Tag Archive: Djent metal

Jan 29

Misha and Nolly of Periphery talked to us about Juggernaut Alpha/Omega

Building internet fame some years ago by uploading guitar forums online, Misha “Bulb” Mansoor, created Periphery in 2005 and remains the only original member of the group. Misha is lead of the 3 guitarists in the band along with Jake Bowden and Mark Holcomb on rhythm guitar. The band has gone through quite a few …

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Nov 27

Rody Walker of Protest The Hero checked in with The Age Of Metal

Canadian progressive metal band Protest The Hero, has become quite the revelation in the ‘Modern Metal’ circuit as their music arise on popularity, and their shows are regularly packed. An example of their popularity among young fans was the fact that their Indiegogo crown funding campaign for their new album Volition was reached within 30 hours …

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Sep 17

The Safety Fire – Mouth of Swords (2013)

This year rising English band The Safety Fire releases their sophomore album Mouth of Swords. This band pushes the boundaries of progressive metal, giving it a feel geared towards alternative rock and jazz while incorporating the heavier aspects. They became popular in the UK metal scene and have been growing ever since; they scored a …

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Aug 21

Adam “Nolly” Getgood of Periphery Talked to The Age of Metal

If you’re reading this on the Internet (and why wouldn’t you), odds are you’ve heard of Periphery. The band, thanks to the almost relentless internet promotion and unheard of business savvy in this scene, has blown up to be one of America’s biggest metal exports. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Jun 11

Scale the Summit – The Migration (2013)

To call this one of my most anticipated records of 2013 would be an understatement. The Collective was on my top 10 of 2011 and the reason why I enjoy that so much (as well as the rest of their material) is because they focus way more on a song than on djent–esque wankery. The …

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Mar 19

Intronaut – Habitual Levitations (Instilling Words With Tones) (2013)

Three years ago, Intronaut released what is widely considered their breakthrough record, Valley of Smoke. This record landed the band on some of the biggest tours they have ever done, including a stint with legends Tool on their arena tour. I called this record the 2nd greatest album of 2010, next to Shining’s landmark record …

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Feb 07

Sacha Dunable of Intronaut Talks to The Age of Metal

Intronaut is one of the most interesting bands to come out in recent years. The technical prowess and the focus on polyrhythms is offset by a musicality that no other band has. Since Valley of Smoke, they’ve been pushing the limits of what heavy is – the move to clean vocals is one of the …

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Dec 27

Maddie’s Top 10 albums of 2012

  2012 was a great year for metal and I definitely had a hard time deciding what to put on my top 10. Pig Destroyer and Deftones were fighting for 10th before I saw that I’d forgotten Shining…but Behexen, Enthroned, Ragnarok, Naglfar, Drudkh, Ihsahn and a lot of other amazing artists released fantastic albums this year. I’m glad …

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Oct 06

John Brown of Monuments talked Gnosis with The Age of Metal

Monuments is a British djent band that was formed back in 2009 and that gain a lot of attention from the metal scene after they released their EP We Are The Foundation in 2010, and was received with arms wide open by the cyber metal communities. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Nov 24

Calle Thomer from Vildhjarta talks to The Age of Metal

Vildhjarta’s been making waves in the djent scene for quite some time, despite their less than prolific release schedule. Their 2009 EP Omnislash made huge waves for them. However, we’re now two years removed from that release and we now have their new album Måsstaden ready for listening. A lot has happened in the past …

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