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1 hour ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Nice. I heard some high praise for this over the weekend, and I'm finally getting to it now. What do you think?

It’s pretty straightforward compared to most of their works, but there are some breather episodes too. It’s also a lot more black metal than Synarchy or Drought. I think the teaser track/videoclip didn’t do much justice if compared to the rest of the album. 

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42 minutes ago, MattCantina said:

It’s pretty straightforward compared to most of their works, but there are some breather episodes too. It’s also a lot more black metal than Synarchy or Drought. I think the teaser track/videoclip didn’t do much justice if compared to the rest of the album. 

I had the same impressions when I listened to it, but was more wondering whether you enjoyed it or not. I missed the density and complexity of some of their other stuff, but I also found several cool moments to hang my hat on.

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23 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

This made me think, have you heard a recent Canadian band called Droid? Definite Obliveon influence, among other early 90s prog/tech/death/thrash genes. "Terrestrial Mutations" is the album.

I'm fresh to this Tech Death/Thrash genre. I believe Obliveon is Canadian too, I''ll definitely check this out, thanks for your recommendation.

Np: Cattle Decapitation - Dead Set On Suicide

 

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8 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

I had the same impressions when I listened to it, but was more wondering whether you enjoyed it or not. I missed the density and complexity of some of their other stuff, but I also found several cool moments to hang my hat on.

I feel the same about the “density” part, but overall they didn’t disappoint with this album, I really liked it. Some of my standout tracks are probably 1523, The Fires of Frustration,  Renegade Ashes and Standing on the Work of Slaves. One thing I noticed through years  is DsO’s poor dynamic range. “Furnaces”, on the other hand, seems to be much better in regards of this aspect. 

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Morbid - 'December Moon'

Great version hit my mailbox (real mailbox, not the internet). Just a stunning product. Great demo as well, of course. 

On 5/19/2019 at 11:03 AM, True Belief said:

Now: Death - Spiritual Healing

Was: Thanatos - Emerging from the Netherworlds.

 

 

Just the 'Now' will do, thanks True Belief. 

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