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I know there's a doom section, but doom in general doesn't really interest me. I like Evoken a lot, but that's about it.

I would, however, be very interested to hear any death-doom recommendations.

I really like Krypts, separate thread about them here:

And I'm really enjoying this album:

Ataraxy's first release is also good.

Now I want more. More!

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3 hours ago, Thrashman said:

This is pretty good.

 

Fuck yes it is, I've been pumping those guys since their demos. Paul is a good dude, I've known him since we played with Velnias ages ago. They're basically the same band as Blood Incantation, almost all the same members.

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14 hours ago, BlutAusNerd said:

Fuck yes it is, I've been pumping those guys since their demos. Paul is a good dude, I've known him since we played with Velnias ages ago. They're basically the same band as Blood Incantation, almost all the same members.

I only found this yesterday, some full on detailed textures right there.

 

EDIT : Are Blood Incantation any good? Similar sound to Spectral Voice?

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4 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Are Blood Incantation any good? Similar sound to Spectral Voice?

Quite different I'd say, but seem to be held in equally high regard. SV is definitely more my cup of tea.

P.S. Just ordered myself a copy of Eroded Corridors of Unbeing :)

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On 11/27/2017 at 6:19 PM, FatherAlabaster said:

I have to say I don't get the love for Blood Incantation. On paper I ought to love them. They have cool ideas, but something about their songwriting loses me.

That's what held me back from ordering the SV album for so long if I'm honest. But on paper I ought to love them a lot - they're a bit like Evoken and Krypts combined, two of my favourite bands... so yeah, feel I at least need to give listening to it repeatedly at full quality a go. Have a feeling it will probably work too, where there's a will there's a way and all that :)

Blood Incantation are a Dark Descent band, and Dark Descent is where it's 'at' right now (for good reason). So that might explain the unwarranted love, if indeed it is unwarranted (they’re a lot less my kind of thing on paper, so I can't really comment).

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I only found this yesterday, some full on detailed textures right there.
 
EDIT : Are Blood Incantation any good? Similar sound to Spectral Voice?
Yes, Blood Incantation is awesome. They combine the blasphemous sound of the first couple of Morbid Angel albums with the weirder and more adventurous tendencies of Demilich, Immolation, Atrocity, Gorguts, etc... One of my favorite newer death metal bands ATM, and I'm a bit surprised that to see others not share the same sentiment. They fucking destroyed live too, so I would suggest giving them a chance in that setting at least to see if something clicks.

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On 11/27/2017 at 6:19 PM, FatherAlabaster said:

I have to say I don't get the love for Blood Incantation. On paper I ought to love them. They have cool ideas, but something about their songwriting loses me.

On 11/27/2017 at 7:42 PM, Thrashman said:

That's what held me back from ordering the SV album for so long if I'm honest. But on paper I ought to love them a lot - they're a bit like Evoken and Krypts combined, two of my favourite bands... so yeah, feel I at least need to give listening to it repeatedly at full quality a go. Have a feeling it will probably work too, where there's a will there's a way and all that :)

Blood Incantation are a Dark Descent band, and Dark Descent is where it's 'at' right now (for good reason). So that might explain the unwarranted love, if indeed it is unwarranted (they’re a lot less my kind of thing on paper, so I can't really comment).

The Spectral Voice album is definitely growing on me.

Also now picked up a copy of this EP, which I liked loads from the first listen...

Grabbed the two other tracks which are available on their Bandcamp as well, which aren't bad.

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On 11/30/2017 at 7:38 AM, BlutAusNerd said:

Eternal Darkness did use it first...

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Yeah, it's weird that the exact same artwork came up on two different albums. Then again, it's well known now that Dimmu's original keyboard player was a little relaxed when it came to stealing classical music pieces for his own little tinkles, to the point that some of them were removed from the new version of 'Stormblast' to avoid copyright infringement.

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Yeah, it's weird that the exact same artwork came up on two different albums. Then again, it's well known now that Dimmu's original keyboard player was a little relaxed when it came to stealing classical music pieces for his own little tinkles, to the point that some of them were removed from the new version of 'Stormblast' to avoid copyright infringement.
I thought it was a theme from a video game score as opposed to a piece of classical music, but maybe there was more than one instance of plagiarism on the album. I could also have been wildly misinformed, as misinformation seems to run wild in the metal scene for some reason.

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On 12/5/2017 at 10:41 PM, Thrashman said:

The Spectral Voice album is definitely growing on me.

Also now picked up a copy of this EP, which I liked loads from the first listen...

Grabbed the two other tracks which are available on their Bandcamp as well, which aren't bad.

I've now ordered both Blood Incantation CDs, and downloaded their track from the split release with Spectral Voice on Bandcamp.

So yeah, you can pretty much consider me sold on both bands now :D

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On 11/26/2017 at 3:13 PM, Thrashman said:

This is pretty good.

 

I really really like this. Mostly because the death metal influence is very clear. I feel a lot of death doom bands get caught up in the doom aspect and lose some of the death in the sound. 

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I really really like this. Mostly because the death metal influence is very clear. I feel a lot of death doom bands get caught up in the doom aspect and lose some of the death in the sound. 
Most of the formative doom/death bands had a fairly solid/even mixture of the two sounds early on, but almost all of them shed the death metal or doom metal sides of their sound after an album or two. I'm not sure why that it, but the combination of the two sounds creates some of my favorite music.

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