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Sepultura – Quadra

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on 3rd February 2020 by mickbirchy

Sepultura

Quadra

Thrash Metal, Groove Metal

Released: 7th February 2020

via Nuclear Blast Records

The Brazillian purveyors of heavy-ass thrash metal return to the limelight in 2020. I’ve been excited for this album for quite some time now. I have always appreciated Sepultura. They are by far my favourite thrash metal band. Their unique blend of groovy riffs and sharp, hard-hitting rhythms make them a true powerhouse of a band. The way they inject their music with interesting ideas and concepts always makes them an enjoyable act to listen to. They are now back with their fifteenth record, Quadra, their follow up to 2017’s Machine Messiah. I have to say that this album is quite good.

Once again, this album was produced in Sweden with Jens Bogren at the helm. As with the previous record, there’s some really great production here. Especially considering the concept of the album. The album itself is based on numerology, the number four and its significance as depicted on Quadrivium (the four subjects, or arts namely arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy). So, as you could probably tell this is quite a heavy-handed record. The album is broken into different pieces and each part is a representation of the different teachings of Quadrivium. Making this an album that you can listen to one so many different levels. It’s an album that I have been playing all week and I am still hearing it in new ways.

I love the way this album grooves. The bass and rhythm work is outstanding with lots of great moments throughout the album that just caught me and I was engrossed for a while just listening to certain parts of the record. From the clever acoustic moments to the slower ballads type moments and, of course, the all-out brutal heavy moments. Sepultura just knows how to keep a listener’s interest for hours on end.  Also, you have to appreciate the amazing guitar work of Andreas Kisser. He is simply incredible on the album bringing the energy where needed but also giving moments of the atmosphere. All of that is backing the powerful performance of Derrick Green, who really brings it on this record and sounds like he’s having fun with the record.

An absolute powerhouse of an album. A well-thought-out concept, excellent performances and great production… It all adds up to something powerful that can keep hardcore fans and casual listeners interested for a while. I genuinely enjoyed this album and I know it’s early but this is one of the best records of the year so far.

10/10

Mick Birchall

Sepultura w/ Equaleft – Porto, Portugal

Posted in Gig, Live with tags , , , , , on 8th July 2017 by Pieni

Sepultura, Equaleft
Hard Club, Porto (PT)
4th July 2017
Promoted by Prime Artists

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Drummer Marquito left Equaleft last October but when your former band is invited to open for Sepultura, you must return for (another) last gig.
Everybody came out of the shadows, apparently – media included. So we were divided in groups and each shot one of the first three songs. My only concern was regarding the exchange between songs but the situation was handled smoothly. So kudos to Prime Artists and the Hard Club staff – thanks to them, we all had a shot at covering such memorable show.

marquitoIt was the closing of a chapter in Equaleft’s book, marking the last gig promoting “Adapt & Survive”. If memory serves me well, they’d said that already a few months ago, but just like Marquito, they couldn’t say no to Sepultura. I believe this time it was really the last one, though, as I know a new record is taking a solid shape, with a new drummer who will be announced soon. But that night was still just for what are already considered classics among the national underground – the intrepid “Invigorate” (featuring the mandatory Star Wars lightsabre), the groovy “Tremble”, the eccentric “Maniac” or the classy “Uncover The Masks”. And in the end, “their trademark” box of cookies was distributed among the fans.

JEDIMIG

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derrick2There were a lot of Equaleft t-shirts in the crowd, but when Derrick Green himself goes on stage wearing one… damn, even I felt proud – hence the need of mentioning this little detail. Regarding what really matters: when you’ve been in a band for over 30 years and “big” for almost as long, one hour and a half always seems awfully short, especially after the release of another album. The trick is finding the right balance between new and old and, of course, performing both like there was no tomorrow. Guess who were able to do just that? (Okay, I confess I’d rather watch them play “Troops Of Doom” than “Inner Self”, but we can’t always have our way, and the near sold-out venue went bananas screaming along “nonconformity in my inner self / only I guide my inner self”, so who am I to complain?). Also, if you’ve read my live reports before, you probably know how I disapprove of solos; Sepultura seem to share this opinion as Andreas Kisser proved his skills – as if he still needed to – by playing the instrumental “Iceberg Dances”, out of the latest “Machine Messiah” the band’s currently promoting.
JUNIOR“I Am The Enemy” kicked it off, “Roots Bloody Roots” (what else?) finished it up, in-between Derrick told us “this is your fucking territory” and that he wanted to see us all arise, and Andreas dedicated “Sepultura Under My Skin” to Moonspell and F.C.Porto – the first for being good friends and representing Portugal’s metal throughout the world, the same way Sepultura do with Brazil’s; the latter… well, we all know how football is big in Brazil.
It was such a brutal show that no one even took offense when Derrick mistook Porto for Lisboa. Of course he was booed loudly, but his apologies were so immediate and genuine – plus, he’d said Porto several times during the evening – that it turned out more of a funny moment than an actual fail. Therefore, a perfect night.

KISSER

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Gallery at our Facebook page here.

Text & photos by Renata “Pieni” Lino

Flotsam & Jetsam to hit Europe in February 2014

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 28th November 2013 by Nico Davidson

American thrash titans Flotsam & Jetsam will be hitting Europe in February as touring support to Sepultura and Legion Of The Damned. They will also be joined by Mortillery. Tour dates are as follow:

07/02/14 DE – Bochum, Matrix
08/02/14 DE – München, Backstage
09/02/14 DE – Aschaffenburg, Colos-Saal
10/02/14 DE – Hamburg, Markthalle
11/02/14 DK – Esbjerg, Tobakken
12/02/14 DE – Osnabrück, Rosenhof
13/02/14 DE – Berlin, C-Club
14/02/14 PL – Katowice, Megaclub
15/02/14 DE – Glauchau, Alte Spinnerei
16/02/14 CZ – Zlin, Masters of Rock Club
18/02/14 SK – Zilina, Smerr Club
19/02/14 AT – Wien, Arena
20/02/14 AT – Salzburg, Rockhouse
21/02/14 DE – Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn
22/02/14 CH – Pratteln, Z 7
23/02/14 DE – Saarbrücken, Garage
24/02/14 FR – Lyon, CCO Villeurbonne
25/02/14 FR – Toulouse, Bikini
26/02/14 ES – Barcelona, Salamandra 1
27/02/14 ES – Madrid, Arena
28/02/14 PT – Lissabon, Paradise Garage
01/03/14 ES – Pamplona, Totem
03/03/14 FR – Caen, Cargo
04/03/14 FR – Rennes, L´Antipode
05/03/14 FR – Paris, Trabendo
06/03/14 NL – Den Haag, Paard
07/03/14 NL – Enschede, Atak
08/03/14 BE – Antwerp, Trix
09/03/14 NL – Eindhoven, Effenaar

Flotsam & Jetsam online:

http://www.flotsam-and-jetsam.com
http://www.facebook.com/flotsamandjetsam.official
http://twitter.com/flotztildeath

Sepultura – The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on 7th November 2013 by Pieni

Sepultura
“The Mediator Between Head And Hands Should Be The Heart”
Thrash / Death / Metal
Released on 28th October 2013
Via Nuclear Blast

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I haven’t followed Sepultura very closely in a long while (in fact, I’ve never done it “closely”, but I paid some attention between “Beneath The Remains” and “Roots”), but I’ve heard enough to be able to say that their 13th studio album, despite its annoying long title, is their best in years.

The fastest song, old school thrash metal style, is the opening one, “Trauma Of War”, matching its belligerent title. It’s probably also the only one that’s fast through and through, and I’m not complaining – the bass line and tribal drumming that cut that speed in “Manipulation Of Tragedy” and “The Bliss Of Ignorants” make these songs pretty outstanding.

Even though there’s this song called “Impending Doom”, the doom-ish track is “Grief”, a dark and melancholic song where Derrick Green sings with a clean and very depressive tone (which was frankly a surprise, but a good one). “Impending Doom” is a combination of thrash, death and some melody – which in truth can be said of the majority of the album.

Must mention the last track, a cover of Brazilian act Chico Science & Nação Zumbi’s “Da Lama Ao Caos” (from mud to chaos), sung by Andreas Kisser (as Derrick can’t speak Portuguese, I assume). Like “Ratamahatta” all those years ago, you’ll see a very Brazilian-vibe turn to metal and that’s always interesting, to say the least.

All in all, the groove is thicker, the riffing is richer, the balance between death and thrash tempos is more even… The only thing I personally would prefer is if they’d toned down the vocal effects a bit. Especially in “The Vatican” and “The Age Of The Atheist”, the echoes messing the words quite noisily. Luckily, it doesn’t ruin the greatness of either of these tracks.

Inspired in Fritz Lang’s 1927 movie “Metropolis”, mastermind Kisser says that “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart” is not a concept album, the lyrics simply expressing what they see today, their music reflecting the feeling of living in daily chaos. Heavy stuff indeed.

4 / 5

by Renata “Pieni” Lino

3rd trailer for Sepultura’s upcoming album

Posted in News with tags , , on 3rd October 2013 by Pieni

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After two trailers and “The Age Of The Atheist” track, Sepultura now reveal a third trailer for their upcoming album (out on October 28th). Here they talk about the guests and the drumming in “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart”:

Sepultura online:
http://sepulutra.com.br
http://facebook.com/sepultura
http://twitter.com/sepulturacombr

Nuclear Blast streams new tracks from Sepultura and Kataklysm

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 30th September 2013 by Pieni

Nuclear Blast YouTube channel has recently made available a new track from two of their strongest bands.

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From their upcoming album “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart”, Brazilian Sepultura unveiled the track “The Age Of The Atheist”. The album will be released on October 28th.

Sepultura online:
http://sepulutra.com.br
http://facebook.com/sepultura
http://twitter.com/sepulturacombr

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As for Canadian Kataklysm, after releasing “Kill The Elite”, it’s now time for the title-track of “Waiting For The End To Come”, which will be out also on October 28th.

Kataklysm online:
http://www.kataklysm.swizcorp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/kataklysm
https://myspace.com/kataklysm
http://www.youtube.com/user/kataklysmrocks
https://twitter.com/kataklysmband

Sepultura announce UK & Irish shows

Posted in News with tags , , on 27th September 2013 by Pieni

In support of their upcoming album, “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart”, which should be released on the 28th of October, Brazilian legends Sepultura have announced a 6-show UK/Ire tour for February 2014. Dates/venues on the following flyer:

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More info on the album, trailers included, can be read here.

Sepultura online:
www.SEPULTURA.com.br
www.facebook.com/SEPULTURA
Twitter.com/SEPULTURACOMBR
www.YouTube.com/SEPULTURACOMBR

Sepultura release 2nd trailer for upcoming album

Posted in News with tags , , on 17th September 2013 by Pieni

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After the first trailer, where Sepultura and producer Ross Robinson discussed the recording process of “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart”, the Brazilian iconic band now releases a new trailer where they talk about the lyrics and title of their upcoming 13th studio album:

Scheduled for release on October 28th via Nuclear Blast, you can pre-order it at http://smarturl.it/tmbhahmbth-cddvd. The track list is as follows:

01. Trauma Of War
02. The Vatican
03. Impending Doom
04. Manipulation of Tragedy
05. Tsunami
06. The Bliss Of Ignorants
07. Grief
08. The Age Of The Atheist
09. Obsessed
10. Da Lama Ao Caos (Chico Science & Nação Zumbi cover)

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Trailer #1:

Sepultura online:

www.SEPULTURA.com.br
www.facebook.com/SEPULTURA
Twitter.com/SEPULTURACOMBR
www.YouTube.com/SEPULTURACOMBR

Warbringer unveil new album artwork and further details announced

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 6th September 2013 by Nico Davidson

LA’s metal monsters Warbringer are back with their fourth studio offering, programmatically entitled IV: Empires Collapse. The band have also confirmed the new street date for the album’s release as 28th October in Europe and 29th October in North America via Century Media.

IV: Empires Collapse, the studio recording debut for former Mantic Ritual members Jeff Potts (Guitar) and Ben Mottsman (Bass) rounding off Warbringer’s five-piece line-up, was recorded with producer Steve Evetts (Sepultura, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence), mixed by Brett Eliason (Pearl Jam, Heart, BoySetsFire) and mastered by Alan Douches/West West Side Music (Cannibal Corpse, Hatebreed, Converge). The album’s cover artwork, which can be seen above, was designed by Adrienne Rozzi.

The band checked in to comment about the artwork as follows:

The artwork for Empires Collapse came about from wanting to take a much more focused and simplistic approach. Previous Warbringer album covers are extremely detailed, busy works, so it was a conscious decision to have art that was the antithesis of what we had done before. John Laux came up with the concept, so we had our friend Adrienne Rozzi make up a sketch, which led to us having her follow through with the final piece. It’s incredibly different from what most fans would expect for a Warbringer album cover, but we wanted the art to visually reflect the music. The piece reminds me of a Tarot Card illustration and sets a very cryptic, somber vibe which associates well with the music that ties into the album’s title.

Warbringer online:

http://warbringermusic.com
http://facebook.com/warbringermusic

Sepultura post new album trailer on YouTube

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 6th September 2013 by Nico Davidson

Brazil’s legendary metal icons Sepultura have released the first trailer for their upcoming album The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart. This first trailer sees producer Ross Robinson discussing the recording process. The trailer can be viewed below. The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must be The Heart is scheduled for release via Nuclear Blast on 28th October.

The artwork for The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart was created by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner (www.alwg.org). The album was recorded with renowned producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Machine Head, Fear Factory), who worked with Sepultura on their landmark 1996 release Roots and co-produced by Steve Evetts (Symphony X, Incantation), who previously worked on Sepultura’s Roorback (2003), the Revolusongs EP (2002), and Nation (2001).

The  track listing for the album is as follows:

01. Trauma Of War
02. The Vatican
03. Impending Doom
04. Manipulation of Tragedy
05. Tsunami
06. The Bliss Of Ignorants
07. Grief
08. The Age Of The Atheist
09. Obsessed
10. Da Lama Ao Caos (Chico Science & Nação Zumbi cover)

Sepultura online:

http://sepulutra.com.br
http://facebook.com/sepultura
http://twitter.com/sepulturacombr

Sepultura reveal artwork and tracklisting for new album

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on 28th August 2013 by Nico Davidson

Brazilian metal icons Sepultura have unveiled the artwork (see above), title and tracklisting for their new album; which is to be titled The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart. Bit of a mouthful, eh? Anyway, the new album is set for release on 28th October via Nuclear Blast. The cover artwork was created by Brazilian artist Alexandre Wagner who specialises in charcoal drawing techniques.

In preparing the statements below, Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser and artist Alexandre Wagner collaborated with Brazilian journalist Emanuel Leite, Jr. to gather their thoughts.

In this statement, Kisser reveals how he discovered Alexandre:

It was an indication of Silvio Bibika, who was my roadie for a long time. He always shows me things in general that Sepulutra might need. He told me about Alexandre – who is from Belo Horizonte [in Brazil, where Sepulutra was founded] – a year ago. So before we went to the United States to record the album, I was at his house to talk about the cover, tell him the album title, and talk about the concept of the film Metropolis so he could do something original. But when I saw the picture with the drawing, I thought it was all about what we wanted and we did not need something new.  I also asked him to do a tribal ‘S’ in the cover’s style, which will be on the back cover.

Album artist Alexandre Wagner comments on his creation:

This series of work in charcoal drawing [for the album] I did when I still lived in Belo Horizonte. They were all made there and are quick drawings without much reference, almost an experimentation that may have come from a desire to use the most basic of basic materials – coal, paper and wood. The cover design was ready, Andreas saw and liked it. We talked a little more and I also sent some other pictures for the booklet. I was pleased with the choice of the theme of the album; I like [Austrian filmmaker] Fritz Lang very much and not to mention only Metropolis, but Dr. Mabuse der Spieler [Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler, Lang’s 1922 film] is a fucking movie!

To see more of Alexandre Wagner’s work, visit this location.

The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart will be released as a Limited Edition Digipak CD/DVD and on Double Vinyl.

The  tracklisting for the album is:

  • 01. Trauma Of War
  • 02. The Vatican
  • 03. Impending Doom
  • 04. Manipulation of Tragedy
  • 05. Tsunami
  • 06. The Bliss Of Ignorants
  • 07. Grief
  • 08. The Age Of The Atheist
  • 09. Obsessed
  • 10. Da Lama Ao Caos (Chico Science & Nação Zumbi cover)

The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart was recorded with renowned producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Machine Head, Fear Factory), who worked with Sepultura on their landmark 1996 release Roots, and co-produced by Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Symphony X, Incantation), who previously worked on Sepultura’s Roorback (2003), the Revolusongs EP (2002), and Nation (2001).

Sepultura online:

http://sepulutra.com.br
http://facebook.com/sepultura

 

Diamond Plate’s Pulse out now; Streaming on Terrorizer

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 19th August 2013 by Nico Davidson

Chicago metal unit Diamond Plate have recently released their new album Pulse and is out now on all formats in Europe. Pulse was recorded with producer Neil Kernon (Judas PriestNevermore3 Inches Of Blood) in the band’s home town at Studio Chicago. The artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes (Morbid AngelArch EnemySepultura).

An exclusive bonus track, which is a cover of Power Thrashing Death originally performed by New Jersey thrash band Whiplash, is available on the iTunes format of Pulse. The iTunes version of Pulse is available at this location.

In celebration of the release of Pulse, UK magazine Terrorizer are streaming the full album at this location.

Diamond Plate online:

http://www.diamondplateband.com
http://www.facebook.com/diamondplate1
http://twitter.com/diamondplate

 

Eyes Set To Kill release “Behind The Scenes” video for forthcoming album Masks

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 5th August 2013 by Nico Davidson

During in the time that lead upto the pre-production of their upcoming album Masks, Eyes Set To Kill decided to not worry about expectations and just demo two of their strongest new songs: True Colors and Nothing Left To Say. As a result of the two anthemic, catchy songs, the band landed a deal with Century Media Records. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Alexia Rodriguez commented:

Those two songs served as a blueprint for the entire record. When we were writing, I didn’t try to do what everybody else does. We didn’t need to throw a ton of riffs into one song or get overly technical. I wanted to make music that was catchy.

With that train of though, the band retreated to a studio in South California with renowned producer Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Sepultura). During that process, Alexia evolved hugely as the band’s main songwriter and the band’s sound expanded because of this. For the first time, Cisko added staggering screams and vocals, building the harmonies and everything became amplified from the heaviness to the hooks.

A sneak preview of the recording process can be viewed below:

Masks will be in released 23rd September via Century Media Records in Europe and Australia/NZ.

Eyes Set To Kill online:

http://facebook.com/eyessettokill
http://twitter.com/eyessettokill

Soulfly release first video update for upcoming studio album

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 9th July 2013 by Nico Davidson

Soulfly have posted their first video update for their upcoming untitled ninth studio album. The album was produced by Terry Date (Pantera, Deftones, Soudngarden) and is the first album to feature Max Cavalera’s 21 year old son, Zyon, on drums. The video update can be viewed below.

As if there was a more metal way to come into the world, Zyon’s heartbeat in utero served as the intro to Sepultura’s 1993 classic RIAA-gold-certified record Chaos A.D. Max would depart Sepultura soon after the release of Roots in 1996. Ever since the band’s gold-certified debut in 1998, Soulfly have become deadlier and more dangerous with each critically acclaimed successive release, and their upcoming album will be no exception. Expect a release tentatively in the Fall of this year via Nuclear Blast.

Soulfly online:

http://www.soulfly.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Soulfly/8616079092
http://twitter.com/TheSoulflyTribe

 

Former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo to feature on upcoming Sepultura album

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 19th June 2013 by Nico Davidson

Dave Lombardo, former drummer for thrash legends Slayer will be featured on the upcoming album by Brazilian–American thrashers Sepultura. In his newest update on Brazilian newspaper Pernambuco.com, guitarist Andreas Kisser tells the entire story about how Lombardo got be featured on his band’s new album by ‘accident’.

Lombardo, who was having some quality time with his kids and dog by the beach near to the studio where Sepulutrua are recording the new album together with sound guru Ross Robinson (Machine Head, Slipknot, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Fear Factory), told Robinson about his whereabouts which lead Ross to ask him if he wanted to guest on the recording. Guitarist Kisser comments:

He came and it was so nice, so special, so awesome! He is one of the nicest guys in business and he enjoyed the idea a lot. Ross and Mike prepared two drum sets on the living room, facing each other, no cymbals, just tribal drums! When the mics were all ready and running Eloy and Dave started playing and the magic was on, so great! The part they recorded will be a special part on the middle of one of the songs, it came out crazy!

Sepultura online:

http://sepultura.com.br
http://facebook.com/sepultura

 

Bloodstock has most successful year to date

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 16th August 2012 by Nico Davidson

Bloodstock Open Air saw its most successful year so far last weekend as over 11,000 music fans descended on Catton Park for four days of ferocious metal mayhem. Capturing the phenomenal main stage performances across the weekend were streaming partner Daily Motion, attracting well over 200,000 visitors across the weekend from the UK.

Festival director Vicky Gregory comments: “To say we were totally blown away by this year is an understatement! We had the highest attendance in the festivals 12 years with an overall attendance of 11,300 and looking at the feedback from fans they were equally blown away! We had for the first time live streaming via daily motion and had over 208,000 views from the UK alone.
“The feedback we have received from all the bands that played the festival has been superb with many saying it was the best festival they have ever played and to hear that makes all the hard work worth it! Role on 2013 and a huge thanks to all that attended the festival – its good to know metal is so alive in the UK!!!!”

Wasting no time in moving forward with plans for next year’s festival – which will see an increased capacity – organisers announced the first act to join the 2013 line up in the form of special guests Anthrax.

Early-bird tickets for the 2013 event are already on sale at only £100 (plus booking fee) for four days of the best collection of METAL on UK soil. Buy yours now at www.bloodstock.uk.com

BLOODSTOCK 2013  August 8th – 11th Catton Park

Line Up So Far:
Anthrax

Former Blaze Bayley guitarist returns

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 27th July 2012 by Nico Davidson

Former Blaze Bayley guitarist, Jay Walsh, returns with new UK based thrash metal outfit Bull Riff Stampede (featuring British and Italian band members who’ve shared stages with Anthrax, Sabaton, Amon Amarth, Sikth etc).

Bull Riff Stampede’s debut album ‘Scatter The Ground’ is out now.

Bull Riff Stampede are turning heads; having already been billed with Sepultura, Evile and playing the UK’s prestigious Download Festival.

 

Psychema – The Entry Point

Posted in Review with tags , , , , , , , on 10th July 2012 by mariadodarmata

Psychema
The entry Point
Released on 25th April 2012
Prog. Metal
Released via Inverse Records

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It starts with a smooth, instrumental song. The soft melody gets to your head and relaxes you in a way that when the second song starts your senses jump in surprise. The vocals start up harsh, but they soften up as the song progresses. You gives you an idea of what to expect from the album. By song number three and four, the heavy melodies get softer with hints of Symphonic/Neo-classical metal, Industrial and somehow Pop-rock.

My head had wondered off the music when song number six, The Past, started. With a slow rhythm, the acoustic song came in the precise moment to pull back the attention. Clean vocals beautiful melody, all ends to give space to the next song that goes direct to the point. It brings back all the heavy elements and keeps them throughout the rest of the album. It finishes with a beautiful outro song.

I have mixed feelings about the vocals that go from reminding me to Sepultura on the Cavalera era, to reminding me of Therion. They are right in the middle, too harsh to be clean, too clean to be harsh. But in spite of that the album is good, fun to listen to. It might be Prog. Metal but the influences of other genres are clear, giving the music a somehow Powermetalish sound that is surprisingly heavy.

4.5/5

María Mata