EP Review: U-Bilam – Evolutions of Mind (Music Records)


French Alt-Metal/Urban Core band, U-Bilam released their debut EP, Evolutions of Mind on October 20th 2017.

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Combining a number of metal & rock sub-genres to create an impressionable EP. U-Bilam’s electronica/metalcore/rap/djent sound is certainly something that gets the attention.

Opener ‘Denied’ delivers hard-hitting metalcore beats with plenty of heavy breakdowns & electronica melody sitting in the background. It’s a catchy start that does get the body moving as U-Bilam clearly understand how to mix these elements together well.

Where the EP does falter is with the ‘rap-metal’ parts. A style that feels incredibly out of date now. Anger’s occasional rapping with cheesy breakdowns are a bit cringe-worthy even if the chugging rhythm is appealing.

When they get it right though, Evolutions of Mind is a raging, exciting & catchy record as proven by the excellent Expression & melodic Depression.

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U-Bilam – Evolutions of Mind Full Track Listing:

1. Intro
2. Denied
3. Anger
4. Expression
5. Depression
6. Acceptance

You can pick up the record now over on Music Records store here. You can find out more about the band on Facebook.

U-Bilam - Evolutions of Mind (Music Records)
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