30th March 2020

Hnus Umirajici – Hnus Umirajici

In Prague about five years ago five talented musicians decided to to put their heads together, pool their collective abilities as well as their shared love for Black Metal into one large cooking pot. After […]
30th March 2020

MurderWorker – No Divine Signs

This is going to be a short review, not because I’m lazy, but because this is a 3-tracker EP clocking around 11 minutes of play only. Furthermore, we have featured this Spanish death metal band […]
28th March 2020

Berzerker Legion – Obliterate The Weak

You may not yet heard of a horde named Berzerker Legion, so here comes a short introduction to the band before we look at their latest release. Berzerker Legion, as its moniker might suggest, are […]
27th March 2020

Undead – Existential Horror

There’s no shortage of Undead bands in the world of metal, its an obvious name – so my initial thought, prior to listening to Existential Horror, was that I’ve heard this album before. Fortunately I […]
26th March 2020

Crobot – Motherbrain

Let me first apologize for the late arrival of this review. The Pennsylvania quartet Crobot released their new studio album Motherbrain a few months ago. It is band’s fourth full-length and a debut for Mascot […]
25th March 2020

The Tex Avery Syndrome – Origin

Hailing from Frankfurt, Germany, The Tex Avery Syndrome (band named after famous American cartoonist Tex Avery), have released their highly anticipated debut a few months ago. Origin is the moniker for this 12-tracker first full […]
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 […]
30th March 2020

Hnus Umirajici – Hnus Umirajici

In Prague about five years ago five talented musicians decided to to put their heads together, pool their collective abilities as well as their shared love for Black Metal into one large cooking pot. After […]
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 […]
28th February 2020

Borgne – Y

Borgne is, despite their name being French and meaning ‘One-eyed’, a Swiss Industrial Black Metal duet, one that has been performing and recording together for more than two decades now. In that time, they have […]
20th February 2020

Ethir Anduin – Loneliness of My Life

Ethir Anduin is a Russian solo act (up until recently, that is) that specializes in a mixture of Black and Doom Metal as his chosen genre. He does this, and has done so in various […]
5th February 2020

Edremerion – Ambre Gris

Edremerion is a French Black Metal quintet that was formed eleven years ago this year. In that time they have produced and released two EP’s, one self-titled and another succeeding it, keeping a strict three-year […]
4th February 2020

Automb – Esoterica

Automb, as far as I can tell, is an American-based ‘Dream Team’ of sorts, consisting of two Death Metal strong-arms (one from Morbid Angel, the other from Necrophagia) who apparently wanted to test their mettle […]
30th January 2020

Sons Of A Wanted Man – Kenoma

Later this year, six years after their initial inception, Belgium quintet Sons Of A Wanted Man finally stands ready with their first ever Full-length release, after honing and otherwise perfecting their own sound across two […]
27th January 2020

Moonreich – Wormgod

Moonreich is a French Black Metal band that has spent the last decade (as well as the odd years) perfecting the art of conveying the desolation and destruction war causes in this modern day and […]
25th January 2020

Monolithe – Okta Khora

Monolithe is a French sextet originally founded in the early days of this millennium. Back then they had a heavy focus on Funeral Doom, something that has become increasingly influenced by the band members apparent […]
22nd January 2020

From the Vastland – Daevayasna

From the Vastland is a fairly consistent, albeit rare quest. The Iranian one-man band has come into a rhythm of late where he releases a new Full-length release roughly every two years. The latest of […]