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What makes Incantation unique

[Incantation have come to be the preeminent death metal band to be borrowed from, but how much do the new adherents really have in common with the legends? Condemner guitarist P.B. contributes this analysis on the subject] I suppose that … 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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Suffocation: Dystopian Death Metal

The death metal of Suffocation allows no human emotion. As often suggested by Dan Seagrave’s¬†mechanistic cover paintings, this is the music of an age where humans have ceased to exist or, at the very least, have been reduced to a … Continue reading

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The strange case of Cannibal Corpse: Part 1

Amid the rabid following that Cannibal Corpse have cultivated over twenty-five years has also been a faint but persistent sliver of a voice downplaying and even ridiculing their achievements. Washed away variously as derivative, cartoonish, intellectually offensive, anti-human and certainly … Continue reading

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