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Death Metal Monday: Indiana's OBSCENE Is Just Downright Malicious

They've dubbed themselves "Malicious Midwest Death Metal."


Mondays suck. Death metal doesn't. So let's start the week off by checking out a recently-released death metal album. And if you need more, check out all the previous editions of Death Metal Monday here.

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I have a strong feeling a lot of the Death Metal Monday features are going to deal with bands from the midwest. I'm not sure what it is about being from the middle of the United States, but y'all are pissed and it's awesome. For proof, look no further than Indiana's Obscene and their latest record .​.​.​From Dead Horizon To Dead Horizon. I mean come on, they classify themselves as "Malicious Midwest Death Metal." What else did you expect aside from seething rage and endless annihilation?

Aside from the top-tier death metal found throughout .​.​.​From Dead Horizon To Dead Horizon, vocalist Kyle Shaw recently spoke with Invisible Oranges to discuss the band's use of samples in their music.

"I've always been a fan of samples in music. A lot of what inspires me as a lyricist is a good amount of cinema and literature so in a way it's both paying tribute and using them as a manner of enhancing the material. Our guitarist Mike actually came thru with the intro sample for …From Dead Horizon, and it fit perfectly for what we wanted to accomplish.

"I mean, the whole Stone Cold one has taken on a life itself in its own right, haha. Some samples we've used have come from ol' Stone Cold, The VVitch, the Netflix Ted Bundy documentary, Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Near Dark, and The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover."

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Get .​.​.​From Dead Horizon To Dead Horizon here. The album was recorded by engineer Noah Buchanan (Midnight, Nunslaughter) at Mercinary Studios and mastered by Dan Swanö (Bloodbath, Edge Of Sanity) at Unisound AB,

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