Equal parts Protest the Hero and Coheed and Cambria, Mandroid Echostar have always teetered the precarious line of becoming too much like one or the other and losing the flavor that makes them interesting.
Before our review goes live in just a little bit, we’re sharing with you the full stream of Mandroid Echostar’s Coral Throne, available for purchase this Friday, January 15th, through Distort Entertainment.
Beginning as a solo project in 2009, Montreal’s Hands of Despair digitally released their debut album back in 2011. Billed as progressive death metal, the project developed into a fully-fledged band in 2014 and they’re now set to release their latest offering, Bereft, on February 9 2016 through Deathbound records.
It shouldn’t be a secret that we here at Heavy Blog were MIGHTY impressed by A Dark Orbit’s Inverted. Even though we’re already a couple of weeks into 2016, our very own Matt MacLennan is still hyped on the record, and decided to hit up Chad again to cover a myriad of different topics.
Whilst Abhorrent may be a new name for you, its members likely aren’t. Comprised of Nick Brown on vocals, Marlon Friday on guitars (Absvrdist), Lyle Cooper on drums (ex-Faceless, Absvrdist) and Erlende Caspersen on bass (Spawn of Possession), it will come as no surprise to learn these guys are playing technical death metal; and brutal technical death metal at that.