Death Engine crank out a half-hour of pure abrasiveness on their sophomore full-length, Place Noire.
From the caustic post-hardcore of 2013’s Amen EP, to the cacophonous and angular chaos of 2015’s Mud, Lorient’s Death Engine have been on a steady path to noisy glory since their inception. As such, it comes as no surprise that Place Noire sees the band embracing their noise rock elements more than ever before. This results in six tense, gritty tracks full of hypnotic rhythms, atonal guitars, and swirling murks of feedback and noise. The band’s sound may have changed yet again, but their visceral heaviness remains. Continue Reading