Diablo Swing Orchestra – The Butchers Ballroom

Avant-garde metal bands are probably infamous for their schizophrenic compositions, mindlessly genre-hopping at every possible turn that their music begins to sound more like a bunch of random ideas rather than actual songs. Carnival in Coal and Mr Bungle (specifically on Disco Volante) are two guilty examples. However, Diablo Swing Orchestra stands out from the…

Dissona – Paleopneumatic

I was very impressed with Dissona’s self-titled debut album which was released in 2012. This Chicago band have a way of mixing Devin Townsend-like insanity with the experimental nature of Arcturus. And rather than making the same album over again, Dissona sets out to push each element of their sound further out. “Another Sky” is…