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To Die As Kings [edit]
by The Ascendicate | Genre: Hard Rock/Metal | Release Date: February 10, 2009

Hailing from High Point, North Carolina, The Ascendicate is primed and ready to pounce on the metal world this February when they release their Solid State debut. With a load of catchy melodies weaved throughout each song, The Ascendicate is sure to be a favorite for fans of bands like Slipknot, Killswitch Engage and Sevendust. This album is a must buy for heavy music fans of all types!

Track Listing
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01. Scottish
02. You and Me (The Payoff)
03. Burden
04. Fire That Kid
05. Stay Right Here
06. Pride Of The Brutish
07. We Didn't Click
08. A Bit Of History
09. Fighting Words
10. One Day Without You

Entry last edited by fearfulsymmetry on 03.26.09

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Cool | Posted May 11, 2010
Although this seems like just another band to me, I do like several songs off of this album. Scottish is probably the best song off of this album. It’s quite easy to understand what is being sung and everything but I wouldn’t want to listen to this album all the time. I’d suggest listening to the songs first before buying any.

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Diggin' | Posted October 21, 2009
I heard of this band when the song "Scottish", and I thought when I heard this the significance of Slipknot and Killswitch Engage combined. When I heard the album, the insanity level was very high. Super riffs, nonstop use of double bass pedals, that was cool. This is something I would recommend not too highly but very much.

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Solid debut | Posted May 06, 2009
This was a band that I heard a lot about in certain circles, but hasn't been widely publicized. I heard people comparing the to Demon Hunter, which definitely excited me. When I got the cd, I was a little surprised that they did not sound anything like them. They sound more like a mix between Haste the Day and We as Human (if you know that upcoming band, if not you should check them out). To Die as Kings is a great debut album, containing variety and adrenaline pumping metal that's not too heavy, so you rock/moderate metal fans should check it out. Songs like Scottish and Fire that Kid are very good. I need to listen to it more to really pick out my favorites.

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Blown away | Posted March 11, 2009
I seriously cant put into words how excited i was when I first heard their stuff.Its rare for me to listen to a CD,hard rock or not,and like every song on it but this is one of those rare gems.From the first track to the last it is awesome.Anyone who likes hard rock,Demon Hunter or Slipknot,should get this CD very soon.

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To Die As Kings | Posted February 19, 2009
I read about these guys on Solid State's website about 6 months ago and just new from what they said that this cd would be good...but I didn't expect for it to be THIS good. The Ascendicate DEFINITELY has a bright future on the Christian metal scene!
Scottish,You And Me,We Didn't Click,Fire That Kid,and A Bit Of History are my absolute favorites...but all of the songs are very good!The Ascendicate would probably be for fans of:Slipknot,Underoath,Burden Of A Day,and Demon Hunter

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