Chaos Moon – Eschaton Mémoire

Chaos Moon’s fourth full-length, Eschaton Mémoire swarms with a dense black metal cascade, sweeping and overwhelming in the tide of tremolo and crush of percussion surging through it. For all its fury, however, Eschaton Mémoire can also collapse into itself — a victim of its own density when the massive drums play over the music instead of with it. When the formula works, however, Eschaton Mémoire is enveloping, chaotic, and furious — and when it doesn’t, all that sound and fury melds into forgettable background noise, signifying nothing.

EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Witness the Rise of “Deus Mecanicus” With This New Dan Terminus Soundtrack

While the metalhead who listens to synthwave has become a cliche, I don’t really care; synthwave is just so good when done right. Sure, there’s a ton of dross out there but hey, metal shouldn’t judge (most of metal is dross, if we’re being honest). But goddamn are there artists out there who nail…

Hey! Listen to Kauan!

A friend of mine recently recommended Kauan’s latest release, Sorni Nai, and since I first gave it a spin I haven’t been able to listen to anything since. Formed in 2005 and now into their sixth release, the Russian five-piece are impossible to label succinctly. Built around a progressive doom metal…

GosT Go On Gonzo-Eighties Slasher Frenzy With New Album, Behemoth

Thanks to Blood Music’s increasingly diversified roster of artists signed to the label, many metalheads became accustomed to the sounds of retrofuturistic electronic music thanks to the release of Perturbator’s Dangerous Days. Interestingly enough, even though they’re an avant garde/progressive extreme metal label at heart and spirit, Dangerous Days quickly…

Serdce’s Timelessness Now Streaming

Every now and then, a new band will just come along and blow your mind out of nowhere. Last year, for me at least, it was Anciients, but it’s looking like 2014 has found it’s candidate with Serdce. Widely progressive and technical, the band’s take on death metal is something to be…