The HAARP Machine – Disclosure

After much hype, delay, and a bit of internet controversy, the latest band to capture the hearts of many tech metal fans — The HAARP Machine — have laid their first offering Disclosure on the table. Taking up influence from an array of bands one would expect to be cited — The Faceless and Cynic, for instance — The HAARP Machine’s initial signing to Sumerian Records last year came with the inferred promise of a new group of rising stars in the progressive death metal world. The slight mystery surrounding the band and their music until the album’s release helped to fuel this interest and curiosity as well, but after all is said and done, The HAARP Machine’s debut album Disclosure won’t exactly propel them to new heights for the genre.

Vestascension Are Back!

Last year, Maryland-based dream rock darlings Vestascension had every intention of releasing a new song for free every month of 2011, but a wrench was thrown into their plan after a crippling lineup change that ultimately stopped the project in its tracks. It was a huge bummer, and suffice it…

Vestascension Tease New Music & Vocalist

We were a bit disappointed last year when Vestascension couldn’t meet their goal of releasing a new song each month due to some crippling lineup changes beyond their control, losing a drummer and a vocalist. Now, the band seems to be on an upswing with a new lineup and new…