Novae Militiae are on my growing list of bands who play the “evil” card perfectly, properly avoiding doing anything too traditionally, unless we count the tradition of blasting the listener into submission, with technical precision and free-flowing style. I’m impressed.
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Bvdub’s music has a way of sneaking up on me, and you, if you let it into your life. If there’s a cult for Bvdub fans, I am a proud member. This man’s music inspires me beyond anything I can describe.
The longer it takes for everyone else to discover this album, the more I like it. This is one of the best tech-death metal albums in recent years, in my opinion, and I hope the band continues doing what they’re doing here.
Ellende brings us a perfect balance of post-rock introspection with all the intensity of traditional black metal.
With Triebe, Ellende brings us a perfect balance of post-rock introspection with all the intensity of traditional black metal.
The quickest and dirtiest way to describe WRVTH is progressive extreme metal, a bit like a slowed-down Fallujah with more nods to hardcore and post-rock, and less nods to traditional prog metal. The songs can all be accurately described as “progressive” or “progressive metal”, but forgetting all of that, the songs flow easily throughout the album, with enough variety to allow an enjoyable listen from start to finish…
The epitome of death metal perfection. We love Krypts.
Spectral Voice is one of those bands that is both slow and fast. Importantly, they’re always crushingly heavy. My favorite moments from Spectral Voice, as a biased blast-beat fanatic, are when things get fast. The doom parts are also very enjoyable, convincing me to “give the doom side a chance” when I’m usually…