Prog Metal Reviews Roundup
Dom Lawson takes you to the dark and heavy hinterlands of prog
There is something sinister going on within Morkobot’s amorphous racket. The Italians’ fifth album GoRgO (Supernatural Cat) again showcases their warped blend of duelling bass guitars and skewed noise rock rhythms, but these songs are more neatly crafted than before, leading to a bug-eyed art rock din that is both familiar and wonderfully eccentric. The first six tracks amount to a sustained assault on the senses, but it’s the closing GoRgO’s nine minutes of exploratory abandon and horrified tension that seals the deal.