This is extreme metal that’s both atmospheric and progressive, borrowing liberally from many extreme metal styles and sub-genres, including modern progressive metal, post-metal, death metal, and black metal. Continue reading
I’ve enjoyed watching Wren develop across their 2015 split with Irk and then on their 2016 EP Host. Both releases impressed me and marked them out as ones to watch, placing them firmly on my radar. Well, it’s now 2017 and they’ve finally released their debut full length. It has been more than worth the wait. Continue reading
Here we have a decent-length slab of post-metal with stoner and doom elements chucked in for good measure. At just under 30 minutes in duration, it fills a hole that you may not have realised needed filling. Continue reading
Well, this is very good. Let’s make that clear from the start.
Providing a Continue reading
This is a slightly different take on what most post-metal bands are doing, and Dead Register have managed to pull off an unusual feat – Fiber is not an album that readily sounds like many others out there. Continue reading
What do you get if you take jazz-trained musicians and get them to unleash mayhem via emotive post-whatever distortion and passionate delivery? You get Dreamarcher. Their eponymous debut is Continue reading
Building atmosphere with steady grace and gentle insistence, Third Island take a subtle, almost-sensual approach to their post-metal explorations. That’s not to say that they don’t know how to ramp up Continue reading