INTERVIEW: Eyal Levi of Daath Breaks Down Their Comeback Album “The Deceivers”

In this episode, we welcome back Eyal Levi of DAATH to break down their new album, The Deceivers out now via  Metal Blade Records! Eyal discussed the album, the new lineup, the chances of extensive touring, and much more!  Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Daath – The Deceivers

After 13 years, Dååth has returned with their new album, The Deceivers (Metal Blade records).

The band, helmed by sole founding member Eyal Levi, returns to a different musical landscape. Metal has perhaps the most loyal fan base of any genre of music, yet the climate is much different than when the band released their self-titled album in 2010. Death Metal is now more regularly integrated with Black Metal and Metalcore. Record companies often market Pop acts as Metal, depending on the thought police of the internet to defend them with cries of gatekeeping, when voices rise against this.Continue reading

Obscura – Diluvium

Reviewing technical death metal is always a double-edged sword, on the one hand, it sounds ace, but it requires some sort of advanced music qualification just to try and explain what on earth is going on. Anything labelled tech or prog is setting a pretty high bar for oneself, tech can often be an excuse for a band to push themselves to such heights of fretboard gymnastics it becomes inaccessible to most listeners, and prog can often descend into a ‘make sure you include the kitchen sink’ tick box exercise that it becomes formulaic. Continue reading