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Envy – “Footsteps In The Distance”

This summer, the Japanese post-hardcore greats Envy return with Atheist’s Cornea, their first new album in five years. Last week, they shared the huge, gorgeous, immensely satisfying “Blue Moonlight,” and they’ve already followed it up with another song that aims for the stars. “Footsteps In The Distance” opens with an oceanic guitar surge, mellows out […]

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Envy – “Blue Moonlight”

One of my favorite things about Deafheaven’s Sunbather (besides, you know, listening to the music on the album itself) was the very particular skepticism it engendered — not the “Keep hipsters out of metal!” stuff, but the constant, endless cries that Deafheaven were not treading new ground, but were instead merely popularizing a sound originally […]