Well, as you can see, I’ve gotten carried away again.
Here’s a selection of new music by 8 bands, chosen in part to display once again the diversity and promise of extreme music in the current day.
The sound of Rebel Wizard has now become branded in my head; I would have known this first song was a Rebel Wizard creation even if the music’s source had been concealed. And in an age in which new metal arrives every day in a flood, with so many bands rushing through ravines already carved by their influences, creating a distinctive style and sound is a rare achievement, and even more rare when it’s distinctive despite being difficult to categorize in conventional genre terms. Continue reading »