Kin Beneath Chorus – Invia (Review)

Kin Beneath ChorusThis is the second album from Greek metal band Kin Beneath Chorus.

This is modern death metal with both metalcore and deathcore influences. Add to this a melodic delivery and atmospheric elements, and you have an album that succeeds in having a firm emotive base to its heart of aggression. Continue reading

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Interview with Moments

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Belgian hardcore bruisers Moments are soon to release their latest EP Outlast. If you haven’t heard the band before, then now is a great time to get acquainted with their emotive brand of melodic heaviness.

With a passion and an energy that can’t be denied, Outlast is the kind of short, kick-ass release that you just want more of. Denied, all you can do is play it again and lap up the extremely moreish modern music that they make. The band know how to write a good tune.

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Set Before Us – Enigmas (Review)

Set Before UsThis is the second EP by Swedish metalcore band Set Before Us.

Boasting a nice, solid sound, Set Before Us burst out of the speakers with passion, aggression, and melody. They make a good impression.

Passion, aggression, and melody pretty much sum this release up in many ways. The music is upbeat and energetic metalcore, with plenty of heavy breakdowns and ubiquitous melodic leads. It’s infectious and quite enjoyable. Continue reading

Of the Sun – Before a Human Path (Review)

Of the SunOf the Sun are a progressive metal band from the US and this is their second album.

This is an interesting brand of progressive metal – Of the Sun essentially take the groove metal of bands like Pantera and Lamb of God and mix it with a bit of modern progressive music that has hints of Gojira, Mastodon and Alice in Chains in it. Continue reading

Bear – /// (Review)

BearBear are a Belgian metal band and this is their third album.

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

Interview with A Breach of Silence

 

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A Breach of Silence’s third album Secrets boasts a marked progression in the band’s sound. Bigger, bolder, better and brighter than ever before, Secrets is an album that sticks in the mind. I’ve really enjoyed following this band’s development and progress over the years, and I have to say that Secrets is their most complete-sounding album to date. It really is a damn good listen, so make sure you check it out. Continue reading