Ingested – The Architect of Extinction

Every year sees progression in metal. Clean vocals, layer after layer of programming and the rise to prominence of technically challenging material has took up roots in metal as thy knows it. Ingested have been plying their trade since the “golden” days of deathcore and, while only borrowing some elements of…

The Ocean Working On New Material

Keeping in mind that the average album cycle for active bands is at about two years, multi-national prog outfit The Ocean would be “due” for a new record in 2015. It’s a bit presumptuous to assume that The Ocean are on that same clock, especially considering that the band sports…

Aversions Crown Goes Anywhere Except Downhill With ‘Avalanche’ Video

For the unaware, Aversions Crown is a punishingly heavy Australian deathcore band with a theme similar to Rings of Saturn- ‘brutal alien invasion’. Their music conveys this theme well, with dissonant chord progressions over chugs, crushing breakdowns, and guttural vocals that sound like a terrifying extraterrestrial invader. Hot on the…

Hey! Listen to OPUL’s Levels EP!

It’s no secret that more than a few of us on staff are rather large fans of New Jersey progressive metal group East of the Wall, and with good reason. They’re one of the most unpredictably beguiling, yet always insanely thrilling, groups out there and are criminally under-appreciated by the masses.…

The Ghost Inside Lose Key Member

You may or may not like The Ghost Inside, but I happen to enjoy their music. While it’s not necessarily groundbreaking in any sense of the word, they have a good sound and like to stick to it, and I can always appreciate that. However, recently we learned that the band…