New Music Critique: Tera


Tera’s dark, despairing vision of a dire, bankrupt world is delivered with top-notch metal-core musicianship that brings relentless intensity to every moment. But that ultimately proves to be a nagging handicap. The strengths of a song like “Shots Go Off,” for example, are undermined when singer Brandon Bowman is pummeled by weapons-grade guitars and drum and a suffocating sense of too damn much going on. The screamo stampede “Whispers of Contempt” gets a better sound mix, its stage-5 roar alternating (and at times blending with) Bowman’s soaring, suffering vocals. But the band’s desire to dazzle us proves overwhelming. A highly talented act, these Texans could throttle down and thrive.

Contact: [email protected]
Web: terametal.net
Seeking: Label
Style: Metal

[bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=1657082741 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=de270f tracklist=false artwork=small track=739567818]

Looking to get your music reviewed in the magazine? Click HERE!