On their newest mind-bending space-opera of an album, TesseracT once again launch djent into the stratosphere with a towering monolith to their greatness.
Ever the underrated favourites, URNE’s newest sees them continue to grow and flourish with grand, powerful exploration within the depths of metal.
The return of Mutoid Man is exactly as wild and weird as you could hope for, while also being some pretty damn great heavy music in its own right.
As they get even more explorative and progressive on this new album, Pupil Slicer test mathcore’s upper limits to the point of shattering them with glorious excess and creativity.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a strong collection of heavy new releases from Drain, Death Goals and Harroway, joined by something way poppier (but still solid) from Weathers.
Extreme metal ferocity and progressive grandeur are brought together once again by Ne Obliviscaris, for their best fusion of the two to date.
Ever the mavericks, Periphery’s breaking down of the sound they helped create unlocks something unmistakably bold, wild and wonderful in progressive metal.
Within theme, tone and instrumental breadth and dexterity, Haken continue to flourish as one of progressive rock’s leading lights on this new album.
In this Review Round-Up, there’s a wide variety of sounds encompassed, from SKÁLD’s enrapturing Nordic-folk, to For I Am King’s dazzling progressive metal, and some stellar ‘90s-flavoured hardcore from Riot Stares.
In the final Review Round-Up of 2022, we take a look at metal successes in recent EPs from The Last Ten Seconds Of Life and Circles, as well as Letters Sent Home’s new EP that falls drastically short of that.