This is technical death metal that’s relatively low key in how it shows off, choosing the usually superior route of concentrating on the actual songs themselves rather than ostentatious showmanship. A wise choice. Continue reading
Impureza play death metal mixed with Iberian musical influences. This means we get acoustic and flamenco guitars, folk melodies, and Spanish lyrics, all combined with a brutal/technical death metal core. Also featuring some additional guests Continue reading
Normally a solo project, the main-man-behind-the-band has been joined by others on this release, helping to flesh out his sound even further than previously. 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
What a humongous noise Hideous Divinity make! Blasting brutality and intricate technicality mix together like they were born for it as the band ram 48 minutes of heavy, muscular Continue reading
First impression – the album art is amazing.
Despite being around for a very long time at this point, and despite having first heard of them an almost equally long time ago, this is my first actual encounter with Rudra and their so-called Vedic metal. Continue reading
Much in the same way that Nile are heavily influenced by ancient Egypt and incorporate musical influences from this into their sound and style, Ade do the same thing only their focus rests on ancient Rome.
These ancient influences come across in the music in a variety of ways, whether that’s incorporated into melodies and lyrics, (some of which are in Latin); layered in added orchestration and instruments; or even in some Continue reading