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Best/Your favorite technical death metal album

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by Txsxhx, Jan 29, 2008.

  1. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    If you disagree that that is a technical death album, you give up any intelligence you could have had prior to admitting that tbh

    If anything, you have to admit that it was at least proto-technical death metal.
     
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    omnipotence Ingenuity Seeker

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    One thorough listen of Claws of Laughter Dead alone should be enough to convince anyone.

    The album cover... that is supposed to a hand grasping a red light, right? It would go along with the title of course, and I can't view it as anything else.
     
  3. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    It is a hand covering the flash of a camera, I'm guessing tinted red.
     
  4. DarkBliss

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    I never really examined it closely myself, but now that you've said it, could be...
     
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    Pretty much, I mean aside from bands like Atheist and Cynic that album was about as technical as Death metal got at that time.
     
  6. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    Indeed, and that was kind of the point I was making. If anything it was the most defiantly/obstinately technical death metal album in Sweden.
     
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    Soulside Journey by far. That's also probably my favorite death metal album ever, period.

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    Zephyrus Tyrants and Slaves

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    I'm still digesting Soulside Journey. It's a tough cookie, I guess.
     
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    No and not even for the time. I'm not sure why someone would think so.
     
  10. V.V.V.V.V.

    V.V.V.V.V. Houses Ov Mercury

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    It absolutely is. I think your ears are very much broken. It was the first technical brutal death album ever.
     
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    Indeed. Amazing cover...good stuff.
     
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    Lykathea Aflame- Elvenfris(not sure if this really counts)
    Death- TSoP
    Gorguts- Obscura
     
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    Death - Individual Thought Patterns :worship:
    Necrophagist - Onset of Putrefaction
    Atheist - Elements
    Gorod - Leading Vision :kickass:
    Anata - Under a Stone with no Inscription :kickass:
    Cynic - Focus
    Psycroptic - Symbols of Failure

    Thanks to UM's Recommendations Forum and tips from some of you guys, I found a bunch of amazing Tech Death Metal bands, and bought a few cds. I couldn't find, though, anything by some bands like Brain Drill, Gory Blister, Pestilence or Spawn of Posession. I'll probably import some of their stuff.

    Right now, tech death is my favourite sub-genre or whatever it's called.

    Interesting to read about "Elements". People who don't like it tend to point the jazzy parts - that's just what makes it so special, and different; A real piece of art IMO.
     
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    blood_drunk beer drinker & hellraiser

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    Beneath The Massacre - Mechanics of Dysfunction

    IMO it's one of the best technical death metal albums ever made. Amazing stuff from quebec ;)
     
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    It's a pretty flat and emotionless album, but fuck if it isn't catchy with some heavy as shit metalcore breakdowns.
     
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    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    It's more the lack of Steve Flynn coupled with the lack of good production that turns me off. I can't help but compare it to the brilliance of Unquestionable Presence.
     
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    The "Elements" production doesn't bother me, TBH.

    My copy was released through Relapse, and it comes with a fine booklet with the album's history and comments of Kelly Shaefer on its creation and recording process.

    Best part is, it comes with a Live Radio Performance from 1992 with some five or six songs out of "Unquestionable Presence". They all sound amazing, I must say.

    I'm definitely getting a copy.
     
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    Satanstoenail My Larpstyle determines my Derpstyle

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    Now that I'd like to hear.

    Good work. :kickass:
     

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