Tag Archives: Austin

Metal Review: Vex – Memorious (2013)

San Marcos/Austin, Texas progressive blackened death metal outfit Vex are back with their sophomore effort with Memorious and it is a very in-depth release bending various genres at their will. From track to track, Vex hits us with a wall of sound that is very distinct from the debut full-length release Thanatopsis back in 2010.

Metal Review: The Sword – Apocryphon (2012)

Austin, Texas’ “warp riders”, The Sword, are back at it again with their latest release, Apocryphon, and with a new album from The Sword, you know that a lot of criticism will follow. Their peers find them to be derivative and question their motivation. Detractors question their skills and motivation as well. Through all of