Today is the second installment of Hevy Devy reviews here at WLM. The second part of Z2 is the sequel album (Dark Matters) to the original Ziltoid saga, continuing the pursuit of coffee, but this time with a new antagonist. Indeed.
This weekend is dedicated to the work of my second favorite Canadian madman (after Martell), the one and only Devin Townsend. His highly anticipated sequel to the Ziltoid the Omniscient album is here in the form of the double disk Z2 on Hevy Devy Records through InsideOut Music.
The higher you climb, the further you fall. – Unknown Most would say the best time in melodic death metal was the late 90s and early 2000s’. This also happens to be the best time of Swedish melo legends In Flames.
From Vancouver Island hails the addictive sound of The Body Politic. Influenced by bands such as The Human Abstract and Tesseract, their moody vocal hooks, overthrowing riffs and keyboard leads have helped them earn the ranks of one of the most loved progressive metal bands in Western Canada.
It’s a euphoric feeling to discover an album that is absolutely outstanding when you have no expectations for one. Finland’s Malpractice has done just that for me with their fourth album, Turning Tides on Sensory Records.
After a slew of traditional and Power Metal over the last couple of months, it was nice to see some Prog Metal in my inbox in the form of A Time of Changes on Nightmare Records. Project Arcadia challenges both musically and lyrically, providing a needed dose of something different.