Tag: The Faceless

Playthrough: “Barren And Breathless Macrocosm” from Shadow Of Intent!

Former Hunt The Dinosaur and The Faceless drummer Bryce Butler was filmed filling in for Antony Barone on the drum stool for Shadow Of Intent as they player the iconic Chain Reaction in Anaheim California. Here’s “Barren And Breathless Macrocosm” culled from their set with 9/10 “Meloncholy” from the Symphonic Deathcore warriors out now!

Bootleg: Beauty of Decay in Minnesota!

Creating relentless Metal for thinking folks, Beauty Of Decay from Anoka Minnesota have shared stages with everyone from Immolation to The Faceless. Here’s a Pro-Shot full set from them at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall in St. Paul Minnesota on 20th October so you can check them out. “Lullabies For The Aborted” is out now.

Review: “Cycles//Aftermath” EP by Visionist

After their debut self titled EP used the skills of Arcaeon guitarist Sam Machin to record the vocals, Hampshire/Surrey Tech-Metal quintet Visionist shared stages with the likes of The Faceless, Uneven Structure, Destiny Potato, Holding Absence and Osiah to name but a few. Known for their haunting ambience and antpile crushing technical riffs, the band

NEWS: HIVE stare into the abyss!

Mixed & Mastered job from former The Acacia Strain guitarist Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz (Bury Your Dead), Chicago Illinois Evil Groove crew HIVE have unveiled a second single in 10 days. “Bellow” is the 3rd single from a 6 track EP called “The Mirthless Kind” due out 1st November…

Bootleg: Flaw at Shovelhead!

It’s hard not to feel anything but embarrassed for Flaw frontman Chris Volz. His Louisville Kentucky Nu-Metal band has endured more line-up changes, backstabbing and internal strife… well, they’re giving The Faceless a run for their money at this point. It seems that someone else is going to get ejected from the band after revelations

NEWS: HIVE engage with “Mara”!

Chicago Illinois Evil Groove crew HIVE have returned with a new single entitled “Mara”. Now being managed by EJ Shannon, the man credited with saving The Faceless from oblivion more times than there are stars in the night sky, the song sees a guest appearance from Cameron Loach providing keys and atmospherics. It also sports

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?

NEWS: HIVE return with “Moonlit Eulogy”!

Mixed and Mastered by former The Acacia Strain guitarist Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz (Bury Your Dead) and with animation by Seth Whitehurst, HIVE have returned with “Moonlit Eulogy”! Now describing themselves as “Immensely heavy, down-tuned Deathcore with polyrhythmic nuances to create Dark Atmospheric Progressive Metal”, the Chicago outfit are now managed by E.J. Shannon, the man

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

Riff Police! Pull Over! #61: The Faceless Vs Metallica!

As a whole, probably of the most underrated albums in the Metallica discography, “And Justice For All” was the first to feature bassist James Newstead after the tragic death of the legendary Cliff Burton two years earlier. Featuring the classic singles “One” and “Harvester of Sorrow”, it’s a musically progressive album with few traditional verse-chorus