2012 was one hell of a year for Metal music. So much so that even listing off every amazing/top notch/legendary Death Metal album from last year is practically impossible, especially in a Top 10 list. These 10 albums were chosen after much deliberation and part of that process was listening to so many phenomenal LPs that choosing 10 almost felt wrong. In the end though, these 10 albums have towered over everything else in technical death metal all year. These are the albums that redefined bands and bent genres and only one can be the very best. Let’s get to it… Continue reading Goshuggist’s Top 10 in 2012!
USA, Independently Released, Technical Progressive Deathcore
This year more than almost any other in recent memory has taken a good deal of indisputable facts about Death Metal and completely leveled them; Six Feet Under finally released a good album, Nile is running their music and legacy into the ground and most shockingly of all, I’ve found yet another Deathcore band besides Abiotic that I can honestly say produces work on par with quality Death Metal.
Exactly what kind of black magic fuckery is this? Deathcore is set to die like Nu Metal and other rancid fads before it and NOW the bands every skeptic and acerbic critic has been waiting to prove them wrong about the whole genre materialize out of thin air? Am I the only one who’s completely perturbed by this? Where was ‘Dissension’ when Suicide Silence was just beginning to make Hot Topic fangirls who write Naruto fan-fiction/smell like old meat wet their panties? Continue reading Review: Aegaeon – Dissension