(Andy Synn returns to an old, irregular series of album reviews in haiku. Three reviews of three lines each come after the jump. With music, of course.)
This week is brought to you by the number “the”.
By which I mean that every band I’m reviewing this week is one of those “the something” bands.
Naming conventions aside though, they’re all quite different, running the gamut from leviathan Doom to scintillating Tech to totally not Metal at all, so whoever you are, there should be something to tickle your earbuds over the course of the next 5-7 days!
Let’s begin with some of my trademark pithy haikus, as I know some of you have been missing them and clamouring (quietly) for their return.
THE FORESHADOWING – SEVEN HEADS, TEN HORNS
Dark, but needs more spark.
Doomy. Gloomy. Passing through
Me. But leaves no mark.
[THE] BINARY CODE – MOONSBLOOD
Diamond in the rough.
Packs a proggy punch. Pristine
And yet immersive.
THE LION’S DAUGHTER – EXISTENCE IS HORROR
True grit (not the film)
And grime. Gruesome riffs for a