Erra – Impulse

Erra Impulse 01. White Noise 02. Pattern Interrupt 03. Seven 04. Architect 05. Efflorescent 06. Vaalbara 07. Heart 08. Obscure Words 09. Invent 10. Render the Void [11/29/11] [Tragic Hero Records] Every now and then a band comes along that just does things right. They may not be completely groundbreaking,…

Hacktivist Have ‘Cold Shoulders

So, here’s something that you will probably hate on principle (I don’t blame you): Hacktivist are what I’d call… rap-djent. Yes, this will probably turn off most listeners, but I can definitely see some potential in this kind of music. Right now they sound like Linkin Park meets Tesseract and…

Mark Reale Passes Away at 57

As 2012 gets on its way, the year takes away a master of metal too early into his life. Mark Reale, the founding guitarist of metal giants Riot┬áback in ’75 (and his short lived project Narita), died of complications due to Crohn’s disease just yesterday. On the 11th he fell…

Get Ready to Get WORMED!

Willowtip have announced that Spanish sci-fi themed progressive brutal death band Wormed have just joined their roster and are getting ready to release new material. There is finally going to be a full length follow up to 2003’s underground juggernaut Planisphaerium. The band have this to say about the new…