RAISE YOUR HAND IF YOU’RE EXCITED FOR THE NEW ION DISSONANCE ALBUM
Despite the urging of many a trusted metalhead over the past few years I never really sat down with Ion Dissonance‘s music until a few days ago. As is so often the case I was immediately taken aback by what I’d been missing out on.
OMG SUPER BLOGGER NEILSTEIN DOESN’T KNOW ABOUT EVERY BAND EVER!!! CALL THE METAL POLICE!!! PWNED!!!
So yeah it’s like this band was pretty much made for me, and they’re not of the proggy-weird ilk that I usually blog about. Ion Dissonance are way more immediately identifiable as “Axl music,” which is to say they’re incredibly brutal. As with any Neilstein entry there’s a good amount of technicality in the mix, but it comes in the form of original wave deathcore-ish mind-fuckery ala The Red Chord or fellow Canadians Despised Icon. There are also trace elements of Gojira / Morbid Angel and Meshuggah in the mix, and even some Dillinger-style dissonance (hardee har!) making these guys an all around win.
Noisecreep tells us Ion Dissonance just finished up recording a new album, the follow-up to 2007’s Minus the Herd. Expect it to be released sometime this summer on…. on…. could it be that this band is without a record label? Crikey, someone get on top of that.