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Seneca: Reflections
3 out of 5 skulls

Seneca
Reflections

To tell you the truth, I was close to not even giving this one a chance. I’m not particularly a fan of the emocore-esque clean […]

Exesion: Promise, Waste, and Rot
3 out of 5 skulls

Exesion
Promise, Waste, and Rot

Taking their name from medical terminology refering to the “…removal of part or all of a structure or organ…” Indiana’s Exesion are dead set on […]

Engel: Absolute Design
3 out of 5 skulls

Engel
Absolute Design

Engel's Absolute Design has a very rich and dynamic sound, but falls short of what most metal heads were expecting from the band. It's heavily influenced by alternative rock and progressive metal, steering well clear of the death metal aspect of its melodic death label.

Sculptured: Embodiement
4.5 out of 5 skulls

Sculptured
Embodiement

Sculptured's collective individuals combine on Embodiment for one hell of a doomy and trippy ride through progressive guitar work, thundering drums and otherworldly keyboard work.