Chicago doom: invincible, immaculate, larger than life and prone to taking on the world. Trouble was of course the forefathers, but when…
While the Deafheaven comparison can be justified, Further Still emerges more like a crusty punk rocker hell bent on grinding it out like latter day Brutal Truth sporting ball hugging jeans made mostly out of patches of the super stars of Scandinavian d-beat.
Within A World Forgotten is a dizzy, dark spell of violence conjured from the depths.
With a four-year gap between records, two lineup changes and an entire rerecording, it was fair for anticipation of Skyharbor's long-awaited third album to be tempered by a reasonable dose of skepticism. Thankfully, Sunshine Dust hits the mark far more often than it misses,
This is all done while breaking into portions of more structured death metal that joins the brutal tapestries of frozen carcasses.
Suspended in Reflections is more of a singular experience than a collection of songs, and its ability to bond heavy and light personas seamlessly and imaginatively (with plenty of essential gradations beneath and around those surfaces) is remarkable.
A split for the ages, this might get loud.
Somewhere amidst the rise of metalcore and post-hardcore, the notion of meshing pop music elements with metal emerged. Heavy instrumentals…