Tag: Imperial Triumphant

NEWS: Imperial Triumphant get lost in Ancient Egypt!

The fifth and final chapter of their cover series finds New York Avant-garde masters Imperial Triumphant inflict damage with their take on “Nefertiti” by Wayne Shorter. How long can it be before the collection appears on vinyl? The queen of the 18th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, the great royal wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten decrees it!

Playthrough: “Lagos” from OWDWYR!

If you missed “Receptor“, a convergence of Technical Death Metal, Progressive Death Metal and Grindcore framed around a classical core created by OWDWYR then this bass playthrough from Chris Williams demonstrates why we recommend you check it out. Mastered by Alan Douches (Dillinger Escape Plan, Cannibal Corpse, Municipal Waste) at West West Side Music, it

Interview: Imperial Triumphant talk Metallica with Decibel Magazine!

Continuing a series of… shall we say eclectic(?) covers from Avant-garde Metal trio Imperial Triumphant which has already seen them let fly renditions of “Paranoid Android” by Radiohead, “A Night In Tunisia” by Dizzy Gillespie and “Jacob’s Ladder” by Rush, “Motorbreath” by Metallica has entered the room. While a covers album hasn’t as yet been announced, the

Review: “Receptor” by OWDWYR

The story goes that back in 2020, tired of the way things were going and not overly convinced of the benefits of robbing a liquor store, guitarist and composer Paul Plumeri, Jr. (ex-Isyou), bassist Chris Williams (Dark Waters Fall) and vocalist Max Lichtman (ex-Immolith) joined forces with the idea of creating something extreme. Taking their

NEWS: OWDWYR suffer the “Stench of Indemnity”!

Mastered by Alan Douches (Dillinger Escape Plan, Cannibal Corpse, Municipal Waste) at West West Side Music, the imminent arrival of  “Receptor” from Extreme Metal trio OWDWYR has been preceded by a third single in “Stench of Indemnity“. An album made richer for the performances of no less than seven guests who contribute drums, vocals, piano

NEWS: Imperial Triumphant play snakes and ladders!

The third in a run of Avant-garde covers from Imperial Triumphant finds them taking on “Jacob’s Ladder“ by Rush. That follows renditions of “Paranoid Android” by Radiohead and “A Night In Tunisia“ by Dizzy Gillespie as they build their repertoire in opulent Black Metal to reflect the sounds of New York City as they hear

NEWS: OWDWYR announce “Receptor” with “Lagos”!

Formed in 2020 by a trio of musicians known for their work in Isyou, Dark Waters Fall and Immolith, the debut album “Receptor” from Extreme Metal collective OWDWYR is set to be unleashed on 20th October. Said to encompass elements of Technical Death Metal, Progressive Metal and Grindcore framed around a Classical core, the record

NEWS: Imperial Triumphant tune the radio…

Avant-Garde is one thing but Imperial Triumphant have taken “Paranoid Android” by Radiohead and reimagined it from the ground up, not only putting their own spin on it but ingesting it and regurgitating it and then charging a million bucks a cup for it like that coffee that makes you wretch at the thought. Century

Documentary: Tour Stories from Imperial Triumphant!

There are tour stories and then there is this tale from a run that saw Avant-Garde masters Imperial Triumphant in Serbia. We’ll give you no more spoilers except to say that this one was filmed outside the Bottom Lounge in Chicago Illinois during a run in support of their current album “Spirit of Ecstasy” which

Review: “Self Titled” by Cemetery Moon

“Over the last several years, a giant wave of raw black metal bands has washed over us. From the outset, I was inspired to try my hand at this style but wanted to incorporate some other elements to give listeners something more. Lyrically, I was originally inspired by old stories of New England and all