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Listened to that whole Swallow the Sun album. What happened to those guys? I was so completely head over heels in love with them back when Hope came out, that and the debut are absolute masterpieces in my book. This new one is good, I would never say anything they do is not good, but it's just so god damned gentle and pretty and tame most of the time punctuated with a few much too brief bursts of the heaavier stuff with the harsh vox. So frustrating for me because the heavy parts are amazing and I want more of them. Saw them live at the Gramercy Theatre in 2009 with Moonsorrow and it was a great show but I stopped buying their records after Emerald Forest 10 years ago. Guess I must sound like one of those Opeth fans aka whiners that just can't get over the fact that Mike doesn't growl and they don't play death metal anymore.

 

Morguiliath - Occult Sins, New Unholy Dimension, French black metal. Kinda looks like Marilyn Manson might have been on a first name basis with this dude's mom.

 

 

1 hour ago, markm said:

Just gave this a listen...so this is the result of hours scouring the internet? Oooof.

Opiuichi/Shibboleth

Black/death, war metal are not your favorite flavors I get that. Just like you know CoL sounds like ass to me. And if someone asked me would I rather listen to an Emma Ruth Rundle album or cut my little finger off I'd have to think about it for a sec. But yeah man this is what striking gold sounds like for me. I'm a sucker for anything with an Archgoat or Blasphemy vibe. I could have told you that you would hate it and saved you the trouble.

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2 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Listened to that whole Swallow the Sun album. What happened to those guys? I was so completely head over heels in love with them back when Hope came out, that and the debut are absolute masterpieces in my book. This new one is good, I would never say anything they do is not good, but it's just so god damned gentle and pretty and tame most of the time punctuated with a few much too brief bursts of the heaavier stuff with the harsh vox. So frustrating for me because the heavy parts are amazing and I want more of them. Saw them live at the Gramercy Theatre in 2009 with Moonsorrow and it was a great show but I stopped buying their records after Emerald Forest 10 years ago. Guess I must sound like one of those Opeth fans aka whiners that just can't get over the fact that Mike doesn't growl and they don't play death metal anymore.

 

No, you are right. I used to really love these guys too but there is too much gentle arpeggio nonsense and sweet singing and not enough actual metal in this latest release. Also the only download I can source here includes a 'Classical' version which I definitely don't want.

It sounds bland. Thatguy hates bland.

2 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Morguiliath - Occult Sins, New Unholy Dimension, French black metal. Kinda looks like Marilyn Manson might have been on a first name basis with this dude's mom.

And it looks like Edward Scissorhands is about to have his nose off. No,wait, they are leaves. Pretty metal leaves.

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6 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

Listened to that whole Swallow the Sun album. What happened to those guys?

I honestly think the death of Aleah broke Juha. His headspace seem to be totally different compared to the early StS albums. Can't blame him though.

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Checking out my Bandcamp feed-props to Hungus for this one, one of my go-to Goat influencers -Vomit Spell-good stuff here...

Nothing like a 5 day American Weekend free from work responsibilities with nothing better to do than eat, drink, argue and get caught up on 2021 metal-1914/Where Fear and Weapons Collide 

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16 minutes ago, markm said:

Checking out my Bandcamp feed-props to Hungus for this one, one of my go-to Goat influencers -Vomit Spell-good stuff here...

Nothing like a 5 day American Weekend free from work responsibilities with nothing better to do than eat, drink, argue and get caught up on 2021 metal-1914/Where Fear and Weapons Collide 

Oh, and maybe freeze my ass off in some WW on the Potomac,.

 

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Orange Goblin - Time Travelling Blues

For all the thrashers Death Angel's new album is out today, although it appears getting any physical album in Australia at the moment is a challenge. I'm still waiting for a major retailer to let me know when Exodus' album from last week is going to be available.

 

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