Category: Review

COEN – Remnants of Yesterday

Singapore’s progressive metal band COEN claims Dream Theater to be one of their main influences on their debut album, Remnants of Yesterday. The band even features Jordan Rudess on a track, but are they able to live up to expectations?

Vexovoid – Call of the Starforger

Oh man, yet another band that boasts themes of sci-fi? And claims to play progressive thrash to boot? Sign me up! But, can Vexovoid meet the standards that have been set by bands like Vektor, or Divine Chaos? Let’s find out.

VOJD – The Outer Ocean

For the uninitiated, VOJD is Sweden’s Black Trip’s new incarnation. Returning from 2015’s Shadowline with a slight shift in lineup and a brand new name, VOJD presents their debut album under their new moniker, The Outer Ocean. How would this compare to the infectious works of Black Trip? Let’s find out.

Over the Voids – Over the Voids…

This cold weather in Singapore (yes, we’re weak tropical beings unable to withstand anything less than 25 degrees) calls for cold, bleak black metal. And what better album to listen to than Over the Voids’ debut full length album? Prepare for some good Polish, 2nd wave black metal madness!

Perdition Winds – Transcendent Emptiness

Finnish black metal band Perdition Winds returns this year with their sophomore album, Transcendent Emptiness. That Darkthrone-esque artwork hints towards the musical style of the band, and the perfect balance of coldness, bleakness, and aggression fortunately makes Transcendent Emptiness an intriguing listen.

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