Upcoming release I’m excited about:
Zoax’s EP coming out on the 17th of February!
Zoax from London is the new project of Joe Copcutt (bassist for supergroup Axewound and Rise To Remain) and they’ve created a fascinating mix of post-hardcore, tech metal and melodic rock. Have a listen!
Pre-orders available on iTunes.
Length: 40 minutes
Genre: Technical Death Metal/Deathcore/Melodic
Previous releases: S.T.A.R.S EP 2011, In Crystalline Worlds Beyond EP 2011
Description: This is the debut album from an Italian band with an interesting name; Human Improvement Process. It’s action-filled music that is heavy and technical and I have to say the music is very melodic for belonging in this style. It’s experimental, with plenty of electronic sounds mixed into the songs and it gives off an unexpected industrial feeling, which spice things up a bit.
Release Date: 30 September 2013 on Ghost Music
Length: 14 minutes
Genre: Melodic hardcore/metal
Previous releases: Transitions EP, 2012
Description: Fathoms released a free EP last year that received quite a lot of praise and now their second effort is out. ‘Cold Youth’ is short but very much to the point; with songs that are carefully put together, a couple of catchy melodies and mostly gritty, harsh vocals. The music is sharp and heavy, with many groovy parts and lots of power. Instrumentally it’s technical and interesting, at least during the first half of the EP and some occasional “gang chanting” vocals are included.