As New Zealand rock royalty, Shihad have spent over thirty years exploring hard rock, alt metal, and even industrial rock, post punk, grunge, electronic rock and more. Their skill in growing and maturing their sound, unafraid to go wherever the writing process takes them, has seen Shihad find enormous popularity in New Zealand, as well … Continue reading 269: SHIHAD
With leviathan riffs, surgical drumming, and masterfully monstrous vocals, Ulcerate are in a league of their own. This is technical death metal on a whole level, with incredible atmosphere and complex songwriting that makes for an amazing listening experience.
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Alien Weaponry honour their Māori heritage through language and putting a spotlight on the history of their people and country. In doing this, they further strengthen and build upon an already incredible talent for songwriting that puts them among some of the best new metal bands of the last decade. And to think, they’ve earned this (well deserved) attention before they were even old enough to vote.