Daylight Dies – A Frail Becoming

It’s really difficult to put certain acts into a genre, especially when it comes to a band that mixes styles. The amalgamation of inspiration leads fans to not only revel in their sheer inimitability, but also marvel at how well they can pull it off. Daylight Dies is a band that seems to mix the melodeath style of having those crushing harmonic lead guitars with the slow, down-tempo trudge of doom. One of America’s frontrunners in their genre, they released some of the best albums to come out of their musical realm. However, after four long years between Lost To The Living and still trying to triumph over the success that was Dismantling Devotion the band had quite a large order to fill.

Downfall Of Gaia Are ‘Drowning By Wing Beats

  With the release of their Metal Blade debut Suffocating In The Swarm Of Cranes on the horizon, Downfall Of Gaia have been slowly unveiling the album, with the latest being new track ‘Drowning By Wing Beats’, available for streaming courtesy of the German division of Metal Hammer. ‘Post-sludge’ or something similar…

Monuments Unveil New Video For ‘97% Static’

It’s always odd and slightly frustrating when an album’s single isn’t even the best track the release has to offer. Monuments’ debut album Gnosis is finally available in North America this week, and it’s a highlight from 2012 for sure, but my go-to-tracks are ‘Blue Sky Thinking’ and ‘Degenerate.’ That’s…