Sounds Like: Nile, Melechesh, Belphegor, Scarab, Myrath
Label: Independent: Inertia Records
Bio: Venerable gentleman of solitary design and possessor of favored distinction. Currently inhabits, region of his origin, North America. In these United States, in the commonwealth of California. Adverse to performance, he exploits computing devices to generate and disseminate his handicraft.
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“Necessity is not the only mother of invention. Sometimes, curiosity is. The desire to do something different can also serve as that muse. After all, how many times have bands or individual artists worked within the same strict framework and tried with varying degrees of success or failure to push boundaries? So along comes an individual who truly thought outside of the box. Rick Richards, a.k.a. Simltar, has taken progressive/avant garde metal in a new direction using only sampled and sequenced instruments. What sounds like guitars are, well, guitars, but merely samples that have been recorded and programmed rather than played traditionally by hand. *read more at stereokiller.com*”