Tag Archives: Zealotry

Zealotry – At the Nexus of All Stillborn Worlds (2018)

Zealotry‘s first two albums are fine case studies in modern, technical death metal. The Charnel Expanse combined influences from Demilich and Immolation in groove and chord shape without being as firmly rooted in the concise song format of either band. … Continue reading

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Zealotry – The Last Witness (2016)

Not too long ago, I wrote a post on Gorgut‘s seminal album Obscura. In it, I suggested that Gorguts, in their almost painful need to innovate, stretched the metal envelope to the point of outright rupture. It is a position … Continue reading

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Thematic development: Three songs by The Chasm, Deathevokation, and Zealotry

Zealotry‘s latest album The Last Witness closes with ‘Silence‘, a song that instantly draws comparisons with Deathevokation‘s ‘As My Soul Gazes Skywards‘ from their lone full-length The Chalice Of Ages, and even further back in time, with ‘Confessions And A … Continue reading

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Zealotry – The Charnel Expanse (2013)

Somewhere along the road, death metal bands adopted tremolo-picked guitar linesĀ 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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