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As Jets to Brazil versus Here Come the Warm Jets and Burning Airlines versus “Burning Airlines Give You So Much More” (and the mere fact that burning airlines would involve warm jets by definition) have long demonstrated, there is often a fine line betwen emo and Eno. But where the emo-metal known as screamo tends to get the press and radio attention, the real action these days may well be in Eno-metal—some fine recent examples of which you will find below.


ACID KING

III

(Small Stone
stoner-metal album)

Download “2
Wheel Nation
” (MP3)

Download “Heavy
Load
” (MP3)

Download “Bad
Vision
” (MP3)


BRONNT INDUSTRIES KAPITAL

Virtute et Industria

(Maggots in
the Rice
” (Windows Media)


CANDLEMASS

*

(Nuclear Blast
possibly
Christian Swedish doom-metal album)

Stream “Black Dwarf” (Real
Audio)


EARTH

Living in the Gleam of an Unscathed Sword

(Mega Blade 59-minute live instrumental stoner-metal single)

Stream “Dissolution
III
” (Windows Media)

Stream “Living
in the Gleam of an Unsheathed Sword
” (Windows Media)


GENTLE GIANT

Free Hand: 35th Anniversary Edition

(DRT Entertainment ’70s
prog reissue)

Stream “Just
the Same
” (Real Audio)

Stream “On
Reflection
” (Real Audio)

Stream “Free
Hand
” (Real Audio)


GENTLE GIANT

In a Glass House: 35th Anniversary Edition

(DRT Entertainment ’70s
prog reissue)

Stream “Runaway
(Real Audio)

Stream “Inmate
Lullaby
(Real Audio)

Stream “Way
of Life
(Real Audio)


GENTLE GIANT

In’terview: 35th Anniversary Edition

(DRT Entertainment ’70s
prog reissue)


GENTLE GIANT

The Power and the Glory: 35th Anniversary Edition

(DRT Entertainment ’70s
prog reissue)


INFIDEL?/CASTRO!

Presents Bioentropic Damage Fractal

(Crucial Blast ambient new-age
noise-metal double-disc album)

Download “The New
Delerium
” (MP3)

Download “(In)voluntary
Emotional Response
” (MP3)

Download “Smear
Contradicting Elimination
” (MP3)


RWAKE

If You Walk Before You Crawl You Crawl Before You Die

(At a Loss
Recordings
prog-melodic death-metal album)

Download “Imbedded
(MP3)


SUBTERRANEAN MASQUERADE

Suspended Animation Dreams

(The End smooth-jazzed and
blues-rocked ambient goth-metal album)

Download “No
Place Like Home
” (MP3)


ULVER

Blood Inside

(Jester blues-rocked
ambient-prog goth-metal album)

Download “Dressed in
Black
” (MP3)

Download “For the Love of
God
” (MP3)

Download “Christmas
(MP3)