The Skinny: Cheshire, UK quintet, This is Turin, are a technical metal band who, on 28th February, 2015, released their debut full-length album Cercis. You can read our review here, but take our word for it, this group, and new release, fuse elements of black, death, and technical metal, with gritty, no nonsense hardcore, into their own sound best described as “proficient yet fucking heavy.”

The entirety of Cercis was written and performed by This is Turin while the album was recorded and produced by Mike Bennett. Since it’s release last week, the 9-song affair has been getting glowing reviews from numerous outlets, not just ours, and fortunately for all of us, the band has decided to offer an exclusive full album stream via PureGrainAudio. Check it out, check out the band, and be prepared for a scene similar to the now-classic Maxwell Cassette-era couch commercial!


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