Re: 2017 in review

Date:2018-01-11 17:11:29
In Reply To:Re: 2017 in review by John Frank
Kreator - Gods of Violence
Fleshkiller - Awaken
Diablo Swing Orchestra - Pacifisticuffs (first I have liked from the band - I dig five of the tracks)
The Faceless - In Becoming a Ghost
Vexovoid - Call of the Starforger
Drottnar - Monolith I
Mastodon - Emperor of Sand (first I have liked from them in a while)
Archspire - Relentless Mutation
Theory in Practice - Crescendo Dezign
Cynic - Uroboric Forms
Exivious - Chrysalis - The Early Demos
Sanctuary - Inception
We have the above in common.
Arkaik - Nemethea
One of the better tech death albums in 2017, IMO.
Yeah, that one and Inanimate Existence were both close calls. Maybe I'm just tiring of tech death a little.
Have you checked these out?

Adimiron - Et Liber Eris
Caved - Lost to Time
Communic - Where Echoes Gather
Contrarian - To Perceive Is to Suffer
Dark Matter Secret - Perfect World Creation
Dessiderium - Rain Gates
Dodecahedron - Kwintessens
Drehg - The Wolf You Feed
Droid - Terrestrial Mutations
Epicenter - Subversion
Fractal Universe - Engram of Decline
Gigan - Undulating Waves of Rainbiotic Iridescence
Glass Mind - Dodecaedro
Goldenseed - The Astral Hologram
The Great Discord - The Rabbit Hole
Gross Reality - Escaping Gravity
The Hirsch Effekt - Eskapist
Human - Contemplating Soliloquy
Inconcessus Lux Lucis - The Crowning Quietus
Ingurgitating Oblivion - Vision Wallows in Symphonies of Light
The Kennedy Veil - Imperium
Krallice - Go Be Forgotten
Krallice - Loüm
L'Anima - Departures
Locust Leaves - A Subtler Kind of Light
NYN - Entropy: Of Chaos and Salt
Persefone - Aathma
Replacire - Do Not Deviate
Sunless - Urraca
Tetrafusion - Dreaming of Sleep
Virulent Depravity - Fruit of the Poisoned Tree
Droid is the only one that I gave a cursory listen to from that list. I liked the riffs, but the reverb on the vocals annoyed the hell out of me. I still have a bunch of stuff from your 2016 list to check out, but I'll add these to the list.

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