Umeå-based metal architects Meshuggah never make it easy for listener to dive into their music and records. Heavy, filigree, fragile and brutal, that is what characterized the sound of the Swedish metal veterans and their newest effort ‘Immutable’ doesn’t change this basic direction. Meshuggah are trailblazers when it comes to complex extreme metal and the... Continue Reading →
Swedish metal collective Meshuggah announced a new album. ‘Immutable’ is the title and the release of their upcoming longplayer is scheduled for April 1st, 2022. ‘Immutable’ comes via Atomic Fire Records and the release ends a six year lasting waiting time.
Imperial Triumphant certainly leave nothing to coincidence. There are sound enthusiasts at work who are highly committed to their musical vision with no compromises. 'Alphaville' with its ecstasy is certainly interesting for a smaller group of metalheads. The majority, however, will listen with open eyes and dropping jaws to the sound this album brings to the fore. Are you willing to take the challenge?
(8/10) If members of bands like Extol, The Dillinger Escape Plan and Sea + Air combine forces the result must be a heavy and complex beast. And as expected this combination is like experimental metal dynamite. The four musicians that started a collaboration with the moniker Azusa are Eleni Zafiriadou (v), Liam Wilson (b), Christer... Continue Reading →
(8/10) If you check Wikipedia for ‘algorithm’ you get the following answer: “In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm (/ˈælɡərɪðəm/ ) is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems.” Now, I’m not sure French-Canadian metalists Beyond Creation wants to solve a specific problem, but the new album definitely delivers to the... Continue Reading →
The last riffs of the Wacken 2018 edition haven't even been played yet, while an outlook to 2019 kicks-off some extra excitement. First bands have been already announced and here are they are: Sabaton Parkway Drive Demons & Wizards Powerwolf Airbourne Rose Tattoo Within Temptation Meshuggah Krokus Dark Funeral Avatar The 'Wacken days'... Continue Reading →
Music On Vinyl released a limited vinyl version of the Watchtower classic 'Control and Resistance'. The longplayer was originally published in 1989 and belongs to the milestones in progressive metal. Alan Tecchio (v), Ron Jarzombek (g), Doug Keyser (b) and Rick Colaluca (d) combined the brutality of thrash metal and the filigree of progressive metal... Continue Reading →