Tag: prog metal

25 November 2021 / Metal

You can find plenty of reasons to listen to Russian metalcore. The artists never read the memo about sugar-coating their choruses with piss-weak emo melodies; they don’t base their songs…

23 November 2021 / Metal

UK prog metal is stronger than ever with the likes of Tesseract, Conjurer, Haken, Urne and Dvne leading the way, but the underground also has an abundance of bands waiting…

8 November 2021 / Metal

Whitechapel’s 2019 album, The Valley, is the definition of a career-defining record. Before that, this reviewer saw Whitechapel as one of those novelty deathcore bands that lost relevance after the…

5 November 2021 / Metal

The Covid-19 lockdowns of 2020 put a severe dent in the finances of the entertainment industry and left many of our favourite artists on the breadline. Some rushed out albums…

11 October 2021 / Metal

Prog metal is a genre that continues to excite like no other. That may be due to the infinite possibilities inherent in its DNA. There are no rules in prog…

8 October 2021 / Metal
30 September 2021 / Metal

New Zealand trio, Alien Weaponry, are the most precocious metal band in the world, with singer and guitarist, Lewis Te Reiwhati de Jong, only sixteen at the time of 2018’s…

27 September 2021 / Metal

The expectation levels for Spiritbox’s debut album are monstrous. After fashioning their own brand of alternative prog metal in the aftermath of leaving I Wrestled A Bear Once, the duo…

12 September 2021 / Metal
25 August 2021 / Metal

As the rising superstars of the new generation, Jinjer are now in that critical phase where the entire metal establishment is waiting to see how they evolve. If not for…