• Sammie Starr

EP Review: Invicta Heights- 'Convalescence'

Canadian southern metal and metalcore band Invicta Heights release a new tense and personal EP Convalescence.



Of many of the breakthrough bands within the past year in the metalcore scene, Canada's Invicta Heights are arguably a band that deserves your attention. Although this band is just recently rising through the ranks, their breakthrough EP Convalescence is a metallic nugget full of potent aggressive riffs and boundless energy worthy of putting them on anyone's playlist. With Convalescence, the heavy metal floodgates are open, and they are confidently turning lots of heads this year.


“The energy continues to be unrelenting and melodic with the next track, "Bad Habit." A whiplash of chaotic cadence that brings us from atomically heavy to beautifully soft in one listening experience, Invicta Heights pulls off some impressive feats in this song worthy of replayability. ”

Opening with a white-hot energetic and the best track on the EP, "Anxious," Invicta Heights makes a resounding statement on the band's future soundscape intentions with blistering guitar patterns, intense non-clean vocal control, pulsating percussive energy, and engaging breakdowns.


The energy continues to be unrelenting and melodic with the next track, "Bad Habit." A whiplash of chaotic cadence that brings us from atomically heavy to beautifully soft in one listening experience, Invicta Heights pulls off some impressive feats in this song worthy of replayability.

The EP ends with trashing heavy-hitter, "Crooked Table." Pulverizing us with a full-blooded southern metal and metalcore experience from start to finish, Invicta Heights pulls no punches by letting us know they have arrived, and they don't plan on dropping the energy any time soon.

Convalescence is a unique heavy mixture of an EP as it is about intense inner struggle. While the band is just starting to make their presence known in the scene, colossal tracks like "Anxious" and "Bad Habit" prove that metalcore has a place for the band indeed. Keep your eyes trained on Invicta Heights because these guys definitely show promise in the metalcore genre.



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