mit progressiven Songstrukturen auseinandersetzen müsste.
Metal.de / Rene W. (8/10 pts.)
Musikalisch ist der Trip ziemlich originell umgesetzt. Düster-Rock-Referenzen (DANZIG, THE CULT, GHOST) finden sich hier genauso wie Power-Metal-Elemente, die überraschend zwanglos in cleveren Arrangements zusammenfinden.
RockHard.de / Holger Stratmann (7/10 pts.)
It is a brilliant album for all horror fans. "Cosmic Poems" would be a perfect soundtrack for a Halloween Party.
Tempelores.com / Nina Mende

Discography

New Album

Pic: Album 2015
Cosmic Poems
(M.D.D. Records)
Street Date (M/D/Y): 09.04.2015

Tracklist

1. The Messenger
2. The Festival
3. The Garden
4. Despair
5. Astrophobos
6. The Cats
7. The Wood
8. Book Of Wonders
9. Nemesis 1
10. Nemesis 2
11. Cthulhu Fhtang

Promo sheet

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Distribution

Germany -Alive | BeNeLux - Sonic Rendezvous | Bulgaria - Wizard | Czech - Mystic Productio Denmark - Playground | Finland - Supersounds | France - Season Of Mist | Hungary - Indiego | Iceland - Playground | Italy - Audioglobe | Norway - Playground | Poland - Mystic Production

Top review results

Time-For-Metal.eu: 8.8/10 pts.
Metal.de: 8/10 pts.
Crossfire-Metal.de: 7.5/10 pts.
Metal-Temple.com: 7/10 pts.
RockHard.de: 7/10 pts.

More Reviews

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