Nexus Inferis - A Vision Of The Final Earth

Labelling themselves as "future extreme metal", Nexus Inferis smack of being both arrogant and presumptuous. On the first charge, there is a modicum of basis for their pomposity; having recently won the Rock The Nation award, and on the evidence of the ultra-tight mix of industrial machinations and death metal ferocity on A Vision Of The Final Earth, they are not entirely unjustified. But pretentious it certainly is, given the fact they are breaking no new musical ground; very much the meeting of Fear Factory and Morbid Angel, it might be extreme and metal, but future it ain't.

There is a lot to admire still on A Vision Of The Final Earth, a razor-sharp display of succinct songwriting married with a brutal dose of audacious heaviness. There is a clinical feel to the whole album, not a note or beat out of place; given the cold, mechanical dystopian atmosphere created, the utter lack of a personal touch is spot on. Nexus Inferis might not be the revelation they purport to be, but that shouldn't detract from this being a fine debut offering.



out of 10

Did you enjoy the article above? If so please help us by sharing it to your social networks with the buttons below...

Category Quick Fix

Latest Articles