Better Than Coffee: 8-Bit “Angel of Death” by Slayer

Bear with the somewhat sluggish posting schedule, folks. We’re slogging through last-minute corrections to the final proofs of Issue 02 and losing our minds in the process. I do mean that literally. Earlier tonight, poor Nadya sneezed and a big chunk of her frontal lobe fell out. I called her just now to discuss a kerning issue and the conversation went a little something like this. Meanwhile, Zoetica’s delicate alien grey matter has liquefied entirely from overexposure to laptop radiation. As for me, well, I’m having flashbacks of that one time I accidentally took ‘shrooms laced with bathtub LSD and ran out into traffic on the I-580 yelling “FLESH TETRIS, FLESH TETRIS, EVERYTHING FEELS LIKE MATH, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD STOP THE FLESH TETRIS, STOPPIT, HNNNGH” until someone threw a tarp over my head.

It certainly doesn’t help that this 8-Bit version of “Angel of Death” has been lodged in my noggin for several days now.

Good morning, by the way.

(More musical 8-Bit sillypants after the jump.)

17 Responses to “Better Than Coffee: 8-Bit “Angel of Death” by Slayer”

  1. Slackety Pants Says:

    You da best, Mer. Thank you for working so hard so we can enjoy the gems you unearth. Respect and appreciation.

    -Slackety Pants

  2. Zoetica Says:

    I love you Mer

  3. tymcode Says:

    “Flesh Tetris” sounds like a great name for a band.

    When you get a chance, post an update on when/how we can subscribe.

  4. Vivacious G Says:

    Hahaha, that’s great.

  5. James Shearhart Says:

    Brilliant – great work!

    Now I can’t decide if I want the Slayer as a ringtone, or the yappy dog. Also, I have no cellphone….

  6. Alice Says:

    I was just thinking about how much I adore 8-bit music. No, really!


  7. Evan Says:

    Ahh!! My cheeks hurt from laughing. The Benny Hill 8-bit theme at the end almost caused me to rupture something! Many thanks for these :D

  8. Jani Says:

    Wow. That’s some good stuff. I had never seen Rick Astley 8-bit with vocals.
    I actually like to listen chiptune inspired music quite often and I thought I could maybe share some of my more furious favorites:
    USK – As vivid as Possible
    USK – Romeo vs Juliet
    Tobiah – I love your music
    The Hardliner – Zoloft Blues

    That’s for the starters. It’s actually morning when I read this, works truly better than coffee.

  9. Cat_bread Says:

    The slayer one couldn’t help but remind me of when metalcore and chip music bore the lumpy yet tangy fruit that was Horse the Band. Chiptunes always seemed so well-suited to the more dance-y branches of music, but it’s still interesting to see them slowly work their way into more unexpected genres.

    8-bit jazz…
    NO… 8-bit polka…


  10. stephanie Says:

    mmmm anymore parties planned for release number due?

  11. R. Says:

    I think my brain needed that. :D

  12. Mer Says:

    Cheers, y’all.

    Stephanie, unfortunately, I don’t think we’re going to swing a party for #02. We need to put some more money back in the piggy bank first.

  13. Tequila Says:

    I’ve been playing the Benny Hill one non-stop for the last few days now. It’s driving some around here quite mad.

    It’s glorious.

    I’ve even sent it in a few emails. Repeatedly. Needless to say some do not appreciate it’s awesomeness. These will be the first I eat as a Zombie King when that fateful days comes.

  14. stephanie Says:

    it could be a fundraising party!! :D you could get local artists to donate art (even if they’re just prints), etc. drink sponsors. the whole shebang. i could help. let me know! i’d seriously love to help you ladies.
    my time frame for my winter break isn’t THAT long, but i was involved in a group show this year where we had a fundraising party and made over a grand off of drinks, tips and entry fee which gave the person a raffle ticket for art all the artists donated.

  15. Exeter Lux Says:

    I’ve always thought that Yakety-Sax could always make any situation, no matter how dismal and/or grim, completely hilarious. The 8-bit version may surpass the original…have to try it out next time a bird ends its life on the glass sliding door ( D: ) — And watching that other video…Space Ace and Dragon’s Lair pissed me off to NO END when I was a young’n.

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