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„THE BERZERKER are the most extreme band on Earache Records. Fact.“ – So steht's schwarz auf weiß auf der Packungsbeilage des vor. Aber jetzt schickte das ehemalige Kultlabel Earache mit The Berzerker, Corporation und December drei seiner Bands unter dem Banner „The Extremity. The Berzerker ist eine australische Grindcore-/Death-Metal-Band aus Melbourne. Inhaltsverzeichnis. 1 Geschichte; 2 Stil; 3 Diskografie. Alben; EPs;
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The wall of noise produced by the band encompasses very untraditional drums sound supplied in the form of distorted kick drums, and industrial sound scapes with general destructive elements used to enhance sonic assault.
With twin vocal attacks and machine gun vocals rhythms the band stop at nothing to express their hatred on humanity. The Berzerker was offered a contract with Earache Records for a number of full-length albums shortly afterwards, and in the Self-Titled album was released and the live act was born.
The bands first film clip for the track "Reality" was banned by the ITC independent television commission and MTV due to excessive strobe lighting and horrific images, including the appearance of the band.
In early the band headed off on a successful 27 show tour of the USA and Canada. The Berzerker AD.
King Harald Fairhair's use of berserkers as " shock troops " broadened his sphere of influence. Emphasis has been placed on the frenzied nature of the berserkers, hence the modern sense of the word "berserk".
However, the sources describe several other characteristics that have been ignored or neglected by modern commentators. Snorri's assertion that "neither fire nor iron told upon them" is reiterated time after time.
The sources frequently state that neither edged weapons nor fire affected the berserks, although they were not immune to clubs or other blunt instruments.
For example:. These men asked Halfdan to attack Hardbeen and his champions man by man; and he not only promised to fight, but assured himself the victory with most confident words.
When Hardbeen heard this, a demoniacal frenzy suddenly took him; he furiously bit and devoured the edges of his shield; he kept gulping down fiery coals; he snatched live embers in his mouth and let them pass down into his entrails; he rushed through the perils of crackling fires; and at last, when he had raved through every sort of madness, he turned his sword with raging hand against the hearts of six of his champions.
It is doubtful whether this madness came from thirst for battle or natural ferocity. Then with the remaining band of his champions he attacked Halfdan, who crushed him with a hammer of wondrous size, so that he lost both victory and life; paying the penalty both to Halfdan, whom he had challenged, and to the kings whose offspring he had violently ravished Similarly, Hrolf Kraki 's champions refuse to retreat "from fire or iron".
Another frequent motif refers to berserkers blunting their enemy's blades with spells or a glance from their evil eyes. This appears as early as Beowulf where it is a characteristic attributed to Grendel.
Both the fire eating and the immunity to edged weapons are reminiscent of tricks popularly ascribed to fakirs. By the 12th century, organised berserker war-bands had disappeared.
The Lewis Chessmen , found on the Isle of Lewis Outer Hebrides , Scotland but thought to be of Norse manufacture, include berserkers depicted biting their shields.
Scholar Hilda Ellis-Davidson draws a parallel between berserkers and the mention by the Byzantine emperor Constantine VII AD — in his book De cerimoniis aulae byzantinae "Book of Ceremonies of the Byzantine court" of a " Gothic Dance" performed by members of his Varangian Guard Norse warriors in the service of the Byzantine Empire , who took part wearing animal skins and masks: she believes this may have been connected with berserker rites.
This condition has been described as follows:. This fury, which was called berserkergang, occurred not only in the heat of battle, but also during laborious work.
Men who were thus seized performed things which otherwise seemed impossible for human power. This condition is said to have begun with shivering, chattering of the teeth, and chill in the body, and then the face swelled and changed its colour.
With this was connected a great hot-headedness, which at last gave over into a great rage, under which they howled as wild animals, bit the edge of their shields, and cut down everything they met without discriminating between friend or foe.
When this condition ceased, a great dulling of the mind and feebleness followed, which could last for one or several days. In this way, other allies would know to keep their distance.
Some scholars propose that certain examples of berserker rage had been induced voluntarily by the consumption of drugs such as the hallucinogenic mushroom Amanita muscaria    or massive amounts of alcohol.
One theory of the berserkers suggests that the physical manifestations of the berserker alongside their rage was a form of self-induced hysteria.
Initiated before battle through a ritualistic process, also known as effektnummer , which included actions such as shield-biting and animalistic howling.
Jonathan Shay makes an explicit connection between the berserker rage of soldiers and the hyperarousal of posttraumatic stress disorder.
If a soldier survives the berserk state, it imparts emotional deadness and vulnerability to explosive rage to his psychology and permanent hyperarousal to his physiology — hallmarks of post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans.
My clinical experience with Vietnam combat veterans prompts me to place the berserk state at the heart of their most severe psychological and psychophysiological injuries.
It has been suggested that the berserkers' behavior inspired the legend of the werewolf. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Berserker disambiguation and Berserk disambiguation.
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