Wasting no time setting out their sound in no uncertain terms, as soon as you press play Death Remains burst into life with the appropriately titled Destroy. Continue reading
The music on this album is surprisingly wide in scope. Taking in everything on the shiny end of the musical spectrum, from stadium rock, alternative metal, modern metal, a bit of djent, and sometimes outright pop influences; Imminence have produced an album of sparkling tunes that thankfully have a bit more to them than just their impressive shine. 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
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
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
Darkest Hour are one of the original and best proponents of combining hardcore, metal and thrash.
One of the first to take the Continue reading
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
I enjoyed their 2014 EP Ghosts Like Her, so it’s good to see the band putting out their first full-length release.
However, a lineup change, including a new singer, mean that the Ghost Season of 2017 is a different beast to that of their first EP. Continue reading
Blind World mixes the progressive, technical and modern metal strains together with the djent style into 39 minutes of heavy beats, complex riffs and catchy songs.
The vocals mix guttural shouts and Continue reading