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
Agrimonia’s music combines melodic, progressive, and post-metal elements, with doom, black metal, and hardcore influences. This results in long, involving songs that effectively balance both quality and quantity. Continue reading
Combining elements of technical, progressive, modern, avant-garde, dissonant, and melodic metal into 43 minutes of material, this is an album that packs a lot into its playing time and uses this to take the listener on quite a journey. Continue reading
Savage Messiah specialise in modern melodic metal, while combining elements of both old and new into their sound. Hands of Fate contains over 45 minutes of this anthemic, personable metal. Continue reading
Not only is this a band with just an amazing name, but ever since they first coalesced into existence around members of stunning personal favourites Soilent Green and Acid Bath, I’ve always had an incredible soft spot for Goatwhore. Continue reading
Torc play black metal with a few other influences which can be heard in the songs. Continue reading
This is quite a varied release that essentially boils down to about 40 minutes of epic extreme metal.
The music takes 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.
The Bearer play hardcore that’s influenced by metal – so far, so generic, right? Wrong. On paper this description may be accurate, but it doesn’t do The Bearer’s sound justice. Continue reading