Thursday, December 30, 2010

Favorite Albums This Year

These are my top albums of 2010.

The Fucking Wrath- "Terra Fire"
Priestess- "Prior to the Fire"
Kylesa- "Spiral Shadow"
Torche- "Songs For Singles"
Black Breath- "Heavy Breathing"
Gallows- "Grey Britain"
Harvey Milk- "A Small Turn of Human Kindness"
Swans- "My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky"
Quest for Fire- "Lights from Paradise"
The Sword- "Warp Riders"
Zoroaster- "Matador"

so listen up.

Monday, December 20, 2010


We now briefly return to your regularly scheduled programming:


Lots of people send out Christmas cards. My favorite are the ones you get from friends and family that are full of arrogant boasts about all the great achievements they have all made in the past year. You get to hear all about how little Davie hit a homerun in Little League, but there is no mention about the fact that he still wets the bed. Etc.

And that's exactly what Rob Halford did with this little gift he mailed out to a few of his closest corporate radio DJ friends. Nevermind the fact that he can't sing like he used to, or that FIGHT is no PRIEST (although they share a couple members), Halford and crew rip through this original like a 5 year old through wrapping paper on Christmas morning.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen?

Sorry Ronnie (RIP), there's no possible way to make "tidings of comfort and joy" sound evil. It's just not going to happen, but we do appreciate your efforts. The real question is: why did they even choose to do this song? The lyrics are basically anti-metal: "save us all from Satan's power"? What?! There has to be another reason to do this...

Oh yeah...the music is fucking epic! This song is all about the Iommi doom -- who cares that he blatantly lifted the riff from "Dazed and Confused"? Not me. This is the perfect soundtrack to doing donuts on a frozen lake, or burning Christmas trees in your front yard. Take this with a generous dram of scotch and call out from work the next morning.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Santa Claws

Nothing says Christmas like Dokken.
And nothing says Dokken like taking the song you wrote from Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors and changing the lyrics to "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town".
I mean wow Dokken, you've really outdone yourself this one noticed that one.
The cheap annimation does do wonders for this but I still have a couple questions...
What made Santa into this crazy manimal to begin with? And who is that creepy Dr. Elf? And wait a second...what happened to the rest of the song? Oh well.
Heat up some cocoa and enjoy this tender morsel (and the original Dream Warriors) below.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

No Presents for Christmas

It's like an advent calendar, except that someone has replaced all the chocolates with little chunks of pewter, wrought iron and STEEL. Next in our series of metal Christmas carols (by the way, Mount Olympus will be wandering around door to door in Staten Island singing these for the next month or so) is one of my personal favorites: No Presents for Christmas by King Diamond. In this most metal of yuletide tunes, Diamond explores the most brutal of all holiday scenarios: a Christmas without presents. For those who are unfamiliar, uninformed or just plain stupid, Kim "King" Diamond is the bastard child of an incestuous one night stand between Gene Simmons and Richard Simmons. Well known for his hilariously terrible impressions of Bruce Dickinson, "the King"'s distinctive vocal style has been called, "awful". Mr. Diamond now resides in Long Island with his wife and three children. He has been working as a used car dealer for the past 15 years. Enjoy.


The triumphant return of Faux Slang to the BK.

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Dearest Friends,

I'd like to present you with the first of a series of holiday gifts brought to you by our great band Mount Olympus. There is simply nothing that goes together better than Chrismas and METAL! So without further adieu here's the first track from our CHRISTMETAL youtube mix, Spinal Tap's "Christmas With The Devil" from their 1992 classic, Break Like The Wind.

Monday, August 23, 2010

The Charleston on 8/25 Witness the Carnage.

As you can see by this advertisement the god of the underworld (kitten division) has unleashed a truly unholy announcement. Mount Olympus bring forth sweet musings from the devil himself. Conjurers of siren songs to make the ears swell in divine orgasm and drive even the hardest of temperments mad with bloodlust. The pyramids themselves, which hath stood for many a millenium, tremble at the very whisper of such an occurrence.
Mount Olympus plays at 1030pm.
Retribution will be sought in the way of dollars, more than 5 and less than ten, to witness such a soiling of all that is holy. However all that is holy, had it coming.

Monday, March 1, 2010


We are all super stoaked about this show. It's an early one on a school night but it's going to be all like waaahpaaaahhhh!

Friday, February 26, 2010


With much regret, tonight's show at Tommy's Tavern is canceled due to Snomageddapocalypsicane 2.


Monday, February 22, 2010

I haven't posted anything to this blog yet, but that's going to end RIGHT NOW.

Newest news is that Mount Olympus is now boasting the skills of one Sharif Hassan on bass. Sharif hails triumphantly from Yakima, WA and is a member of the Yakima Nation. He is also a connoisseur of fine Scotch.

If you don't believe me, you can come see for yourself this Friday:

1041 Manhattan Ave.
Greenpoint, BKLYN
10pm $5

Mt. Olympus
Beef Wellington

Very truly yours,