Looking for a way to completely separate from reality? Here's four albums released this year that construct alternate realities, operate on different wavelengths, and generally achieve total disconnection.
Pulling together black metal, spoken word, art rock, electronica, and much more into a whirlwind sub-twenty-minute EP, "La Canzone del Cefaloforo" is a peculiar offering that must be heard to be believed—and still somewhat defies belief even then. Read our full review.
The New York-based avant-garde metal trio aims to tell the story of their home city, taking aesthetic inspiration from its near-mythical past. This edition of Piercing the Veil explores the band's musical and conceptual ties to the Big Apple.
France's Creature is one-man avant-garde metal taken to every dimensional extreme -- sprawling, exceedingly technical, and totally mad, the project's latest album "Ex Cathedra" hits shelves in late June. Here's a taste now.