Russian Shepard is Metal!

This is happening, folks!

Saint-Petersburg-based band Starbreeze releases today their symphonic space metal album named N7. If you haven’t guessed it yet, this is a conceptual album based off of Bioware’s Mass Effect universe and games saga. You don’t believe me? Look at that trailer!

It is a good mix of heavy metal with hints of progressive elements and loaded with symphony.If you like good metal, Mass Effect, or both, head over to their bandcamp page to pre-order the album for 0.50$ (while it’s still time!), and show them some support on facebook too!

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The Korea – Saturnus EP

IS OUT!

Saturnus begins where Chariots of the Gods left us: with plenty of heavy and melodies throughout, and that’s a good thing!

The sad little thing is that it’s only an EP, with 3 songs. Well, technically there are 6 songs in total, but it’s only the Russian and English versions of the same songs, so you get to decide in which language you want to listen to The Korea.

So for 3 bucks you get to mosh on Russian or English, that’s fair!

Download Saturnus now you fools!

The Korea on facebook

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Mad Essence – Transmission

So yeah, merging electronic music with djent-y or metalcore-y stuff isn’t that new, but bands that do this well are just too few. I couldn’t even name you one off the top of my head (while I think of it : Instant Suppression)

From Ukraine comes this unique and outstanding group of fellows. Elements of dance, trance, and electro are emphasized on the more metal elements, but metalheads are not left to starve: 8 string guitar riffing and shredding (courtesy of Mark Hawkins from Devolved), metal drumming, and harsh singing are all in the box.

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