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InexorableRotting’s Top 25 Death Metal Breakdowns

I’ve seen a great number of people nowadays confusing the term “breakdown” with  “open-note chugging”. Now, all the deathcore/metalcore fans drool over them, while death metal fans hate them. Now that, if you ask me, is wrong. Here are my top 25 songs that gave better, brutal meaning to the term. The order doesn’t count for anything here, this is mostly a list of my favourites rather than any kind of ordering. All of these are good, and that’s what matters. Continue reading InexorableRotting’s Top 25 Death Metal Breakdowns

Classic Tech Death Album: ‘None So Vile’ by Cryptopsy

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None So Vile (1996)

Canada, Wrong Again Records, Brutal Technical Death Metal

1996 has always been one of my favourite years in humanity’s shoddy history, for 2 reasons specifically. The first reason is that I was born in 1996, so I have to celebrate it as the year that I first entered the world and first starting pissing people off. The second reason is this album. It stands out more than any other album I’ve ever heard, except maybe for Cephalectomy’s An Epitaph To Tranquility. In fact, this album was released just 20 days before I was. Continue reading Classic Tech Death Album: ‘None So Vile’ by Cryptopsy