2 Aug 2018
FLOG reviews GNOD's Chapel Perilous
After hearing "Just Say No To The Psycho Right-Wing Capitalist Fascist Industrial Death Machine," not only the best title of 2017 (perhaps the decade), but also one of the great albums of the year ( see list here ), I realized that I had lost a lot of time not knowing Gnod before. If you do not know the disc, I recommend reading this graceful article, which presented me such a band and work .
Because of grace there is nothing in Gnod. Not even in "Chapel Perilous," which is his fifteenth album, depending on the account, since there is a lot of discs shared and released on their own.
The "Dangerous Chapel" was described by Timothy Leary's companion, Robert Anton Wilson, in the first book in the 1977 series "The Cosmic Trigger": "laugh moderately, as fool always does just before the doors of the Dangerous Chapel close behind" . But before him, the term had been used by other authors since 1470.
In a shallow explanation, it reflects a psychological state where the individual can not be sure whether he is paranoid or simply stops believing in anything, religious or scientific, when he becomes a victim of fears and fearsome projections...
Read the rest here: FLOG