2016’s Xenocide was an exemplar of modern brutality, with its alien melodies and extraterrestrial themes. Hell Will Come for Us All is a different beast; although still recognisably the same band in some respects, the Aversions Crown of 2020 is more grounded in the present, with a corresponding increase in brutally destructive heaviness, and a sound more reminiscent of some of their peers. Continue reading
Australians seem to know how to tear out some decent extreme metal, and Prometheus is a very enjoyable listen if you’re partial to modern heavy music. Yep, fans of Aversions Crown, Thy Art Is Murder, Fit for an Autopsy, and the like are advised to check this out.
Xenocide, the latest album by Australian band Aversions Crown, is 50 minutes of the best kind of modern extremity. Fusing cutting-edge death metal with haunting atmospherics and a streamlined sophistication, the songs that make up this release are brutal, relentless and catchy enough to make it seem like getting your face ripped off over and over again is a good thing.
We talked to the band’s guitarist Mick Jeffery to get you in the mood for some of their ultra-brutality… Continue reading
This is modern, sophisticated death metal with haunting atmospherics that accompany the relentless brutality. With a science fiction theme that provides an overarching story for the album, Aversions Crown spend 50 minutes telling a brutal and engaging tale. Continue reading