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 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)”
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)”
This is modern death metal that contains elements of both groove metal and deathcore. Continue reading “Inferum – Modern Massacre (Review)”
This is industrial-tinged metal with a good sound and plenty of professional delivery. Continue reading “Killtek – Remains of Society (Review)”
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 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)”
This is modern metal that takes its primary influences from a combination of the cybermetal styles, (Fear Factory, Mnemic), and melodic groove metal, (Soilwork, In Flames, etc.), alongside a pinch of djent and industrial.
With this in mind, the band operate in the more commercial realm of the style, rather than on the heavier end as some bands do when incorporating these influences, (for the most part at least; that’s not to say the band can’t be heavy or more extreme when they want to). The songs work well in this context though, with the band’s clean vocal harmonies being Continue reading “Subliminal Fear – Escape from Leviathan (Review)”
This makes a good impression very early on. Despite play a kind of modern metal that takes from the Swedish melodic death metal scene of yore, as well as more modern and even some progressive/djent elements. Synergi is my first exposure to the band, and to my ears comes across as a mix of Darkane, In Flames, Fear Factory and Whitechapel.
With three guitarists, the music is nicely heavy and treads the line Continue reading “Despite – Synergi (Review)”
This is rhythmic groove metal with keyboard enhancements that takes influence from the cyber metal scene.
Despite the modern production though, it has somewhat of a 90s metal feel to it to me. This is not meant in any detrimental way. 3rd Machine seem Continue reading “3rd Machine – Quantified Self (Review)”