Dimenzion: Psychosphere Review
By: The Asian Invasion
Dimenzion: Psychosphere is a name you probably have never heard before but by the end of this review, you'll definitely want to get acquainted with this band.
They hail from the depths of Mandal, Norway and they aren't your typical industrial metal band. Sure, they have elements of it that draw comparisons to the likes of Fear Factory or Ministry but for the most part, they've created their own brand of industrial. You'll really like these Norwegian boys if you dig either of those bands and enjoy a bit more of a heavier aspect to your metal. It has the electronic feel and interesting futuristic concept but it lends a hand to thrash metal as well.
The band itself released their debut album back in 2012, which was called DNA Phantom Effect. This time around they have worked hard on their second effort entitled Collapse. The overall quality of the production and sound has gone up quite a few notches. Moreover, this is their first release under Crime Records, the label they recently signed with.
Seven songs drive this rather short recording but its seven songs that do more than its due diligence. It's heavy, has the proper elements of industrial and its rather catchy as well. It keeps you hooked from "The Machine" all the way to the self titled closer. The band also uses aliases for names so the vocals are supplied by The President, The engineer plays drums and so forth.
These dudes look pretty metal as well as they have an "Evil US Navy Seals" thing going on.
Norwegians do it different, but good different.
Dimenzion: Psychosphere does industrial justice and I give it a 2.5 / 5.
Expect more metal goodness from these Norwegians in the coming years.
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