Technical Death Metal

Video Premiere: Contrarian – ‘In a Blink of an Eye’

September 4, 2020

There’s nothing to argue about here—the new Contrarian song is progressive metal goodness.

Jim Tasikas (Contrarian) Reviews His Top 3 Favorite Guitars

August 28, 2020

Contrarian guitarist Jim Tasikas unload a noteful Top 3 Guitar list at Decibel. New Contrarian album out November 20.

Album Premiere: Question – Reflections of the Void

July 21, 2020

Catch this early unveiling of Reflections of the Void, the mind-shredding sophomore full-length from preternatural Mexican death metallers Question.

Track Premiere: Oneiric Celephaïs – ‘From Beyond’

June 22, 2020

Italians Oneiric Celephaïs seek to make their own indelible, unmistakable mark on the technical/melo-death genre.

Track Premiere: Protosequence – “A Blunt Description of Something Obscene

May 7, 2020

Canadian progressive tech death metal band Protosequence speed up single “A Blunt Description of Something Obscene” for upcoming EP.

Track Premiere: The Hallowed Catharsis – “Killowner”

April 30, 2020

The Hallowed Catharsis keep technical death metal progressive by keeping it unpredictable on the skronky yet chunky “Killowner.”

Track Premiere: Cryptic Shift – “(Petrified in the) Hypogean Gaol”

April 7, 2020

Renegade English tech death thrashers Cryptic Shift will soon launch their debut album of “pure imagination and space fiction worship.” Check out the lead single from the forthcoming Visitations from Enceladus now.

Full EP Stream: Sutrah – ‘Aletheia’

March 9, 2020

Progressive yet technical death metallers Sutrah don’t deny their Quebec metal lineage but still forge their own path on Aletheia

Video Premiere: Godeater — “Inertia Haze”

September 11, 2019

Let Glasgow, Scotland’s Godeater take you deep into tech-death waters with “Inertia Haze.”

Abiogenesis: The Origin of… Origin

April 26, 2019

Origin, the best tech-death band in the business, gets ready to take us back to the early days with one prequel that’s actually worth looking forward to!

Q&A: Scott Carstairs (Fallujah) Battles Death’s War On Light

April 22, 2019

California-based tech death stars Fallujah enter a new era on new album, Undying Light. Mainman Scott Carstairs reveals all to Decibel.

Full Album Stream: Contrarian – “Their Worm Never Dies”

March 8, 2019

Hear the new album from progressive death crew Contrarian featuring Nile’s George Kollias.

Full Album Stream: Redemptor – “The Becoming”

November 29, 2018

Hear a retrospective and album-by-album look at Polish tech death outfit Redemptor‘s career.

Track Premiere: Bufihimat – ‘Qualia’

November 9, 2018

Bufihimat occupy a similar space as Gorguts and Pyrrhon on their album I.