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From the very opening notes, it is obvious that Cryptic Shift is about to take you far, far away from Planet Earth.
This volume might just go down as my preferred comp ever.
There is a burning sense of ominous intent throughout the release, yet the primary emotion seems to be one of grief, fitting for a game where the primary experience is death.
…and turns it into an almost panic inducing feeling.
They have genuine creative minds and force both resonant and threatening…
Hearing it will not be enough, but if you do hear it, you will feel it.
To tune in to The Cheats is to encounter more than essentially a blast of flammable gen X rage, but to observe the codification of another type of melodic craftsmanship.
This album could probably beat up your dad and older brother combined.
There’s a storm thundering in the distance and I’m not sure I’ll survive.
The music they create together is nothing short of sorcery.
…invigorating straightforwardness to keep everything moving forward.
Bleed From Within are in top form on this album. Years of experience are clearly paying off on this record.
Allow it to lead your journey. See where it will take you. Perhaps to some form of enlightenment, whether that be large or small.
Think tearing yourself apart while still conscious, blood dripping, brain exposed, yeah, the death metal works.
The rest of the brief but dizzying time span of the record is spent with absolutely everything on ten from the drum machine to the incomprehensible guttural vocals.
Black and roll meets psychedelic doom to create an off kilter stew of occult magical delights.
I cannot think of ANY project that so effortlessly channels real emotion in their music.
They listen to the abnormal and love it, now they play it and revel in it.
Likely the weirdest band in the state, they’re always ready to pull a surprise out of their back pocket…
Band - Thecodontion Album - Supercontinent Country of Origin - Italy Genre - Black/Death Metal Release Date - June 26, 2020 Label - I, Voidhanger/Repose Records Author - Hayduke X The prehistoric duo of G.E.F. (vocals/songwriting) and G.D....
You can close your eyes while listening to this album and picture standing in the rain; cold, clean refreshing, washing away the dirt of the day like the sins of the baptized.
Shivers’ side is like a gourmet 92% cocoa extra dark chocolate bar, while Nauseator’s is like a 70% cocoa with chilies bar…
…the dead gather at the center of the underworld, where Venomous Skeleton performs as the house band.
Abrasive in a cathartic way, Old Patterns picks and tears off mental scabs to allow for proper healing.