This is complex music, fusing modern progressive and technical metal influences with djent elements to create experimental extreme metal. Vignette is notable for many things, one of which is that it largely takes from the strengths of these styles and leaves the weaknesses floundering in the dust, which is not an easy feat to achieve. Continue reading
This is a modern brand of extremity, one that mixes elements of modern, melodic, technical death metal, and deathcore together into a sci-fi themed 24 minutes. Continue reading
This is modern death metal that contains elements of both groove metal and deathcore. Continue reading
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 love The Summoned’s past work, so now that we finally have a new album from them, it’s great to hear. Continue reading
This is a modern progressive/technical metal album that walks a path between ambient atmospheric soundscapes and Meshuggah-esque poly-rhythms and heaviness. Continue reading
I always enjoy a new techdeath release, especially when you never really know what you’re going to get when you press play.
In its dark heart this is a highly aggressive and Continue reading
Okay, so the album cover and band name pretty much sum up what this sounds like – you’re gonna get mauled.
This is a balanced offering of complex technical math metal and muscular, taut modern metal. It’s Continue reading