11th October 2016

Within Hate – Army of One

Within Hate is a moniker that represents four of my kinsmen (for whatever that is worth), both by nationality, and, to some extent, by heart: These four friends have set out to create the single-most […]
10th October 2016

Heimdalls Wacht – Geisterseher

Heimdalls Wacht is a German Black Metal quintet, one that recently partially re-invented itself when they added a new drummer and and additional vocalist to their already very experienced line-up. And, in order to celebrate […]
7th October 2016

Insane Vesper – Layil

I do believe to have mentioned (on numerous occasions) that I have a penchant for French Black Metal bands; The more French the band is, the better one could almost argue. That is probably why […]
6th October 2016

Albez Duz – Wings Of Tzinacan

Albez Duz (Albez Duz is a German language used 800 years ago, with “Albez” meaning “swan” and “Duz” meaning “noisiness” or “rush.”), is an occult doom unit that first emerged in Berlin in 2006. Initially […]
6th October 2016

Defiant – Time Isn’t Healing

Defiant is a Ukranian Power Metal quintet, one that has been around and making music since 2008, with the first EP being released in 2010. Later this year the bands second full-length release (entitled Time […]
27th September 2016

Grieving Mirth – Calamitosvs Omine

Grieving Mirth is quite an ambitious international project, made up of three musicians: One from England, one from Mexico and one from the United States. These three seem to have a common interest in creating […]
21st September 2016

Eric Johnson – Europe Live

Again I sit here listening to one of the album released almost two years ago, but despite of the fact it is old, it doesn’t mean that it’s good. Eric Johnson is the name of […]
20th September 2016

Meshiaak – Alliance of Thieves

Despite having only existed for two years as a band and so far released a single full-length release, Meshiaak has nonetheless created quite a bit of stir in my little head. Most noticeably because they […]
19th September 2016

Sticky Boys – Make Art

Despite having their own website, I have been able to learn precious little about this band (which seems to be a trend I somehow got into – I cannot say that I am a fan. […]
16th September 2016

Exp. Zeroone – Bioscrape

Exp. Zeroone is a band that I have had an almost notoriously hard time learning anything about, so I hope that you will bear with me and accept that I can tell very little about […]
14th September 2016

Pineal – Smiling Cult

Pineal are a relatively new british progressive trio founded in 2012 in London. In the time of the release of their first release Smiling Cult, the band were still unsigned. Smiling Cult is band’s debut […]
14th September 2016

Dan Deagh Wealcan – Fragmented Counsciousness

I remember having severe problems with defining and wrapping my head around Dan Deagh Wealcan at some point in the past, due to their rather (for me) peculiar and unique nature. Their newest release, Fragmented […]
12th September 2016

Bitterness – Resurrexodus

Bitterness is a German trio originally picthed to me a an ‘old-school Thrash Metal band’. Upon closer inspection, however, that quickly proved not to be the case. Examining this, their newest release (and sixth full-length […]
9th September 2016

Arsis – We Are The Nightmare (Re-release)

First of all, I might as well be blunt and admit that We Are The Nightmare is an album that offers absolutely nothing new – Quite litterally since, as mentioned in the title, it is […]
8th September 2016

Saga – Sagacity

Sagacity is the second album with original Saga vocalist Michael Sadler. The album was released in 2014, but it is not long time ago that for some reason I received it for review?! I’m not […]
15th January 2016

Desert Near the End – Hunt for the Sun

Desert Near the End is probably one of the most dedicated concept bands that I have ever come across, with everything (and I do mean everything, right down to changing their name with every album […]
14th January 2016

The Red Coil – Lam

Italian quintet The Red Coil have released an EP and a single full-length so far. The full-length album is entitled Lam, and is somewhat hard for me to categorize. To some extent the band has […]
12th January 2016

Gorod – A Maze of Recycled Creeds

French Technical Death Metal band Gorod has been around for just above ten years. And in that time, they have been very active, having released a grand total of five full-length albums in that time. […]
11th January 2016

Kataklysm, Septicflesh & Aborted, Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark 10th January 2016

Belgium-based Aborted have been around for just above twenty years, and in that time the band has managed to release a grand total of eight Death Metal albums. And despite the long time they have […]
7th January 2016

Hellish Outcast – Stay of Execution

Norwegian quartet Hellish Outcast are by now some very experienced musicians, having played together in this particular project for the past fifteen years. In that time, they have released a grand total of four physical […]
5th January 2016

Grace Disgraced – Enthrallment Traced

Despite having been around since 2004, it was not until 2012 that the band felt ready to release their debut album. And personally, I feel that it was well worth the wait. One the surface, […]
4th January 2016

New Keepers of the Water Towers – Infernal Machine

After having extended their name from simply New Keepers to New Keepers of the Water Towers back in 2009, these four hard working Swedes have released two full-length albums. And now, only three months into […]
25th December 2015

Bloody Terror – Diaboli Celeritate

With the widespread reach of the internet, it has become a lot easier to collaborate, work together and other fancy words of that nature regardles of borders and distance as a whole. A great example […]
15th December 2015

Helheim – raunijaR

raunijaR is the eight full-length album from the Norwegian Black Metal quartet Helheim. And, as soem of the more observant of you might have gleaned, yes, they draw a lot of inspiration, both lyrically and […]
11th December 2015

Varang Nord – Fire of the North

Latvian Folk Metal quartet Varang Nord released their second full-length album less than a week ago. And I must admit that, despite not having even heard about them prior to spinning this record, I quickly […]