Tag Archives: progressive death metal

The Odious – Vesica Piscis

If ever an album would cause confusion in one’s mind, ‘Vesica Piscis’  is that album, the highly anticipated follow up to The Odious’ late-December 2012 debut album ‘Joint Ventures’. You cannot pin this down to a single genre, no chance. First single from the album ‘Repugnant‘  which follows intro ‘Scape‘,  …

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The Odious announce new album details

Portland, Oregon-based progressive death metal/progressive rock faction The Odious recently officially announced the upcoming release of their second full-length album, ‘Vesica Piscis’. It is the highly anticipated follow up to their 2012 debut album, ‘Joint Ventures’,  a release that is revered in progressive metal circles even now. Prior to the …

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Apallic – Of Fate And Sanity

  Of Fate And Sanity is the debut album from progressive death metal band Apallic.  A follow up to their Somnium EP released in December 2015.  Hailing from the north west German town of Emden, the five piece, who formed in 2014, according to their website have produced an album the concept of which deals …

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Obscura – Akroasis

Germany’s Obscura has released Akroasis (which means “hearing” or “listening” in Greek), a modern, technical death metal disc with plenty of progressive overtones. Firmly rooted in darkness, overall, the sound has a distinctly European flair, invoking early Behemoth to mid-period Vader or later Centurian with blasts of speed, precision, and …

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Rivers of Nihil Announce New Drummer Dylan Potts and…..

Rivers of Nihil Announce New Drummer; Launch Drum Play-Through for “Perpetual Growth Machine” Online photo credit: Simon Girard Progressive death metal outfit Rivers of Nihil have amicably parted ways with drummer Alan Balamut. Regarding the split, Alan comments: “Hey everyone. I’m sure many of you already know and some may not but …

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Scar Symmetry – The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)

Scar Symmetry - The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)

After seeing Scar Symmetry play live in Belfast last year and picking up their last full length album ‘The Unseen Empire’, I was looking forward to getting my hands on their new album ‘The Singularity (Phase I – Neohumanity)’. Even better was the news that it is set to be the …

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Betraeus – Towards The Sun (E.P)

Betraeus are a four piece progressive death metal band from Manchester, UK. Forming in 2009, the band have a distinctive sound which treads a fine line between Atmospheric, Progressive & Death Metal genres. In just two years they have gone from a local phenomena to one of the UK’s most …

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Annotations of An Autopsy – Wrexham’s Central Station 22/06/2011

Welcome to Central Station presenting Annotations of An Autopsy Opening up tonight’s proceedings are local upstarts Impaled Existence. With sounds similar to Whitechapple, I E set about the task of warming the crowd tonight on this hardcore metal bill. Setting about in the manor that you are accustomed to these …

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Attica Rage at Nambucca – 03/09/11

Attica Rage with support from L Sol Tace, Mekanizm & Kopperhed A warm Saturday evening and it’s off to Holloway for an evening of Metal shenanigans laid on for us by the awesome Monsta Ents and first up were Kopperhed. Hailing from London it was nice to begin the evening …

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