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33 minutes ago, Nasty_Cabbage said:

I realize it's been said many times before by many others, but God I hate this album cover. It's existence and publication is a justification for firing any and all artists and simply using AI.

All their album covers sucked, no idea who came up with the stupid seal mascot. Probably one of the reasons they never went anywhere. Shame because they were a great band in the early 80's.

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Torture Chain - Reign of Deimos

▶︎ The Reign Of Deimos | Torture Chain | Hospital Productions (bandcamp.com)


I strongly suspect these drums are programmed. They're almost too precise in the actual length of each individual beat. I'm fully aware that blasts can often create that effect though, so if they are real they're probably the most technically impressive part of the album. Maybe not on the level of Proscriptor, but then who is. The rest of what matters is actually right in the sweet spot for me. Dual guitar lines that pair and separate and keep the sense of each track being a journey through winding musical states that don't necessarily resolve where you'd think. Any time wasted on atmospheric buildup is kept to a minimum and to the point directly. The vocals are capable and they stay largely out of the way. I like it.

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Quiet day around here.

NP: Oniricous - Los Cultos Del Ghoul

▶︎ Los Cultos del Ghoul | Oniricous | BlackSeed Productions (bandcamp.com)


Reminds me of Necrowretch who I enjoy. The solos are nifty as well. Not flashy, but get the job done. Good headphones music for me to spend entirely too much time building up a new Elden Ring character that I'm comfortable taking into the dlc when it drops since my old character is apparently lost to the ether.

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On 2/23/2024 at 7:46 PM, Thatguy said:

Yeah, baby. I picked this up a week or so ago but didn't post it because, well. It is a bit weird but not scary and some here could get into this.

Giving E.A.R a go. Quite like it. 

Like a snake charmer on acid. Was happier when the distorted guitars kicked in. Probably a bit djenty (is that what the kids call it?) but perfectly digestible.

It looks to be 3 hours long though.

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NP: Neurectomy - Overwrought

▶︎ Overwrought | Neurectomy (bandcamp.com)


Good stuff. I'd love to see them on tour with Origin or something similar. They inject what's essentially brutal death metal with a much needed mid-neck (The guitar neck, not the human neck. Brutal death has always had that one covered) dynamic. It gives them a little more room to play than say Wormed or the like. Rhythmically it's actually a little behind the curve their contemporaries have set, but they sound young. They sound like they're having a blast, and they've got more than enough musical space to explore and till for ideas. I like it. Closest comparison I would say is Decrepit Birth.

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