Symptom Caverns Of Katabasis
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BigPleb
March 27th 2014



35835 Comments


*Metalstyles ver. 2

Wizard
March 27th 2014



19329 Comments


Styles and Jac are miles apart in music appreciation!

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CaptainDooRight
March 27th 2014



28812 Comments


Compositions have lengthened substantially, and the minor but noticeable focus on melody has been almost completely erased. Caverns of Katabasis is more or less the realisation of what Gilmore was attempting to achieve beforehand, more akin to Disembowelment than to Incantation, but not an imitation of either.

This is a really important section and I'm glad that you included this is the introductory paragraph.

The drums are untriggered and organic, the guitar tone is raw yet bountiful and the record’s bottom end is powerful enough to register on the Richter Scale.

Another important element to your review. When experienced dm listeners read it, they're going to be looking for key components such as this. So I'm glad you included in a timely manner.

Most of the faster sections serve as precursors to the thunderous, doomy assaults that make up a huge proportion of the album, akin to the tremors that precede a volcanic eruption before monolithic plumes of ash and magma blacken the sky and intoxicate the atmosphere.

rev line of the year?

Great job throughout.

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Nikkolae
March 27th 2014



4830 Comments


goddammit this is heavy as balls

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Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
March 27th 2014



18291 Comments


art is sweet guess i gotta czech this

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Wizard
March 28th 2014



19329 Comments


You will enjoy the crush of these guys Hype.

Keyblade
March 28th 2014



14683 Comments


Man, this is so good

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tempest--
March 28th 2014



13156 Comments


are you guys just listening to this on bandcamp?? i can't find a good d/l anywhere :-[

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Keyblade
March 28th 2014



14683 Comments


There was like 1 copy on slsk, that I had to wait like a whole day for

tempest--
March 28th 2014



13156 Comments


ah sweet cheers :D

Inveigh
March 30th 2014



24929 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Opulent Atrocity ruled, can't wait to jam this (in about 10 minutes...). Nice review Jac.

was going to wait for my CD to arrive, but since they were nice enough to throw in a free digital dl...

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R6Rider
March 30th 2014



4560 Comments


ugh I still need this

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Inveigh
March 30th 2014



24929 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

really digging it so far, the review mentions that this is more death/doom akin to diSEMBOWELMENT as compared with the more Incantation-influenced sound of last year's record, and that is spot on

love me some death/doom, and the hyper-atmospheric and spacey sound here is probably my favorite variety of the subgenre

Solbrave
March 30th 2014



233 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

hooooooooly fuuuuuuuuuuck riiiiiifffffffffffffsssssssssssssssssss

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ShadowRemains
April 1st 2014



20520 Comments


wait wtf

how did i miss this

need it now

BigPleb
April 1st 2014



35835 Comments


get it hard

Jacquibim
Contributing Reviewer
April 1st 2014



14018 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yeah it's awesome you should love it shadow.

"Styles and Jac are miles apart in music appreciation!"

Just saw this, I hope Wiz means good things.

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BigPleb
April 1st 2014



35835 Comments


You both rule.

Inveigh
April 14th 2014



24929 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

the year is young but this is probably my aoty so far

Inveigh
April 14th 2014



24929 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

nevermind somehow i forgot about Thou


but this is second



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