Sleep Waker – Alias (Review)

Sleep Waker - AliasThis is the second album from US metal band Sleep Waker.

Alias contains 31 as of modern metalcore spliced with elements of electronica and ambience. Continue reading “Sleep Waker – Alias (Review)”

Fear Factory – Aggression Continuum (Review)

Fear Factory - Aggression ContinuumFear Factory are an industrial metal band from the US and this is their tenth album.

Legendary metal band Fear Factory have returned, with another 49 minutes of cyber metal, a style they basically created. Fear Factory have such a distinctive and individual sound that when you hear them you instantly know who it is, and it Continue reading “Fear Factory – Aggression Continuum (Review)”

Kontagion – Kontagion (Review)

Kontagion - KontagionThis is the second album from Polish industrial metallers Kontagion.

Following on from their 2015 album [R-!-E]elentless and 2017 EP KO[R-!-E], Kontagion present us with 48 minutes of industrial metal on their latest outing. Continue reading “Kontagion – Kontagion (Review)”

Deathflux – Execrated (Review)

DeathfluxDeathflux are a UK metal band and this is their debut album.

Deathflux play a heavy and aggressive brand of metal. Mixing influences from groove metal and the NWOAHM with some more contemporary deathcore ones, and adding in some Continue reading “Deathflux – Execrated (Review)”

Kontagion – KO[R-!-E] (Review)

KontagionKontagion are an industrial metal band from Poland and this is their latest EP.

Was it really 2015 that¬†[R-!-E]lentless was released? Crikey. How time flies. Well, here we have a new 20 minutes of material from this industrial metal troupe that features a member of Unborn Suffer. Continue reading “Kontagion – KO[R-!-E] (Review)”

Inferum – Modern Massacre (Review)

InferumInferum are a death metal band from the Netherlands and this is their debut EP.

This is modern death metal that contains elements of both groove metal and deathcore. Continue reading “Inferum – Modern Massacre (Review)”

Colosso – Obnoxious (Review)

ColossoColosso are a Portuguese death metal band and this is their second album.

I really enjoy Colosso’s earlier work, (Abrasive Peace, for example), so Obnoxious is a release I was looking forward too.

The band have a track record of experimentation with their sound and looking to better themselves however they Continue reading “Colosso – Obnoxious (Review)”

Kontagion – [R-!-E]lentless (Review)

KontagionThis is the second album from Polish industrial metal band Kontagion.

Kontagion play industrial-tinged cybermetal, taking influence from the earlier of strains of the Fear Factory virus, and morphing itself into an altogether darker and more feral breed via some early¬†Slipknot/Mushroomhead influences and a touch of Godflesh, (of which there’s a cover version here of Crush My Soul).

This really does have a late 90s/early 00s feel Continue reading “Kontagion – [R-!-E]lentless (Review)”