Firespawn Releases “Heathen Blood” From Abominate

Newer generations of death metal influenced heavy metal tend to adopt more of a simplified power metal approach, focusing on strong verse-chorus repetition with a few variant themes toward the end of the song, as if to make the music video more interesting. Firespawn comes to us from the same place as recent Slayer.

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Cenotaph Re-Issues “Tenebrous Apparitions” In Digital

Legendary Mexican old school death metal band Cenotaph re-issued its classic demo “Tenebrous Apparitions” this week in digital format so that new waves of metal aficionados can bathe in its doom-laden morbid glory. During the early 1990s, this band explored a style of basic riffs in journey-oriented compositions and defined a national sound for Mexico.

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K.K. Null – Fertile (2008)

Musicians in the 1960s thought a lot about getting beyond scales, chords, and key, and making pure music, but the results usually ended in chaos because they were still thinking about music. K.K. Null creates dynamic sonic textures that convey a poetic sense of contrast and evolution, and uses that to create beauty from ugliness.

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