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The Amenta are an Industrial Death Metal band from Australia. They evolved from a black metal band known as Crucible of Agony, changing their name to The Amenta in 2001. Over their career their musical style has shifted noticeably; the band's first album Occasus, released in 2004, was noticeably more influenced by blackened death metal, while in later releases the band's industrial element has become more prominent.

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Album: The Amenta – Flesh Is Heir

March 28th, 2013

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The Amenta
Flesh Is Heir
Listenable Records
26 March 2013

by Daniel Cairns

As someone that went utterly batshit over The Amenta’s second album n0n, Flesh Is Heir initially felt a bit… off. n0n was (deep breath now) the best metal album of 2008, a savage cacophony of industrial, ambient, death and black metal, replete with lashings of nihilism and loathing. Which was nice. The first few tracks on Flesh Is Heir don’t sound anywhere near as hopeless (in a good “argh, fuck this world” way, not in a “christ this sounds shit” way) or disgusted.

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