6th February 2023

Serpents Oath – Ascension

For some reason I first saw this CD more than a half year since its release. Nevertheless, here follows my initial thoughts on Ascension, the second full-length album by Belgium black metal horde Serpents Oath. […]
2nd February 2023

Lord Belial – Rapture

I’m devastated by the fact that I didn’t check this release before, since it’s been released more than seven months ago. Better late than never, right? So, here comes a short review of Swedish black […]
1st February 2023

Beyond The Catacombs – Fatal Error

Beyond The Catacombs is a death metal duo, hailing from Jyväskylä, Finland. The line-up consists of Ville Koskinen (Guitars, Bass) and Samu Pettersson (Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass, Drum programming). The band was formed a few […]
31st January 2023

Venom – To Hell And Back – 8-tape box

Since this release is a bit tricky to review, I’ve thought a few days on how to approach this review and what to write about mighty godfathers of Black Metal, Venom’s – To Hell and […]
30th January 2023

ACOD – Cryptic Curse

ACOD is a French Blackened Death Metal act that I have been keeping a cursory eye on for a while now, ever since I had the pleasure of reviewing their last full-length album late last […]
26th January 2023

Limbes – Écluse

Limbes (the french word for ‘Limbo’) is an Atmospheric Black Metal one-man band that previously went by the name Blurr Thrower – What inspired the name change is, at present, somewhat unclear since the overall […]
26th January 2023

Even Flow – Mediterraneo

The Sardinian masters of power & progressive metal, Even Flow return with a new EP entitled Mediterraneo. For all of you still unfamiliar with this band, I can briefly tell, that Even Flow is an […]
25th January 2023

Wömit Angel – Sadopunk Finland

Wömit Angel is a black/thrash metal trio from Tampere, Finland. The band was founded in 2010 and the line-up consists of; J-Violatör (Guitars, Backing Vocals), W. Horepreacher (Vocals, Bass) and Atomic Torment (Drums). Their fifth […]
24th January 2023

Katatonia – Sky Void of Stars

Over the course of past three decades Katatonia has shifted their approach from death/doom over to dark progressive metal and finally arriving to what could be labelled as prog goth rock, with especially their previous […]
23rd January 2023

A La Carte – Soup Dejour

All of a sudden I began to understand why the Danish Customs had demanded $20 from me the other day, for importing this CD from the USA. It is so unique that even your old […]
19th January 2023

Oaks – Genesis Of The Abstract

Oaks is a conceptual metal and instrumental progressive trio consisting of Thibault L (Guitars), Julien V (Bass) and Nathan RL (Drums). They are based in Paris and Genesis Of The Abstract is their seven-tracker debut […]
18th January 2023

Behind Your Fear – Anthropocene

Twenty years after her work with the gothic metal band Flowing Tears, Stefanie Duchêne’s and unmistakable and iconic voice can be heard again on her new band’s sophomore album. The moniker of this German-based band […]
17th January 2023

Entrails – The Tomb Awaits

Entrails is a Swedish death metal band formed in 1990/91. In 1994, half of the line-up decided to move on and by that time Entrails was put to rest as an official band. Jimmy Lundqvist […]
16th January 2023

Djevelkult – Drep Alle Guder

Originally founded under the name Skadefryd back in 2009, the band quickly changed their name to Djevelkult (the Norvegian word for ‘Devil Cult’). Since that change, the band has released a grand total of seven […]
16th January 2023

Khold – Svartsyn

Older black metal worshippers might remember the Norwegian band Khold. It was at the beginning of the new millennium that this four-piece act from Oslo begun releasing albums. This happened with some regularity until 2008 […]
28th November 2020

Defecto & Junkyard Drive, 27th November 2020, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: www.defecto.dk The live concert industry has been struggling a lot during this Covid-19 pandemic, and due to restrictions, there has not been that many concerts to attend at all during 2020 in Denmark. […]
25th October 2020

Defecto – Duality

I need to tell you guys that this is an album I (personally) have been waiting and looking forward to for a long time. Very much because these guys are the future of Danish metal, […]
19th April 2020

Joviac – Here and Now

The progressive environment in Finland has done it again… They come up with bands from out of “nowhere” that just catches me. This time this is a band from Tampere in the middle of the […]
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. […]
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 […]
26th January 2020

Dark Poetry – Specimen

Dark Poetry from Cyprus is releasing their first full length album February 2nd through Deathhammer Records and I have to say I am very much positively surprised by this band. They released an EP in […]
26th January 2020

Dead End Finland – Inter Vivos

Dead End Finland (from Finland, duuh) has been busy lately, as they have just released their fourth album in a few years. The new album called Inter Vivos is a TRUE masterpiece! And every music […]
5th January 2020

Darktribe – Voici L’Homme

Darktribe from France has been around for a while, and they are well known and liked in the progpower community. It has been about four years since Darktribe released their last album “The Modern Age”, […]
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