Brain Stem was established four years ago. The band isn’t the easiest to define with an exact sub-genre. Groovy at times, but also technical, they’ve made sure that their sound isn’t limited by one train of thought, molding metal the way they see fit. With Symptoms of Annihilation Stage -2 set to release early this year, Brain Stem is easily becoming a good example of what experimental death metal has to offer. The track Dawn Of Rot,
Vocalist Jessy Leduc explains the concept that spans both EPs: «With both Symptoms Of Annihilation EPs, we’re not just talking about a serial killer or one single brutal murder, we’re talking about global mass extinction, the downfall and mutated rebirth of humanity as we know it. With every song, comes a new way of how humanity could come to an end. It’s an endless realm of possibilities, but it all boils down to one thing: we’re all gonna die!».