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Galar
Wicked Mung

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From: USA

  01.07.2007 at 20:24
I.C.E(Imperial Crystalline Entombment) is a brutal/black metal band out of the United States(Maryland). Personally, I think this is one of the best "new" acts in the black metal scene. You can check them out here http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=73387075&MyToken=ea36dba2-d0f0-4460-a7dc-0b9f60d9f432
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Eternal Flames

Posts: 1570

Age: 24
From: Australia

  02.07.2007 at 02:59
Pretty good band. I've got "Apocalyptic End in White" and it's certainly some brutal black metal. There's some nice blistering riffs and the drumwork is brilliant. The blastbeats are incredibly fast yet there's still some great fills throughout the album. Also another thing that really stood out was the nice clean production however, it's still not over-produced. And not to forget to mention, the riffs are bloody amazing. Definitely one of their strong points.

The artwork on the album cover is pretty cool too. They have a mysterious feel to the art. Anyway, they are definitely one of the better new black metal bands I've heard. Hopefully it shouldn't taken too long for them to sign with a new label and get another release in the works.
AntaeusM
Elite

Posts: 4872

Age: 26
From: The Netherlands

  02.07.2007 at 05:31
Written by Galar on 01.07.2007 at 20:24

I.C.E(Imperial Crystalline Entombment) is a brutal/black metal band


well, it depends on what you would like to call brutal..

I remember there was quite a lot of talking about them here on metalstorm when they released their first album. Wasn't this the band that mocked Immortal? Personally I thought that kind of jokes are kind of outdated.

Musically they are okay, but I wouldn't say they do something refreshing for black metal, they just play casual black metal that is clearly influenced by Immortal. It isn't bad, but it tends to get boring quite fast.
Galar
Wicked Mung

Posts: 597
From: USA

  02.07.2007 at 06:25
Only time will tell what this band will mature into. Im curious to see if they will keep the "raw" additude, or put some melody into their music. As of right now, I really like this band. But there is really nothing unique about the music.
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Damnated
Churchburner

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Age: 25
From: Romania

  02.07.2007 at 15:02
nothing special. the music is pertty boring, and it fails to deliver anything. i don't even apreciate the immortal influence...
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NOИ

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  22.02.2008 at 21:08
a joke band, copying Immortal and trve grim Norwegian black metal (and not only) clichés. average music though, reminds me Immortal and Marduk.
The Turbanator

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Age: 28
From: Malaysia

  24.04.2010 at 02:05
The only song I like is Astral Frost Invocation.

WE ARE FUCKING ICEEEEEEEEEEEE!!
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!J.O.O.E.!
Thought Police

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Age: 30
From: UK

  24.04.2010 at 02:34
I've had a brief listen to these guys in the past and the fact I can't remember what they sound like suggests their name is far more awesome than their music.
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Ave Sathanas!

Posts: 843

Age: 30
From: Canada

  25.04.2010 at 08:19
Not bad for a bunch of Yanks. I have their LP but, don't listen to it too often.
SerratedSyringe

Posts: 510

Age: 22
From: USA

  26.04.2010 at 05:12
I just listened to their myspace page, and I have to say I like it. A lot. To be honest, I could care less if they are an Immortal knock-off. Musically the're solid, maybe not original, but certainly not bad.
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