As many bands within the technical and progressive death metal scene expands, Aethereus is proudly to be from my hometown in Washington state and surely one of the many bands through The Artisan Era to keep an eye on because this new album Leiden is one of the most exhilarating, crafted and astonishing albums I’ve heard coming from this band. After the 2018 debut of Absentia, This album introduces some jazz fusion elements that absorbs a beautiful contrasting articulation from […]
There’s been hundreds, if not thousands of fantastic bands within the technical and melodic death metal spectrum that have been a huge name for themselves. Inferi are a band who are one of the most well known artists in the scene who established themselves on the technical death metal scene to create a sound so versatile, commendable, intelligent and amazing quality releases overtime. Now, I can’t say much about the band’s history but what I can say is Inferi are […]
Frederick, Maryland’s technical death/thrash metal band Devil’s Reef premiered a new song entitled “Quantum Strings”, taken from their upcoming new album A Whisper from the Cosmos, which will be out in stores October 8, 2021 via The Artisan Era.
Demon King is a upcoming technical death metal band formed in 2019 by the original Enfold Darkness guitarist and vocalist Matt Brown. Along with him is Inferi and A Loathing Requiem’s Malcolm Pugh and Jack Blackburn, former drummer for Vital Remains and other killer projects. Released through the amazing label known as The Artisan Era, Demon King’s music takes the traditional technical death metal formula with some black metal tendencies as this brand new EP have demonstrated the listener that […]
As we say goodbye to 2020 which was one of the hardest times in history, that didn’t stop the music scene for creating such wonderful albums to enjoy on our spare time. That being said, I like to present to you not only my first official album review for 2021, but a band who I’m extremely excited to see a huge return being Florida’s Abiotic and their first full-length in over six years with 2021’s The Artisan Era release of […]
Recently re-emerged technical death metal outfit Abiotic are back in the saddle and proud to announce their third full length instalment, Ikigai. The album will be released on February 12th, 2021 via The Artisan Era. It was engineered, produced, mixed, and mastered by Tony Simone at Zenbeast Media. Vocals were recorded and produced by Nick Loiacono at Fang Studios. Ikigai effort features a half-dozen of guest appearances, including Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder), Chaney Crabb (Entheos), Jonathan Carpenter (ex-The […]
In 2019 The Artisan Era have created incredible albums from Inanimate Existence, Equipoise, Flub and Warforged, with all being fantastic in their own way. Now, California’s technical death metal band Symbolik marked their return after nine years being absent in the scene. This time, they’ve created the debut full-length under The Artisan Era called Emergence. To describe their sound is taking influences from The Black Dahlia Murder, Vale Of Pnath, Wretched, Alterbeast and old Inferi but in a much more […]
Technical death metal newcomers Symbolik have announced a short run of west coast tour dates set to kick off next month. Flub and Aethereus are set to support. Dates are as follows: 4/10 – Cupertino, CA – The X-Bar 4/12 – Kingman, AZ – Sportsman’s Pub 4/16 – Denver, CO – Trailside Saloon 4/18 – Spokane, WA – The Pin 4/19 – Seattle, WA – The Kraken 4/20 – Tacoma, WA – The Valley 4/21 – Portland, OR – Twilight […]
Technical death metal band Symbolik have released a new song titled “Corridors of the Consumed”, the second single from the band’s debut album, “Emergence”. The nearly six-minute shredder is available on YouTube via The Artisan Era, and was debuted via Toilet of Hell. “Emergence” will release in its entirety on April 10th via The Artisan Era.
Technical death metal band Inanimate Existence have begun work on their sixth album. The announcement comes from a brief statement on the band’s Facebook that reads: “We have started writing for album 6 and will be in the studio later this year. This one is gonna be wild. Stay posted.” The as-of-yet untitled album will be out either later this year or early next.