18th November 2020

AC/DC – Power Up

After a rather turbulent period which among others, saw the founding member Malcolm Young pass away, Guns N’ Roses singer W. Axl Rose take away on vocals for several shows due to singer Brian Johnson’s […]
17th November 2020

Spectrale – Arcanes

Spectrale is a French (mostly) acoustic Folk band with a heavily ambient and atmospheric approach, not entirely unlike what one would expect to find on a Heilung record – Clean, female vocals, spanish guitars, drums […]
17th November 2020

Bloodfiend – Evil Mass Of Putrid Decay

Grindcore/deathgrind/goregrind/brutal death is exactly what I need to get me started again after a long delay. Bloodfiend is the name of this project from Chile. This project took the style and shape already in 2001, […]
16th November 2020

Eternal Champion – Ravening Iron

Back in the very beginning of the 90’s denim vests with band patches became the lamest thing ever, basically from day to day, but as with everything else, couple of decades later they made their […]
25th October 2020

Defecto – Duality

I need to tell you guys that this is an album I (personally) have been waiting and looking forward to for a long time. Very much because these guys are the future of Danish metal, […]
23rd October 2020

Armored Saint – Punching the Sky

Five years since the release of their previous release Win Hands Down, Armored Saint is ready with their third album since the permanent reformation back in 2005 following John Bush’s exit from Anthrax. His time […]
14th October 2020

Griffon – ὸ θεὀς ὸ βασιλεὐς (o Theos, o Basileus)

Griffon, for those of you who missed the last time I had the honour of grabbing one of their releases (which, admittedly, I am assuming is most of you), is a French Black Metal band […]
13th October 2020

Crippled Black Phoenix – Ellengæst

Ellengæst marks Crippled Black Phoenix continuing without a permanent leads singer. Instead it features guest appearances form among others Anathema ’s Vincent Cavanagh, Gaahls Wyrd’s Gaahl and Tribulation’s Jonathan Hulten. Band’s previous album, the 2018’s […]
2nd October 2020

In Cauda Venenum – G.O.H.E

In Cauda Venenum is a French Post-Black Metal trio that has been active for the last decade, as of 2020. In that time they have released their self-titled Full-length album and a Split album with […]
1st October 2020

Deftones – Ohms

Deftones’ ninth album marks the first time since the 2003’s self-titled that a Deftones album is produced by the very man who established the band’s sound back in the day, Terry Date. The same man […]
29th September 2020

The Ocean Collective – Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic

Over the years The Ocean Collective has grown from something that resembled a one-man project with revolving doors of band members into that which much more resembles a band, despite the fact that Robin Staps […]
29th September 2020

Silure / Feretro – Split 2020

Prior to this review, I had never heard of either Silure or Feretro. But as always I was open-minded to hear some new music from my old friends from Nihilistic Holocaust. This time they present […]
23rd September 2020

Baume – Aout Approche

Baume, the Atmospheric Black Metal one-man project from one of the minds behind Cepheide and Rance, are due for another EP release – Only this time, the music and overall approach has shifted slightly, now […]
11th September 2020

Crépuscule d’Hiver – Par-Delà Noireglaces et Brumes-Sinistres

Crépuscule d’Hiver is, as far as I can tell, a fairly new medieval-styled Black Metal band, hailing from my beloved France (and, as such, I am afraid that I will have to admit that I […]
11th September 2020

Marilyn Manson – WE ARE CHAOS

Each generation has their “shock-rocker” who crossed it over to the mainstream and common for all of these acts is that their shock value wears off with time and someone new comes along and take […]
17th November 2020

Bloodfiend – Evil Mass Of Putrid Decay

Grindcore/deathgrind/goregrind/brutal death is exactly what I need to get me started again after a long delay. Bloodfiend is the name of this project from Chile. This project took the style and shape already in 2001, […]
29th September 2020

Silure / Feretro – Split 2020

Prior to this review, I had never heard of either Silure or Feretro. But as always I was open-minded to hear some new music from my old friends from Nihilistic Holocaust. This time they present […]
18th August 2020

NORD – And Now There’s Only a River Left Behind

Nord are the most recent additions to ever growing and fantastic prog rock scene in France. One after another fantastic prog releases were coming from this country, something you couldn’t imagine just 10 years ago. […]
4th August 2020

Astarium – Fragments Of Nightmares

Despite of being a reviewer for 20 years now I still have the same level of excitement as I did when I was a kid when checking out and for discovering new bands. I’m not […]
29th July 2020

Hereza – Death Metal Drunks

Since half of our staff employees originate from the Balkans, we always get exited to hear from a new and unfamiliar acts from that particular area. Thus, naturally I also got exited this time around […]
24th July 2020

Trup – Szmula

Let me say from the very start that my knowledge of this band from Poland was non-existent prior to the release of this album. I think the majority of the people reading this didn’t know […]
19th July 2020

Witcher – A Gyertyák Csonkig Égnek

Since this was my first experience with the band at first a band named Witcher didn’t sound as a black metal band to me, but rather some kind of medieval, doom and war metal. Nevertheless, […]
14th July 2020

Necrospell – Awakening Of Tyrants

It’s not very often during my two decades as a writer that I’ve had the opportunity to listen to as good death/thrash metal as this one. I’m talking of a debut album of Italian five […]
9th July 2020

Indesiderium – Of Twilight And Evenfall…

Doing this since 2001 I don’t believe that I’ve ever had the opportunity to listen to a black metal act from Los Angeles/California?! Indesiderium are just that, an uncompromising black metal duo from the city […]
1st July 2020

Disbelief – The Ground Collapses

Germany has always been known for its strong thrash metal scene where many bands have been active since the 80s. Here comes another veteran German band – Disbelief, founded back in 1990 in Hesse. One […]