Tag: Progressive Metal

Kylesa – Exhausting Fire

Exhausting Fire is American progressive/sludge trio’s seventh opus, and my first proper album from them. Over the years the band has consistently changed their styles, surprising listeners with each release. But will the band be able to meet up with the expectations that fans have placed upon them on Exhausting Fire?

Monsterworks – The Existential Codex

Kiwi progressive metallers Monsterworks returns this year with their brand new full length, The Existential Codex. Along with being the first release of the year for them, they also display the continuous growth and evolution, and The Existential Codex is easily one of the weirdest, but personal favourite, release thus far from Monsterworks.

Albums of the Month – February 2015

If you thought January 2015 was good, then February was even better despite it being a shorter month. We see high profile releases from bands like Ensiferum, Carach Angren, Enforcer and Melechesh, along with the more underground spectrum of the genre such as Acherontas, Death Karma and many more. Here’s our shortlist of the albums of the month for February 2015.

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Album Review: Greensleeves – Inertial Frames

Greensleeves [Brazil]
Inertial Frames
2014
Full Length
Independent
Progressive Metal

Brazil, a country more known for their primitive, barbaric forms of extreme metal acts such as Sarcofago and Sepultura to more melodic acts such as Angra and Almah. Greensleeves fits more comfortably in the latter end of the spectrum with their melodic, but …

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Album Review: Distorted Harmony – Chain Reaction

Distorted Harmony [Israel]
Chain Reaction
2014
Full Length
Independent
Progressive Rock/Metal

Progressive metal was never really my kind of thing, apart from that occasional Dream Theater, so receiving Distorted Harmony sophomore full length Chain Reaction, I didn’t really know what to expect with that geeky cover art, and the fact that they …

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