Tag: Bionic Swarm

Review: “The Silent Call” by Cryptosis

““The Silent Call” is a thought-provoking glimpse into a world where the lines between reality and artificial control blur, leaving individuals feeling lost and insignificant in the midst of sprawling, concrete jungles we call cities. A hauntingly introspective track that casts a shadow over our human existence. It’s a sonic journey that invites you to

NEWS: Cryptosis become the masters of puppets?

Continuing to search the undergrowth for the crown of Obscura, Dutch Progressive Death Thrash masters Cryptosis have issued a second warning shot from their upcoming new EP “The Silent Call“. Titled “Master Of Life“, the track is actually one previously unreleased from the 2021 album sessions for the critically acclaimed “Bionic Swarm” and will be

NEWS: Cryptosis hear the silent call…

1st December will see the arrival of an EP titled “The Silent Call” from Dutch Extreme Metal act Cryptosis via Century Media. Continuing down the left hand path of dark science fiction, the record compromises one new single in the title track, a previously unreleased cut in “Master Of Life” leftover from the sessions for

Bootleg: “Bionic Swarm” album release show from Cryptosis!

The product of a total re-imagining of the sound the began with as Thrash mob Distillator, the debut album from Cryptosis which appeared back in March sees the band evolving into a hybrid beast with influence from Rush to Dimmu Borgir to create an album that blends elements from the Progressive to Symphonic and Death Metal. Celebrating the

Documentary: Crazy Tour Stories with Cryptosis!

God how we’ve missed shows over the time of the Great Plague. The live streams have been great but it’s just not the same as a packed sweaty club headbanging to your favourite bands, pint of beer in hand and horns up. We’ve also missed the regular fix of Digital Tour Bus but fortunately they

Playthrough: “Conjuring The Egoist” from Cryptosis!

If you missed “Bionic Swarm“, the debut album from Dutch forward-thinking explorers of the Extreme Metal cosmos Cryptosis then it is one we highly recommend. Before you push play on that, here’s a guitar playthrough from vocalist and guitarist Laurens Houvast for one of the albums stand out cuts in “Conjuring The Egoist“. It comes

Review: “Bionic Swarm” by Cryptosis

Reborn as forward-thinking explorers of the Extreme Metal cosmos, Cryptosis are a Dutch trio of seasoned musicians. Laurens Houvast (vocals, guitars), Frank te Riet (bass, mellotron, backing vocals) and Marco Prij (drums) have allowed their sound to evolve, to expand and to breathe and found a home at Century Media for their debut “Bionic Swarm”

Interview: Cryptosis talk “Bionic Swarm” with Heavy New York!

The rising Dutch Metal scene is about to birth a giant with Cryptosis set the unleash “Bionic Swarm“, their debut for Century Media on 26th March. So like US Presidential candidates Laurens Houvast (vocals, guitar) and Frank te Riet (bass, mellotron, backing vocals) have been hard on the promotional campaign trail and spoken to Heavy

NEWS: Cryptosis transcend death?

Dutch trio Cryptosis are about to unleash the end product of a total re-imagining of the sound the began with as Thrash mob Distillator when they first started creating together. Their debut album for Century Media entitled “Bionic Swarm” is set for 26th March and sees the band evolving into a hybrid beast with influence

NEWS: Cryptosis transcend space and time…

Dutch Extreme Metallers Cryptosis have created a science fiction landscape for their debut album “Bionic Swarm” set for 26th March via Century Media. The album release will be followed by a summer tour with Vektor and appearances at Wonnemond Festival, Vienna Metal Meeting and Dokk’em Open Air. Here’s first single “Transcendence” with pre-orders available here