Tuesday, October 7 2014
Hip-hop appeals to those who feel powerless and disenfranchised, which is why ISIS looks to hip-hop communities as potential recruiting grounds.
Sunday, July 7 2013
Palms, a collaboration between Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno and three members of post-metal legends Isis, is a promising if not quite fully formed experiment.
Monday, October 8 2012
The demise of Hydra Head is a tragedy for all concerned. Mixturam Metallum wishes to express its sincere gratitude to Hydra Head for providing us with endless deafening and imaginative audio experiences over the years. The following is a list of 10 Hydra Head releases that have meant a lot to us personally.
Thursday, August 12 2010
Less introspective than Laura, and more overtly emotive than Explosions in the Sky, Gifts from Enola shows us the heavier side of post-rock while reminding us to stop, inhale, and release.
Monday, May 24 2010
The leader of Nachtmystium and Twilight finds himself at a creative peak with the release of two major new albums that give the finger to genre purists.
Tuesday, April 6 2010
While the Red Sparowes have seemingly abandoned their fixation on unwieldy, melodramatic song titles, in exchange they’ve upped the musical drama.
I have nothing against doom or sludge in general, but this overpushing of the envelope is a slow atmospheric death that will not appeal to many.
Monday, October 26 2009
What We All Come to Need is as aphoristic about living as it is metaphoric about dying. It’s a musical version of Picasso’s Guernica where the instruments are the paintbrushes and your ears are the canvas.
Thursday, May 7 2009
It's almost impossible not to get up and get down when Thunderheist shows up on the stereo -- it's positively infectious.
Tuesday, May 5 2009
Not so much a reinvention as a graceful re-imagining of their signature sound, Isis sounds rejuvenated on their fifth album.