This is a very accomplished hour or so of doom metal, interleaved with elements of progressive rock, blues rock, and atmospheric metal. Continue reading
This is a sprawling, ambitious piece of work. At almost 100 minutes in length, this is a double album full of progressive delights and lesser-travelled journeys. Continue reading
This is 45 minutes of progressive doom/sludge brought to us by ex-members of the phenomenal Light Bearer. Continue reading
Slug Comparison’s self-titled debut album, was a very enjoyable and well-realised 41 minutes of modern rock. It reminded me of a mix of elements of bands like Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, Steven Wilson, and Sunna. Continue reading
This release contains two songs, has less than 9 minutes of music, and is instrumental in nature. It’s basically to whet the appetite. Continue reading
One of the reasons I love what I do at Wonderbox Metal is that I get exposed to some amazing music that I might not have ever encountered otherwise. This latest release by Vin de Mia Trix is exactly one of the reasons why I find running this site so fulfilling.
So, here we have a colossal album full of unrestrained ambition, with the musical talent to back it up. This weighty release only contains four tracks, but the entire playing time clocks in at a mighty 98 minutes. Continue reading
Featuring current and ex members of bands such as Candlemass, The Doomsday Kingdom, Jupiter Society, Tiamat, and Evergrey, you know a lot of experience and talent is going to be present on this album before you even listen to it. Continue reading
Featuring members of Soilwork, Arch Enemy, and Witchery, (among many others), this is something of a different beast from these other bands, and presents us with 50 minutes of classic rock with some progressive overtones. 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.
This is post-black metal with avant-garde tendencies. However, this is a very simplistic description of what you’ll find on Futility Report; the music is anything but simple.