So 2014 has been a really, really shitty year for me. I don't want to go into too much detail but I feel I've lost more this year than any other year in my life. It's hard when everything hits you at the same time and you are left not even able to function for a time. I suppose I am thankful though because I learned that I'm tougher than I think. Even if I'm not strong, I'm still here. Greater things all over the universe are still turning and turning and the world hasn't come to an end, the mountains are still standing and wind still rustles the trees. What happens in this life is temporary. Life is temporary and at some point either these troubles will end, or I will. So that's something.
In my own personal comedy (a.k.a. life) there are two things that I have always been able to count on: nature and black metal. Previously I have mostly focused on Nature; now it's time for Black Metal. I've had the opportunity to listen to dozens of new bands, enjoy old favorites and meet bands that I never thought I would ever see live. Now in an effort to expand my black metal knowledge I have compiled a list of bands to listen to and get a decent understanding of before New Year's 2015:
Wolves in the Throne Room