Introducing the Spanish heavy rock unlaut (sic).

Lösung (“solution”) without the umlaut (presumably still intended to be “solution”, but normally “deershit”, inter alia) have a record out on 14/12. Will they succeed in reversing diaeresisphile musical tendencies of recent decades? Is German orthographic convention at risk?

(Unlaut is not what they do. You have been warned.)

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Last updated 30/11/2012

This post pre-dates my organ-grinding days, and may be imported from elsewhere.

Germanic umlaut (1): The Germanic umlaut is a type of linguistic umlaut in which a back vowel changes to the associated front vowel or a front vowel becomes closer to /i/ when the following syllable contains /i/, /iː/, or /j/.

Kaleboel (4307):

Metal umlaut (1): A metal umlaut is a diacritic that is sometimes used gratuitously or decoratively over letters in the names of hard rock or heavy metal bands—for example those of Blue Öyster Cult, Queensrÿche, Motörhead, The Accüsed and Mötley Crüe.


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