Friday metal — getting technical

Ironically, considering it’s a genre of music often dismissed as “just a bunch of noise,” heavy metal has frequently cultivated an intricate, technical, virtuoso style of playing that rivals jazz and progressive rock. This is particularly true of the (aptly named) “technical death metal” sub-genre. See this interesting article for an appreciation.

Here’s a clip from the just-released album “Cosmogenesis” by the band Obscura, who fall broadly into the “technical death” category:

“Anticosmic Overload”


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