Monthly Archives: September 2016

Veilburner – “The Obscene Rite”

I am a huge fan of black metal, death metal, and industrial metal. I am also a huge fan of genre bending and experimentation. I appreciate when artists take creative risks, and don’t go the safe route (as all too … Continue reading

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Dysrhythmia – “The Veil of Control”

My first exposure to Dysrhythmia was when they played before Intronaut and Cynic back in 2009. I was not prepared for what I was witnessing; it was a simple trio but the sounds they were making were chaotic and dense, … Continue reading

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Canadian prog metallers Tactus premiere second track from “Bending Light”

Fredericton, New Brunswick five piece progressive metal band TACTUS are unleashing their debut full length ‘Bending Light’ on October 7th. The album features ten outer limit prog tracks produced by the band with mixing and mastering by Jamie King (Between … Continue reading

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Noveria – “Forsaken”

Italy’s Noveria sound a lot like fellow countrymen DGM. Their approach is very similar. The main difference is that Noveria aren’t quite the songsmiths that DGM are. The riffs and hooks on “Forsaken” don’t really stay with you. Plus many … Continue reading

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Opeth – “Sorceress”

“Sorceress” is yet another highly anticipated Opeth album. It is not some flashback to the days of when they were doing progressive death metal. The album is very much a part of their current period or phase. Personally, I love … Continue reading

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The Dear Hunter – “Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional”

Casey Crescenzo and the band are back with the fifth album that’s part of their “Acts” theme. “Act IV” was released a year ago and for me, it was the best album that The Dear Hunter had released. While I … Continue reading

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