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AMN Reviews: Titan to Tachyons – Cactides (2020; Nefarious Industries)

“Cactides consists of five medium-length instrumental tracks that are influenced by 50 years of metal and progressive rock, rearranged and mutilated for 2020. But Gates and company go beyond the tropes of these genres, incorporating heavy riffing, speed picking, feedback,…

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TITAN TO TACHYONS: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Morphing Machineminds” From Cactides LP; NYC Trio With Current/Former Orbweaver, Secret Chiefs 3, Cleric, And John Zorn Members To Release Album In August Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

photos by Karen Jerzyk New York City-based avant/instrumental metal trio TITAN TO TACHYONS has completed their debut album, Cactides, which is now confirmed for mid-August release through Nefarious Industries. As the record’s details, and preorders, are issued, the lead track and maiden single,…

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Track Premiere: TITAN TO TACHYONS ‘Morphing Machineminds’ – Decibel Magazine

“A band featuring current and former members of Orbweaver, Gigan, Secret Chiefs 3, Imperial Triumphant, Cleric, and John Zorn promises to be weird and TITAN TO TACHYONS does not disappoint. Led by guitarist Sally Gates (ex-Orbweaver, ex-Gigan), the trio blast…

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ZEVIOUS Announces March Mini-Tour With Dysrhythmia; Lowlands LP By NYC Instrumental Avant-Metal Trio Out Now On Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Justina Villanueva] New York City-based instrumental avant metal trio ZEVIOUS has confirmed a short run of early spring tour dates with Dysrhythmia. The short tour plays through Baltimore, Richmond, and Philadelphia March 26th through 28th, the final show in Philadelphia…

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CINEMA CINEMA Pack Spectacularly Freeing Weirdness Into Their New ‘Art Punk’ – Captured Howls

“The new album CCXMD from the Brooklyn-area “art punk” group CINEMA CINEMA packs personalized glorious weirdness into sprawling, completely unpredictable songs. […] The way in which this group dials into fierce, even irresistible melodicism even while exploring the outer reaches…

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CINEMA CINEMA: CCXMD Album Review – SonicAbuse

“CCXMD sees the band further their horizons by recruiting Matt Darriau (The Klezmatics) for a jazz-infused, largely improvised session that edges into territory that Thurston Moore has long called home. The results are most assuredly not for mainstream consumption, but…

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Album Review: Cinema Cinema – Selective Memory

“If Jethro Tull was a psychedelic jam band that listened to a massive amount of Wire, Soft Machine, and Chicago Art Ensemble […] What an aural journey this band takes the listener on. We feel the sense of anarchy staring…

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RICARDA COMETA Announces Late Summer European Tour Dates; New Album Due Early Next Year Via Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

Argentine-Peruvian duo RICARDA COMETA has just posted a new run of tour dates, announcing their return to Europe in the coming weeks. The new tour news comes as the band continues creating their impending full-length album for release next year. In 2018, RICARDA…

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OXX: The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance – Everything Is Noise

“OXX has not only made a record called The Skeleton Is Just A Coathanger; These Are The Black Strings That Make You Dance, which is a feat in itself, they also managed to make it uncompromisingly unique… weird melodies, nail-biting…

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THOSE DARN GNOMES featured in This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal roundup – Free Williamsburg

“Get weird (OK, weirder) with Calling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow (Nefarious Industries), the third long play from experimental death-jazz outfit THOSE DARN GNOMES. Words simply cannot do this intoxicating whiplash justice, but the first few seconds of album opener…

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