After 5 years as Godzilla, it was the name change and release of their debut in 2001 that set Gojira on a trajectory towards being one of the biggest metal bands on the planet. Brothers Joe and Mario Duplantier, along with Christian Andreu and Jean-Michel Labadie, have now released seven albums, to increasing critical attention. … Continue reading 258: GOJIRA
Combining aggressive, technical, death metal with beautiful and grand symphonies and orchestral elements, Fleshgod Apocalypse are responsible for some of the most truly epic metal being produced today. Fleshgod’s death metal influences are not dulled by the symphony side of things, though. This shit is heavy. Powerful guitars, blast beats, and roared vocals are all … Continue reading 210: FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE
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While countless bands have tried to emulate their monstrously complex, chainsaw-heavy groove, there will only ever be one Meshuggah. Nobody else will ever come close.
Synth passages, pulsing blast beats, and alien guitar riffs make Rings of Saturn a unique, strange, immediately recognisable and amazing band. It’s ridiculous, complex, and grabs you instantly, taking you on one hell of a ride.
With leviathan riffs, surgical drumming, and masterfully monstrous vocals, Ulcerate are in a league of their own. This is technical death metal on a whole level, with incredible atmosphere and complex songwriting that makes for an amazing listening experience.