Last year, Pakistani djent/prog metallers Takatak blew me away with their tantalizing album, Acrophase. Borrowing elements from Tesseract, Periphery, and Animals as Leaders, the material certainly fit in the modern and thriving djent/progcore scene, however the Lahore-based act was nonetheless able to carve out their own distinct style of virtuosicContinue Reading

This year has been, to put it lightly, absolute shit. You know it. I know it. The world knows it. The biggest heartbreak for me this year is watching shows for bands I have been waiting YEARS to see get canceled one by one. However, I am a firm believerContinue Reading