castlevania

If you’re reading this right now, there a good chance you’ve whiled away a good chunk of your life in videogames shadowing colossi, defending ancients and hiding in cardboard boxes — so, like myself, you’ve probably got a soft spot for when metal and videogames collide. Many bands have tried with varying degrees of success  Recently, Darren Cesca (ex-Arsis) and Joshua Berry joined forces to take on some classic tracks from Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, ‘Dwelling of Doom‘ and ‘Monster Dance‘, translating them into what is essentially some extremely melodic and technical death metal:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMnX3jgXHuA&w=560]

Anyone who has previously played it will be experiencing a complete nostalgia bomb here, but more importantly it’s another reason to believe that classic chiptunes are metal as fuck and honestly I’d love to see more of this.

Also, HIT DEBORAH CLIFF WITH YOUR HEAD TO MAKE A HOLE.

– DL

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