This is modern and emotive progressive metal that marries some latter-day Anathema influences with a melodic death metal side; think Ensiferum and Wintersun for a starting point. The resulting Continue reading
It seems like an age since Alterbeast released their stunning debut album Immortal, which was a masterclass in how to create enjoyable modern, technical death metal. Well now the band are back, with a new lineup too, it seems. Continue reading
In Vain offer us 42 minutes of progressive death metal with a melodic death/black metal edge. It’s a well-received offering, and Currents is a satisfying and well-written album. Continue reading
On the long side for an EP, this is almost 28 minutes of ferocious, modern death metal.
After the usual rather pointless intro, we’re straight into the action, with the band revealing themselves to be a modern blending of brutal and melodic death metal. Continue reading
Here we have 20 minutes of enjoyable upbeat aggression, with a fiery heart and some decent riffs. Continue reading
Apparently a rerecording of the band’s 2011 demo Зеркало Города, Mirror City is bright and shiny metal, but not without bite. Continue reading
Specialising in its own brand of stylish and sharp aggression, Stigma is almost 20 minutes of modern extreme metal that hits the spot quite nicely. Continue reading