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Esoteric




United Kingdom - Active.

Description

Death/Doom, Undefinable

Maybe the ultimate Doom Metal band creating a very powerful atmosphere filled with apathy, insanity, hate and disgust for the human race. Ultra slow music, very long tracks, a devastating, apocalyptic sound with samples (on their early releases) and highly distorted vocals. Their roots are in the early extreme Death/Doom and Funeral Doom sector, but their sound has always been unique enough to have had a significant impact on the development of Extreme Doom. 'The Maniacal Vale' marks a development towards a more melodic, clean and accessible sound, also in terms of production, but the band still maintains their trademark psychedelic flourishes and complex songwriting.

Discography

Esoteric Emotions: The Death of Ignorance1993NoneDemo Tape
Epistemological Despondency1994Aesthetic Death2CD
The Pernicious Enigma1997Aesthetic Death2CD
Metamorphogenesis1999Eibon RecordsCD
Esoteric Emotions: The Death of Ignorance (Reissue)2000NoneCDr
Epistemological Despondency (Reissue)2004Aesthetic Death2CD
Subconcious Dissolution Into the Continuum2004Season Of MistCD
The Maniacal Vale2008Season Of Mist2CD
Paragon of Dissonance2011Season Of MistCD
Epistemological Despondency (Remaster)2011Aesthetic Death2LP
Subconscious Dissolution Into The Continuum (Remaster)2012Aesthetic Death2LP
Paragon Of Dissonance2012Svart Records2LP
The Maniacal Vale (Reissue)2014Aesthetic Death3LP
The Pernicious Enigma (Remix)2016Aesthetic Death3LP

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Reviews

Esoteric Emotions: The Death of Ignorance (1993)
Epistemological Despondency (1994)
The Pernicious Enigma (1997)
Metamorphogenesis (1999)
Esoteric Emotions: The Death of Ignorance (Reissue) (2000)
Subconcious Dissolution Into the Continuum (2004)
The Maniacal Vale (2008)
Paragon of Dissonance (2011)
The Pernicious Enigma (Remix) (2016)

Interviews

Interview with Esoteric (2012-04-11).
Interview with Esoteric (2016-08-01).

Misc

Because the tracks can range anything from +- 3 minutes to +- 27 minutes, most of their albums became double CDs (due to the extremely long running time). The re-release of 'Esoteric Emotions: The Death of Ignorance' was unofficial and on CDr, but nevertheless the demo tracks were remastered.

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