There's an Album of Heavy Metal Covers of Studio Ghibli Songs

By Rob Bricken in Anime, Miscellaneous
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10:29 am
Coroner Records is really proud to announce the upcoming release of a new album of extreme metal covers of Studio Ghibli songs entitled "Princess Ghibli".

The project called "Imaginary Flying Machines" (from the title of a short film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, which is exclusively shown daily at the Ghibli Museum) puts together bands from Europe and Japan (Disarmonia Mundi, Blood Stain Child, Destrage, Living Corpse and Neroargento) that reinterpret 12 very famous songs taken from the films produced by Studio Ghibli, bringing the soundtracks that have made ​​dream many fans of Miyazaki in a new musical dimension, more aggressive and faster, without ever losing the melody and the magical atmospheres typical of the original versions.

The album has been recorded, produced and mixed by Ettore Rigotti at The Metal House Studio (Disarmonia Mundi, Destrage, Slowmotion Apocalypse, Stigma, etc...) and mastered by Alessandro Vanara.

The album will be released on April 13th Worldwide by Coroner Records (except for Japan, where is released by Media Factory - Overlap Record) in Digital Download on iTunes, Amazon and the most important digital distributors.
I swear to god I'm going back to bed, because there's NO FUCKING WAY today is going to get any better than hearing a death metal cover of the Ponyo theme song. Infinite thanks to Gleeman for the tip. UPDATE: You can get the MP3 download of the album here. Sorry, I was so excited by the album's mere existence that I didn't notice it was already available.
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