Djent Reviews

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HACKTIVIST – Outside the Box (, , )
8th March 2016 -

Hacktivist’s debut album has been a long time coming. Back in 2012 they burst onto the scene with their self-titled EP, with the unique blend of grime rapping and djent riffs creating a stir in both the metal and underground rap scenes, culminating in airplay on BBC Radio One and tours supporting such acts as Limp Bizkit and Korn. Considering… Read More »

TesseracT - Polaris Album Cover
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TesseracT – Polaris (, )
9th November 2015 -

TesseracT are one of those bands that get lumped into the djent movement like no tomorrow. With the movement constantly being over-saturated with bands that resemble carbon copies of each other, finding a name for yourself in progressive metal and djent has become ever so difficult. TesseracT however, have always provided the cutting edge to the scene and the band’s… Read More »

Above The Earth - Every Moment Album Cover Artwork
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Above The Earth – Every Moment (, , )
28th August 2015 -

Above The Earth was formed by Russian industrial virtuoso Roman Arsafes and former Destiny Potato vocalist Aleksandra Radosavljevic after the latter’s departure from the Serbian pop-djent band in 2012. With their debut EP in the same year, they made a name for themselves in the Eastern European progressive metal scene and this year, with “Every Moment”, they’re hoping to crack… Read More »

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The Voynich Code – Ignotum (, )
18th February 2015 -

On first listen Ignotum by The Voynich Code is a thrilling experience. The EP is a constant bombardment of technical riffs, some of the most brutal vocals you’ll hear this  year and the kind of breakdowns that will make you want to punch a hole in a wall, it really does create a fantastic first impression. Opener “Antithesis” sets the tone for the EP… Read More »

Trepalium Damballas Voodoo Doll EP Artwork
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Trepalium – Damballa’s Voodoo Doll EP (, )
5th February 2015 -

Welcome back to the future. Get your jazz hands out because Trepalium are here with their debut EP Damballa Voodoo Doll.