Tag: Djent

Meshuggah ‒ Immutable Review

In the six years since Meshuggah released The Violent Sleep of Reason, a couple things have become clear about that album: it was their weakest effort since debut Contradictions Collapse, but was more than strong

A Devil’s Dozen – Meshuggah

Meshuggah is about much more than rhythmic trickery. That isn’t to say that they aren’t very much about rhythmic trickery, because with all their polyrhythms and irregular phrase lengths and odd time signatures, they definitely

10s Essentials – Volume Ten

As the virtuous musketeers of Dark Angel once pronounced, “We Have Arrived”—the tenth and final installment of our 100 Essential Albums of the 2010s is here, and with it comes all the goodness associated with


Car Bomb – Mordial Review

Pew-pew-pew-pew-pew!! Zz-zz-zz-aaaap! Look out losers, the lasers shooting out of “Dissect Yourself” are here to embarrass Rings of Saturn and make Gigan take themselves less seriously. TL;DR: Car Bomb are fucking back, and it’s exactly

Pound ‒ •• Review

The new record by Seattle’s Pound, the title of which is just two dots, is absolutely bonkers. Bonkers. The most convenient way to describe it would be as an instrumental hybrid of Meshuggah and The

Our Djent Problem – Is There Truth In Perception?

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Djent is inherently problematic. The forefathers of the sound, Meshuggah, are one of the most complex, innovative acts in the history of progressive metal. That alone should lend the Scions

Six Thoughts – Meshuggah’s Pitch Black EP

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Because this is 2013, Swedish progressive-bjrkenkt-metal supermen Meshuggah announced a few weeks ago that they were putting out an album through Scion A/V, which is a car company that also puts out metal albums

Meshuggah – Koloss Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay When Meshuggah announced their plans for Koloss, I knew that this news would dominate every metal outlet from that moment until weeks after the album’s release. Sure enough, each time