Test still goes on testing new ways of exploring extreme music. On their new album called ‘Jogo Humano’ (Human Game, in a free translation) the experimental grind duo grouped 54 songs that works in no particular order. Each one of them is titled with a word. You can combine them to compose a sentence that in the end could be the name of a song. Better: it’s a music made with the song pieces Test gave to you!
The Earth cries out. The Geotrauma is echoed in human suffering and violence. Our every utterance and effort at progress goes stifled and unheard. Sometimes, mere Heavy Metal feels inadequate to express the true horror of this world. Reality is infinitely complex and requires great deals of abstraction to communicate
Hissing hail from Seattle Washington and create a frenzied concoction of noise, death, and black metal. Permanent Destitution is the bands first full length, debuting on Profound Lore records. I have to admit that coming into this review I was quite intimidated. Hissing have an extremely complex sound, one of
Filthy are a fantastic darkwave/post-punk trio out of Texas. Alex Alvarado (bass) and Leonard Guerra (vocals, guitar) of San Antonio are the originators, though Rick Flores (drums) from Austin joined in 2016 and helped push the band forward to touring the U.S. and Canada. Filthy has already played with the
Dakhma – Hamkar Atonement Dakhma are a blackened death metal duo from Switzerland, who primarily focus on the subject of Zoroastrianism, which is one of the world’s oldest active religions. Hamkar Atonement is the band’s first full-length and spans 61 minutes over 7 mind bending tracks. I have to warn
I get that everybody knows Government Flu and Drip of Lies, and the better known Polish band of all should be Brygada Kryzys – but that’s a whole different story. There’s a bunch of Polish guys that play in a hell of a lot of very good different sounding bands