Nemesis (Arch Enemy cover) by Sifting
“Nemesis” is a cover song that will leave you in awe. Originally written by Arch Enemy, the progressive thrash metal band Sifting from Los Angeles has taken this classic and made it their own. The technical skill of the shredding guitars and bass alongside the relentless pulse of the drums will have even the most die-hard Arch Enemy fan nodding their head in approval. The track was produced by Sifting and mixed & mastered by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist).
From the opening moments, it’s clear that this isn’t your average metal cover song. The band’s use of syncopated rhythms and dissonant harmonies gives the track a sense of tension and unease that immediately grabs the listener’s attention. But it’s when the song really kicks into gear that the true brilliance of Sifting’s musicianship shines through. The guitar work is nothing short of spectacular, with riffs that are both complex and catchy, while the drums pound out a relentless beat. What really sets “Nemesis” apart here is the band’s ability to infuse the track with a sense of emotion that is all too often missing from metal music. The vocals, in particular, are incredibly powerful, with a raw, melodic delivery that conveys a sense of rage and despair that is truly palpable.
Overall, “Nemesis” is a triumph of a cover track that showcases the best of what the progressive thrash metal genre has to offer while paying homage and remaining true to one of the band’s biggest influences, Arch Enemy. It’s a must-listen for fans of metal music and a perfect blend of Arch Enemy’s signature style and Sifting’s unique approach. A must-listen for all the metalheads out there!
DOWNLOAD or LISTEN to “Nemesis” by Sifting at https://ffm.to/sftnem
The single was released worldwide on February 17, 2023.