24th March 2020

Ambush – Infidel

For over a decade now we’ve witnessed the rise of classically inspired rock and heavy bands, not only inspired by 70’s and 80’s era, but doing their best to replicate it and make it essential […]
24th March 2020

Myrkur – Folkesange

Shifting from pop to black metal and then giving that it a solid once over in order to deliver something really unique like Mareridt, Danish artist Myrkur has never been shy to take on a […]
24th March 2020

Costin Chioreanu & Sofia Sarri – Afterlife Romance

Afterlife Romance is a much-anticipated debut album from an unique collaboration project between two acclaimed artists, Romanian avant-garde devotee Costin Chioreanu and an unearthly Greek singer Sofia Sarri. Let me start immediately that we are […]
21st March 2020

Polaris – The Death Of Me

One of my good friends introduced me To the Metalcore Aussie band Polaris a few years ago after they released their album The Mortal Coil in 2017, and I fell in love with their sound. […]
21st March 2020

Creeping Flesh – Into The Meat Grinder

Into The Meat Grinder is a debut 10-tracker from a Swedish quintet Creeping Flesh. The band is formed in 2013 in the neighboring Gothenburg, and prior to the release of Into the Meat Grinder they […]
20th March 2020

Nekrosity – Void Gazer

Swedish death metal scene is as active and vibrant as always. Nekrosity is another hard-hitting horde coming from Uddevalla in Southern Sweden. The band, which consists of former members of Sadistic Grimness and Ill-Natured, was […]
18th March 2020

Meshiaak – Mask Of All Misery

Conspicuously while whole of Europe is wearing masks to prevent the COVID-19 virus, I’m sitting here in my sanctuary listening to Mask Of All Misery. It is the second album from an Australian band that […]
17th March 2020

Weightless World – The End Of The Beginning

Founded in 2011 Weightless World is a modern, progressive and melodic metal quintet from Jyväskylä, Finland. Due to some line-up changes they first startet recording their debut The End of the Beginning in 2018. The […]
14th March 2020

Left Hand Path – Left Hand Path

Left Hand Path is a progressive & extreme metal quintet from Romania, featuring members of former and current bands like Negura Bunget, Malpraxis, Marchosias and The Hourglass. Despite of the fact that this is only […]
9th March 2020

My Dying Bride – The Ghost of Orion

The Ghost of Orion, marks the longest between two My Dying Bride albums and it’s also their first album not to be released on Peaceville Records. In the five years since the release of Feel […]
9th March 2020

Giuseppe Zaupa – (Re)birth

Guitarist Giuseppe Zaupa from Italy is a pure genius, let’s just leave it at that. For those of our readers that hasn’t heard of him before, well listen, just listen. You will NOT be disappointed! […]
9th March 2020

Conception – State of Deception

Their Facebook page says it, YouTube channels are screamin´ it, the whole Scandinavian music lovers has been craving it… Conception are BACK! Personally, this is an album I have been looking forward to for a […]
9th March 2020

Age of Fire – Shades of Shadow

The album starts off with a great intro of pure guitar and I think to myself… hmmm… this could be interesting… Unfortunately, the album doesn’t hold the standard of that first into. I have to […]
6th March 2020

Body Count – Carnivore

Back in 1992 when Body Count released their debut, co-founding member Ice-T was already an established rap artist, so the move into heavy and hardcore music was somewhat of a radical move, which raised almost […]
3rd March 2020

Gloomy Grim – Obscure Metamorphosis

Gloomy Grim is a Finnish Symphonic Black Metal band, most likely one of the first of its kind considering that it was created in 1995. Since then and up to their, sadly, untimely pause that […]
14th January 2020

Acheronte – Son Of No God

It would be wrong of me to call Son Of No God a new album by Italian black metallers from Acheronte, since the album has been released a year ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t have an […]
18th December 2019

Valgrind – Morning Will Come No More

Valgrind are veterans of an extreme metal scene, formed from the ashes of the 1993 blackened-death metal act, Necrospell. These Italians have been very active and productive since the very foundation of the band, always […]
11th December 2019

Desert Near The End – Of Fire And Stars

At first, judging by the name of the band alone, I expected Desert Near The End some kind of southern/oriental rock. I would say luckily I was completely wrong, as this band (founded in 2009) […]
4th December 2019

Nordland – The Dead Stones

Only seven years after its formation, Nordland (United Kingdom) has released four full-length albums. The Dead Stones is band’ 2018 release containing nine tracks. Actually, Nordland is one-man project by the guy called Vorh. Usually, […]
2nd December 2019

Madder Mortem – Mercury

Mercury is the classic debut album by Gothic band Madder Mortem. It’s official release was back in 1999, but after having been unavailable for many years, it is now re-released by Dark Essence Records. In […]
21st November 2019

Pannychida – Missense Mutation

Latest death metal pearl released by Satanath Records is Missense Mutation. It’s a 9-tracker sonic assault from a veteran Russian death metal band Pannychida. Formed back in 1992 (the band suffered a few line-up changes) […]
19th November 2019

Crepuscolo – You Tomb

Founded in 1995, Italian trio Crepuscolo released a debut full-length Revolution Evilution in 2014 and are now back with a sophomore 10-tracker (45 minutes of playing time) entitled You Tomb. Just like its predecessor this […]
19th November 2019

Mercy’s Dirge – Live, Raw and Relentless

Mercy’s Dirge is one of the first Romanian Black Metal bands, formed back in 1991. Live, Raw and Relentless is their first full-length album initially released by the band in early 2018, now re-released by […]
17th November 2019

Invocation Of Death – Into The Labyrinth Of Chaos

Doing this job for almost 20 years now, but it is the very first time that I came across a band from El Salvador. Invocation Of Death is what this quartet is called, and what […]
16th November 2019

Black Stone Cherry – Black To Blues Volume 2

It’s time to feature Kentucky rockers Black Stone Cherry again on these pages. Between the two releases of 2016 Kentucky and 2018 Family Tree the band put out the Black To Blues EP in 2017, […]