30th June 2021

Thy Catafalque – Vadak

Looking past black metal genre and its qualities, something exciting occurs when extreme metal (black, doom, death metal) artists venture into unrelated genres. Some artists such as Emptiness, Anathema and Manes have over the years […]
22nd June 2021

Sordide – Les Idées Blanches

Sordide (which means ‘Filthy’ in French, as far as Google Translate tells me) is a Black Metal trio that proved to be somewhat difficult to dig up information about. Not as difficult as, say Istina […]
18th June 2021

Helloween – Helloween

Self-titled album by German power metal legends Helloween is perhaps the most anticipated metal release of 2021. And rightfully so. In order to understand the magnitude of this release we’ll start off by trying to […]
16th June 2021

No Life Code – Maldoror’s Metamorphosis

Maldoror’s Metamorphosis is a debut album by a Spanish black metal duo going under the moniker, No Life Code. The band consists of J. Nefarious (multi-instrumentalist) and M. Berserk (vocalist), noth ‘well-known from Spanish underground […]
12th June 2021

Black Sun Brotherhood – God & Beast

Black Sun Brotherhood are the mighty maniacs hailin from Sarpsborg, Norway. At the end of 2020 this extreme metal band released their full-length debut entitled God & Beast. The album contains 11 tracks of pure, […]
9th June 2021

Traumasphere – Voidcall

Traumasphere is, or should I say was, a death metal band from France. It’s has been formed as a duo between Ivan Sikic (vocals, guitars and bass) and Guillaume (drums and keyboards). After releasing their […]
8th June 2021

Ossuaire – Mortes Fables

Mortes Fables is the last recording of the French band Ossuaire, initially released as a MCD (2010) and now rematerialized on a black tape with sticker and pro cover. What you get on this tape […]
7th June 2021

Åskog – Varþnaþer

Åskog (pronounced as “oah-skoog”) is a newly formed (2020) black metal duo hailing from Vänersborg, Sweden. Varþnaþer is their debut full-length containing eight tracks. Varþnaþer follows their 2020 Demo EP entitled Varg. On this debut […]
1st June 2021

Profanity – Fragments of Solace

Yet our fortunate ears can already lay claim to a flood of top notch techdeath releases. We’ve heard Gojira exploding into our spring with Fortitude, greeted new tracks from Vilthjarta, and Cannibal Corpse have offered […]
27th May 2021

Feradur – Parakosm

I believe most regular readers of our webzine are already familiar with a Feradur band since we’ve also conducted a short interview with the band prior to the release of this new EP. For those […]
25th May 2021

Monster Magnet – A Better Dystopia

Recording cover songs was for decades a rare occasion, but then with rise of digital music platforms and social media it seems that there isn’t a song out there that hasn’t been covered in just […]
25th May 2021

VOLA – Witness

Applause of a Distant Crowd, the sophomore release by Danish prog band VOLA was an impressive display of quality as well as clear direction, something their debut hinted, but didn’t live up to itself. Now […]
25th May 2021

Borgne – Temps Morts

Borgne, the Swiss Industrial Black Metal duo, has previously been on my radar – Most recently back in March of last year where they released ‘Y’. And, upon getting my hands on and giving Temps […]
20th May 2021

Kafirun – The Seed, The Serpent and The Scythe

Canadian collective Kafirun have unleashed a first-rate spring time single for all lovers of black metal. The Sea, The Serpent and the Scythe marks the first hint of what is to come from Their eponymous […]
18th May 2021

Sixgun Renegades – Push

Sixgun Renegades are a four-piece hard rock band from Espoo, Finland. We’ve already presented our readers to their 2018 self-titled debut. Now, the quartet is making a comeback with their sophomore album entitled Push. Push […]
31st March 2020

Flying Colors – Third Degree

Flying Colors is American supergroup of five guys with different musical personalities and backgrounds coming together into a giant melting pot since for almost a decade ago. The five gentlemen who encompass Flying Colors are […]
15th November 2018

Outloud – Virtual Hero Society

The international hard-rock sensation, Outloud is back with their new album Virtual Hero Society. The band is fronted by the amazing singer Chandler Mogel and the mighty Bob Katsionis (Firewind), who is doing an excellent […]
12th September 2018

D.D. Verni (USA)

You are probably familiar with the name DD Verni, the legendary Overkill bassist and founding member. On October 12th he will release his debut solo album, Barricade, featuring a lot of special guests. We were […]
29th December 2017

Damnation’s Hammer – Unseen Plants, Deadly Spheres

Damnation’s Hammer is a four-piece British band/project founded by Tim Preston. He’s responsible for the vocals and guitars on this latest release. Unseen Plants, Deadly Spheres is their sophomore album, consisting of ten well- played […]
11th February 2016

Sicphorm – Wake Up

Formed in 2014, Sicphorm is a polish thrash metal quintet (consisting of members who have gained a lot of experience elsewhere) with Rafał ‘Pucek’ Przewłocki in front amd on the bass. Wake Up is the […]
13th October 2015

Sathanas – Worship the Devil

US-based trio Sathanas are no strangers to the world. Having been around since 1988, they have had a good, long time to perfect their own style of heavily Black Metal-influenced Death Metal. From what I […]
6th October 2015

Tony Mills – Over My Dead Body

Tony Mills is an English rock singer, best known for his work with Shy and TNT. Over My Dead Body is inspired by his new conscience, a vision stroke reached after his heart attack, and […]