Take a listen to “Pilgrimage” off of R.E.M.’s 1983 debut album, Murmur.
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Despite what record labels and glossy magazines want us to think, metal has suffered from an incremental artistic recession for the last two decades, with the dearth of truly exceptional releases increasing in an almost linear fashion.
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Immolation fiercely maintains its reputation as both innovator and creator of a long run of relevant albums in the death metal genre. The band appeared in Poland on September 27, supported (besides opening bands Sincarnate and In Twilight’s Embrace) by Melechesh and Azarath. In every case the sound was at least good and with their performances they all have made great impression.
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I dug this gem out of Daniel Maarat’s constipated inbox. “J” from a beer metal rehash band called Chain blew up at Daniel’s Sadistic Metal Review of his uninspiring demo.
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Death Metal Underground readers may have noticed the output of material posted to the site over the last couple of months has slackened with regards to articles and Sadistic Metal Reviews.
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News article contributed to Death Metal Underground by Lucius Vorenus.
BLASPHAMAGOATCHRIST took down their Tyrannic Empire demo from Youtube. While it’s too soon to tell whether or not this has anything to do with the previous article, it bears repeating what we know at this point in time.
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News submitted to Death Metal Underground by Enda Miller.
Canadian progressive metal band Into Oblivion have laid down the guitar tracks and are now halfway done with the vocals for their new album according to their Facebook page.
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