Tag: avant garde metal

25 March 2024 / Metal
19 February 2024 / Metal

English mathcore disruptors, Utopia, formed during the lockdown and assembled an impressive cast of guest contributors to their debut album, including Billy Rhymer (Dillinger Escape Plan) and Baard Kolstad (Leprous).…

7 January 2024 / Experimental

Belgian trio, 6Exhance, formed in 2021 when three veterans of the country’s experimental music scene booked a rehearsal room and jammed the night away like mad scientists. We can guess…

6 July 2023 / Experimental
18 March 2023 / Experimental

French quartet, Hypno5e, are one of the most ambitious bands in the world. They call their music cinematographic metal and would not be offended if you called their art pretentious.…

19 December 2022 / Experimental
30 November 2022 / Features

Anonymous Dutch duo, Knekelput, released one of the finest albums of 2022 with Teloorgang. It might also be the strangest piece of extreme metal since Thy Catafalque’s Vadak masterpiece last…

21 November 2022 / Album of the Week
15 November 2022 / Metal

Greek black metal duo, VOAK, wear their progressive politics on their robes. They’re anti-fascist, pro-feminist and LGBTQ-positive. The good news is you cannot hear these ideological convictions in the experimental…

9 September 2022 / Metal

Describing the music of Japanese metal legends, Sigh, is like navigating through an English translation of the philosophical works of Hegel. 1997’s Hail Horror Hail takes its place as one…