Category: Groove Metal

Sanctuary – The Year The Sun Died

After 24 years with no releases, Sanctuary has made their triumphant return to the metal world, but was the wait worth it? Disbanding in 1992, members of the band went on to form Nevermore, and they were great! I saw them live in 2007 or 2006, and I was blown away. Now that Nevermore is on hiatus, it only makes sense for Sanctuary to step back into the light. (more…)

Sybreed – Slave Design

I used to listen to Sybreed’s first album, Slave Design quite a bit. The album has a heavy industrial feel, with repeated heavy riffing and vocals that would all come together to sound like music you would hear in a factory that was producing cyborgs. The lyrical content is also pretty much to that level, describing robots with no will or reason to live and having no choice in a world of tyranny. The album is a pretty catchy affair, with vocals and music that is very memorable, although it can be hard to distinguish between the (more…)

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