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Let’s talk about atmosphere in metal: the idea that even in a traditionally heavy genre, where the focus is much more on riffs, the music can still create a mood that pulls the listener into the record’s ambiance. To create atmosphere in music is to use sonic art to instill…

Hey! Listen To Eschar!

The sad fact is that the genres dubbed as “progressive” are fast growing stale. In spite of several amazing releases in the past two years, the progressive moniker nowadays is overused. It’s more than overused; it often signifies laziness. Whether uninspired “djent” or music full of ideas explored years ago…

Chelsea Wolfe’s Abyss is Littered with “Carrion Flowers”

Gothic songstress Chelsea Wolfe has been a consistent source of brooding, textured sounds touching down upon a variety of styles. She has already released “Iron Moon” from Wolfe’s upcoming fourth album Abyss, which may be streamed here. A strong Neurosis vibe emanates from the track, likely due to the input from members of Russian Circles on the…

Rosetta Streaming New Track, “(Untitled I)”

Post-metal’s shining stars Rosetta have made quite a leap in musical direction for their upcoming record Quintessential Ephemera, and it’s an unlikely one. After over a decade and four full-lengths under their belt, the band have introduced a fifth member in guitarist Eric Jernigan, who became the catalyst necessary for…