Mommy, Can I Go Out and Kill Tonight?: A Heavy Metal Mother's Day Playlist
Forget about the biggest moshpits, walls of death, deafening amp towers, and nailed armbands. No experience is more brutally intense than childbirth, having your body turned inside out or cut open while you watch, as the case may be. Forget about flowers and cards, every single mother among us deserves a suitably potent metal playlist this Mother's Day. Headbangers, squeeze your moms closely as her tribute begins.
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Check out our Heavy Metal Mother's Day Playlist below!
"Mother Puncher," Mastodon from Live at the Aragon
The meaning of this song is in the ear of the beholder, but since everyone knows Mastodon is hiding tons of estrogen under their beards, lets just agree that this could be a love song to the womb, and "a life love unconditional." Happy hairy mother's day.
"Mother North," Satyricon from Nemesis Divina
Though metal love songs about mothers are somewhat rare, Satyricon delivered a great one with this potent hymn to the all-encompassing winter forest goddesses that propelled Norway's black metal scene in the 1990s. For headbangers too dense to grasp the concept, lovely Monica Bråten appears au naturel as the bewitching spirit of feminine power. Mama mia!
"Mother Night," Samael from Lux Mundi
Switzerland's early black metal pioneers Samael crossed over into industrial terrain during the 2000s, putting their Swiss precision to work and with this song venturing to dispense some motherly support and advice. Give your mom a five-minute break and listen to Samael's message.