This Day In Music History: December 14th, 1999 – Poison The Well release iconic debut album, “The Opposite Of December”

When Poison The Well released their debut album The Opposite Of December in (fittingly) December of 1999, the music scene – and especially metalcore and its offshoots – was a far different place. Y2K was a few short weeks away, too! The explosion of the genre with bands like Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall was a few years off, but rest assured that time has not dampened this album’s influence in the music scene.

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Intronaut unveils details of new album ‘Fluid Existential Inversions’, launches first new song in 5 years, “Cubensis”

In the almost 5 years since their most recent album The Direction Of Last Things, acclaimed metal band Intronaut have seen many similar acts try to take their sludge metal sound and adapt it into very different ways. However, the band’s previous 5 full-lengths have all been impressive in their own right, blazing a trail for future progressive and metal bands to follow – and on their new single “Cubensis”, the band’s prolific talent shows growth as well. Did we mention drumming extraordinaire Alex Rudinger played on the band’s upcoming full-length as well? Fluid Existential Inversions drops in February of next year, and if their new single “Cubensis” is any indication, we may well have an early 2020 AOTY contender, too. You won’t want to miss their North American tour with Cult Of Luna and Emma Ruth Rundle, which also starts just a day after album release day.

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