15:33 - ANGEL REAPER @theFist no ,i needed something to stretch my fingers while i am without my gear ...i made it for that purposes but if i make it sound better why not ...anyway since i have experience now i would try to make proper electric guitar
15:30 - theFIST sounds interesting and unusual, will you use it on your compilation song?
11:41 - Cynic Metalhead Screaming is right. i remember how rad it to see TBA infront of bands to know new album come out soon.
10:25 - PocketMetal I don't even remember it being on the right side, that must have been weird. :p
09:32 - ScreamingSteelUS The only change that ever really bothered me was moving the ShoutBox from the right side to the left side, and now I'm used to it. Now I'd be bothered if it were a different way.
09:15 - Cynic Metalhead i was part of old format of MS(usually be online as guest) and this new format os hell lot of better what MS was before.
01. Deuses Da Aurora Ancestral 02. Exortações De Oceloti 03. Taqui Ongo 04. Tawantinsuyo 05. Tzompantli 06. Guerra Do Mixton 07. Idolatrias 08. Kayanerehn Kowa
When I was first introduced to Miasthenia I was told they were somewhat similar to a kind of "Black Metal Turisas". When I first put the album on to play I could certainly pick the Black Metal but not the "epic marching into battle" type Folk Metal music that the Finnish band is well known for. Then I did kind of pick up on some rather delectable atmospheric/symphonic backing music to accompany the guitars which spread forth from quickly strummed high notes to some cold but heavy and slower shreds. It had been a while since I'd heard some decent Symphonic or Melodic Black Metal (or a good new discovery from Brazil too for that matter!) so this album Supremacia Ancestral (which means "Ancestral Supremacy" in Portuguese believe it or not) tickled my fancy.
By the time the third track on Supremacia Ancestral ("Taqui Ongo") came around I realised where the whole mention of the Turisas influence came from. This song starts with an incredibly uplifting brass instrument intro and thundering drums coupled with the aforementioned extremely impressive and speedy icy Black Metal strumming. Quite a few adjectives and adverbs in there I know but it's one of the many highlights on this album.
The highlight reel continues as the rest of Supremacia Ancestral is really just as good as the former tracks. The contrast of cold aggressive Pagan themed Black Metal and uplifting Symphonic music is still a great selling point for Miasthenia along with the impressive musicianship. As you can probably tell by now the guitar work is top notch, as is the thundering and fast-when-necessary drumming. Vocalist Hécate's harsh outbursts are quite fitting and not overdone as she skilfully entwines the aggression of a Death Metal growl in with a Black Metal rasp.
For a band which most might, upon briefly sampling their work, pass them off as a more Pagan/Folk influenced Dimmu Borgir, Miasthenia really put forward an album which you just want to continue delving into. Those into Black Metal (especially the melodic varieties) and Pagan/Folk styled Metal will surely be the first in line (but it isn't an exclusive queue) to find some interest in Supremacia Ancestral. A great concept album of South American pagan themed metal!