On Bionic Swarm, Cryptosis sounds like what you would imagine a killer prog metal band to sound like out of Bladerunner’s universe. The Dutch trio’s (formerly known as Distillator) debut album under the new moniker is equal parts futuristic, brooding, and most importantly, human. Bionic
One of the great things about a new band putting out a great debut album is the anticipation for the follow up—hoping that the people involved can put lightning in a bottle a second time and deliver something just as good, if not better, than
In fatal fertility, in profane maternity, existence is desecrated.
by Tom Springer While a spinoff of the metalcore genre itself, mathcore is filled with its own sub genres, spinoffs, and variations. On one end you have the slightly more accessible bands that pull more from emo, metalcore, and even alt rock and on the
by Tom Springer It’s not every day that a band like the Callous Daoboys or an album like Die On Mars comes around. An album that leaves you utterly speechless at the end, in shock and awe over what you just experienced. Once it actually
When all is corruption, no act is obscene.
By Tom Springer Out to prove exactly why they deserve that 100K a show, metalcore money, Sharptooth have dropped their latest release Transitional Forms for us to digest. The album brings something different to the table than just straightforward metalcore with often tongue in cheek
by Tom Springer The Used have always been a band that has played around with their sound. From their debut heavy screamo self titled album that helped bring forth the genre to the mainstream with songs like The Taste Of Ink that saw regular radio
By Tom Springer Venerable rave rockers Enter Shikari are back with their latest album called Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible. Their previous album The Spark was a departure in sound for the band with a lot less chaos, lighter electronics, and overall a
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Souls go to heaven, while metal will rust.