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    I don't see why you'd want to buy just the intro. ):

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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    After putting eight 2-disc sets up for sale on 3/14, seven of them sold out within 12 hours, the last one sold after 6. So for 4/20, I'm putting up eight times that amount up for sale. I'm selling 64 sets of The Ilusen's Fallacy up for sale for 4/20, a date that bears all kinds of significance.

    Each disk was handmade by myself, and each set comes with both discs in a jewel case.

    If you have any special requests for your purchase, feel free to leave them in a message.

    - Keegan Ostrowski

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  • Cassette + Digital Album

    For this year's 8/8, the birthdate of The Ilusen's Fallacy, we're proud to announce The Ilusen's Fallacy's "Green Tapes"! Each copy is The Ilusen's Fallacy placed onto a 90 minute lustrous, shimmering green cassette tape. Every tape contains mastered audio, was self-recorded, and was homeprinted by Keegan Ostrowski himself.

    Another very important announcement we have is new member, Marco Minnemann, on the drums! Featured in Necrophagist, Metalocalypse, The Aristocrats, self-performance, and much more, Marco has accepted to join together with Keegan to bring forth a solidly engineered publication of chaos. Coming 8/8/18, the redux of The Ilusen's Fallacy will arrive to replace the current demonstration you hear before you.

    Finally, in celebration of this year's 8/8, we're bringing everything down from $16 to $8. Anyone who has paid more than $8, shows support, or has shown support before 8/8/18 will get a free copy of the redux coming next year, along with something very special.

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about

Inaugural serves as a "hidden" intro which plays at the start of the album, but isn't part of any of the official songs, meant to fool the listener into believing they're listening to something much more Lo-Fi than the album provides.

Starting with a low quality folk intro played by Grant Garcia on a 7-string acoustic guitar, the song begins with very simple chords until it graduates into a very intense and high fidelity medieval intro, with the thick tone the rest of the album has to offer.

After a dramatic break, the folk turns heavier, with aggressive riffs and strengthened melodies, as the song unfolds into something much more diverse, turning to a progressive jazz in 5/4 triplets, then a theme that recurs later in the album in 7/8, then finally ending with a few symphonic strikes at the end of the song to show Keegan is dead serious about what he writes.

credits

from The Ilusen's Fallacy, track released August 8, 2016
Main guitars: Keegan Ostrowski
Bass: Linus Klausenitzer
Intro guitars: Grant Garcia

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Ilusen's Fallacy San Diego, California

7-string progressive death metal, written by 19-year old multi-instrumentalist Keegan Ostrowski located in San Diego, California.

Guitars, bass, drums, symphony, and lyrics written by Keegan Ostrowski.

7-string guitars recorded by Keegan Ostrowski.

7-string fretless bass recorded by Linus Klausenitzer of Obscura and Alkaloid.

Writing started in 2013
88.88 minutes
(1:28:52.52)
Released 8/8/16
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