Bands That Time Forgot: OSTROGOTH

As the novelist William Gibson wrote “Time moves in one direction, memory in another”. As the tides of time wash our presence into the murky depths to be quietly forgotten, this maxim is irrefutable. But tides work in a myriad of ways, occasionally washing ashore the debris of the night storm or the message in the bottle from afar. With that in mind, Worship Metal bring you a new weekly review series of bands that time has seemingly forgotten….. Ostrogoth (Belgium) When you think of Belgium, does your mind conjure up images of chocolate? Tintín? Beer? Or maybe waffles? We can safely say that you probably won’t be thinking of heavy metal! Whilst you might be hard pressed to name many metal bands from Belgium, in the early to mid 80s they had a vibrant metal scene with bands such as Acid, Killer, Crossfire, Scavenger and Ostrogoth flying the metal flag high. Formed in 1980, Ostrogoth released a couple of demos before signing to the legendary Mausoleum Records who released their classic Full Moon’s Eyes EP in 1983. A release that we will be concentrating on here. Inspired by the last great British cultural export to hit continental shores, Ostrogoth – much … Continue reading Bands That Time Forgot: OSTROGOTH