I really enjoyed 2017’s La Partition, so it’s good to have some more material from the band. On Paragon Uneven Structure run through 53 minutes of modern progressive metal that demonstrates a band at the height of their abilities. Continue reading
This is the third album from Algebra, a thrash metal band from Switzerland.
Having been impressed with 2014’s Feed the Ego, it’s been far too large of a gap between Algebra releases for my liking. Well, there’s almost an hour of material on Pulse?, including a fiery Sepultura cover, so I feel like the band have made up for their absence. Continue reading
Betraying the Martyrs play keyboard-enriched metalcore that contains elements of both technical and nu-metal. The band’s sound makes for a dynamic listen that doesn’t pull punches, either musically or emotionally. Roughly a mix of Bleeding Through, American Headcharge, Carnifex, Korn, Born of Osiris, and Slipknot, Rapture is a rich and enjoyable album. Continue reading
Exploring the darkness of loss and the emotional impact/response of/to this, Migration contains 44 minutes of music that bares its soul as well as its fangs. Continue reading
Playing abrasive sludge metal with some elements of stoner thrown into the mix, All I Hope For is 39 minutes of harsh, hateful heaviness. Continue reading
I’ve been a fan of Aktaion ever since their debut album Throne in 2015. They then followed this up with the improved The Parade of Nature a year later. The bigger gap between that album and Above Empires seems to have paid off, and the band’s third album truly sees them blossoming even bigger. Continue reading
Killswitch Engage are one of the larger, more recognisable names out there in the metal landscape, and I’m sure they need little introduction. Suffice it to say that they’re a big deal in certain circles. Continue reading