Tag: Cognizance

NEWS: Tech-Fest go Heavy with First Wave for 2022 event!

Some people call it a first wave announcement, but we’re calling it a tidal wave when it comes to what UK Tech-Fest have announced. An eclectic mix of bands playing Progressive, Deathcore, Death Metal, DJent and the kitchen sink are set for 30th June to 4th July at Newark Showgrounds. It’s going to be a

NEWS: Cognizance drop “Oneiric” as the clock ticks to “Upheaval”!

They say that three times a charm and so after the blistering “Syntheticus II: Refuge” and “Aeon Sickness” from 24th September’s “Upheaval” by Technical Death Metallers Cognizance there is just time to shoe horn in one more single. That would be “Oneiric” from an album mixed and mastered by legendary Swedish producer Fredrik Nordstrom (At

NEWS: Cognizance resurface with “Aeon Sickness”!

Following last months claymation creation for first single “Syntheticus II: Refuge“, Cognizance have resurfaced with a simpler video for upcoming album closed “Aeon Sickness“. Set for 24th September via Prosthetic Records, “Upheaval” was mixed and mastered by legendary Swedish producer Fredrik Nordstrom (At The Gates, Architects, Dimmu Borgir) to add a razor sharp edge to their

NEWS: Cognizance return with “Syntheticus II: Refuge”!

If you thought that drummer David Diepold had left United Kingdom Technical Death Metal titans Cognizance to join German Progressive Death Metal Kings Obscura then you might be surprised to hear that he has in fact recorded not one but two albums in recent times. 24th September will see the Fredrik Nordstrom (Architects, In Flames,

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” line 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