Antithesis

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All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Although death metal and prog metal are usually thought of as two different subgenres of heavy metal, in certain cases, there's really not much differentiating the two. Case in point, Origin, and their 2008 release, Antithesis. Although they are extreme sounding in just about every way imaginable guttural growls, stop-start riffing, metronome-perfect drumming, etc., the instrumental prowess of Origin's players is mighty impressive here. But be forewarned -- there's not an ounce of melody detected anywhere just front to back metallic brutality, as evidenced by such over the top assaults as the album opener, "The Aftermath," as well as "Consuming Misery" and "Wrath of Vishnu,"...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Although death metal and prog metal are usually thought of as two different subgenres of heavy metal, in certain cases, there's really not much differentiating the two. Case in point, Origin, and their 2008 release, Antithesis. Although they are extreme sounding in just about every way imaginable guttural growls, stop-start riffing, metronome-perfect drumming, etc., the instrumental prowess of Origin's players is mighty impressive here. But be forewarned -- there's not an ounce of melody detected anywhere just front to back metallic brutality, as evidenced by such over the top assaults as the album opener, "The Aftermath," as well as "Consuming Misery" and "Wrath of Vishnu," among others. Whether you love it or hate it, most would have to agree that Origin's Antithesis is certainly death metal at its most complex and challenging.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/1/2008
  • Label: Relapse
  • UPC: 781676700226
  • Catalog Number: 767002
  • Sales rank: 29,803

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Aftermath (4:34)
  2. 2 Algorithm (3:31)
  3. 3 Consuming Misery (3:56)
  4. 4 Wrath of Vishnu (4:43)
  5. 5 Finite (3:08)
  6. 6 The Appalling (2:54)
  7. 7 Void (0:39)
  8. 8 Ubiquitous (5:33)
  9. 9 The Beyond Within (3:20)
  10. 10 Antithesis (9:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Origin Primary Artist
Mike Flores Bass Guitar
Paul & Barry Ryan Guitar
John Longstreth Drums
Jeremy Turner Guitar
Technical Credits
Scott Hull Mastering
Mike Flores Composer
John Longstreth Composer
Robert Rebeck Engineer
Jeremy Turner Composer
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