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DYING WHALE: Last Moments Of Misery – Wonderbox Metal

“Crossing bits of Association Area, Botch, Cave In, Gallows, Shai Hulud, Will Haven and others, Last Moments of Misery is a surprisingly varied and engaging release that covers a lot of bases in its relatively short playing time. The band … Continue reading

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DYING WHALE: Last Moments Of Misery – Mass Movement

“This is how the world ends, not with a bang but with a DYING WHALE, howling at the forces of cosmic creation and the celestial forge in which they were unleashed countless aeons ago. Born in a screaming vortex of … Continue reading

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Full Album Stream: DYING WHALE ‘Last Moments Of Misery’ – Decibel Magazine

“…frantic riffing, energetic vocals and a hardcore breakdown are all territory DYING WHALE treads in less than two minutes. And the whole record is like that.” – Decibel Magazine

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Review: DYING WHALE “Last Moments of Misery” – Svbterranean

“Last Moments of Misery is a rambunctious, unpredictable record that will batter and bruise, but will leave fans of volatile hardcore with stupid grins on their faces. This record is turbulent, savage, complex, and is a massive leap forward for … Continue reading

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Scream at a Wall: CONVERGE, POWER TRIP, DYING WHALE, and More! – Nerdist

“…a relentless hardcore band with a dash of noisecore thrown in for good measure. There are hints of bands like Unsane in this sound, but DYING WHALE is faster and more technical. It’s good stuff, no doubt, and it sounds … Continue reading

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DYING WHALE: Last Moments of Misery – Tzertzelos

“[DYING WHALE]’s music is a more than exciting combination of hardcore punk, metal, and sludge. Some people call this post hardcore. However, genres come and go. Creativity is what matters and this is the case here. I think we have … Continue reading

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The DRX: “Throughout Within” review – Toilet Ov Hell

“Romans is not the first to borrow facets of extreme metal to construct progressive chamber orchestrations. For the past five years he has been toiling rather quietly in the shadows of neighboring genre mutants and miscegenetic luminaries. With this in … Continue reading

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The DRX: “Throughout Within” Included on Sweet Bread Productions Best of 2016 List

“The first LP from New York drummer / singer / keyboardist / composer Dan Romans’ ever-evolving collective is an intriguing concept album reflecting on the hollowness of modern life. Recruiting a cast of guest musicians from such underground notables as … Continue reading

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BANGLADEAFY: “Narcopaloma” Review – Freq

“I tend to be cynical of a lot of math-rock/prog things for doing these things, but where Bangladeafy do it well it’s because it’s fundamentally closer to fusion jazz without all the floppy dogshit that comes with fusion.” – Freq

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EXCLUSIVE: Avant Garde Project The DRX Streams New Album, Throughout Within – Heavy Blog Is Heavy

“Romans is a fascinating musician, wailing and growling across Throughout Within‘s nine sprawling tracks that contribute to the overall atmosphere of esoteric whimsy and incongruous tone: somber timbers clash against uplifting major key swells in heartfelt choruses; trumpets blare out … Continue reading

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