Impassable Fears defies comprehension and stereotyping as it takes you on a journey through the weird and wonderful world of drone.
To my ears, Colorado's Excommunion presents a merging of brutal death metal and atmospheric black metal styles. It works best to describe them as skullfucking brutal as their latest release, Thronosis, is predominantly just that.
Sarcasm plays catchy, thrashy death metal that eludes genre tags that pertain to most Swedish death metal bands. Within the Sphere of Ethereal Minds is distinctly catchy, uptempo thrashing death metal that is exceptionally-written and well-played.
Cult of Eibon does its own take on first wave black metal on Lycan Twilight Sorcery. There’s elements of old thrash metal, old school heavy metal, NWOBHM, all while vocalist Porphyrion howls and screeches in the iconic black metal style.