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Technical Tuesday – The Third Terror!

Third Time’s a Charm

I would like to begin this Tuesday with an apology. I let you down, metalheads, and I am very sorry for this grievous error on my part. It is with the greatest of shame that I admit… I did not listen to the new Meshuggah today. “NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, but why?! How could you not listen to such a great album on Technical Tuesday?!” someone  yells.

And so I respond, “It was Goshuggist’s fault! He got me on a big Dying Fetus kick!” Continue reading Technical Tuesday – The Third Terror!

Classic Tech Death Album: ‘Colossal Titan Strife’ By Kronos

WHO: A shining example of the astounding creativity omnipresent in French Death Metal, Kronos formed in 1994 as a Slayer influenced Thrash outfit. After a change in line up, they began to play the crushing technical/brutal Death Metal their fans know and love. 2001 saw the release of their debut LP ‘Titan’s Awakening’ from the now defunct record label ‘Warpath Records’. ‘Titan’s Awakening’ is to this day a fantastic release, but it wasn’t until 2003 that Kronos released ‘Colossal Titan Strife’, which many fans (including myself) regard as their masterpiece. Uncompromisingly brutal, technical without showboating and with a key understanding of musical progression to boot, ‘Colossal Titan Strife’ is responsible for turning more metalheads away from the mythological stylings of Nile than any other band I can think of. Continue reading Classic Tech Death Album: ‘Colossal Titan Strife’ By Kronos