Tillian – Lotus Graveyard

Disclaimer: Leah Marcu, the mind behind Tillian, is a good personal friend of mind. I’ve been following the project as it slowly came to life for a while now. Nonetheless, I am reviewing this album because I earnestly believe in its quality and have aimed to do as good a job as possible in describing it objectively. Ah, progressive rock! What an unruly beast it is. Standing in 2019, it seems as if the depth of my fatigue from the genre is almost as great as the warm place I have for it in my heart, as I grew up…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Flub Feels Line Inhaling “Wild Smoke”

Technical death metal project Flub has always been one to watch. Featuring members of Vale of Pnath and Rivers of Nihil, they’ve certainly got the credentials, but there’s more to making good music than having been in other good bands. Indeed, Flub’s 2014 EP Advent showed that they can blend an upbeat vibe and progressive elements into a technical sound to create their own niche. Now, they’re back with “Wild Smoke” and an upcoming full length album to blow you away.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Get Ready For Irata to Make You Feel “Weightless”

I mentioned this when I was writing up my stoner metal round-up but it bears repeating: Irata’s upcoming release, Tower, is some of the best stoner metal I’ve heard in a while. It has this effortless air to it and a charm, as if Irata just let things roll off onto a file and that’s how this came out. That’s obviously not true, as the amount of polish and great composition will attest to but it the band’s dynamics and vibe make you believe it. “Weightless”, which we are proud to premiere today, is a great example of that. From…

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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Hypoxia Dish Out Death Metal Aggression With New Track “Despise”

Yes, you read that right; this is an Eden post yet it’s for some high octane, no holds barred death metal. What can I say? Sometimes you just need to cleanse your palette and Hypoxia’s latest track is just what the doctor ordered. Sporting one Mike Hrubovcak (Monstrosity), plenty of guitars tracks, and some monstrous bass, this New York based death metal ensemble is here to do one thing and one thing only: burn a hole through your eardrums. On the way, they manage to make some death metal very clearly influenced by some of the greats yet holding its…

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