Come Clarity finds In Flames somewhere between the melodic death metal of Whoracle and the alternative sound of Soundtrack to Your Escape. The mixture here provides for a highly emotive and energetic set of songs.
There are few bands who can play as technical of music while still being able to write even halfway decent vocal melodies, never mind the truly top-notch vocal melodies (and harmonies!) contained herein.
You've fallen asleep and have awoken in 2006. You turn on the radio and the first thing you hear is "Misery" by Creeper. You sign into MySpace and see they're touring in direct support of My Chemical Romance's Black Parade tour and mark it off on your calendar... then you really awake, and ah fuck. Alas, it's 2017!
Ukrainian black metal band White Ward's debut album, Futility Report, is an eclectic exercise in what's possible to accomplish under the black metal umbrella.
Prima Donna appropriately and adequately bridges the stylistic gap between preceding album Summertime '06 and the follow-up LP to this EP, Big Fish Theory.
Cynic's most experimental release, the 2011 EP Carbon Based Anatomy, is a stunning synergy of Cynic's many seemingly divergent musical interests.
The Los Angeles based trio transcends the stale, reserved boundaries of alternative rock with their warm, dynamic, hook-soaked full-length album, Chrome Neon Jesus.
Release Date: 4/6/18 This is a new low point for the SoundCloud Trap sub-genre. Absolutely unbearably indescribably awful. Lil Xan's voice is highly irritating, the hooks are hyper-repetitive, the beats are generic, and at a run time of 43:24 it overstays its welcome by a long shot. It's difficult to tell from my reviews thus …
The variety and thought that went into these tracks have shot Rivers of Nihil to the upper echelon of modern metal.
When it comes to metallic hardcore, Incendiary’s Thousand Mile Stare is one of the finest of its kind.
Japan’s Sigh are truly in a league of their own. Sigh’s In Somniphobia is one of the wildest metal albums in existence, possibly only topped by Sigh's own Imaginary Sonicscape.
Diablo Swing Orchestra have been confounding expectations from their native land of Sweden since their inception in 2003, and this album contains several significant contributions to their overall discography.