My God, They’re Full of Hair! A Review of Replacire’s The Human Burden

I had the pleasant opportunity to witness Replacire at Acoustic Café last March with local favorites No  Remission and Xenosis. I didn’t know what to expect, but Xenosis lead guitarist Mark Lyon seemed very enthusiastic about them, so I decided to give them a chance. It’s a good thing I stuck around to watch them,… Continue reading My God, They’re Full of Hair! A Review of Replacire’s The Human Burden

Review of New Xenosis Album Haunted Skies

Progressive death metal is an oft-overlooked genre in the vast expanses of Metal-dom.  While sharing in the knuckle-dragging brutality of traditional death metal, the progressive side adds elements of jazz and prog-rock to create a more cerebral, angular product.  The newest release from CT-based Xenosis, entitled Haunted Skies, is tech-death to the core and an… Continue reading Review of New Xenosis Album Haunted Skies

Arcane’s Last Show: The End of an Era

  Arcane Malevolence‘s first show was December 14, 2007 at Monkey Bar with Age Old Nemesis, Lesser Being, and Year of Confession. Monkey Bar shut its doors years ago and reopened as some dance club.  Lesser Being and Age are now defunct; I don’t know who Year of Confession is, but they’re probably defunct too.… Continue reading Arcane’s Last Show: The End of an Era