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Darn, the Mechanical Poet and Hail Spirit Noir videos wouldn't load. Shaolin Death Squad was decent and the same goes for Virus. I'm listening to some other Mechanical Poet stuff I found and I like it.

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Darn' date=' the Mechanical Poet and Hail Spirit Noir videos wouldn't load. Shaolin Death Squad was decent and the same goes for Virus. I'm listening to some other Mechanical Poet stuff I found and I like it.[/quote'] I'm glad you were able to enjoy most of them. Hail Spirit Noir certainly is a band which is putting out some of the most qualitative avant-garde material nowadays. Here's a batch with some more black, gothic and industrial influence to it. I haven't got a clue whether you'll like these, but they are all worth a shot if you ask me. Ephel Duath Kvls3eHo9YU Akphaezya xDKaSJd3rMs Carrier Flux RvtOFXAo9_o Smohalla 0899QQKPiM0 Furze GEPGDu6ou_I

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I've heard Ephel Duath and I own Akphaezya's first album, which is a great piece of work. That song Nemesis seems to be one of maybe two good ones from their newest, so I don't know why people were raving about it. Carrier Flux sounded nice, Smohalla better, so I'm giving Furze a shot now.

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Well now, what a wonderful world we live in where there is such a broad range of artistic output to check out. There is truly something for everyone. I like to give a cut a good listen to from start to finish, but this was a flipping through exercise for me for the most part, I really liked that Carrier Flux cut though and was mesmerized by the visuals as well. Thanks Midi, for posting. Also I really like the cover art for just about all the videos for what that is worth, especially Furze, which ironically was... well, a little...

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Well now' date=' what a wonderful world we live in where there is such a broad range of artistic output to check out. There is truly something for everyone. I like to give a cut a good listen to from start to finish, but this was a flipping through exercise for me for the most part, I really liked that Carrier Flux cut though and was mesmerized by the visuals as well. Thanks Midi, for posting. Also I really like the cover art for just about all the videos for what that is worth, especially Furze, which ironically was... well, a little...[/quote'] I'm glad you found something you enjoy in there. I might post another wave of oddball music on here when I return from my training and feel like it.

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Portal can be be considered avant-garde' date=' I guess. I left it out because I myself can't stand their music.[/quote'] I get bored with Portal, it's like eating pure salt. Sure, the whole weird grubby edge works well with some music, but there has to be something else going on or else it's just A) too much and B) boring.

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Alright, here's another wave. A few bands may not belong here as they're not 100% avant-garde, but you seemed to enjoy the progressive black metal stuff, so I threw some more of that in here. Angizia e4uekmf0dr8 Way to End W3M9pSVoNJ0 Whirling 5bgF-PQ88Cs Iblis IeuIzHdykNI Devil Doll QuAWL-4R-fE Mord'A'Stigmata cnFK90FiUko I Left the Planet M3hjinpZA6s Vacantfield 61IB_uA_kXg

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How about. Deftones. Aren't they Avnet grade
Deftones is band which is still on my list of music to discover, so I don't know. I'm trying to get through more unknown stuff first anyway, so they might follow if they indeed lean towards avant-garde metal.

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Deftones is band which is still on my list of music to discover' date=' so I don't know. I'm trying to get through more unknown stuff first anyway, so they might follow if they indeed lean towards avant-garde metal.[/quote'] Deftones are one of my favourite bands, but I think you'll be disappointed if you go in expecting avant garde.

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They're relatively left-field for a turn-of-the century mainstream metal band' date=' but I'd say avant garde is stretching it a bit.[/quote'] I would agree, not sure they can be considered avant garde. Maybe a few of the songs might slip into it though...

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let's see if LEPROUS could gain your interest :cool: I love the album bilateral, also like "tall poppy syndrome" instead "coal" is a little bit different work...
Their debut was enjoyable progressive metal. The follow-up couldn't spark my interest though.

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What? Bilateral was awesome. Now Coal was deplorably dull, but not the second album...Bilateral was what got me into Leprous in the first place. It's also got some of the most symbolically good album art I've seen.

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What? Bilateral was awesome. Now Coal was deplorably dull' date=' but not the second album...Bilateral was what got me into Leprous in the first place. It's also got some of the most symbolically good album art I've seen.[/quote'] Totally agree, but can't discuss tastes :-D Coal got good review...I can't listen to it, too boring.. But bilateral...WOW

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LEPROUS is awesome, I loved their album Coal. I recommend some Arcturus, Dog Fashion Disco, Winds, Diablo Swing Orchestra, The Alter Boys, The Jesus Lizard, Naked Lunch, John Zorn(later stuff), Freak Kitchen, and Stolen Babies

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