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Wilytank
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:55 pm 
 

https://wtcproductions.bandcamp.com/album/unbound

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Out right now. This is their first album without the Behexen dudes, but it sounds really damn good thus far. I'll definitely be spinning this a couple of times.
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Xenophon
Metalhead

Joined: Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:07 am
Posts: 827
Location: United States
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:06 pm 
 

I remember "Bosom of Wisdom and Madness" being good when I saw them live. Now to check out the full thing!

Shatraug seems to have been quite busy lately, between this, the two Horna releases, and it sounds like a new Doedsvangr album in the works? Plus multiple shows with Horna and Sargeist.

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TheLoneForest
Metal newbie

Joined: Sat Mar 19, 2011 3:16 pm
Posts: 152
Location: United States
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:01 pm 
 

Link is down. Hmm. Really activated the almonds.

EDIT: Nevermind

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Vintersorrow
Metal newbie

Joined: Wed Jun 02, 2004 2:59 pm
Posts: 206
Location: Slovenia
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:07 pm 
 

I like what I hear, seems like they went with "meatier" sound this time.

Highlights so far: Vocals on The Bosom of Wisdom and Madness, main riff on Unbound (addictive!) and the whole Blessing of the Fire-Bearer song.

Will definitely return to this one.

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Sick6Six
Metalhead

Joined: Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:01 pm
Posts: 1595
Location: United States
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:32 pm 
 

Hell yeah! I was out of town and happened to open an email from WTC which I often ignore. I was pleasantly surprised to see a very full-length new Sargeist album. Just got home and listening to it for the first time on my headphones. Loved the previous album and this sounds like a good mix of all their various styles. The title track is totally kicking ass right now, a more grim LTDI sound, giving me the chills. Also glad it sounds like Sargeist and nothing like Nightbringer, but I’m noticing more variety and technicality than usual. I will probably listen to it 37 times in the next week.

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theposega
Mezla

Joined: Tue Mar 11, 2008 9:42 pm
Posts: 5030
Location: Neo-Allegheny City
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:48 pm 
 

only one listen but it might be their best. new vocalist works great too. really don't have anything negative to say.
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RaudtOgSvart
Metal newbie

Joined: Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:51 pm
Posts: 334
PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:54 pm 
 

Sounds excellent, and that cover art is awesome.

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tomcat_ha
Minister of Boiling Water

Joined: Fri Oct 27, 2006 8:05 am
Posts: 4752
Location: Netherlands
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:40 am 
 

sounds better than the last one which was def boring. Saw them last year as well and was their best show ive seen so far. Seeing them again this evening with Acrimonious and Chaos Invocation.

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thiendo
Mallcore Kid

Joined: Sun May 06, 2018 7:23 pm
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Location: United States
PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:21 pm 
 

The riffs are insane. I can't believe I missed them when they stopped by LA.

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Lagartija
Metalhead

Joined: Wed Aug 02, 2006 10:27 am
Posts: 982
Location: Spain
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:46 pm 
 

I tend to prefer Behexen over Sargeist (apart from 'Let the devil in, obviously), but this one is really great and my second favourite of theirs. The decent production helps.

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Gunslinger21
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Joined: Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:11 am
Posts: 145
PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:53 pm 
 

That album cover is so good. And I listened to the first song, this shit kills it. These guys are pretty damn consistent eh

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