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1) Origin is an American band from Topeka, Kansas/ They formed in 1998 by Guitarist/Vocalists Paul Ryan and Jeremy Turner. They were soon joined by Clint Appelhanz (Bass), Mark Manning (Vocals) and George Fluke (Drums).
On July 4th, 1997, Paul Ryan and Jeremy Turner, acquaintances through mutual friends, had a conversation that would change their lives. Shortly thereafter, the two guitarists/vocalists got together and started jamming with the intent to create a band embodying blistering speed, total brutality, technical proficiency, and the utmost in quality musicianship.

In October, 1997, they convinced long-time friend Clint Appelhanz to put down his guitar, pick up a bass and join them. Coincidentally, Paul was also good friends with vocalist Mark Manning, who possessed an unbelievably monstrous voice of unmatched ferocity. After hearing the damage the existing members had rendered, Mark aligned himself with the nascent group.

In January, 1998, the quartet found drummer George Fluke, who enabled the artists to push the boundaries of their music even further. Finally, after deciding on a moniker that best represented their vision, the unearthly entity known as ORIGIN was created. Four months after formation, ORIGIN landed a high-profile gig opening for SUFFOCATION, and unleashed on the unsuspecting crowd a torrent of unbelievably technical, pulverizing death metal.

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  • srm90

    @ABHORRANCE666 Wow, you were the one to drop the bad news on me. I assumed they were coming here since that is the case 95% of the time. At least I was able to see them last Saturday despite the short set and I'm sure they'll be back here before I know it.

    Yesterday 7:39am Reply
  • Cryptorium

    Informis is still the best album for me.

    22 Jul 11:29am Reply
  • ABHORRANCE666

    Damnit, the All Things Dead Tour isn't coming to Southern California. However, Origin easily had one of the best sets at Summer Slaughter the other day. Really good stage presence and crowd participation. I just wish they had more than 25 minutes to play. They did play a lot from Omnipresent, and those songs are certainly killer live.

    21 Jul 4:09pm Reply
  • roadkillfacepnt

    Omnipresent is pretty fuckin' gnarly, I still prefer Entity, it's probably on the same level as Antithesis for me

    19 Jul 5:23pm Reply
  • jonowev

    I think they've gone for a bit more of a groove-based approach this time around and it works for me.. However i'd say their peak up until this point has been Antithesis.

    15 Jul 5:29pm Reply
  • AS_Luemmel

    omnipresent is pretty meh... I mean I admit that I have already a hard time hearing through a whole album of origin, because the songs really acquire your full attention and my hearing adapts to the blasting pretty qucik so that all sounds like one continuous hotchpotch, but Antithesis and Entity had really catchy parts in their songs and a lot more variation going on than omnipresent in my opinion. Just sounds like the songs are going nowhere and even the interludes and some ideas like the d-beat in redistribution being kidna neat, they don't raise this album above your average tech death. I guess the first time I'm a little bit disappointed by Origin

    15 Jul 12:59pm Reply
  • jonowev

    Okay this new one rules! Not a second wasted anywhere on the damn thing, just 34 mins of chug/blast/groove/sweep/repeat.

    11 Jul 10:54pm Reply
  • Niler88

    ive fell in love with Continuum

    11 Jul 9:20pm Reply
  • drimek

    new album crushes!!!

    11 Jul 6:44pm Reply
  • DemetriDyslexik

    Thrall:Fulcrum:Apex \\m/

    10 Jul 8:32am Reply
  • Sculpy

    sixj0k3rsx, I disagree. The brevity keeps things moving along at a good, fast clip. Origin writing longer songs that slowed-down more often (on Antithesis) was a backward move into more generic death metal territory for me. Echoes is their fastest, most intense, most uniquely "Origin" album, with just a couple, iconic longer tracks (like Staring From the Abyss), and i'm glad they've been moving back to shorter if not faster material.

    10 Jul 3:03am Reply
  • TranslucentForm

    Omnipresent: Amazing. [11]

    9 Jul 9:28pm Reply
  • iPowder

    Yes! I can't wait to see them on the All Things Dead Tour on Aug. 27th! This is quite the band lineup! |m|

    8 Jul 9:20pm Reply
  • ochuel

    So many killer metal albums out in 2014 so far! Omnipresent rocks!!!

    7 Jul 10:21pm Reply
  • sixJ0k3rsx

    Strong album, but i would've loved a couple longer songs. Those 3 minute dashes aren' t that much fun to listen over and over again.

    25 Jun 6:46am Reply
  • nuorimaa

    New album is a fucking killer.

    21 Jun 3:56pm Reply
  • Mr_Maxe

    The d beat in Redistribution of Filth is fucking tasty [2]

    19 Jun 10:07pm Reply
  • ABHORRANCE666

    Omnipresent is killer. A lot of variation going on from song to song.

    19 Jun 9:27pm Reply
  • kauleone

    Omnipresent: Amazing. [10]

    19 Jun 3:08pm Reply
  • Gitarrenkloppi

    If you like technical Death Metal, check Spreading Miasma from Germany: https://www.facebook.com/SpreadingMiasma?ref_type=bookmark

    19 Jun 9:16am Reply
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