BRAINOIL: Singularity to Extinction: CD

Sep 26, 2019

I can’t claim to be some sort of metal “fan” as it were, though I do have my favorites. This appears to be some sort of extreme deathy/blacky/crunchy kind of metal. The vocals are cookie monster screams, and I could take or leave ’em, but the real question is, how are the riffs? That’s the only fair way to assess a metal album. From my perspective, the riffs are pretty damn monstrous—loud, heavy, and reliant more on melody than speed. Pretty good shit, but I’m no metal head. –Gwen Static (Tankcrimes,