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Metal 1on1 proudly presents the latest release

<< Desert Of Illusions >>  by the anonymous psychedelic/

progressive doom metal act 'Nothing Is Real'

FFO: Mastodon, Beatswars, Black Sabbath,  Sunn O)))

Heckle & Jeckle


Band: Nothing Is Real
Home: US (Los Angeles)
Style: Progressive Doom
Title: Desert Of Illusions

Type: Full-length

Release: n/a

Runtime: 52:00

Label: Unsigned / Independent

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: Ranging from; weird & wacky unplugged acoustic pickings, (but catchy), heavy-doom crushing (dirty) riffs filled with progressive/aggressive moments, fast-slow insections, melodic hooks, whiling sound, that feels like the guitar is going through torment & pain

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: No vocals, full-on bleak and nihilistic instrumentation/progressive doom

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Like the guitars, ranging from unplugged (tin) drumming, to dark, deep, and heavy crushing drum beats

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: I'm so honoured to featuring Nothing Is Real for the third time.

Enduring your soul and mind (with a warning) to the madness of madness, of only seven tracks filled with insane murky, filthy, disgusting doom metal with an evil progressive & aggressive sound

As I said before, Nothing Is Real music, will make a crazy minded person more insane, within the seven tracks, your mind and ears will experience journaling of twist and turn of madness. The musicianship & craftsmanship is incredible, and cleverly put together, of heavy-doom/unplugged riffs, fast-slow drums arrangements, piano inserts, evil heavy-doom/drone-like music with a hypnotic feeling [filled with progressive, aggressive calm moments]


Track five 'Vital Confrontation.' has this -Esque Halloween theme sound

Within each album, starting from 'Give Me Your Energy' moving through the rest, then reaching 'Desert Of Illusions', Nothing Is Real, will make you feel like Alice in Wonderland, falling through the rabbit hole, the more you fall, the more you feel sick, torment, mad/insane or completely immerse one's self 

For me; looking at the tracklisting, this is telling of someone lost in the desert (or lock away), with the Illusiontion, starting to unfold one madness.

*for all fans of all kind of doom & progressive metal*

*evoking* *evil & haunting*

*will make a crazy minded person more insane * *malefic awe-inspiring riffs & melody *

*an experience, like no other... *

A progressive doom metal act

Filled with evoking & beauteous madness

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: The artwork is eye-catching again, the artwork speaks for the music, making one lost in a desert, the music is the illusion of an and nihilistic journey

“A metaphorical journey through a barren desert wasteland teeming with the bones of those who didn't make it.” (for the full read, can be found on Bandcamp click the link (below)

[Nothing Is Real]

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: Where do I start? I was so fixated with this masterpiece.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none




#01. Into The Desert Of Illusions

#02. Wasteland Of Lost Souls

#03. Clawing At My Essence

#04. False Mirages Of Hope 07:39 

#05. Vital Confrontation

#06. Alone (Disintegration in the Abyss)

#07. Embracing Of Self (Shedding of Illusions)


Give Me Your Energy (Apr 2019)

Unnamed (Sep 2019)

Only The Wicked Are Pure (Secret Tracks) ( Oct 2019)

Only The Wicked Are Pure ( Oct 2019)

Pain Is Joy (Dec 2019)

Desert Of Illusions (2020)

Vital ConfrontationNothing Is Real
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