Mixing Progressive Metal with Death Metal, blacken it up some, thrashily chew well and then spit out. This is Rhine, originating from the cold North of Seattle.
They already gave us a taste of their savoir-faire with their decidedly heavy-to-digest 2011 concoction Duality and are now cooking their sophomore album An Outsider over a hot fire, due out in February 2016.
Rhine are primarily producing epic, progressive songs, a culmination of black, death and thrash metal. This is occasionally spiced with classical, folk and other styles. The band excels in some sort of a unhinged style, beating heavy dissonance around your eyebrows at every moment, then going soft and gloomy on ye all of a sudden. This leads to a unique brand that will stick to you like glue, keeping you on your toes as you never know what will be around the next corner. [...]