Supuration The Cube: Death Metal’s Most Unique Album

It is commonly assumed that the most unique album in death metal is Nespithe and while there is a very strong case for such a claim, Supuration’s The Cube has a stronger claim to such a title. Demilich have a large number of failed imitators while Supuration have none at all. The first listen to Demilich immediately shows the band’s intentions and dizzying whirlwinds of ideas in elaborate riff mazes. Supuration sounds like a rock hybrid that borders on modern metal but with much depth and just as unique but requiring many more listens to dig past the highly accessible aesthetics. Here are a few tools that Supuration used to create the most unique album in Death metal.

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Deicide At Their Fiery Best

Live in London on December 17, 1992, Deicide bashed out a heck of a show which reveals their original interpretation of the material on Legion and their re-assessment of their first album, namely by playing the former faster by a shade and adding textural complexity to the latter.

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Internal Bleeding “Corrupting the West” 2020 Tour Kicks Off In Los Angeles

Death/groove hybrid Internal Bleeding initiates its 2020 tour in Los Angeles with fourteen dates to start. With tour-mates Depulsed, Logistic Slaughter and Embryonic Devourment, Internal Bleeding aims to “burn and pillage” (and hopefully sodomize) its way across the western half of the Judeo-Christian States of America.

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Xymsa Releases 2CD Compilation Xysma Of Beach Boys Influenced Grindcore

Nearly thirty years after the heyday of death metal and grindcore (1983-1994) one of those “odd” bands, Xysma, similarly situated outside normalcy as Disharmonic Orchestra, Phlebotomized, Comecon, Afflicted, and Carbonized, finally releases a mass production compilation of its oeuvre of experimental death metal and grindcore.

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Brief Thoughts On Deeds Of Flesh Path of the Weakening

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A fan favourite and the band’s third offering Path Of The Weakening whichalso the first record released through the band’s own label which showed the comeback of former drummer Joey Heaslet and the inclusion of second guitarist, Jim Tkacz completing the line-up and giving the band an even more thicker and dense sound.

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Treblinka’s “Evilized” – Song Analysis

There was this short period of time, when death metal sounded really gloomy. This type of death metal was sometimes considered as black metal, which was judged back then not as much by used techniques, but rather by imagery, themes and atmosphere. When black metal proper was defined, for lack of a better name, the term dark metal, which over the years garnered various applications, was sometimes used to describe this style of death metal.

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Witch-Hunt – Darkened Anthology 1992-2002

Witch-Hunt hail from Virginia and were formed by brothers Brian and Ben Straight at a young age. The band would go through multiple periods and lineup changes that resulted in only one full length and a band trying to find its identity through various styles and constant lineup changes. On Darkened Anthology 1992-2002 the band showcase the best songs of each period in a “best of” style and such each section will be reviewed separately.

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