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VampireGoldfish
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#1
One thing I am and always have been obsessed with in the world of Metal are albums that strive for and manage to be a unique audio creation using only tools of Metal. And by this I mean the whole package is a 100% creatively new sound and approach to crafting a metal album without straying out of Metal's proud roots. What I typically have found is that these albums use a combination of new riffs/riffing style, unique production, and creative song structure to propel their entirely unique atmosphere. Albums like these are rare and almost unanimously delightful in their efforts.

Remember: Unique Riffs; Unique Atmosphere; Unique METAL. No outside influences must taint these albums with their tools of music. Let us strike the earth to dis-entomb the few metal bearing ores that are to be found in the dead soil of the Metal genre!


Assessor - Invaze


As soon as the first two riffs of Setkání begin to topple over each other and go into their downward thrashing spiral of atypical riffs, you know you're in for a rare treat of Deathly Thrashing origins. A warm and open production that reeks of analog glory will scare off the uninitiated, but the chosen few will find a rewarding frequency of attacking riffs that come from bizarre directions and angles. And who ever played behind the drumkit of this album knew exactly what those uncharacteristically deadly riffs needed.

Also, the Czech language was made for Metal.


Lavra - Bluenothing


Welcome to Blue. Here, everything is shades, shades of blue. Plodding forward with odd chords of doom smothered in a blue syrup of unknown origin, this canvas of an album relies on textured layers of riffs and the occasional humble synth that serves only to further the aberrant Metal coming from your speakers. Motifs take their time to find their breath and once the right note is hit it amps up the Blue and you float slowly down its intended path. This sounds like something an electronic musician from the 60s/70s might have made if he found the lost city of Atlantis to be inhabited by strange visitors from another place with a fondness for Metal.

Listen as blue becomes you.


Cauldron Born - Born of The Cauldron


Some of you may be thinking, what's so unique about that awesome Power Metal album? Soaring vocals, catchy song structure, typical swords and sorcery lyrics... where's the uniqueness we are looking for? Those of you who had that thought need to practice your listening skills because what we have here is undoubtedly one of the single most identifiable riff styles in Metal. When Howie Bentley writes and plays a guitar or bass riff, you immediately know it's a Bentley piece. The bouncy melodic stop-go nature of his riffs and their unpredictable pacing makes for an absolutely wonderful lesson in what constitutes the capability of the Metal Riff! Try not to bang your head to this one posers.

The cross avails us not, there's something unholy about this sacred lot!
Ghosts from the past rise up to toast the dusk of the living dead!
The walls are closing in.....
Glassy eyed we join in the song of the living deeeeeaaaaaaaAAAAAAAaaaaaAAAAAAAddddd



Demilich - Nespithe


You knew it was coming. I don't even need to describe this one.
Tune in. Turn on. Drop out.
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VampireGoldfish
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#3
The Red In The Sky Is Ours actually influenced me to make this thread tonight. Driving home on San Diego's Highway 15 during the one potent rainfall we've gotten all year while hearing screaming statues and the laughing dead reminded me just how awesome a unique True Metal album can be. Slaughter Of The Soul may have a vicious bite that spawned thousands of imitators, but that red sky cannot be mimicked!

And I can't fellate Drawing Down The Moon's strange journey enough.
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#5
Let's get some actual discussion going á la VG's first post, lads...just blindly posting youtube links will kill a thread.
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0-0-0-13-0-0-0-0-13 or something like that alalalala but It;s so heavy and off time and awesome and you could not f**k anyone to it.


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#6
When given the opportunity to polish the balls of an album I love I usually get into a ramble and never shut up about why it's such an awesome album. I relish in these moments. I encourage you guys to do the same. It's as awarding as great sex.
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#7
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSIacyg9XE0

I wanted to post something a bit "quirkier" like diSEMBOWELMENT but I just can't pass these guys up. Magnificent Glorification of Lucifer embodies everything that is black metal from both a musical and ideological standpoint and YET is able to find its own identity within said niche. The flat, lifeless chants, original riffing, death metal-esque drumming, and lack of a bass make for a very unique experience.

CRUSH! CRUSH! CRUSH! JEEEEEEEEESUUUUUUUUUUUS!!!
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#8
Hmm, on second thought I'm not sure if this makes the cut. It's a damn good album but it may be a little too orthodox for what you're asking for. It's not near as strange as some of the others mentioned and the atmosphere is kind of typical for a black metal release. But eh...

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#9
Magnificent Glorification of Lucifer is very orthodox man.
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Fine.


Actually I'm a huge fan of the album.

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Unique riffs - (X)
Unique atmosphere - (X)
Unique metal!


It has its own flavorings, but I wouldn't say it's an entirely new main course.
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#12
Really like that Lavra album, and it's fairly interesting to see their transition to Bluenothing from their death metal albums.

But onto the thread. The first one that comes to mind is Manilla Road's Crystal Logic. I think I'll write something nice about it tomorrow when I get the chance.

Hmm, I might have another I want to share tomorrow. Something substantially less obvious. But at the very least you all can remind yourself of just how Crystal Logic sounds like nothing else. They took heavy metal, but didn't change anything. It was about magic and mystery, but the vocals and slam dunk riffs have proven that this album is the Michael Jordan of the metal world. Yes that's ridiculous, but I don't care because I am getting lost in Necropolis. Lost in Necropolis.
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#13
Quote by VampireGoldfish
Actually I'm a huge fan of the album.


It has its own flavorings, but I wouldn't say it's an entirely new main course.


So you're going to count Born of the Cauldron but not this? I see your game... Last one. If you don't accept it you're dead to me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RakjJL8Kfd0
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#14
You know who wrote unique music? Paul goddamned Masvidal and company.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3XV5SeUBWE

Cynic's Focus is so damned unique that vocoders can never be used in metal again without the comparison to Cynic, and I'd say that is pretty damn unique. As if the vocals alone couldn't set Cynic apart from the crowd, the riffs just scream Cynic so much that if anyone were to to double pick arpeggios like Masvidal and Gobel, we would call them thieves. Few will ever achieve what Cynic did on Focus.
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#15
Stillbirth Machine and Focus both do it for me as far as this thread is concerned. Stillbirth Machine mostly for its potent atmosphere.

Graal - Sigullum Naturae


A hidden gem. Discovering this lost artifact is utterly rewarding in its spectacularly bizarre reconstruction of Death Metal's horror. Jarring, dramatically desperate riffs, moody swinging keys that are ever so subtle, characteristic leads that layer on the stupefying bamboozling effect on the listener. Repetition builds tensions so perfectly, sometimes resolving and yet at other times choosing not to. Alien riffs and frantic paces make appearances as nervous and sporadic rhythms that soon become mingled with a new related riff.

A Must listen.
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#16


The Lamp of Thoth - Portents, Omens & Doom

Quite often you hear some pisspoor absolute shit that is supposed to be "ok" and its existence is justified just because the band is just having a laugh, as if not being serious is an excuse for appalling music. This attitude is rather prevalent among certain groups of thrash and metal-/deathcore fans. Lo and behold, the Lamp.

Simon, or The Overtly Melancholic Lord Strange if you will, has one of the most unique voices ever put on record. The way he writes music is his own, yet its deeply rooted in the traditions of Black Sabbath. Thus, to say there are "no outside influence" would be very much a stretch, but something that maintains its integrity despite being consciously ridiculous is a rare thing. This stuff could've only come from the quirky island of Albion. I love the Lamp.

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#17
Portents, Omens & Doom is one of those albums I can hear once a day every day and not grow weary of it in the slightest manner. I'm going to say that album surely fits in this thread for a myriad of reasons but I think another forumer put one thing very well...

Quote by Haytham

.....It's a fairly basic tendency in metal, shared to some degree between Jag Panzer, The Lamp of Thoth and this version of Absu, all of which is based to a large degree on a sense of not really giving a **** about externally imposed order; for The Lamp of Thoth, it's expressed primarily in terms of not really caring about conservative Christian morality and going around seducing virgins and tripping, but Christian morality here is basically representative of imposed, heteronomous morality in general, being its dominant form in the West......
.....Of course, this kind of music generally has a dissociative effect to it; that is, Harry Conklin isn't really much of a mass murderer, and The Lamp of Thoth are a metal band named The Lamp of Thoth, so one would assume that they don't go around seducing virgins as a common pastime. The primary end is tearing down pretensions, rather than a positive one per se. As such, there's often a humorous note to proceedings; The Lamp of Thoth are one of the few good bands that could accurately be characterized as comic.....


And despite its wonderful self aware comic effect the music itself is very serious in its expert execution. Those riffs man.
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#18


This album is absolutely uncompromising in turns of blinding speed and simplicity.
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#19
Quote by Kepulix
The Lamp of Thoth - Portents, Omens & Doom

You're a wonderful man and I am reminded of why I used to post here so often.

Personally my vote goes to:

Final Prophecy - Beyond Reality

Final Prophecy were a one shot band that only released one demo in 1988. Their sound is unique and entirely unparalleled. They take the grit of German heavy metal and mix it with a grand, epic sound reminiscent of some USPM acts. The result is a release entirely unlike any other. Their take on speed metal was extremely refreshing and the demo remains to be my favorite gem that I have come across. I discovered these guys roughly 4-5 years ago and it took many months of searching and asking until I finally found the demo. I've been doing as much as I can spreading the word around because Beyond Reality is truly just that. The demo shows the band's great potential and it is a true shame that they never released anything further.


Also, I am going to take this opportunity to say that Tyrant's Too Late to Pray falls under this thread's category as well, but I have spent enough time fellating that release on these boards that I will just leave it at that.
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Do you own a copy of Too Late To Pray Mr. Pslave? I have a copy I don't need.
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#21
I know I mention them a lot here, but Infester come to mind. Would you agree?

Also, Powerslave, Final Prophecy are pretty awesome, please share some knowledge in this thread when you get the chance, because like half of the threads you've started are relevant (and linked), hah
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#22
To The Depths, In Degradation totally belongs in this thread. Who says Death Metal needs to be blistering fast attack riffs?
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#23
Quote by VampireGoldfish
To The Depths, In Degradation totally belongs in this thread. Who says Death Metal needs to be blistering fast attack riffs?


The riffs on that album sound like the essence of liquid arse rope, generated by a bad kebab. Filth.

I have a few contributions to this, but will add when I'm not hammered.
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I want to try that while playing the opening riff to "Tempting Time".

0-0-0-13-0-0-0-0-13 or something like that alalalala but It;s so heavy and off time and awesome and you could not f**k anyone to it.


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#24
Quote by Metal_Head1
I know I mention them a lot here, but Infester come to mind. Would you agree?

Also, Powerslave, Final Prophecy are pretty awesome, please share some knowledge in this thread when you get the chance, because like half of the threads you've started are relevant (and linked), hah

I'm glad you enjoyed Final Prophecy. I'll stop by the thread and see if I can drop a few nuggets here and there .

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Do you own a copy of Too Late To Pray Mr. Pslave? I have a copy I don't need.

I do not, Mr. Fish. However, I am not sure how much you know of my situation but it is a little complicated. I no longer own any physical metal release or any metal shirts or anything of the sort. I still live with my parents and they're helping me pay for college. Once I graduate and acquire a steady income, I shall be free to start a real physical collection and do as I please. I really do appreciate your gesture, though. You can never have too many copies of that album!

While we're on the subject, I think I should explain a little why I feel that album belongs in this thread.

No other album before, or after, will be able to match what Too Late to Pray does. To me anyways, it is the pinnacle of what metal is. The blazing solos, the gritty vocals mixed with soaring falsettos, the crushing riffs, the pronounced bass, the perfect drum lines, and most importantly the oozing, thick atmosphere all mold together to create something truly incomparable.

While Too Late to Pray receives a lot of attention in trad circles, I truly do not think another album has come close to giving me the chills the way it does.

I'm curious about your stance on this release and the Final Prophecy demo. Although, I already do have an inkling. You were one of the only people I talked to that already knew Final Prophecy while I was on my hunt.

Also I'd like to commend you on Cauldron Born. Even though they get a fair amount of recognition in USPM circles, they are definitely understated.

To further contribute to this thread, I'd like to bring attention to Sororicide's The Entity. To me, it's a near perfect blend of doom and death metal. Most bands' take on doom death results in nothing but a bastardization, but I feel Sororicide did something truly right with their release and the result is a twisted, evil, crushing album. Perhaps it isn't quite as original as the other stuff discussed, but I think this deserves a minor mention.

Continuing, I think Faustcoven also have a unique take on extreme doom. The Halo of Burning Wings sounds like a Vitus or Pentagram album with the production and vocals of true black metal. I've asked quite a few guys and I have not found another band to attempt a similar take on doom and black metal.

I'm also very, very surprised you did not mention Acid Witch. While the core of their sound has already been done, they certainly have a unique twist on Death/Doom that is very refreshing.
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#25
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rr4jNutSDUE

I discovered diSEMBOWELMENT in the middle of a death/doom kick and I had never heard anything like it. The atmosphere of oppressive depression and suffocation they cultivate on this album is still unmatched. Their riffing and execution was completely original and it is almost impossible to sound too much like them without being a complete and obvious rip-off.
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#26
Quote by \Powerslave/

I'm curious about your stance on this release and the Final Prophecy demo. Although, I already do have an inkling. You were one of the only people I talked to that already knew Final Prophecy while I was on my hunt.

Also I'd like to commend you on Cauldron Born. Even though they get a fair amount of recognition in USPM circles, they are definitely understated.


Final Prophecy is wicked. Production is surprisingly well done and they have some killer arrangements. I wouldn't call it purely original but rather purely outstanding. Try not to bang your head to that one right?

And I knew Cauldron Born was going to raise eyebrows in the context of this thread but I still maintain that a Howie Bentley riff is IMMEDIATELY identifiable within seconds of it gracing your ear. That guys musician ship stands out in such a unique way that it deserves the title of PMO. No one else plays like that guy.
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#27
Holy shit Graal is insane. Loving this so much.

I'm trying to think of what to post but I'd just post something like Gorguts or Blut Aus Nord
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#28


Anubi - Kai pilnaties akis užmerks mirtis. Actually, I have VG to thank for this one. A lucid dream trip through a Lithuanian swamp mists. An album that steps far beyond being simply some performed music.

"Национальный танец русских - это на ваших ебаных могилах".
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#29
This Lavra album is something else. Some of the best "indie" influenced metal I've heard. I wouldn't be surprised if John Haughm and co. had been spinning this for years.
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#31
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You know who wrote unique music? Paul goddamned Masvidal and company.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3XV5SeUBWE

Cynic's Focus is so damned unique that vocoders can never be used in metal again without the comparison to Cynic, and I'd say that is pretty damn unique. As if the vocals alone couldn't set Cynic apart from the crowd, the riffs just scream Cynic so much that if anyone were to to double pick arpeggios like Masvidal and Gobel, we would call them thieves. Few will ever achieve what Cynic did on Focus.


wait this sounds familiar. I have heard this style of guitar playing before.

just can't quite remember where. I mean, Cynic obviously didn't take it from anyone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bO2BIf12xnQ

well, maybe.
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#32
I'm floored that you dick sucking fags have failed to mention this truly unique and interesting gem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_8M4pzr_1M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F88oklIqrOU

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FOREVERRRRRRR


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#33
Windham Hell - Window of Souls

As I sit on the bus, surrounded by greasy sausage fingers attached to smelly Iranians, while I am bombarded visually with the unenlightened grooving by a unenlightened female, as the sun shines directly through me as if there is no semblance of righteousness in this world,

This album transports me to a world of knowledge. An inescapable mysticism engulfs me and my eyes, although now sightless, turn into waterfalls of ecstacy, an outpour of my being begins. My heart is blessed by this album as I turn to transient energy carelessly floating in a state of existence and non-existence amidst the cosmic aether. Pretty neat album.
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#34
The Ruins of Beverast belongs here.

Like them or not, each album is very unique, having completely their own sound.
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#35
@progbass: While I totally agree with your sentiments, my favourite track from them is "Tribes of the Moon". It isn't Metal, although easily one of the most intense and terrifying pieces I've heard in Metal (IMO).

I also feel that King Diamond deserves a spot in here, Abigail is one hell of a concept album. It was definitely quite unique at the time for a Metal band to take on such an ambitious idea and realise it. Not sure if you guys feel the same way though. I think I also agree with nearly all (if not all) the posts put in this thread so far.

EDIT: Also, nobody riffs like Joe Haley from Psycroptic. That guy is an absolute beast. Immortal Army of One is one that comes to mind, but the fact that he can pull off thematic development just as good (if not better) than Morbid Angel, and not require another guitarist is phenomenal.
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#36
I just listened to the legendary Winter Kill album by Slauter Xstroyes again and it occurred to me that it was never mentioned in this thread. I felt the need to rectify that immediately.
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#37
Ive probably fellated this band enough, but seriously

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGCr-rZ8wFQ

hyper violent manic thrash grind, bludgeoning Slayer riffs and Napalm blasts encapsulated in a time chamber, shot into space, only to return to punish a desperate technological ruin of earth. Every note, shriek, and snare executed with sniper accuracy and intense urgency.
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#38
I was raised on Repulsion Grind. Modern Grindcore I don't give a fuck, but Gridlink are one of a very few exceptions. You put it better then I could have said it really.

I can't think of another album with something similar to Amber Gray's production style that I enjoy. It's clean that way. But Gridlink has a such wonderfully crafted frantic pace to their music. The production actually becomes heavily atmospheric, especially so when you take in a whole album in one sitting.
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#40
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Holy shit Graal is insane. Loving this so much.


Check out the other brainchild of Leonid Savin, Brainstorm. The EP is really rough but you can see that when given the tools they had on Sigullum Naturae, they could have done some awesome Death Metal with a heavy dose of aberrant atmosphere. I expect some won't appreciate it, but Sigullum Naturae scratches my itch for something different yet 100% Death. I often find myself listening to it after The Key or Worlds Beyond The Veil or something to that extent.
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Barbarism is the natural state of mankind
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