ALBUM REVIEW: Scar Symmetry – The Singularity (Phase II – Xenotaph)


It has been nine years since Scar Symmetry released their previous album and the first in a planned trilogy, and time has seemingly not been the kindest to them since then with a plethora of delays (am pretty sure we can all guess one of them by now) preventing them releasing any form of follow up. 

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Meshuggah Enter The Studio and Announce Return Of Fredrik Thordendal!

Tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have entered Sweetspot Studios in Sweden to record their ninth studio album and follow-up to their highly acclaimed and Grammy Nominated album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason (Nuclear Blast). The band has also welcomed back Fredrik Thordendal 100% full time and Per Nilsson is moving on.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Kilter – Axiom

Coronavirus, quarantines, lockdowns… This seems to be the only thing we are reading all through social media around the world. Though a very serious and sad situation (stay home!), there are other ways to battle the probable lack of activity that you may be going through at home and, if you feel adventurous, you should press play to Kilter‘s Axiom (Alter-Nativ). The Brooklyn trio composed of Kenny Grohowski (Imperial Triumphant) on drums, Ed Rosenberg III on sax, and Laurent David on bass brings a very exciting, weird record that combines the heaviness of their obvious Metal roots with the strange soundscapes that Jazz can bring. Continue reading

Meshuggah Kicks Off Their Tour With Per Nilsson

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Meshuggah announced earlier this month that guitarist Fredrik Thordendal is taking a break from touring, and Scar Symmetry‘s Per Nilsson would be filling the void on their upcoming tour dates. Continue reading