Category Archives: atmospheric metal

Uneven Structure – “La Partition”

France’s Uneven Structure released a great debut album in 2011 called “Februus.” It was a great balance of djent-infused prog metal and ethereal atmosphere. Since then the band re-issued their experimental EP “8” but that’s been it. The band has … Continue reading

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Hologram Earth – “Black Cell Program”

It would be easy just to classify Hologram Earth as another djent disciple of Meshuggah. And to be honest, they are quite similar when it comes to the basics of polyrhythms and palm muting. But there’s A LOT different about … Continue reading

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Moonloop – “Devocean”

“Devocean” is the long awaited follow up from Spanish prog metal masters Moonloop. It’s been five years since their debut album “Deeply from the Earth.” In the meantime, front man Eric Baulenas has been quite busy with other projects, one … Continue reading

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Without Waves – “Lunar”

Somewhere between order and chaos, you will find the latest album by Chicago’s Without Waves, “Lunar.” The album changes quite regularly from chaotic math metal like you’d hear from Converge or even the Dillinger Escape Plan to a more ethereal, … Continue reading

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Disperse – “Foreword”

When a band puts out a stellar album, one of two things can happen when it comes to the next album. They either try too hard to replicate the same formula and it comes off as a bad photocopy of … Continue reading

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Enslaved taps Håkon Vinje of Seven Impale as new keyboardist

Enslaved played at Garage Bergen on Sunday Feb. 26th for the first time with their new keyboardist Håkon Vinje of Seven Impale! Last year long time keyboardist Herbrand Larsen left the band after 12 years. Seven Impale are one of … Continue reading

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Dool – “Here Now, There Then”

Having liked The Devil’s Blood’s final album, “The Thousandfold Epicentre,” I was very intrigued to hear what the band’s former rhythm section would come up with in their new band Dool. Since bassist Job van de Zande and drummer Micha … Continue reading

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