Shockwave 2023 was a well put together show which showcased very interesting Asian bands and the headliners offered a memorable show. The line-up included Born of Osiris, Within Destruction, Knosis and Prompts.
Trash Panda’s sound combines elements of blasting modern groovy death metal with nasty, slamming brutal death and all of this is sprinkled with the atmospherics that remind me of The Black Dahlia Murder or Winds of Plague.
Mjatt Lee is part of a circle of young musicians from the deep South of Taiwan who work on different musical projects together. One of them being Abyss of Gehenna, which has signed with the Ukrainian label Reality Fade for the release of their debut album. Another of these projects is a slam band Emasculated Vituperation which has signed with the Indonesian label Brutal Mind and is making a splash in the extreme world with their debut album.