Scarve – Irradiant – Review

August 16, 2004

While I must applaud Scarve for the powerful, shapeshifting sorting of technical/groove metal on Irradiant, the sound is too reminiscent of Darkane/Meshuggah.

Amaran – Pristine In Bondage – Review

March 22, 2004

A combination of pounding, proggish but pedestrian power metal, fronted by a mid-operatic female vocalist, landed somewhere between the Goth metal world, old Gathering, low Nightwish, and Lullacry.

Devilnyn – Anger – Review

September 1, 1998

Saturated with insanely fast riffs, abrupt time signature shifts, guttural vocals, and a rhythm section that pummels you into a bloody mass.