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1 hour ago, BlutAusNerd said:

Pelican - The Fire In Our Throats Will Beckon the Thaw

I haven't dusted this off in a while, but it was the perfect album for the morning today.@FatherAlabaster would probably enjoy this, it's a lot like early 00's Neurosis and Isis, but without vocals.

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It's been several years since I listened to Pelican, but I remember enjoying them. I'll put that on soon. I haven't been listening to much of anything the past few days, just reading and clearing my mind.

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On 4/27/2018 at 4:26 PM, FatherAlabaster said:

Valgrind - Blackest Horizon promo tracks

Nocturnus - Thresholds

Akercocke - Renaissance In Extremis ... @gregsbrews, have you ever listened to these guys? Different from what you've been gravitating towards, but since you like progressive music, you might get something out of them. This album is phenomenal, but a bit lighter than their previous output; their best album IMO is Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone.

I just listened to that album, liked it a lot. I was impressed at how they could blend so many difference vocal styles, beats, tempos, etc. without making it sound disjointed or convoluted. Good stuff.

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Riot V - Armor of Light.

I’m Confident that this is going to go down as One of the top power metal releases of the year.
I heard part of the single and enjoyed it. Pretty cool that a band could revitalize themselves after the death of their founding member and main songwriter, even though it seems like it shouldn't be possible. Voivod proved that it could be done, and I'm glad Riot are back at it too.

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Pantheist - Promo 2008
Pantheist - Promo 2010

I forgot that I had these. I liked the 2010 promo with their prog/doom sound better than the last time I listened to it, while the other promo was about as I remembered, decent, but the production holds it back a bit. Not bad overall, but I'm glad I didn't pay anything for it.

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