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Exist Immortal – Breathe

Posted in 'Core, CD, Metal with tags , , , , on 17th December 2016 by Pieni

Exist Immortal
“Breathe”
progressive metalcore
Released: 3rd November 2016
Via Primordial Records

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So, progressive metalcore is a thing, eh? Not sure why these labels still surprise me… A more common one is “experimental metal”, but then again, “Breathe” goes beyond common, making the fancy “progressive metalcore” somewhat more fitting.

This is their second full-length record, and even if “Darkness Of An Age” shaped what they sound like now, “Breathe” exhales (pun intended) a refinement that the debut lacked. Refinement and maturity, as their eagerness in thinking outside the box took them just far enough. For instance, the fooling-around with the tempo in “Saviour” is never too daring; the weeping guitars in “In Hindsight” are never too grieving, the same way the brutality in “Invisible Lines” isn’t too callous. The songwriting was carefully laid out in order to sound exquisite but not weird. There’s also a purpose behind every breakdown of “Follow Alone” and the bluesy hints of the title-track aren’t random, so no matter how elaborate and sophisticated the melodies turn out (the ominosity of “Release” is quite stunning, by the way), they will flow easily through both the most demanding and the more straight-forward ear-drums. But it’s still a piece that I would especially recommend to those with a taste for modern aggression.

4,5/5

Renata “Pieni” Lino

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New video and new album news from Exist Immortal

Posted in Metal, Misc., News, Studio Report with tags , , , , on 24th August 2016 by izaforestspirit

It’s been a busy year for the London based British metal band Exist Immortal. They have just announced that their second album ‘Breathe’ will be released on 28th October 2016.

You can check out the track-listing below:

1. Saviour
2. In Hindsight
3. Invisible Lines
4. Misconduct
5. Follow Alone
6. Erode
7. Escape
8. Lucid
9. Breathe
10. Release
11. Chi

In addition to this they have just released a video for  ‘Follow Alone’- the first single from the new album . Here is the video:

 

Exist Immortal have just finished their tour of The U.K. but European fans can still catch them live at Euroblast Festival in Cologne, Germany on 2nd October 2016.

For more information check out:

 https://www.facebook.com/existimmortal/

http://existimmortal.bandcamp.com/