Tag: Plini

Bootleg: “Vagabond” from Polaris!

The second part of the double header of songs which Polaris performed with Plini filling in for Ryan Siew in session for Triple J Radio in their native Australia sees them play their own cut in “Vagabond” having previously covered “Black Fingernails, Red Wine” by Eskimo Joe for the programme. The fill in was due

NEWS: Polaris cover “Black Fingernails, Red Wine”!

As “The Mortal Coil” reaches its third Anniversary, Australian Progressive Metalcore act Polaris have appeared on the Triple J Radio segment “Like A Version” performing a cover of “Black Fingernails, Red Wine” by Eskimo Joe. Guitarist Ryan Siew became unwell a few days before they were due to play and Plini stepped up to fill

Review: “A Clear and Present Rager” by Nuclear Power Trio

Timed for release just before the US Elections, Instrumental Jazz Fusion Metal Trio Nuclear Power Trio who consist of Donald Trump on eight string guitars, Vladimir Putin on five string bass and Kim Jong on drums have been primed and ready for this moment their whole lives. Their second single and EP title track “A

Review: “En Vivo” by Mestis

“I’ve always wanted to create a style of music that focused on being emotionally exploitative and technically sound, yet simple enough for the average music listener to appreciate. Another influence was using the eight string guitar in a form that is unconventional to the ‘trends’ or independent of characteristics that are found in music styles/genres

Review: “Chrysalis” by Alogon

The Koine Greek word ἄλογον (álogon, meaning inexplicable, irrational), is where Genova, Italian Progressive Metallers Andrea Olivieri (Vocals), Jack Repetti (Bass & Synthesizer), Damiano Logozzo (Guitar) and Francesco Schenone (Drums) found the name for their band. Citing influences in the likes of TesseracT, Devin Townsend and Monuments, the quartet have been writing music together since 2016, releasing

Review: “Blood Moon” EP by Manalyth

Tustin in Orange County California is where you’ll find Multi Instrumentalist (Guitars, Bass, Drums, Synths and Piano) Brodee McLaren and vocalist Brandon Craven on most days if the week. The duo create Progressive Deathcore and are label free because let’s face it, in the internet age, as they put it, who needs one? They’ve hooked

Review: “Reset” EP by Navian

An instrumental trio from Oslo Norway, Martin, Ola and Alex are inspired by the likes of Animals As Leaders and Covet to create their own Technical Melodies and hooks for Navian. Oh and they love Nintendo. If that wasn’t obvious from the title of opening track “Multiplayer” then it should be obvious from the funky bright

Review: “Ruminant” by Lapsarian

Recorded at Cue Recording Studios in Falls Church, Virginia with Blaine Misner handling Production, Engineering and Mixing and Patrick Hills handling the Mastered at Earthtone Studios, Washington, D.C. based four piece Lapsarian completed work on their debut EP “Ruminant” before issuing this stark warning; “This is just the beginning: fans of adventurous heaviness should expect

Documentary: Periphery Guitar Lesson!

How often is it that a guitarist like Mark Holcomb from Periphery would get a guitar lesson? And even if they wanted some critical assessment of their playing, who would they even go to? Well Reverb paired him up with Yvette Young of Covet so the duo could share some epic riff wizardry. Periphery will

Playthrough: “Follow Your Ghost” from Periphery!

Filmed on their recent North American Tour in “behind the kit” style, here’s  Periphery drummer Matt Halpern playing “Follow Your Ghost”. The second playthrough this week, the original appears on “Hail Stan”, the Progressive DJentlemen’s first foray into independence. Having recorded the bass tracks for the album despite stepping away officially, it will be interesting to