Cult of Luna – Vertikal

Cult Of Luna is one of those bands that have a huge cult following when it comes to sludge and post-metal. Few bands can proudly call themselves art-metallers and not be mistaken. With such great albums as Salvation (2004), Somewhere Along The Highway (2006) and Eternal Kingdom (2008) they have truly put their name as one of the leading forces in post-metal/sludge. With Vertikal, Cult Of Luna rightfully pays homage to Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis” (1927), a science-fiction silent film that was considered to be ahead of its time and was for many years. A movie that artistically inspired many others like “Dark City”, “Blade Runner” and to some extent even the award winning videogame “Bioshock”. It is truly a work of art that has withstood the test of time. So how does Cult of Luna’s aural representation of this classic stand up? Well continue reading to find out.

Pre-Order The New Exivious Album Liminal

Between finals week and being in a constant limbo of varying degrees of sickness, I’m bound to forget to pass on good news from time to time. Today I’m going to make up for one such instance: Jazz metal fusionists Exivious are now back in action after guitarist Tymon Kruidenier…