Tag: Experimental Metal

Jul 16

Otep discusses Equal Rights, Equal Lefts tour and Generation Doom.

Otep‘s music has always been difficult to categorize into a single genre, either because of its complexity or because it’s a mix of different genres altogether. However, a constant factor along her music is how upfront and how aggressive it is. Her new album Generation Doom dropped last May as she was in the middle of the first …

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Nov 10

Intronaut – The Direction of Last Things (2015)

Intronaut has always been a band that has progressed fast. With talented individuals these musicians and songwriters craft songs anyone can remember. They use a blend of catchy melodies with aggression that’s illimitable. With The Direction of Last Things, they opened themselves up to new ideas and in this process they effectively rediscovered themselves. Not …

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Jul 06

Between the Buried and Me – Coma Ecliptic (2015)

It seems like Between the Buried And Me regain power with every new album; one of those situations where the whole “YOU THINK THE LAST ALBUM WAS GOOD” theme comes into play. Yeah but really. Parallax II is amazing, but something about Coma Ecliptic will emerge BTBAM out of that “proggy space pothole” thing into …

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Mar 03

Solefald – World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud (2015)

Solefald - World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud

In 2010, Solefald released its masterpiece Norrøn Livskunst that brought Norwegian Avant-garde metal one step forward, showing that Norway is much more than black metal. Four years later, Cornelius and Lazare embarked into a conceptual, musical, and mad experience: World Metal. Kosmopolis Sud which makes honour to its name. After listening this album more than …

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Feb 10

Periphery Juggernaut: Omega and Juggernaut: Alpha 2015

Periphery has persevered since they started out in 2005. Writing and producing all their own albums, they sold over 12,000 copies of their last CD Periphery II: This Time Its Personal in 2012 within its first week!! They were even ranked number 3 as Guitar World Magazines  “Top 50 Albums of 2012.”  The band is currently on …

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Oct 14

Paul Allender of White Empress discussed ‘Rise Of The Empress’

White Empress is a multi-talented band created by Paul Allender (ex- Cradle Of Filth) and Mary Zimmer (ex-Luna Mortis), The rest of the band are; Chela Harper (Coal Chamber), Jeremy Kohnmann, Will Graney (Damnation Angels), and Zac Morris. The band just released their début album ‘Rise Of The Empress‘ and is scheduled to play a handful of shows in …

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Sep 09

Freak Kitchen – Cooking With Pagans (2014)

Swedish experimental metal trio, Freak Kitchen is about to release their 8th studio album this September, the new opus is titled, Cooking With Pagans. In this new album Freak Kitchen‘s music continuing being experimental, but somehow Cooking With Pagans is a more organic and unadulterated album with relation the material this band have released in the …

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Oct 11

Danny Cavanagh of Anathema talked to The Age Of Metal

I remember coming across Anathema‘s Eternity album during my teenage days, and listening to it back to back for days. At that time it was the most dark and relaxing music I ever heard, even though the band had move on from that period they still remain as an important musical influence for me today. …

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Oct 03

Michael Keene of The Faceless shares new Information on his solo album and the Future of The Faceless with The Age of Metal

The Faceless is the type of band with no true definition. Their sound has wavered and progressed ever since their formation in 2004; from the nefarious and intricate composition their debut album Akeldama coined, to the more melodic and inventive direction that their most recent release Autotheism took. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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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 29

Ben Weinman of The Dillinger Escape Plan Talked to The Age of Metal

Fun fact: I’ve been a fan of The Dillinger Escape Plan for almost a third of my life. This band was one of the first bands I started listening to when I transitioned from bigger metal bands (i.e., your Lamb of God type bands and whatnot) to smaller bands. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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