Monday, October 18

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(Album Review) “The Way It Ends” by CURRENTS
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(Album Review) “The Way It Ends” by CURRENTS

Currents have seen their fan base grow, suiting lovers of Architects, August Burns Red, Humanity's Last Breath and more! The five-piece, death-infused metalcore act have cultivated their sound across each release, and The Way It Ends sees them push further boundaries in their career to create an incredibly dynamic album. The opening track It Was Never There provides a powerful aperitif. The intense emotion portrayed through the vocals is accompanied by a hauntingly beautiful piano melody and cinematic drums. It’s an impressive introduction to the album that contrasts well with the heavy guitars of the following track, A Flag To Wave. There’s a lot going on with this track. The heavy guitar sections and harsh vocals deliver a strong sound, whilst the soaring chorus introduces an incredib...
“Mark of Rot” by Cabal, what the world has been waiting on!
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“Mark of Rot” by Cabal, what the world has been waiting on!

There are moments of brutality that take up the entire record entitled "Mark of Rot" by Cabal, whereas there are no moments of introspection or moments of clarity.  It is gruesome, bludgeoning and the cut to the jugular that the metal world so desperately needs.  On February 23rd, Danish death metal band Cabal will be releasing "Mark of Rot" via Long Branch Records. In this record, Cabal combines several subgenres of metal, including death metal, black metal, djent, and hardcore.  When Cabal does hardcore, the breakdowns are sick and punishing, such as the track "Whispers".  In that track, they show no mercy at all whatsoever.  In the track "Empty", the ambiance sounds lurking, evil, and gruesome while the rhythm section provided by Malthe Stroyer Sorensen on bass and Nikolaj Kaae Kirk on...