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33 minutes ago, MacabreEternal said:

Archspire - Bleed the Future

This vocalist is insane.  I mean the guy must be part machine, right?  Entertaining and at times impressively melodic, technical death metal that probably will get the odd play now and again but doubt I will retain it in the library.

Insane is one word for it, I can't stand this guy's vocal approach. 

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Schoenberg - Verklärte Nacht (Boulez)

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19 hours ago, zackflag said:

Immolation - Here In After / Failures For Gods / Atonement 

Yeah, I'm kinda obsessed with these guys. And they're finally releasing a new album next year! Needless to say, I'm excited.

Yeah, I've made no secret my love for Immolation over the years. If the new one continues in the vein of Atonement, I'll certainly be happy.

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Scald - There Flies our Wail. New material. Wow after disbanding in 1997, original members are back (new vocalists obviously..). 'Will of the Gods is Great Power' still an amazing piece of music all these years later with one of the most crushing metal riffs of all time on display at the 6:06min mark of the song Night Sky (one of the most amazing epic doom metal songs ever). 

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In case anyone might be interested to know what I've been listening to tonight.....

 

Diaboli - Awakening of Nordic Storm, Finland. It's December so I'm revisiting some favorites from earlier in the year. This one crushes.

 

Marras - Endtime Sermon, Finland. Good album but will finish out of the top 10

 

Liktjern - I Ruiner, Norway. This one fucking crushes too, a top tenner for sure.

 

Warloghe - Three Angled Void, Finland. A more recent pickup, this one feels rough, raw and sloppy just the way I like it.

 

Øksehovud - Makt, Høyhet, Herredømme, Norway. Deliciously raw and unrefined with the requisite fuzzy distant production. If I were to make a sub-category on my list for raw black metal this would be my #1.

 

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On 12/6/2021 at 11:29 AM, navybsn said:

Yeah, I've made no secret my love for Immolation over the years. If the new one continues in the vein of Atonement, I'll certainly be happy.

Atonement was great. Think I like it better than their earlier stuff, like Dawn of Possession. 

Aight, so now is when I start paying attention. after all my kvetching and wretching about the banality of metal, I'll find a bunch of good heavy music, hopefully some of which challenge me and continues pushing the genre definition boundaries.

But, yeah, I'm a cliff notes guy. It's not that I don't listen to any new metal during the year, but I like to wait, watch and hedge my bets. But I agonize on all kinds of purchases. That's just what I do. 

You guys give me plenty to chew on, but I like lists. I'll go to the big platforms because, ya know, they like to virtue signal and will show me weird arty out of the box shit the goats hate as well as the more underground lists. 

I like a wide range of stuff and I like lists in general, who doesn't, and find myself listening to a  lot of new stuff this time of year. Praise Satan for spotify streaming in my ride too and from work and Bandcamp on a computer. I'll post some of my likes/dislikes later. I like a lot and that's another problem. 

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