Showing posts from May, 2015

Fear Factory reveal new cover art "Genexus"

Fear Factory recently unveiled the artwork for the upcoming album " Genexus " due out in August 2015 on Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Check out the track listing and cover below. “Genexus” track listing : 01. Autonomous Combat System 02. Anodized 03. Dielectric 04. Soul Hacker 05. Protomech 06. Genexus 07. Church Of Execution 08. Regenerate 09. Battle For Utopia 10. Expiration Date Limited digipak bonus tracks: 11. Mandatory Sacrifice (Genexus Remix) 12. Enhanced Reality  

Torrens Conscientium - All Alone With The Thoughts

Torrens Conscientium is a three piece band consisting of Sergei Korolyov, Alina Tishenko, Sergei Rachinskii. Genre described as Doom Metal. Band origin Simferopol (Crimea) All Alone With The Thoughts album released on October 20th 2014, Solitude Productions. I spent a considerable amount of time listening to this album to the point of obsession. The music has a way of wrapping its dark tentacles around your mind. With many bands starting to explore the doom metal genre, it is hard to find bands that know how to do it well. This band managed to capture the essence of those doom metal roots and are highlighted well in the projection of each and every riff in this album. The production is great, the guitars sound really good on both clean strumming passages as well as the heavier distorted riffs. The bass is pronounced and well defined. Solid and crushing drum sound. To be honest, this is one of those albums that once you hit the play button, you can just let every song play in full and

Hacavitz - Darkness Beyond

Hacavitz is a four piece band consisting of Antimo Bounanno - Vox & Guitar, Ivan Ochoa - Guitars, Cesar "Led" Sanchez - Drums, Ulises Sanchez - Bass. Genre described as Black Metal.  Band origin Mexico Darkness Beyond album released on February 24 2015 on Dark Descent Records. Seven bone crushing hymns of madness and torture in classic B/M style. Catchy and well thought out arrangements. The production is very solid. Raw distorted guitars and powerful drums. The vocals are spine shaking and are heavy on the reverb effect which adds to the evil being projected. With a large amount of bands exploring this style, the band does not break any new ground but hold their own ground with its gritty and punishing riffs. Some of the tracks that stood out the most to me would have to be " Livskit", reminds me of old Mayhem rhythms. De Humo Negro y Ceniza which is translated to Of Black Smoke and Ashes, obviously the lyrics are mostly in spanish but I was still able to mak