Review: ScalpelCentury in the Boilpit

Something bizarre is boiling in Boston. All the way back in 2017, still bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, I wrote a TTT blurb for Scalpel‘s last record, Methods to Delusion. Younger Me noted that their style of death metal was “almost too tech.” Older Me would like to rectify this to “just tech enough,” finding that it’s probably this influence that allows the record to take as many intriguing twists and turns as it does. Indeed, Younger Me himself (myself? Surely not) lauded the shift “between ‘over-the-top’ and ‘jam’ mode” that was evident in a preview track, and while Older Me couldn’t … Continue reading Review: ScalpelCentury in the Boilpit