4th June 2020

T.O.M.B – Thin The Veil

Eleven tracks. Nearly forty-five minutes of runtime. Such is the offering presented from US-based T.O.M.B as the calender drags into the year 2020, at the same time marking the Industrial Black Metal bands 22nd consecutive […]
3rd June 2020

Chronus – Idols

I was unfamiliar with the existence of this Swedish band despite them coming from neighbouring Helsingborg. Chronus is a quartet that has been around for some years now. The band was founded in 2012 and […]
2nd June 2020

Sinister Downfall – Eremozoic

This album was recorded and released in 2018 but for some reason I first received it lately. It shall not prevent me of giving it a spin or two and see if it’s still of […]
25th May 2020

Saturnalia Temple – Gravity

Saturnalia Temple is a Swedish Doom Metal band that has spent the last fourteen years since their inception creating and releasing their own Stoner version of the genre, culminating in Gravity, their third-ever Full-length release […]
15th May 2020

Paradise Lost – Obsidian

2017’s Medusa, saw the English gothic metal legends pull a full-circle, basically coming back to their very early 90’s doom roots. Following the band during past three decades was an interesting ride. The band’s development […]
14th May 2020

Feed Them Death – No Solution/Dissolution

Just recently I received this album, released in November 2018, but it should not prevent me for giving it a couple of spins. First a few words about the band, one-man act named Feed Them […]
11th May 2020

Misanthropic Rituals – A Path Through Absent Places

Misanthropic Rituals is an American one-man Black Metal band hailing From New Jersey, officially founded eight years ago (which would make it the year 2012 for all of you either not interested in counting or […]
7th May 2020

Father Befouled – Anointed In Darkness – Live In Europe

Anointed In Darkness – Live in Europe is the newest release from these deathly masters from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was founded in 2006, playing brutal death metal ever since. This live album, entitled Anointed […]
6th May 2020

Poccolus – Poccolus

Poccolus is a near-legendary Black Metal act hailing from Lithuania, one that was primarily active from 1993 to 1997. As such, they were a part of the Second Wave of Black Metal and helped shape […]
24th April 2020

Katatonia – City Burials

In 2018 Katatonia announced that they were going on hiatus, but already in February 2019 the band returned to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2009 album, Night Is the New Day.  And already here […]
24th April 2020

Trivium – What The Dead Men Say

It seems ages ago that Trivium busted onto the scene with their breakthrough album, Ascendancy, but it has actually only been fifteen years since. Ever since the band has been very productive and what seems […]
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 […]
18th April 2020

Infirmum – Walls Of Sorrow

Back in 2018, the Finnish one-man band Kuolonkoura released their first (and, as it would turn out, only) EP under the title Infirmum. As far as I can tell, the and – And by extension, […]
15th April 2020

Spell – Opulent Decay

Third full length album from Canadian rockers Spell, sees them delivering a collection of music with more identity and the overall professional feel, while at the same time staying true to all of their tidemarks. […]
14th April 2020

Dool – Summerland

First glance at the cover and for a moment there, one wonders if this is another remix of Trentemøller’s Into the Great Wide Yonder, but no this is something quite different, with perhaps just that […]
15th May 2020

Paradise Lost – Obsidian

2017’s Medusa, saw the English gothic metal legends pull a full-circle, basically coming back to their very early 90’s doom roots. Following the band during past three decades was an interesting ride. The band’s development […]
24th April 2020

Katatonia – City Burials

In 2018 Katatonia announced that they were going on hiatus, but already in February 2019 the band returned to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2009 album, Night Is the New Day.  And already here […]
24th April 2020

Trivium – What The Dead Men Say

It seems ages ago that Trivium busted onto the scene with their breakthrough album, Ascendancy, but it has actually only been fifteen years since. Ever since the band has been very productive and what seems […]
15th April 2020

Spell – Opulent Decay

Third full length album from Canadian rockers Spell, sees them delivering a collection of music with more identity and the overall professional feel, while at the same time staying true to all of their tidemarks. […]
14th April 2020

Dool – Summerland

First glance at the cover and for a moment there, one wonders if this is another remix of Trentemøller’s Into the Great Wide Yonder, but no this is something quite different, with perhaps just that […]
3rd April 2020

Testament – Titans Of Creation

Since the release of their 2008 The Formation of Damnation album, Testament has stayed loyal to their four years between album approach. The new album marks their first time in almost three decades that band […]
3rd April 2020

Bonfire – Firstful Of Fire

With well over three decades behind them, this German hard/heavy band, has been through just about anything you’d expect, with rise, fall, break-ups, line-up changes, lawsuits and what not. Then some five years ago band […]
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 […]
9th March 2020

My Dying Bride – The Ghost of Orion

The Ghost of Orion, marks the longest between two My Dying Bride albums and it’s also their first album not to be released on Peaceville Records. In the five years since the release of Feel […]