Chicago sci-fi themed Death Metal Outfit NUCLEUS have teamed with Stereogum for the exclusive premiere of new song “Dosadi.” Stream it at the link below:
The song is taken from Sentient, NUCLEUS’ otherworldly debut album. Sentient will be released April 15 on Unspeakable Axe Records. Pre-order it at this location.
Drawing inspiration from outer limits of science-fiction, NUCLEUS plays a twisted and bizarre strain of death metal in the vein of ATHEIST and under-appreciated, yet boundary-warping innovators such as TIMEGHOUL and DEMILICH. Lyrically, Sentient steers away from the usual death metal topics in favor of themes based on the headier dimensions of Isaac Asimov, Arthur Clarke and Frank Herbert. Cover art for Sentient was painted by Dan Seagrave. The piece, which captures the album’s unusual essence and warped riffing, is one of the artist’s wildest and most colorful creations to date.
Album track “Cube” is streaming at: https://youtu.be/atCbVMm9vQQ
“Heavy as fuck but also intelligent and off-kilter musically. They would fit in well with the old school Florida metal scene that brought the world Death, Atheist and Cynic.”
– Progressive Music Planet
“A strain of death metal that hits the exact midpoint between the outer poles of Voivod and Wormed; riff-driven old school death metal heavily informed by technical thrash.”