Archspire push tech-death to its limit on Relentless Mutation

Vancouver-based technical death metal crew Archspire have been active since 2009, but gained attention after their previous album, 2014’sĀ The Lucid Collective, mainly due to the incredible speed and technical skill of the musicians on that record. It was fast, violent, and hectic, and predictably divided opinion over the issue of whether the music was simply so technical and polished that it lacked any soul. On their third full-length albumĀ Relentless Mutation Archspire seem to have engaged in some critical self-reflection, enabling them to create one of the most stunning albums in the entire genre to date.

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