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Abominable Putridity “The Anomalies of Artificial Origin”

Abominable Putridity - The Anomalies of Artificial Origin

Abominable Putridity.  With a name like that, what sort of music would you expect?  Motown?  Guess again, Charlie.  Abominable Putridity delivers some brutal, chunky, make-you-bang-your-head assault-style death metal with their latest installment “The Anomalies Of Artificial Origin”. As far as brutal, technical death metal goes, Abominable Putridity is one of …

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Best And Worst Of 2011 – Apex Predator Style

THE BEST The year 2011 wasn’t as bad for metal as I had initially feared. In all honesty, I did not listen to half of the albums that were released last year, but from what I did hear, the following (in no particular order) were my favorites: Sylosis – Edge …

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Revocation “Chaos of Forms”

Revocation - Chaos of Forms

Revocation are a sort of death/technical and thrash with some groove hybrid band out of Boston Ma. Chaos of Forms is the second album to be released on Relapse, following Existence is futile. If this sounds like a mess, it’s not, they pull of it off phenomenally well. Chaos of …

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Vale Of Pnath “The Prodigal Empire”

Vale Of Pnath - The Prodigal Empire

Vale of Pnath are a technical death metal group from Denver Colorado. The name comes from H.P. Lovecraft’s Dream cycle. The Vale of Pnath is a dark pit in the underworld where the ghouls throw the bones of those they have eaten. It’s also filled with giant worm like creatures. …

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Decapitated “Carnival Is Forever”

On November 2nd, 2007 Decapitated band’s existence would come to a standstill. The tragic automobile accident a few days earlier left their drummer, Witold “Vitek” Kieltyka a founding member and brother to Waclaw “Vogg” Kieltyka (guitarist) deceased and also Adrian “Covan” Kowanek (Vocalist) in a coma. For obvious reasons, Decapitated …

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Obscura “Omnivium”

Obscura - Omnivium

Obscura’s technical death skills have grown since Cosmogenesis, and we are all the better off for it. Having ex Pestilence and Necrophagist members in the band certainly is a very good way to go it seems. This is technical death metal at its best, German or otherwise. Omnivium has been …

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Last Chance to Reason “Level 2”

Last Chance to Reason - Level 2

Last Chance to Reason is a progressive metal band from Maine that combines heavy riffs with technical and progressive elements to create a very dense sound that is based in large part on the experience of playing video games. The band has released an EP titled Dreamt of an Angel, …

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Septic Flesh “The Great Mass”

Back in 2008, fresh after their reunion shows Septic Flesh shocked the metal world with the release of “Communion”. Nothing less that astonishing, the 4 piece death/goth/black metallers brought together the genre with a near perfect blend of a classical orchestra as well. “Communion” was, to me, the be all, …

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Neuraxis “Asylon”

It may be difficult to tell exactly who is in the band Neuraxis at this point, but it’s never difficult to tell when you are hearing Neuraxis.  Despite lineup changes that would have ended other bands faster than the Grammy’s turned up the “suck” knob, Neuraxis carries on and maintains …

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