Science Progresses One Funeral At A Time is a terrific piece of work, haunting, cathartic, beautiful, and devastating.
The band continues in a niche side of extreme music that takes the original, anti-musical ethos of grindcore seriously.
This makes the compilation highly listenable as a continuous experience (I do not always find this is the case with various artist compilations).
In just two short EPs, Riversleem has joined the ranks of some of my favorite currently active bands with a short but unrelentingly intense genre-spanning style of hardcore.
Skronky riffs ride the bass like a cowboy on a bull, except it’s the cowboy (guitars) that is wild.
For something so off kilter, the three tracks are incredibly fluid, with a subtle beauty.
Abrasive in a cathartic way, Old Patterns picks and tears off mental scabs to allow for proper healing.