Exist-Egoiista

Another band just crawls out of the woodwork and lays down one seriously impressive slab of metal. Seriously, I know not one thing about these guys except that they are a group of very talented individuals that have crafted a very unique take on what I’m calling an ethereal dreamscape variety of death metal. Honestly, labeling this thing death metal kind of does it a bit of disservice because it’s really more expansive than that. I think the closest comparison to other bands that I can make is Cynic, but there are elements of Meshuggah, The Contortionist and Intronaut thrown in to the mix as well. It’s a very progressive piece of music. As stated before, this one runs the gamut from soft and melodic songs to harsh odd-timed polyrhythms. It’s definitely an album that will take a few listens to get used to. But once you learn Exist’s language, it ends up being a very rewarding experience.

4 flip flops out of 5

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