AT FIRST LIGHT edition
it has the most concentrated Bolt Thrower feels per song but it's not as good a death metal album as IVth Crusade or ...For Victory. It's like a parting gift for people who already love them.
RYM Chart for Djent.
Why is this acceptable?
>implying that they bear any resemblance to meshuggah
i've gone over time and time again how meshuggah's atmosphere, melodicism, and songwriting approach is the polar opposite of most djent bands
i don't give a fuck if you like those bands or not but they sound nothing like meshuggah and it's just fucking ignorant to say the genre is just meshuggah clones
speaking of djent, this album sounds a lot like what Meshuggah gone grind would sound like
no clue to why it's their best, Meteor and The Insolent is way better IMO
God damn Abbaths album blew. I wasn't expecting another Pure Holocaust but it just sounded so stale and boring
What are the VOCALS like?
lmao probably gonna see that song live on saturday
anything and everything by Jon Chang and J.R. Hayes desu
Let's make it interesting. Guess the song.
Hell at the South-West Front
Near Kletskaja village
Katyusha launchers introducing
A hail of 80 minutes lasting
Screaming shrapnell steel
Grinding stunned Rumanians
In disorder they flee
Falling on soil that never was theirs
Mercilessly chased by unknown heirs
Dying eyes meet furious Soviet wrath
Cautiously determined, striking hard
Meanwhile from the Donfront
Comes the second assault
A large number of forces
Impossible to halt
Chaos is complete
As a third attack begins
Pincer movements leading all
Towards the Kalatsj bridge
Mg s rip and tear throught hardened flesh
Massive seem the dark tank silhouettes
Invulnerable deadly T-34
Hear the Stormoviks in the sky roar
As important as speed
Don't give Fritz the time
To get back on his frozen feet
The brave heroic 62nd
Of Tsjukov stood its ground
Between Don and Volga
Soldiers bodies mount
Now surrounding according to plan
Left to die without ammo or food
The crucial offensive of World War II
literally almost makes me erect
You just broke up with Jaime from Hatebreed
Even Chris Barnes won't blow you again
You heard all kikes have to get circumcised
You fantasized about some rabbi grabbing your dick
No one would touch you, now you're a Jew
You fucking hebe, now you're a kike
After you got circumcised
Guys still wouldn't touch you
It's bad enough you were a fag before
Now you're a gay faggot Jew
No one would touch you, now you're a Jew
You fucking hebe, now you're a kike
Well done Anon! You guessed correctly!
Harvey Fierstein told me you guys ruled
John Zorn called to tell me you’re great
The caller ID was from a gay bar
You guys fucking suck
Any guy who likes you
Likes Neurosis and dicks up his ass
You think you’re so fucking original
Gay bars used to be original too
You never get bad reviews
Because all the writers shoot up cum
Everyone who likes you
Is a gay homosexual faggot
>Any guy who likes you
>Likes Neurosis and dicks up his ass
>You think you’re so fucking original
>Gay bars used to be original too
always thought AC was pretty tryhard but that's fucking funny
Thoughts on pic? It leaked btw. Honestly surprised at how good it is. The album definitely has its weak moments, but those were honestly in the first half in fact with the first two or three songs. Overall riffs wise it actually changes it up quite a bit. Glad I didn't go in expecting Immortal though. Nowhere near as much tremolo picking and blast beats as one normally expects from Immortal. I think it's for the better since the album's not afraid to be midtempo rather than fast, fast, fast all the time.
You sound like you need something like the Kaeck album that came out last year or the Sammath one that came out before if you were expecting super fast, crazy tremolos and shit. The album's good, but not in a typical Immortal way.
Eh, metal's usually the genre that helps me get back on track whenever I feel shit/depressed/suicidal/etc. That being said, the closest I guess would be Gris.
Nah, ATHOW was definitely blasts and so were the albums after it. Abbath's new album doesn't have that level of blasts. Crazy tremolo might have ended earlier than 97 desu. Crazy being PH tier I guess which no other Immortal album reached (in terms of that dark intensity)
Either pure holocaust or at the heart of winter, I didn't "get" battles in the north and blizzard beasts listenimg through for the first time, it's hard to hear all the really sweet riffing because of the production but those two albums are both as good as pure holocaust
Battles in the North
>tfw stuck on heavy duty medication
>tfw constantly drinking on top
>tfw passed out well into the afternoon most days
>tfw trapped in a loop of lurid dreams and being semi-awake for like 10 hours every day
>tfw losing grip on reality
meal for this feel?
What's the rankings of Cephalic Carnage albums, highest to lowest, in your opinion.
My jams for similar times included
Khanate - s/t
Noothgrush - Erode The Person
Meth Drinker - s/t
Gnaw Their Tongues - All The Dread Magnificence Of Perversity
Swans - Public Castration Is A Good Idea (non-metal)
Ben Frost - By The Throat (non-metal)
Recced the last two cuz the first of them is agonizing, the second one may not hit you sober but shit it gave me weird vibes when I was STUPID levels of fucked up (like the vast majority of the people in this world would die being this fucked up kind of fucked up. Not even showing off just saying scary shit happened.)
[ALTARUS:] Gaze deep into the mists with your spirit-eyes, Xerxes... look far,
and tell me what you see.
[XERXES:] I see a land far to the north... a vast empire of dark endless moors
and snow-crowned mountains... a land of brooding citadels and warrior-kings
who hail to grim gods.
[ALTARUS:] Look well, Xerxes, for enlightenment hides within the fog-swathed
vales of Hyperborea...
[The King's Dream:]
By the onyx sceptre of my forefathers, the air is churning with auguries
of dethronement... Impending dread thus prophesized! In a dream I was bade
ride the argent-eyed unicorn to the Ring of Stones... There a torrent of
viscid slime assailed me, as pipes and horns sang the clarion of my
dissolution... And the usurpation of my ancient azure throne. Assassins stalk
the nighted halls of my palace... poisoned blades and chalices surround me.
I thirsted for a balm, but my thirst was slaked by an envenomed draught. My
swordarm shackled by tendrils of sloth... enthralled by the chasmed gloom...
Borne upon wings of labyrinthine dread... I awaken! I shall seek the counsel
of the sorcerer, keeper of the ancient scrolls of wisdom, and the Crystals of
[The Words of the Sorcerer:]
My liege, great and regal king... the mists disclose their secrets... you
are destined to wield a great dark power. Drink deep of the potions of the
apothecary, for upon thee now I bestow a shard of the mystic Crystal of
Mera... sacred artefact of the At lantean mages, won in battle by our legions.
My liege, the Crystal of Mera shall unveil the truth lurking hidden in thy
most fever-haunted dreams...
[The Voice of the Harbinger:]
The land awash with spilled blood, and viscera torn forth from the
sundered dead... Gorge the earth with flesh darkened with the claw and fang of
war... rent open the ravenous maws of worms...
>can't fit the whole thing because 6000+ characters, can't even take a screenshot of it
3/10, strikes me as an angra clone but without any of that band's atypical riffing or dynamic
6/10, good instrumentation, i'm rarely one for the operatic vocal style
7/10, honestly pretty strong riffing, reminiscent of mithras. neoclassical solos are pretty out of place though
6/10, resembles standard J-power more often than it should, Yuhki's work is creative and good as usual but there's so many musicians involved in everything else that the personality is diluted
3/10, pretty good vocals reminiscent of Ancient Bards, but not as fun and energetic as that band otherwise
4/10, moments of genuine brilliance but it doesn't create the surreal atmosphere i want from the style, and the chiptune elements are as intrusive as you'd expect
3/10, A Brutal/Tech Album
7/10, for some reason this stands apart from the crowd, one of the better italian bands i've found honestly
8/10, too bad their other stuff isn't as good, the diversity here is brilliant and the rhythm section is unbelievable, the drummer riffs as hard as the guitarist does
5/10, seems like standard heavy/power with some annoying pinch-harmonic riffing but becomes slightly more charismatic as it goes on
9/10, yep final track still best thing ever
2/10, laaaame, that smooth-jazz sax feature lol
3/10, can't say i expected much considering i know shit all about korean metal but this feels like a bunch of extended intro tracks. musicianship is far from amateurish but arrangement... yeah
5/10, some good and some bad songs. that's about it. not completely generic but the attempts at prog ambition mostly fall flat
7/10, with better production i can appreciate the intricacies more, compared to the first demo. still embryonic though
In terms of 2016 metal I think this EP has been a pretty solid listen, too. Starts off somewhat weak, but shit I really like the leads and it's one of the type of metal that gets melodic parts right despite not being that melodic (idk how else to explain that; like the thing that's normally considered the good part about Mgla?)
Yup. Obviously at the cost of fucking up everything around me and hurting anyone that got close to me.
5/10, this album doesn't stick like so much of the band's other work does. not unengaging but a bit aimless
7/10, a couple favorites and, sadly, a good amount of filler
8/10, awesome atypical italo-power/prog, trying to find their other demoes atm
6/10, strong production as expected, but koko is a denpa singer and she doesn't bring that manic energy, it's a bit soft for j-pop oddly. expected something that banged more.
2/10, doesn't even have the good solos from the previous album :(
3/10, seriously amazing guitar solos, everything else is fucking boring and shallow
9/10, still owns yep
9/10, american symph-prog's finest moment? maybe
7/10, still needs smoother songwriting tbqh
...in the middle of shoujobyou atm but it's a lot more \m/ than i expected. i generally assume that super symphonic doujin-power will be all programmed fluff and no musicianship, like marchen station, but this reminds me more of Tears of Tragedy. The riffing is pretty fast and the vocalist's tone is really charismatic
we always spit out the essentials
humanitys last death is a stretch but sounds like vildhjarta
meshuggah is very unique and very creative/talented
best nordic country music-wise? doesn't have to be limited to metal
my vote is iceland 2bh
Omen - Battle Cry
Omen - Warning Of Danger
Riot - Thundersteel
Liege Lord - Master Control
Fifth Angel - s/t
Griffin - Flight Of The Griffin
Medieval Steel - The Dungeon Tapes
Satan's Host - Metal From Hell
Axehammer - Windrider
This Virgin Steele album or marriage Of Heaven And hell part 1>>61733086
Before they went full gay with dumb Chris Broderick overly technical boring shit, Jag Panzer's first album Ample Destruction was some manly shit.
Now this might be less manly than the above, but it's still USPM so it's still more manly than Euro stuff and leans towards prog:
Fates Warning - The Spectre Within
Fates Warning - Awaken The Guardian
Crimson Glory - Transcendence
Dark Quarterer - s/t
Psychotic Waltz - A Social Grace
Queensryche - Operation Mindcrime (you should have already listened to this one)
Why did they have to ruin the cover with that ugly green glow bros?
FWTH is even worse
Only the Erosion Of Sanity and Colored Sands don't do the strong different color glow on the outer parts of the words. Considered Dead, Obscura, FWTH, hell even the live album, demo, and ep do it.
On a side note, I always thought that thing on the cover of Obscura was a demon with like an extra pair of arms or something. Turns out it's just an old guy meditating.
Are you looking for an album that does zombie apocalypse?
If mainstream Metalcore does it for you, there's always the Zombie EP by The Devil Wears Prada.
If mainstream Metalcore does NOT do it for you then there's The Awakening by Send More Paramedics. Hell I think every album by this band is some kind of zombie concept or another.
>not a commie band
I was at riotfest chicago a couple years back when they had the Pussy Riot panel and Greg Graffin was literally arguing against the first amendment
I turned around and walked away to go see Flaming Lips
At least crust bands have fucking balls, Graffin makes faggy music AND has faggot opinions
>Long-time member of Entombed before they turned shit
>Composed or co-composed every good song they ever made
>God-tier metal drummer
>Performs vocals on best Entombed album and fucking kills LG Petrov
>Played lead guitars on Dismember's best album and designed their logo
>Driving force behind Death Breath
>Tons of other projects I don't really know about
How can one man be so based?
They're still very repetitive and predictable, this droney stuff just seems like an excuse for lack of ideas, how come immortal, gorguts, immolation, nile, peste noire can make interesting and atmospheric music at the same time? I will never get how all these atmoshit artists are even tolerated
Some classical conservatory in Australia has started teaching Ne Obliviscaris as part ot its composition exams, I don't have the link but someone else will if you look around. I'm torn between thinking 'well that's good right?' and 'fuck off posh cunts'
Idk if I really care about that, even though I know lots of scales and can improvise on jazz chords, When I make metal I never use my knowledgebof theory because what comes out is usually much more original
I like Ulcerate and stuff like that, it's just kind of galling to have people act like it's all 'death metal has grown up!' when Incantation did it all 30 years ago and didn't try to be artfags about it
>yfw this song has all the textures people spooge over nowadays
>yfw it was just a decent Dutch osdm band
Doing it completely by the book can be boring as hell. On more than one occasion I've overheard a guitarist or pianist practising or just messing around and accidentally hitting the 'wrong' chord, and I'm like "Wow, that sounded great."
Oh yeah, also composing riffs by theory just doesn't work me, I always just try to clear mind completely of anything and completely let loose on the guitar, though having good technique is really damn important, when I do compose by theory I usually only make acoustic tracks, how about you?
That feel when saw Bolt Thrower live.
It was GOAT tier
They made a club tour a year ago or so.
I actually wanted to cop some merch but there where faggots buying entire bags of it to sell it on ebay. The line was two hours long so I thought fuck it.
kek, I braved the merch line and it was 10x as violent as the actual show. Came out with shirts for me and my buds but lost a lot of hair and some blood doing it. Not everyone gets a BT shirt
I've written embarrassingly little for a music graduate, but the song I'm most satisfied with came from letting loose on guitar. It's sort of groovy prog metal.
I did a short acoustic folk/country thingy that relied a bit more on theory, and a lame Steve Reich minimalist knockoff that was conceived entirely in my brain.
>tfw you genuinely shed tears to this song of all things
>tfw it's only going to get worse
From the Roman conquest of Britain in the year 43 AD to 61 AD,
to the Saxon Raids include 205 to 577 AD
Followed by Viking Raids, 793 to around 1016
The Norman Conquest of 1066, including the Battle of Hastings,
leading to the Crusades, which persisted throughout the Eleventh, Twelfth, and Thirteenth centuries.
The Anglo-French Wars of the Twelfth, Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries
Culminating in the Massacre of Agincourt.
The First English Civil War of 1215 to 1217, the first of many.
The Hundred Years' War from 1337 to 1437,
and the War of the Roses of 1455 to 1485,
war of the Holy League, 1510 to 1514 - another war created in the name of God,
The Eighty Years' War of 1568 to 1648,
followed by the great English Civil War of 1642 to 1651
The American Revolution of 1792 lasting through to 1802
Followed by Napoleonic Wars of 1803 to 1815, ending with the Battle of Waterloo
The Wars on both the Zulus and the Boers through around 1879 till 1902
World War I - 1914 to 1918
The so-called 'War of all Wars', the Great War
Millions slaughtered in the mud of France
World War II, 1939 to 1945
The war that should never have happened
The prime example of man's inhumanity
Concluding in the bombing of Japan
Vietnam through 1956 - 1975
The war that America will never forget
More recently the Falklands War in 1982 and the Gulf War of 1991
Mankind's destructive nature - Throughout the ages
I know, they're actually really good, but a lot of shit caverncore bands are directly ripping off immolation's ideas, hell even deathspell, compare close to a world below to paracletus, I couldn't keep a straight face
That describes me too, but I come from a Catholic family and old habits die hard.
In general, though, I will say this: I'd much rather hear what you stand for than what you oppose.
if this continues bolt thrower might make its way from /metal/core into meme row desu senpai
Hey, can we have some /metal/ versions of that Scaruffi copypasta about the Beatles?
Something like "The fact that so many books still name Neurosis as 'the greatest or most significant or most influential' atmospheric sludge metal band ever only tells you how far atmosludge still is from becoming a serious art. Black metal critics have long recognized that the greatest BM musicians of all times are..."
Post dissonant death/doom that helps you sleep
>not sleeping while listening to this
>tfw le celebrity death could give me an excuse to get in touch with my redditor cousins
>tfw I just don't bother
I'll still keep lecturing people on the value of family though, see if I don't
And /metal/ retardedness is the best general retardedness senpai
(v excited for Black Tusk''s new album)
I never got into black tusk, they seem so dull.
Kylesa is the only Savannah band that is worthwhile imo.
Dystopia is really fucked.
Those samples on Humans = Garbage make me mildly uncomfortable, and I rarely feel that way with music.
I actually quite like some of the clearly Neurosis-inspired bands of atmosludge (A Storm of Light's debut, Dirge, Amenra, etc) but While I do like Isis I can't stand their ripoffs.