October 30th, 2020, will see progressive rock and alternative metal virtuosos, KHAIMA, release their upcoming, masterpiece debut album, “Owing To The Influence“, on Barhill Records.
Following their self-titled 2016 debut EP, the German- based five-piece collective creates a dynamic, powerful yet beautiful sound landscape, influenced by various elements between progressive, alternative rock and modern metal styles. Their song structures do not follow classical or forced patterns, the oriental-like guitar arpeggios are enriched with spherical effects, thus forming the musical framework. Extroverted bass lines carry the rhythm and are not afraid of cross references to the Afro-American music of the 60s and 70s, while the drums fit perfectly into this sound bed by differentiated changes of odd meters and fragile hi-hat patterns. The synthesizer’s effectively restrained soundscapes put it all together and open the view to the “big picture”.Continue reading Progressive-Rock, Alternative Metal Collective KHAIMA Shares Brand New, Trippy Video From Upcoming Album