Seven years ago today, IBM’s chess-playing supercomputer Deep Blue defeated the then-world champion chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov in a series of six games. If we put on our tinfoil conspiracy-theorist hats, then this was the day that the slow and eventual machine takeover of humanity really begun. With that in mind, we’re taking a break from building our survival anti-Skynet bunker to put together this week’s Slaylist of future-fearing machine-war heavy metal.
Biomechanical is a technical metal band based in London, UK, emerging in 2001 as part of a new wave of British metal music. Their style is unique, fusing energetic progressive technical thrash metal with elements of film-score orchestration and Pantera-like groove sections. Their influences are extremely eclectic, ranging from Metallica to Genesis, Opeth to John Williams and Strapping Young Lad to Queensryche.
In July 2007, drummer Matt C. left Biomechanical, because of 'musical differences'. Read more on Last.fm