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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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Chronologist – “Cartographer”

I remember getting demos from Boston based band Chronologist a few years back and I was very impressed with what I heard. So when I was contacted to review their first full length album “Cartographer,” I was excited. Since then … Continue reading

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Dolcetti – “Arriver”

Whimsical yet serious, melodically surprising and rhythmically challenging are the phrases that immediately come to mind while listening to the sophmore recording of Italy’s Dolcetti, entitled “Arriver.” The guitar stylings of Gianni Rojatti, to my ears, are steeped in the … Continue reading

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TesseracT – “Errai”

Kscope has pulled some “stunts” before by re-releasing albums with bonus discs or even has double disc “budget” releases. So it’s not a surprise that they re-released TesseracT’s “Polaris” album with a bonus disc called “Errai.” “Errai” features 4 songs … Continue reading

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Oddland – “Origin”

Finland’s Oddland have had an interesting journey in their relatively young career. The band was formed in 2003 and in 2011, the band won Suomi Metal Star, a Finnish talent contest. The win landed them a record deal with Century … Continue reading

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Jakub Tirco – “Introspection”

The debut EP by Slovakian guitarist Jakub Tirco shows some amazing promise from him and his band. Vocalist Shorty Lago is stellar throughout the EP and reminds me a bit of Dan Tompkins of TesseracT. More on that in a … Continue reading

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