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Pentakill Smite and Ignite
I would call Pentakill a huge success for Riot and the League of Legends brand. Though this album is nothing new and doesn't even try to break out of the commercial power metal niche it's placed itself in, it does succeed in being a fun listen with above par instrumentation. These songs will pump you up for a nerdy as hell video game with your friends but nothing more. This alone though makes this album worth a listen.
3.5
10.18.14
Triptykon Melana Chasmata
4.5
10.13.14
Extol Extol
4.0
10.07.14
Mastodon The Hunter
So originally when this album was released, I considered it a misstep for the might Mastodon, but now due to the release of "Once more 'Round the Sun.." I can see the bigger picture and realize that this album definitely has a place in their discography as a kind of awkward stepping stone from their proggy sludge sound to their now infectious arena rock sound. Overall though, this album feels disjointed and all over the place at times which takes away from the total enjoyment of it. Still there are some tracks that truly standout like: Curl of the Burl, The Octopus Has No Friends, and All the Heavy Lifting.
3.5
09.20.14
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
4.0
09.20.14
Septicflesh Communion
4.0
09.15.14
Miasmal Cursed Redeemer
This is the definition of if shit ain't broke, don't fix it. In this case, it is the classic early 90s Swedish death metal with a dash of roll sound. Miasmal play this crushing sound to a T, complete with anguished vocals, distorted buzz saw riffs, and an atmosphere that feels similar to that of desolate swamp like cavern. That being said that is all this album is good for, a fitting tribute to the classics of the 90s but no more. Cursed Redeemer does do some intense jamming at some points though m/! Best track: 2013
3.5
09.10.14

shoutbox » all posts 
  • JasonHellhound YOU SUCK!
    March 19 08:16 PM
  • loneNLwolf Hey there, fellow Facelift song.
    November 6 12:31 PM
  • slipnslide every song is classic!
    May 7 01:33 PM
  • DirtyDan Yeah there really isn't such thing as a bad Amon Amarth song. They are probably the most consistently awesome band out there.
    April 22 01:46 PM
  • NodScene23 You got solid taste man!
    May 10 01:43 AM

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