…and the dark will shine upon you. Exist – Sunlight

Exist has been running for a few years now, and they’ve got a new, their first, full-length album, that’s called Sunlight. Don’t be misled by the name, it’s not rainbows and butterflies.
Listen to the second track off the album, “Self-Inflicted Disguise”, below.

Their previous albums, In Mirrors EP, is almost just technically an EP, clocking at around 28 minutes long. Some bands put out full-lengths that are shorter than this. And the album featured an awesome song suite, named by the album’s title. In Mirrors EP amazed me. What I recall most vividly is the bass tone, … Read more

Exist – In Mirrors EP (2010)

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Groovy ambient progressive death post-metal.

That’s about the most accurate way I thought of to categorize Exist.

The EP, which is just a few minutes under the 30 minute mark, starts with the impressive “Writhe”. The clean guitar here is just a hint of what’s to come later in this song, and on the rest of the album. But sooner than later, the death metal part of this unique blend soon comes to the surface, with harsh vocals, blast beats, and heavy riffs.

There is a very cool atmosphere created with the help of … Read more