Upon first listen, it’s clear that up-and-coming Floridian progressive death metal act Infinite Earths are familiar with their state’s history with the genre. Their upcoming EP Into The Void eerily captures the sound and spirit of the 90’s era region-specific developments from acts such as Death, Atheist, and Cynic. Even the rough-around-the-edges production style takes me back to Atheist’s classic Unquestionable Presence.
Though, Infinite Earths are largely as informed by modern developments from acts such as Between the Buried and Me and The Faceless. It’s hard to listen to “Act 2. Amalgam of Madness” and not be reminded of Akeldama or The Silent Circus. That’s a part of Infinite Earths’ charms; they succeed in making direct connections to the oeuvre of two separate time periods and musical movements without feeling contrived or unoriginal.
In that regard, the band’s upcoming EP Into The Void should speak to just about everyone. Listen to a cut from the record, the aforementioned “Act 2. Amalgam of Madness,” below.
You’ll be able to spin the rest of Into The Void when it drops December 2nd. Pre-orders are available at this location.