Tag Archives: djent

The Omnific – Kismet (2017)


In the same way that Animals As Leaders utilise dual 7 & 8 string guitars that blur the line between bass and guitar…so too The Omnific blurs that same line with actual bass guitars. Continue reading The Omnific – Kismet (2017)


As Paradise Falls – Digital Ritual (2017)


From the opening moments of Digital Ritual, it is clear that this is a seriously accomplished album with it sheer production value, dialled guitar tones and crushing drum sounds. Continue reading As Paradise Falls – Digital Ritual (2017)

Voyager – Ghost Mile (2017)


Combining flamboyant musicianship and accessible song writing is a delicate balance which many aspire towards but few achieve. Voyager have the finesse and maturity to manage this tightrope act between awe inspiring and attention grabbing music. ‘Ghost Mile’ is an album that provides a shining example of just how heavy and how technical you can get in this genre without sacrificing a good song. Continue reading Voyager – Ghost Mile (2017)

Hemina – Venus (2016)


Music snobs beware: never judge a book by it’s cover.. and the same goes for music. I won’t beat around the bush, the artwork, the title, the bio and overall package just puts me off. It screams ‘this is not gonna be your thing Sean, don’t bother with it’. How wrong I was. Continue reading Hemina – Venus (2016)

Incentives – Dusk (2016) EP


Melbourne lads ‘Incentives’ have conjured up some very impressive technical melodic hardcore with their debut EP titled ‘Dusk’. It’s 6 servings of unrelenting guitar work and punishing drums..but isn’t without it’s draw backs. Continue reading Incentives – Dusk (2016) EP

Northlane & In Hearts Wake – Equinox (2016)


This is a surprisingly fun little slab of music that borrows liberally from both bands arsenals to give us what might as well be a mashup of their best elements in three new songs. The good news: it’s actually awesome. Continue reading Northlane & In Hearts Wake – Equinox (2016)