9th March 2021

Witherfall – Curse Of Autumn

In 2017 new progressive metal band released their debut. Well it was a new band, but it consisted of people associated with Iced Earth, Circe II Circle and White Wizzard, so as such this was […]
3rd March 2021

Sunnata – Burning In Heaven, Melting On Earth

Looking at the cover artwork of Sunnata’s fourth album, there is a undeniably beauty to it as there is certain grim unease. There is also something grand to it, yet at the same time there […]
1st March 2021

Long Distance Calling – Ghost

Less than a year has passed since the release of their latest album How We Want To Live? the German instrumental band has just released a six-song EP, whose main characteristics are more focus and […]
1st March 2021

Rotting Kingdom – A Deeper Shade of Sorrow

Rotting Kingdom is a Death/Doom Metal quintet from Lexington, Kentucky. With only one self-titled demo/EP prior to their name, the band have released their debut full-length entitled A Deeper Shade Of Sorrow. The album, released […]
26th February 2021

Moonspell – Hermitage

Moonspell have always been a band that was distinctively evolving throughout their almost three-decade long career and were never shy for experimenting. Through it all they managed to maintain the quality of their releases rather […]
17th February 2021

Validor – In Blood In Battle

Validor is a Greek band founded in 2005 and they’ve released three full length albums since their inception. The band from Athens is labelling its music as ‘Blood Metal’, not a term I’ve come often […]
9th February 2021

Jours Pâles – Eclosion

A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of reviewing the debut album of French band Asphodèle, an Atmospheric Black Metal band with a penchant for melancholy – As such, they straight off the […]
9th February 2021

Putrid – Antichrist Above

Founded in Peru in 2010, Putrid is a thrash/black/death metal quartet who’re ready to attack all your senses with this sophomore 10-tracker album. The band is responsible for numerous EPs and split projects, as well […]
8th February 2021

Revolutio – Vagrant

A bit strange feeling to do a review of the material released two years ago, nevertheless that’s the task for today. Italian post-apocalyptic thrash-metallers Revolutio released their debut full-length opus entitled Vagrant, and let me […]
8th February 2021

Todd La Torre – Rejoice in the Suffering

Broader heavy metal audience became aware of former Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre, when he rather magnificently replaced Geoff Tate as a singer in Queensrÿche after spectacularly malice and clumsy break-up between Tate and […]
4th February 2021

Warfist – Grünberger

Finally, I’ve got some time to listen to the third release by this killer old-school thrash & black and death metal duo. The band, founded in 2004, is called Warfist and they hail from Poland. […]
3rd February 2021

Blurr Thrower – Les Voûtes

Three years after their debut EP, French Atmosperic (as the genre is now called – progression of time is a fickle mistress) Black Metallers are once again ready with another release. This time their first […]
3rd February 2021

Roffe Hunter – Demo 2020

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s always a tough job to review a material which consists of only three tracks and total playing time of app. 14 minutes. Nevertheless I’ll give […]
1st February 2021

Wijlen Wij – Coronachs Of The Ω

Wijlen Wij is/was a Belgium-based Funeral Doom Metal quartet founded in the year 2002 and disbanded in 2014. In their twelve years active as a band they managed to release two Full-length albums and a […]
1st February 2021

Acârash – Descend To Purity

Formed in Oslo in the fall of 2016, Acârash is a Norwegian trio who presents here their latest dark creation, group’s sophomore release, an eight-tracker album entitled Descent To Purity. It comes two years after […]
1st February 2021

Acârash – Descend To Purity

Formed in Oslo in the fall of 2016, Acârash is a Norwegian trio who presents here their latest dark creation, group’s sophomore release, an eight-tracker album entitled Descent To Purity. It comes two years after […]
28th January 2021

Стахановцы – Ниже Ада Уголь Есть..!

This is definitely the most obscure and strange metal release that I’ve come across in the last couple of years. It took me just over an hour to figure out what the name of the […]
27th January 2021

Homecoming – LP01

Homecoming is a Parisian post-metal trio created in 2017. The band is made up of Théo Guiter on guitar and vocals, Théo Giotti on drums, and a man who provided me with this CD, Basile […]
26th January 2021

Loathfinder / Druj – Aspects of Oblation

This split CD from Godz ov War got released more than a year ago but for some reason it first came to my attention recently. It’s never too late to give it a spin or […]
12th January 2021

Death Invoker – Necromancy, Damnation, Revenge

It’s hard to find authentic bands nowadays. There are many killer acts, but authenticity (or lack of it?!) is always a key element. Yet creating new music that way is almost imposible, even when you […]
15th December 2020

Glaukom Synod – Ectoplasmic Revelations

Glaukom Synod is an extreme industrial death metal from France that we’ve featured in on these pages before. It’s a piece of old-school industrial/death metal with experimental influnces. Ectoplasmic Revelations is a material released almost […]
30th November 2020

Acid Death – Eidolon

This review will be relatively short as I’m not sure why I received this CD for a review eight years after its release?! Nevertheless, here follows a short introduction to the band. Acid Death is […]
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. […]