Urn is epic, progressive, aggressive, and textured. It’s a release that has a lot to absorb and experience, requiring multiple sittings to really even start to get the most from it. This is a complex and emotive listen, one that’s highly rewarding and enjoyable. Continue reading
Catalyst are a death metal band that mix in elements of thrash, progressive, atmospheric, and modern metal into their music. Continue reading
Here we have 61 minutes of progressive metal/hardcore, the likes of which you rarely encounter among the faceless hordes of most nearly-interchangeable bands. 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
This is sludgy doom metal that has heart. It’s heavy music that doesn’t skimp on the emotive qualities that make sludge so compelling. Continue reading
This is a mix of the progressive versions of both metal and rock, one that manages to do justice to both.
The album has a professional, well-rounded production that shows off the band’s skills. Theirs is a strong, full-bodied sound that allows them the freedom to make the most of their music.
Okay, here we have – deep breath – atmospheric, progressive, melodic death metal. Well, that wasn’t so bad, actually. Continue reading
Behind the Sun play extreme metal that takes a progressive view of its influences, delivering half an hour or so of modern music that engages and satisfies. Continue reading