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Death Metal Battle Royale Round 1: Immolation’s Here In After vs Demilich’s Nespithe

   Impressionistic appraisal: Immolation’s Here In After (1995) A demonic manifestation expressed through death metal of unprecedented baroque flourishes, Here In After seethes with violent emotion and incomparable forward momentum. Immolation when on song presented a seductive counterpoint to the bludgeoning … Continue reading

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Demilich – 20th Adversary Of Emptiness

The reason Demilich continue to stay relevant some twenty years after they were interred as an active musical entity is because they present an eerie approximation of that hazy backwater of the mind where thoughts are as yet incompletely formed … Continue reading

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Zealotry – The Charnel Expanse (2013)

Somewhere along the road, death metal bands adopted tremolo-picked guitar lines as a cardinal rule, in no small measure due to blueprints laid down by early originators. Every once in a while a band like Immolation, Demilich or Atrocity would break … Continue reading

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