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Dark Angel - Time Does Not Heal

(A trip down memory lane - bought it on cassette when it came out, 28 years ago, and probably haven't listened to it properly for almost as long... a lot better than I remembered/expected, although I do still struggle a little with the vocals)

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9 hours ago, Thrashman said:

Dark Angel - Time Does Not Heal

(A trip down memory lane - bought it on cassette when it came out, 28 years ago, and probably haven't listened to it properly for almost as long... a lot better than I remembered/expected, although I do still struggle a little with the vocals)

Ditto, revisited it earlier this year and although is not terrible, it isn’t their best by a long chalk.  The vocals are the main obstacle for me.

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With The Dead- With The Dead

Incredible how Lee Dorrian hasn't lost a step in all those years since Cathedral. He still manages to deliver some of the most heavy soul crushing doom metal anyone could wish for, so dark and bleak sounding. Every track is just pure excellence and Mark Greening's drumming is just as punishing as it was on EW's "Dopethrone" album. When it comes to doom metal it doesn't get much better then this!

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Slidhr - Deluge   ...I've been meaning to check this out since I got into "The Futile Fires Of Man" a while ago. This is an engaging listen, and interesting because of how different it is in feel from the later album. Similar riff ideas, recognizably the same band, but their way of putting together sounds and songs on this is darker and more groove-oriented - a lot simpler but no less compelling to my ears. Love the variety in the vocals. Great stuff.

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Mayhem - 'Daemon' 

I was absolutely pumping Bloodbath's 'The Arrow of Satan is Drawn' in the car before. Track 6 'March of the Crucifiers' is my favourite. Such an amazing groovy modern sounding death metal song. They're good at those, even when they're trying to sound like Dismember back in the day. 

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