Category Archives: modern metal

Edge of Haze – “Deluge”

Edge of Haze’s “Deluge” is the type of record that is a bit difficult to write about. The trim and tight work checks many of the requisite boxes for this type of modern prog release, but ultimately while the production … Continue reading

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Toothgrinder – “Phantom Amour”

For the longest time, I was completely unsure if I liked or hated Toothgrinder’s last album “Nocturnal Masquerade.” There were elements I liked, and others that I didn’t. The band were heavy and yes fairly technical. This certainly gave them … Continue reading

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Threat Signal – “Disconnect”

Another band that’s back in action after being quiet for a number of years is Ontario’s Threat Signal. To be fair, the band has weathered many challenges since they released their self titled third album in 2011. They faced everything … Continue reading

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Iris Divine – “The Static and the Noise”

Iris Divine is another one of those bands that I’d heard of and been meaning to check out, but just never got a chance to do so. That’s one of the reasons I am still doing reviews! And after hearing … Continue reading

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Signals of Bedlam – “Escaping Velocity”

NYC’s Signals of Bedlam are a VERY talented band. However, sometimes talent isn’t enough. “Escaping Velocity” is one of those albums that starts out pretty good before essentially falling off a cliff. Stylistically, the band remind me of Tool or … Continue reading

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