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i was trying to use p2p software to searching about Septic Flesh songs,but it only found 2 of their songs! So on here,I need to ask everybody ,do you have Septic Flesh's songs ?? If you have,can you send the songs inbox for me ??? (p/s) i know my English does really bad,please dont blame me!

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Re: SEPTIC FLESH! Support the band - buy their albums. They seem very popular at the moment, which is good to see but people have come to the party very late. Nobody gave a damn when they were at their best (Mystic Places of Dawn - The Ophidian Wheel).

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Re: SEPTIC FLESH! It's been shown that people who download music spend more money on bands. But that's an offnote. Septic Flesh is a pretty good band. And I agree with Obsidian. No one hardly knew who they were in their prime.

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I'm certain as most of you are fond of melody in your metal, that I trust at least some of you are into the Hellenic death metal band Septicflesh. They've been around for quite some time now, with their first three albums being highly sought after as classics of atmospheric death metal. What are your favorite albums by the band, and what do you think of the band's newer material.

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Re: Septicflesh Indeed, they are sought after, I always get outbid on them on eBay. I only have 2 of their albums, A Fallen Temple, and Sumerian Daemons. A Fallen Temple is strange, gothy, atmospheric death metal, it's pretty adventurous and deep. Sumerian Daemons is more straightforward atmospheric/melodeath, but still enjoyable.

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Re: Septicflesh Their first three albums are some of the best death metal albums I've ever heard, and I actually bought a promo copy of Ophidian wheel for about 33 dollars (21 euro) on Ebay a few weeks ago. I wouldn't advise spending too much on their material unless you want it terribly, but their first three albums overshadow any death metal going on anywhere in the world today.

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I'd be interested in anyone's recommendation as to best albums. I'm listening through The Great Mass just now and will try Sumerian Daemons later. Should I alter this plan?

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I'd be interested in anyone's recommendation as to best albums. I'm listening through The Great Mass just now and will try Sumerian Daemons later. Should I alter this plan?
The debut Mystic Places of Dawn is my favorite, but knowing your penchant for more strange/progressive and gothic sounds, I would say check out A Fallen Temple. It was the first album I got from them, a guy I worked with at Tease N Keys traded it to me because it was too weird for him. I frequently have The Eldest Cosmonaut stuck in my head, but all of the songs are great, and the interludes are truly bizarre. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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OK then. Are they similar to Transcending Bizarre? I was kinda disappointed by that group...
Haven't heard them. Septic Flesh has a lot of early Paradise Lost in their sound, along with sounding like other Greek metal bands (Varathron, Rotting Christ, etc...), and kind of a unique death metal base. Their new stuff sounds a bit like Fleshgod Apocalypse and newer Behemoth, but I like them more than either of those bands. Melodic and atmospheric without being melodeath, heavy and moody without being doom, brutal without sounding cartoonish or shallow, and weird/unique without being avant-garde or progressive. Truly a unique and fascinating band, I would suggest giving all of their albums a go, as they vary quite a bit. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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I'm not terribly familiar with their early work, I remember hearing a few songs years ago and digging them but not enough to explore their entire catalog. However, after listening to Titan over the past 24 hours I'm thoroughly impressed. I'm not usually one for the symphonic scene but these guys just do it right, its all done very tastefully and never sounds forced.

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I'm not terribly familiar with their early work' date=' I remember hearing a few songs years ago and digging them but not enough to explore their entire catalog. However, after listening to Titan over the past 24 hours I'm thoroughly impressed. I'm not usually one for the symphonic scene but these guys just do it right, its all done very tastefully and never sounds forced.[/quote'] Their early stuff is brilliant, since buying it, Mystic Places of the Dawn has become one of my favorite death metal albums. It's fairly brutal for '94, but with tons of melody, atmosphere, and doomy sections. Pretty much everything they've done has been great, just in different ways. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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I picked up Mystic Places at a record shop recently (which was extra great because it had been sitting on the shelf long enough that it got discounted to near-mint price despite being completely new) and I really like it. I need to check out the rest of their stuff.

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After reading up on their catalog on metal-archives I'm seeing Titan is their least revered release, but fuck it, I like what I like and I really think that The First Immortal off this album is truly beautiful. The balance between the orchestral elements and the actual band are fantastic to me, especially at the climax around 3:05 where the string section is backed by such a simple yet powerful down-shifting riff that creates this fucking abysmally majestic picture of you falling into unknown depths

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After reading up on their catalog on metal-archives I'm seeing Titan is their least revered release' date=' but fuck it, I like what I like and I really think that The First Immortal off this album is truly beautiful. The balance between the orchestral elements and the actual band are fantastic to me, especially at the climax around 3:05 where the string section is backed by such a simple yet powerful down-shifting riff that creates this fucking abysmally majestic picture of you falling into unknown depths[/quote'] I've only heard the single, but I enjoyed it. They're doing some touring in the next few months, you should check them out live, I'm looking forward to finally catching them. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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I didn't realise this thread was here. As Septicflesh are in my top four or five bands at the moment, I feel compelled to restart this thread if possible. 

I've posted my full rankings and thoughts on their back catalogue elsewhere on the forum, so I'll stop short at reposting here. But I can't help but spew forth my unequivocal love for Communion, The Great Mass, and Titan, which I consider to be the trilogy of the band's greatness. 

I own all of their albums, and I really love the debut, Mystic Places of Dawn, too, but find their mid period a bit more hit and miss, especially that drum machine. Strange to think that the band went from a terrible sounding drum machine to one of the greatest drummers in metal with Fotis Benardo. Too bad he's left the band. 

As for what they've been able to accomplish with the orchestra, it's nothing short of staggering. Another thing I really like about the band is that each member has their own speciality. Bassist/vocalist does the artwork, guitarist writes the lyrics, other guitarist orchestrates and drummer engineered the albums. 

I found Codex Omega to be a step down in a number of ways. I can't really get into it much at all, and the devil knows I've tried. 

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On 11/13/2019 at 11:42 PM, Reasoningreflections said:

A very good listen indeed. And they have a great live performance!

Yeah they do, although the backing tracks have become a bit of an issue for me. I can understand the orchestral backing tracks, but now they even have the clean vocals on tape during the show. I'd like a bit of authenticity. 

Still one of my favourite all time bands though. 

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