Re:Aktor is one of a growing number of bands with a so-called
"cyber-metal" sound, mixing hard metal with shades of industrial
and nu-metal influences (making them clearly a child of
in spirit, though they aren't the closest soundalike).
On Zero Order
, one might hear bits and pieces of
The musicianship is fine, the production crisp, almost sterile,
appropriate for the music, though perhaps it takes a bit of the
power away from the songs.
This genre has plenty of room to grow, and Re:Aktor may yet
become a major player in this field.
For now, though they lack that bit of dynamism and individuality
them at the top of their class, Zero Order
is a decent debut album.
Since the album's release, a couple of lineup changes have
taken place, and they have officially modified their name to
Rad (Rui Duarte)
Ca2 (Cato Bekkevold)
(Enslaved, ex-Red Harvest)
- Zero Order
- My Own Fear
- Damage Zone
- Sektor X-Lr8
- Datascape Assembler
- Out There