Tag: Haken

Spotlight: Obsidian Skies dissect debut EP “Saturnian”!

A concept EP of the highest order, “Saturnian” finds multi instrumentalists Logan Dougherty (Guitars, Piano, Orchestration) and Tim Watervoort (Guitars, Basses, Vocals) stretching themselves musically under the moniker of new project Obsidian Skies. A brave and bold record mixed and mastered by Tom MacLean (ex-Haken, Brutta), it finds us talking a journey to the stars

Review: “Saturnian” by Obsidian Skies

Following the story of humankind abandoning Earth for Saturn’s moon Titan, the concept behind “Saturnian“, the debut EP from Progressive Melodic Death Metal duo Obsidian Skies is a Science Fiction fantasy reminiscent of tales we’ve seen in the movies. The exploration of the emotional and physical struggles of leaving mankind’s home planet have a strange

Live Review: Radar Festival 2022 Day #2 (Saturday)!

The second of three at the Casino Night Club in Guildford for Radar Festival is a big one with bigger crowds and slush puppy style pints of frozen Pimm’s on offer as well as a plethora of bands bringing riffs in plentiful supply from 13:00 to the midnight hour to keep us entertained. We predict

Review: “Self Titled” by Brutta

“The album is a definitive punch in your face… or maybe we could say a hammer in your forehead! A mixture of open evil chords with blast beats finding a defined yet tormenting growling vocal. The song themes are very precise and the lyrics bring a subjective aspect of human mental conflicts from a darker

Interview: Brutta talk self titled album with Metal Rules!

Two pre-release singles down in “Brutta” and “Devon” and Metal Rules chose to speak to guitarist and vocalist Adriano Ribeiro from United Kingdom and Brazil high speed Blackened Death Metal trio Brutta about his new project that features Tom MacLean (Athemon, ex-Haken) and Gledson Gonçalves. Produced, mixed and mastered by MacLean himself at Twelve Tone

NEWS: Brutta premier second single “Devon”!

“About to collapse, death is preferred to ruin. Brutta, a brutal and in-your-face version of obscure and wicked music” …Following the kind of inception that our tiny brains struggle to cope with in first single “Brutta” by Brutta from their self titled album “Brutta” (!?!) the Blackened Death Metal trio who feature members of Athemon and

NEWS: Brutta get fierce with “Brutta”!

Following the album teaser 10 days ago the trio of Brutta have chosen to share the opening title track of their upcoming self titled debut album, one which shares the name of the band. That’s Brutta by Brutta from Brutta. Comprised of Adriano Ribeiro (Athemon) (guitars, vocals), Tom MacLean (Athemon, ex-Haken) (bass) and Gledson Gonçalves

NEWS: Brutta tease debut self titled album!

We aren’t usually ones for teases but this one got our attention like a slap in the face as next month the trio of Adriano Ribeiro (Athemon) (guitars, vocals), Tom MacLean (Athemon, ex-Haken) (bass) and Gledson Gonçalves (drums) launch their debut album as Brutta. Produced, mixed and mastered by MacLean himself at  Twelve Tone Studio