History Music / Revocation

3rd Apr '17 5:57:48 PM HSpiritOfVengeance
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* ProtestSong: Quite common, with ''Great Is Our Sin'' in particular being filled to the brim with these.
2nd Apr '17 8:46:31 PM Metalhead14
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2nd Apr '17 8:45:41 PM Metalhead14
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In August 2013, the band released their [[SelfTitledAlbum self-titled]] fourth album. After their contract with Relapse expired, they signed with Metal Blade Records in 2014 and released ''Deathless'', their fifth full-length, that same year. As of 2015, Phil Dubois-Coyne has announced his exit from the band, citing numerous life circumstances that led to his having to make that decision while also stressing that there is absolutely no bad blood and that they are still his best friends. As of June 26, 2015, [[Music/ThreeInchesOfBlood Ash Pearson]] is officially their new drummer, though he has unofficially held that slot since at least April. ''Great Is Our Sin'', their first release with Pearson behind the kit, will drop on July 22nd, 2016.

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In August 2013, the band released their [[SelfTitledAlbum self-titled]] fourth album. After their contract with Relapse expired, they signed with Metal Blade Records in 2014 and released ''Deathless'', their fifth full-length, that same year. As of 2015, Phil Dubois-Coyne has announced his exit from the band, citing numerous life circumstances that led to his having to make that decision while also stressing that there is absolutely no bad blood and that they are still his best friends. As of June 26, 2015, [[Music/ThreeInchesOfBlood Ash Pearson]] is officially their new drummer, though he has unofficially held that slot since at least April. ''Great Is Our Sin'', their first release with Pearson behind the kit, will drop dropped on July 22nd, 2016.
2016.

Oh, and [[Film/PowerRangers2017 Trini Kwan]] likes to blast them while doing yoga in dangerous locations.
5th Feb '17 8:30:30 AM HasturHasturHastur
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* MetalBandMascot: Unofficially, there's Hoss the [[GagPenis giant dildo]], the likes of whom is primarily used for pranks on other musicians.

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* MetalBandMascot: Unofficially, there's there was Hoss the [[GagPenis giant dildo]], the likes of whom is primarily which they used for pranks on other musicians.musicians before retiring him after Phil left.
* MetalScream: Dave is a Type 1 who occasionally pulls off Type 2s, while Dan is a Type 3 (along with Anthony before him).



* TheStoner: Dan and Brett.



* VocalEvolution: Dave started out with a higher, more shout-like style that occasionally invited comparisons to metalcore; as time went on, he gradually lowered it to more of a growl and also started using cleans on ''Chaos of Forms'' on an intermittent basis.
* XMeetsY: Music/TheFaceless meets Music/DemolitionHammer.

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* VocalEvolution: Dave started out with a higher, more shout-like style that occasionally invited comparisons to metalcore; as time went on, he gradually lowered it to more of a growl and also started using cleans on ''Chaos of Forms'' on an intermittent basis.
* XMeetsY: Music/TheFaceless meets Music/DemolitionHammer.
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1st Feb '17 1:18:13 PM Metalhead14
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Revocation is an American technical death metal/thrash metal band. Characterized by their [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly highly eclectic]] sound that combines elements of countless metal and non-metal genres, as well as frontman David Davidson's unique, versatile guitar style, Revocation has made a tremendous rise in a short period of time, having netted a lucrative contract with heavyweight metal label Relapse Records, as well as embarking on numerous high-profile tours, and it doesn't look as if they're going to stop any time soon.

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Revocation is an American technical death metal/thrash metal band. Characterized by their [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly highly eclectic]] sound that combines elements of countless metal and non-metal genres, as well as frontman David Davidson's unique, versatile guitar style, Revocation has made a tremendous rise in a short period of time, having netted a lucrative contract with heavyweight metal label Relapse Records, as well as embarking on numerous high-profile tours, and it doesn't look as if they're going to stop any time soon.


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** ''Great Is Our Sin'' featured slightly more frequent clean vocals and did away with whatever little thrash the last two albums had left.
14th Jan '17 10:36:17 AM Theatre_Maven_3695
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* TheStoner: Dan.
14th Jan '17 10:35:05 AM Theatre_Maven_3695
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8th Oct '16 1:45:56 AM tenryufan
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* NoExportForYou: Their cover of Exhorder's "Death in Vain", which was a Japanese bonus track on ''Existence'', as well as their cover of "[[Music/{{Metallica}} Dyers Eve]]" on the self-titled, but that is slightly subverted insofar as the Japanese version of the self-titled was also offered in the US in very limited quantities as a preorder.
* OldShame: Their Cryptic Warning days, to some degree; they're not too happy with them, but it's less about the music itself and more about the naivety and lack of foresight they displayed, culminating in the less-than-stellar production job of their full-length that was due to their picking the first producer that they found regardless of his actual experience with metal.



* PromotedFanboy: Dan.



* WriteWhatYouKnow: "A Debt Owed to the Grave" was inspired by the time that Dave spent working in the morgue of a hospital, as his job largely entailed moving bodies down to the basement. At face value, it's about leaving payment for Charon, but it's also just as much about his realization that he essentially was a ferryman for the dead.
29th Jul '16 6:40:18 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* {{Instrumentals}}: "Alliance and Tyranny", "Stillness", "Enter the Hall", "Across Forests and Fjords", "Fractal Entity", "Spastic", and "Apex".

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* {{Instrumentals}}: "Alliance and Tyranny", "Stillness", "Enter the Hall", "Across Forests and Fjords", "Fractal Entity", "Spastic", "Apex", and "Apex"."The Exaltation".
12th Jul '16 10:05:46 AM Metalhead14
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* XMeetsY: [[Music/{{Exodus Band}} Exodus]] meets Music/{{The Faceless}} meets Music/{{Death}} meets Music/{{The Dillinger Escape Plan}}. Yes, really.

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* XMeetsY: [[Music/{{Exodus Band}} Exodus]] Music/TheFaceless meets Music/{{The Faceless}} meets Music/{{Death}} meets Music/{{The Dillinger Escape Plan}}. Yes, really.Music/DemolitionHammer.
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