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Pryapisme “Hyperblast Super Collider” (2013)

1. July 2020 aVoid 0

If you felt that last year’s lauded STAGNANT WATERS debut was a bit too slow, predictable, uneventful and monochrome, this might be your lucky day. PRYAPISME, which is the main project of percussionist/clarinetist/electronician Aymeric Thomas […]

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Pryapisme “Rococo Holocaust” (2010)

1. July 2020 aVoid 0

It is hardly standard procedure to receive a promotional copy approximately three years after the initial contact with the band came to an end. But then again, PRYAPISME is hardly a standard procedure orchestra. This […]

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Meshuggah “ObZen” (2008)

16. June 2020 aVoid 0

Again the machinery rumbles. The malignant cogwheel pulses anew at rhythms undecipherable to ordinary human senses. Mechanical war-beasts somewhere between the ravaging monsters of the early VoïVod albums and the superhuman sterility of Kraftwerk’s Man-machines, […]

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Mekanik “Der Mekanik Grooves” (2008)

16. June 2020 aVoid 0

[disclaimer: there should be kobaiahn umlauts on the album title & band-name.] 1. MEKANIK is a bucket. A nice bucket, but a bucket. 2. A side-project from members of LYDIA LASKA, DISMAL EUPHONY, GEHENNA, and […]

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Mayhem “Ordo Ad Chao” (2007)

14. June 2020 aVoid 0

The anticipated and well publicized album harkening the return of Attila as the voice of Mayhem. Now although this is a band that firmly resides within the realm of Black Metal as oppossed to avantgarde, […]

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Lykathea Aflame “Elevenefris” (2001)

13. June 2020 aVoid 0

Having strayed for many years along the dark path, it is refreshing to finally discover some positive and hopeful music that still doesn’t give away at the brutality. Lykathea Aflame – now known as Lykathé […]

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