Monday, June 18, 2018
Zahir
What Noise? (2018)
Crank this to 8.4 of 11
Genre: Noise rock
Sounds Like: The Jesus Lizard, Craw, Barkmarket
Zahir’s debut albumWhat Noise is a bludgeoning of aggressive noise-filled fuzz. Much akin to Jesus Lizard’s David Yow, Tambet Jurno does a wonderful job at the helm with an onslaught of steady vocal discord and dismay. The Estonian natives do a nice job of keeping things on track and not...
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Zenguin
Kensho (2018)
Crank this to 8.1 of 11
Genre: Post rock
Sounds Like: Silent Island, We Lost At Sea
Zenguin is a trio hailing from New Delhi, India. Their debut EP struck our fancy primarily off the album art and vivid color choices by Nimisha Singhal. While the opening and closing tracks on the album are entertaining standard post-rock, it is the middle track "DeadZone" that steals the show. Soli...
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Zloslut
Sahar (2019)
Crank this to 8.4 of 11
Genre: Black Metal
Sounds Like: Carpathian Forest, Behemoth
Elaborate and well thought out are usually not words that come to the forefront of our minds with many death metal acts these days. Welcome Zloslut from Belgrade Serbia. Their latest album released by Morbid Chapel Records is chockfull of ominous movements ebbing through intricate speed metal fretwo...
Monday, December 08, 2014
Zombie Inc.
A Dreadful Decease (2011)
Crank this to 7.1 of 11
Genre: Death Metal
Sounds Like: Cannibal Corpse, Entombed, Cannibal Corpse
Ride the zombie fanatic wave? Has Zombie Inc. (so originally titled) arrived a little late to the flesh eating party with their debut album A Dreadful Decease? The Australian based band features former Pungent Stench lead singer Martin Schirence and the former guitarist of Disbelief, Wolfga...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Zukanican
The Stumbling Block (2009)
Turn this to 6.5 of 11
Genre: Trip Hop , Jazz, Experimental
Sounds Like: The Soft Machine, Bonobo
Zukanican are a unique quartet from the UK, in their third release, The Stumbling Block, they manage to infuse many genres into this one. From soft trip hop sounds to jazzy arrangements with a slight hint of krautrock added in. There is an improve feeling about the music, it can take you an...