MILKING THE GOATMACHINE Back From The Goats review
I you weren't around when Carcass released Symphonies of Sickness or Napalm Deaths Scum albums the debut album Back From The Goats by the GoatEborg outfit Milking The Goatmachine might be something for you.
The boys of Milking the Goatmachine are doing their very best to beat the shit out of their instruments throughout this album executing their very own self proclaimed style "Goatgrind". Screaming and puking goat milk all over the place, but the question is; how well does it transfer to recorded media? Sure it sound good and Milking The Goatmachine is doing one hell of a good job considering the hassle it must be to play with those ugly ass goat masks on.
But Milking the Goat Machine suffer from the fact that all the grind becomes pointless if there aren't melodic content as a contrast. And there aren't many distinguishable melodies around here. The leading track "March Into Shed" and "Eaten Blessed Scum" showcases the bands best sides and sticks out as slightly better than the rest of the material on a fairly even production.
Check the story behind the band out:
A guy has been dismissed by his girl. One night he passed by this huge field, all drunk of course, because of his grief and sadness. Shit happens. Not far away he saw a goats barn where he walked in and crushed on a pregnant nanny goat. They immediately fell in love and made exactly that all night long.
In the morning of the very next day, the guy recognized he had coadunated with the nanny goat while she was giving birth to her child goatie. Shit happens. Although the farmer thought this guy was one ugly bastard, he took him to his farm to milk him.
Shortly after that the farmer casted him out again because of his sour milk and the fact that the flock would not accept him. Shit happens. That lead the guy to the point where he ran amok, impaling the farmer and the rest of the flock with his horns. After that he made his way back to town to kill his ex girlfriend and the rest of the population by squirting them to death with his sour milk... Shit happens."