1st January 2017

Thyrane – Black Harmony

While there is absolutely nothing new in Black Harmony (it is, after all, a re-release of the bands first Demo which originally saw the light of day to decades ago) it is still a welcoming […]
21st December 2016

Glaukom Synod – Vampires and Gorgeous Throats

Now, I will be the first to admit that the whole Electro scene is far from anything that I can relate to, or even enjoy. As such, it is very hard for me to find […]
20th December 2016

Stormy Atmosphere – Pent Letters

Stormy Atmosphere is a band that surprised me in more ways than one: First off, the artwork depicting their newest release, Pent Letters, caused me to assume that I would be dealing with either a […]
19th December 2016

Black Hole Generator – A Requiem for Terra

Black Hole Generator serves as the creative outlet for Bjørnar E. Nilsen, a man better known as the producer for bands such as Taake and Helheim. It is clear, however, that said man has taken […]
15th December 2016

Diabolical – Umbra

Swedish quartet Diabolical was originally founded back in 1996 under the name Misanthropic Orchestra – A name which they changed two years later to the much easier pronouncable Diabolical that they use today. Under their […]
14th December 2016

Near Death Condition – Evolving Towards Extinction

How to sum up Evolving Towards Extinction in one simple sentence: Fifty-one Minutes of relentless Brutal Death Metal the way grandmother has always hated it. The quartet behind this release is four Swiss musicians that […]
14th December 2016

Rik Emmett & RESolution9 – RES 9

Rik Emmet is one of my all-time favorites and one of Canada’s most loved hard rock musicians. It’s been a few years since he released a rock album, but now he’s finally back with his […]
13th December 2016

Mystons – Destination Death

Mystons is a Finnish duet, who have managed to take a minimalistic approach to their own Doom Metal sound. In this case, this means, for logical reasons, that the band only uses two instruments besides […]
7th December 2016

Spit Rusty – Tin Foil Hats & Magic

Spit Rusty is our Danish band, formed in 2011 in Aarhus. My first encounter with this Hard Rock/Grunge group was in 2012 when I reviewed their debut EP Underwhelmed. Now the band is ready with […]
2nd December 2016

Grafvitnir – Obeisance to a Witch Moon

Grafvitnir is a Swedish Black Metal trio with nine years worth of experience behind them as a band. In that time, they have released three full-length records and a single Demo, all of which have […]
28th November 2016

Liturgy of Decay – First Psalms (Psalms of Agony and Revolt – First and Only Shape)

In the case of bands such as French Liturgy of Decay, I find it useful to break the information down into numbers, and then go about crunching them. This might sound a bit peculiar, but […]
24th November 2016

Whisper Of Death – Noise Of Obstinacy

Whisper Of Death is a five-piece gore/death metal combo hailing from a small village near Paris (France). Noise Of Obstinacy is their debut full-length released a couple of years ago, but for some reason this […]
23rd November 2016

Metallica – Hardwired… to Self-Destruct

It has been eighth years since the previous Metallica record, yet is came as a surprise when in late this summer the band released a video for new song, album release date and the artwork. […]
22nd November 2016

Inquiring Blood – Morbid Creation

German quartet Inquiring Blood is a fairly new old-school Death Metal band with twelve years worth of experience, and counting. Sure, twelve years is quite a few years; But listening to Morbid Creation gives the […]
21st November 2016

GrooVenoM – Modern Death Pop

GrooVenoM is a Dresden (Germany) based metal sextet founded in 2014. This is my second encounter with the band, first time was a year ago where I reviewed their second album Pink Lion. This time […]
9th September 2015

Lucifer’s Child – The Wiccan

Three things are all you need in order to get an idea of whether The Wiccan is an album for you or not: 1: It is Black Metal with a traditional Greek twist, not unlike […]
7th September 2015

The 3rd Attempt – Born in Thorns

One thing is for certain: If you are looking for musical superstar bands (or a very talented one-man band), you will more often than not look towards the Black Metal scene. And Norwegian (obviously, Norwegian) […]
19th August 2015

Rusty Pacemaker – Ruins‏

Take two equal parts of Black and Doom Metal, mix them together into one person and add several talented session musicians. Stir for five years in a city in Austria and you end ud with […]
17th August 2015

Veonity – Gladiator’s Tale‏

Veonity is, as one might be able to discern from the cover art, a Power Metal band, one that draws a lot of inspiration from the legends of the eighties (most notably Manowar) and more […]
14th August 2015

Graveworm – (N)utopia

Continuing their re-releasing spree, one of Graveworms finest albums to date is granted a new, golden finish: Indeed, (N)utopia is back among us! And thankfully, nothing has been changed except the colour of the physical […]
13th August 2015

Graveworm – Engraved In Black‏

Italian Black Metal quintet Graveworm are quite well-known these days. So much in fact, that Metal Mind Records have decided to re-release several of their most famous (and, probably best-selling) albums in a limited Golden […]
25th July 2015

Neolith – Izi.Im.Kurnu-Ki

Neolith is a Polish quintet who has been active for more than twenty years. In that time, their sound has shifted from a more Doom-influenced Death Metal type to a more Blackened Death Metal-esque sound. […]
23rd July 2015

Carnal Agony – Preludes & Nocturnes

Carnal Agony is a fascinating project, one that is fueled and led by the four Swedish musicians that doubles as its members. All four of them seem to have a fondness for popular culture as […]
11th July 2015

Gorefest – La Muerte

Gorefest is a near-legendary Dutch Death Metal band, formed in the late eighties. After a few years inactive, Gorefest rebanded in 2005 and released the album La Muerte. This record also marked the band’s return […]
9th July 2015

Cruenta Lacrymis ‐ Sweetness and Blasphemy

Cruenta Lacrymis is a fairly new band, having been around for about three years, being assembled somewhere in the year 2012. And, after three years of writing, planning, mixing and creating, Cruenta Lacrymis released their […]