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A comparison of two classics: Dawn Of Possession vs Onward To Golgotha

Like two trains rushing past each other in opposite directions, the debuts of Immolation and Incantation found them closer in terms of sound than they would ever be again. Immolation would evolve significantly in the four years leading to Here In After, … Continue reading

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Reclaiming death metal: Drawn And Quartered/Centurian

It is an indictment of the metal climate today that albums of the caliber of Feeding Hell’s Furnace and Contra Rationem have gone mostly unnoticed amidst the never-ending flux of Incantation copycats, pretentious occultists that mistake C-grade horror movie atmosphere for … Continue reading

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Incantation – Dirges Of Elysium (2014)

Incantation have been making steady efforts to differentiate themselves from the hordes of imitators that have swamped the death metal genre in the last ten years. The period spanning from the release of Decimate Christendom to the present day has … Continue reading

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Death Metal from the tombs: Blaspherian and Imprecation

These two American bands comprise the very best in sepulchral death metal in existence today. Both play a style native to the North American continent, owing a large debt of gratitude to the atonal, chromatic forms first put forth by … Continue reading

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Profanatica – Thy Kingdom Cum Review (2013)

In astronomy, the Big Crunch is a hypothesis which states that the known universe will eventually fold back upon itself into an impossibly dense singularity, perhaps setting the stage for yet another expansion, in an endlessly self-perpetuating process of unprejudiced … Continue reading

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Imprecation – Satanae Tenebris Infinita Review (2013)

This record boasts some of the more menacing use of synths in recent extreme metal. Never over-bearing, not much more than a decrepit susurration even; usually content to be a skeleton to the overlying riff, it still creates an ominous … Continue reading

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