Tag Archive: Instrumental

Nov 29

Album Review: Existential Animals – Surrealith

Existential Animals [USA]
Surrealith
2014
EP
Independent
Technical Death Metal

With the beautiful, yet haunting artwork on Existential Animals‘ debut EP Surrealith by Paolo Girardi, I almost expected this to be yet another one of those atmospheric, yet crushing death metal releases. Yet the band has proven themselves to be a rather unique …

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Feb 26

Album Review: Dinner Music for the Gods – Beautiful and Treacherous

Dinner Music for the Gods - Beautiful and Treacherous

Dinner Music for the Gods [USA]
Beautiful and Treacherous
2014
Full Length
Independent
Progressive/Instrumental Metal

Coming out of the Sin City itself, Dinner Music for the Gods, with its kickass name promises to deliver music that is fit for the gods. But as with bands that have such proclamations, the …

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Dec 03

Album Review: Exivious – Liminal

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Exivious [USA]
Liminal
2013
Full Length
Season of Mist
Progressive Metal

I was extremely drawn to Exivious the first time I heard of them, when I was first exposed to the Dream Theater side project, Liquid Tension Experiment, and my obsession with instrumental metal/rock. 2009 saw the band releasing their self-titled debut, …

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Feb 25

Album Review: Prehistoric Pigs – Wormhole Generator

Prehistoric Pigs - Wormhole Generator

Prehistoric Pigs [Italy]
Wormhole Generator
2012
Full Length
Moonlight Records
Stoner/Doom Metal

Seriously, what kind of band would call themselves something like Prehistoric Pigs? The unique name notwithstanding, the trippy, psychedelic album artwork, intentionally pixelated and blurred created quite a strange attraction towards this Italian stoner/doom outfit’s debut full length …

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Feb 19

Album Review: King Bong – Space Shanties

King Bong - Space Shanties

King Bong [Italy]
2012
Space Shanties
Full Length
Moonlight Records
Psychedelic Stoner/Doom Metal

With a name like that, one would immediately expect King Bong‘s music to be one hell of a psychedelic trip. Space Shanties is this Italian trio’s third full length release, and being someone who isn’t much of a …

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