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 […]
28th August 2020

Pain Of Salvation – Panther

Pain Of Salvation’s previous album In the Passing Light of Day from 2017 saw the band return to their heavier sound, which rejoiced significant portion of their fanbase. It’s the portion which had hard time […]
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. […]
10th August 2020

Bofo Kwo – Space/Time Carnivorium

Bofo Kwo, as one might surmise from the name alone, is quite the interesting band. The band consists of a Finnish trio, one of which is also a weird tales/Sci-Fi writer, having written at least […]
4th August 2020

Vokodlok – Oracle’s Fury

Romanian Raw Black Metal duo Vokodlok (which is apparently a bastadized version of the word for ‘Werewolf’) reformed two years ago, fifteen years after releasing their latest Full-length album. Inbetween touring Eastern Europe they seem […]
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 […]
25th June 2020

Humanity Zero – Proselytism

Originally the solo project of musician Dimon’s Night, Humanity Zero is a Greek death/doom metal band. The band has existed since 2008 and since then released five full-lengths and some demo releases. Thus, Proselytism is […]
23rd June 2020

King Witch – Body Of Light

King Witch are a heavy/doom quartet from Edinburgh, Scotland. It consists of Laura Donnelly (vocals), Jamie Gilchrist (guitars), Rory Lee (bass) and Lyle Brown (drums). King Witch rises from the ashes of Firebrand Super Rock […]
16th June 2020

UDS (Underdamped System) – Phantom Pain

I got to admit that it feels a bit strange to review a material released exactly four years ago?! On the other hand it’s good to see if it still sounds any good from this […]
5th June 2020

Thanatos – Violent Death Rituals

Thanatos are a death/thrash pioneers and the very first extreme metal band to come from The Netherlands. They are now celebrating 35 years of full death/thrash metal dedication and passion with the release of a […]
3rd June 2020

Chronus – Idols

I was unfamiliar with the existence of this Swedish band despite them coming from neighbouring Helsingborg. Chronus is a quartet that has been around for some years now. The band was founded in 2012 and […]
2nd June 2020

Sinister Downfall – Eremozoic

This album was recorded and released in 2018 but for some reason I first received it lately. It shall not prevent me of giving it a spin or two and see if it’s still of […]
14th May 2020

Feed Them Death – No Solution/Dissolution

Just recently I received this album, released in November 2018, but it should not prevent me for giving it a couple of spins. First a few words about the band, one-man act named Feed Them […]