Category Archives: extreme metal

Wintersun – “The Forest Seasons”

Wintersun are a band that you could write a book about. They’ve had an interesting career to this point which includes a brilliant debut album, an 8 year span between albums, a second album “Time” that was split into two … Continue reading

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Vintersorg – “Till Fjälls del II”

For those who don’t know, Vintersorg is both a band and the alias of band leader Andreas Hedlund. Hedlund is also a member of Borknagar (one of my favorite bands) and Cronian (with Øystein Brun of Borknagar) among many other … 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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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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Ex Deo – “The Immortal Wars”

So the question you probably have is just how “prog” are Ex Deo? Conceptually, it does not get much more prog than anything that this band has done. Their third album “The Immortal Wars” is based on the legendary Carthaginian … Continue reading

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Sepultura – “Machine Messiah”

I know what you’re thinking. Why is a prog site reviewing Sepultura? For one thing, I have always liked this band. For another, their new album “Machine Messiah” is actually QUITE progressive at times. It’s also a concept album but … Continue reading

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