Tag: Cognizance

Review: “Dawn of Corruption” by Distant

Downtempo Deathcore collective Distant hail from Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Bratislava in Slovakia, a six piece outfit who in their words perform the dark hymns of the fallen kingdom for listeners to experience the atmospheric despair and the grotesque void to come, emotional, evil and ruthless. After numerous tours around Europe and their debut EP

NEWS: “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun” from Obscura!

Here’s one last chance for fans to see the “Diluvium”┬áline up of German Technical Death Metallers Obscura with a 4K music video for “Mortification of the Vulgar Sun“. For those that missed it, a new line up that sees vocalist and guitarist Steffen Kummerer as the only original member are currently working on a new

Playthrough: “Universe Momentum” by Obscura!

While watching this playthrough video for “Universe Momentum” by Obscura, just remember that Steffen Kummerer also does vocals at the same time when songs like these are performed live. The German Technical Death Metallers are currently re-tooling before going again with Kummerer and bassist Jerone Paul Thesseling joined by drummer David Diepold, who appears on

NEWS: Tech-Fest 2020 line-up announcement #1!

After what seems like eternity, Tech-Fest have announced their first wave of bands just in time for Christmas and it includes some seriously heavy bands including a UK Exclusive show from Fit For An Autopsy who dropped in “The Sea Of Tragic Beasts” a condender for our albums of the year shortlist! The announcement in

Review: “Malignant Domination” by Cognizance

When people like Metal Injection are describing you as “One of the best damn Technical Death Metal bands out there” and you’ve managed to get the mighty Jason Suecof (Trivium, Devildriver, Whitechapel) to do the mixing not to mention John Douglas to do the mastering on your new album, then you’re surely onto a winner?

Playthrough: “Malignant Domain” from Cognizance!

Guitar and Drum playthrough videos are getting all too common these days, an easy win for something extra to provide content for bands social media when they’re looking to give things a nudge and get some attention in a saturated market. So on the eve of the appearance of “Malignant Domination”, their new Jason Suecof

The Black Map #67: Cognizance from Leeds!

Keeping us in the North of England and taking us to Leeds and the home of a band for whom playing live is as rare as rocking horse s***. Having taken to the stage at the 2018 incarnation of UK Tech-Fest, Cognizance have exactly zero shows lined up for the arrival of their upcoming new