From the prolific mind behind Barrabus, Medulla Nocte, Lazarus Blackstar, The Sontaran Experiment, and more, this is crazy stuff. A sort of chaotic, avant-garde grind/hardcore blend of violence and insanity, Bedwetter have unleashed seven minutes of frenzied absurdity on the world. Continue reading
Idylls are ferocious and uncompromising. They play chaotic, violent hardcore, and they play it very well. Continue reading
This is a hefty and ambitious experimental doom release. It has a basis in metal, but frequently incorporates non-metal elements into the music, to great effect. Continue reading
Here we have 56 minutes of modern progressive metal that throws in elements of technical and atmospheric metal into the mix, as well as some post-rock and jazz. Continue reading
Flowers of the Lily boasts a lot of complex, technical playing. This has been structured into progressive music with black/death leanings, and peppered with avant-garde, classical, and jazz influences. Continue reading
Exist have taken the torch from forerunners such as Atheist, Death, and Cynic, and are truly running with it. This means we get an old-school influenced version of the progressive/technical death metal style, as laid down by the aforementioned masters, despite the modern veneer and sparkling production. Continue reading
How to describe this? It’s not easy. Well, I think I’ll just sidestep the entire issue and call it a metal album and be done with it. Then I’ll run away and hide. So, ‘metal’ loosely covers it in a general sense, I suppose, but what an injustice a simple genre tag can be.
This is an album that’s as insane as the album cover. Continue reading
Yep, I don’t really know much about this, other than the fact that this is 20 minutes of experimental death metal that does more right than it does wrong. Continue reading
This is post-black metal with avant-garde tendencies. However, this is a very simplistic description of what you’ll find on Futility Report; the music is anything but simple.