CELESTE: Nihiliste(s): CD

These Frenchies sure know how to bash things up. If you like your metal slow, sludgy, and painful in an Unsane sorta way, this is one to keep an eye out for. The guitar textures add a bit of sophistication to all the wham-bam, but their reliance on the same downtuned root note and rhythms repeated from one song to the next causes things to sound like one long song in short order and what charms they do have can’t save ’em from getting a bit boring.

 –jimmy (www.denovali.com)