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* LeaveNoSurvivors: "Pteropticon", in which Iso Subject 5 wipes out all opposition to his reign of terror.


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* ThePurge: "Pteropticon", in which Iso Subject 5 wipes out all opposition to his reign of terror.


* ActualPacifist: This appears to be DiSanto's philosophy in real life.

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* ActualPacifist: This appears to be DiSanto's [=DiSanto=]'s philosophy in real life.

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* ActualPacifist: This appears to be DiSanto's philosophy in real life.


* BlackMetal: In addition to progressive thrash, their sound borrows quite a bit from black metal; David [=DiSanto=]'s vocals definitely have a shriek to them, an they are known to incorporate a number of blast beats into their music (something not seen terribly often in "regular" thrash). Their music is also quite trebly, which is more associated with black metal than with thrash.

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* BlackMetal: In addition to progressive thrash, their sound borrows quite a bit from black metal; David [=DiSanto=]'s vocals definitely have a shriek to them, an they are known to incorporate a number of blast beats into their music (something not seen terribly often in "regular" thrash). Their music guitar tone is also quite trebly, which is more associated with black metal than with thrash.thrash (as a case study, compare Music/{{Metallica}}'s ''Music/MasterOfPuppets'' to Music/{{Ulver}}'s ''Nattens madrigal'').


* BlackMetal: In addition to progressive thrash, their sound borrows quite a bit from black metal; David [=DiSanto=]'s vocals definitely have a shriek to them, an they are known to incorporate a number of blast beats into their music (something not seen terribly often in "regular" thrash).

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* BlackMetal: In addition to progressive thrash, their sound borrows quite a bit from black metal; David [=DiSanto=]'s vocals definitely have a shriek to them, an they are known to incorporate a number of blast beats into their music (something not seen terribly often in "regular" thrash). Their music is also quite trebly, which is more associated with black metal than with thrash.

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* PowerBallad: "Collapse" from ''Terminal Redux''.


* XMeetsY: Probably best described Music/{{Voivod}} meets Music/{{Immortal}}.
** With some Coroner, Aspid, and Destruction thrown in for good measure.

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* AndIMustScream: Iso Subject 5, drifting in space for 13 years.
--> "All the years trapped in silence\\
All there was to confide in\\
Was my waning sense of worth"\\


* ConceptAlbum: ''Terminal Redux'' tells a full on SpaceOpera story about a VillainProtagonist who attains immortality and then sets out to conquer the galaxy.

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* ConceptAlbum: ''Terminal Redux'' tells a full on SpaceOpera story about Isolation Subject 5, a VillainProtagonist prisoner sent on a suicide mission into space who attains immortality makes contact with strange particles in a nebula and then sets out becomes immortal. Upon returning to conquer civilization, he becomes an EvilOverlord who conquers the galaxy.galaxy and establishes a totalitarian government. Eventually though, [[spoiler: he has a HeelRealization and returns to the nebula to finally die and lets his empire crumble away, hoping that humanity can build a better world from the ashes]].
* CrapsaccharineWorld: "Psychotropia" on ''Terminal Redux'', in which the protagonist builds a new society on the ashes of the previous galactic empire with the goal of creating a perfect, everlasting regime. Everyone is immortal, but aren't allowed to procreate, with the protagonist instead creating DesignerBabies and personally selecting people's genes in the womb so that no one can ever overthrow him.
--> "Psychotropia\\
An ageless utopia\\
Psychotropia\\
A shrouded dystopia"



* HeelRealization: "Collapse", the penultimate track on ''Terminal Redux''.



* LeaveNoSurvivors: "Pteropticon"

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* LeaveNoSurvivors: "Pteropticon""Pteropticon", in which Iso Subject 5 wipes out all opposition to his reign of terror.


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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: The end of ''Terminal Redux'']].


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* VillainProtagonist: Iso Subject 5 on ''Terminal Redux.''


* ConceptAlbum: ''Terminal Redux''

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* ConceptAlbum: ''Terminal Redux''Redux'' tells a full on SpaceOpera story about a VillainProtagonist who attains immortality and then sets out to conquer the galaxy.



** Averted big-time for the original ''Outer Isolation'' art, as well as on the cover for ''Terminal Redux''

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** Averted big-time for the original ''Outer Isolation'' art, as well as on the cover for ''Terminal Redux''Redux''.


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* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: The protagonist's motivation in ''Terminal Redux''.


Vektor is an American [[ProgressiveMetal progressive]] ThrashMetal band formed in 2003 under the name Locrian, but changed their name to Vektor by the next year. Since 2008 they have consisted of David [=DiSanto=] (vocals, guitar), Erik Nelson (guitar), Blake Anderson (drums) and Frank Chin (bass).

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Vektor is an American [[ProgressiveMetal progressive]] ThrashMetal band formed in 2003 under the name Locrian, but changed their name to Vektor by the next year. Since Between 2008 and 2016, they have consisted of David [=DiSanto=] (vocals, guitar), Erik Nelson (guitar), Blake Anderson (drums) and Frank Chin (bass).
(bass), though the latter three all left at the end of 2016, citing unnamed issues that had reached a breaking point. [=DiSanto=] clarified that the band was not over and that he would be finding a new lineup with him at the helm.


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* IAmTheBand: Dave as of now.


* MetalScream: [=DiSanto=] uses this quite a bit. His "helium shriek", in particular, is a defining element of his style.

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* MetalScream: Dave [=DiSanto=] is a Type 3, sporting a hoarse, nasally rasp with occasional extremely distinctive Type 4 highs (which he uses this quite a bit. His "helium shriek", in particular, is a defining element less of now due to the extremely physically taxing nature of his style.technique).


'''Vektor''' is an American [[ProgressiveMetal progressive]] ThrashMetal band formed in 2003 under the name Locrian, but changed their name to Vektor by the next year. Since 2008 they have consisted of David [=DiSanto=] (vocals, guitar), Erik Nelson (guitar), Blake Anderson (drums) and Frank Chin (bass).

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'''Vektor''' Vektor is an American [[ProgressiveMetal progressive]] ThrashMetal band formed in 2003 under the name Locrian, but changed their name to Vektor by the next year. Since 2008 they have consisted of David [=DiSanto=] (vocals, guitar), Erik Nelson (guitar), Blake Anderson (drums) and Frank Chin (bass).


* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Generally around the hard 8/low 9 area, sometimes climbing to a harder 9 or a softer 8, and some passages go much lower than that.

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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Generally around the hard 8/low 9 area, sometimes climbing to a harder 9 or a softer 8, and some passages go much lower than that. ''Collapse'' is by far the band's softest effort, falling around a high 5/low 6.

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* LeaveNoSurvivors: "Pteropticon"

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