9th February 2021

Jours Pâles – Eclosion

A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of reviewing the debut album of French band Asphodèle, an Atmospheric Black Metal band with a penchant for melancholy – As such, they straight off the […]
9th February 2021

Putrid – Antichrist Above

Founded in Peru in 2010, Putrid is a thrash/black/death metal quartet who’re ready to attack all your senses with this sophomore 10-tracker album. The band is responsible for numerous EPs and split projects, as well […]
8th February 2021

Revolutio – Vagrant

A bit strange feeling to do a review of the material released two years ago, nevertheless that’s the task for today. Italian post-apocalyptic thrash-metallers Revolutio released their debut full-length opus entitled Vagrant, and let me […]
8th February 2021

Todd La Torre – Rejoice in the Suffering

Broader heavy metal audience became aware of former Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre, when he rather magnificently replaced Geoff Tate as a singer in Queensrÿche after spectacularly malice and clumsy break-up between Tate and […]
4th February 2021

Warfist – Grünberger

Finally, I’ve got some time to listen to the third release by this killer old-school thrash & black and death metal duo. The band, founded in 2004, is called Warfist and they hail from Poland. […]
3rd February 2021

Blurr Thrower – Les Voûtes

Three years after their debut EP, French Atmosperic (as the genre is now called – progression of time is a fickle mistress) Black Metallers are once again ready with another release. This time their first […]
3rd February 2021

Roffe Hunter – Demo 2020

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s always a tough job to review a material which consists of only three tracks and total playing time of app. 14 minutes. Nevertheless I’ll give […]
1st February 2021

Wijlen Wij – Coronachs Of The Ω

Wijlen Wij is/was a Belgium-based Funeral Doom Metal quartet founded in the year 2002 and disbanded in 2014. In their twelve years active as a band they managed to release two Full-length albums and a […]
1st February 2021

Acârash – Descend To Purity

Formed in Oslo in the fall of 2016, Acârash is a Norwegian trio who presents here their latest dark creation, group’s sophomore release, an eight-tracker album entitled Descent To Purity. It comes two years after […]
29th January 2021

Accept – Too Mean to Die

Sixteenth album by German heavy metal legends marks their first with Martin Motnik, who replaced the original bassist Peter Baltes in 2019. At the same time, it’s the first album to feature third guitarists Philip […]
28th January 2021

Стахановцы – Ниже Ада Уголь Есть..!

This is definitely the most obscure and strange metal release that I’ve come across in the last couple of years. It took me just over an hour to figure out what the name of the […]
27th January 2021

The Dead Daisies – Holy Ground

Not much about recent major changes in The Dead Daisies seems particularly illogical. Line-up changes have always been a significant part of this band’s DNA and even their concept created by guitarist David Lowy. Teaming […]
27th January 2021

Homecoming – LP01

Homecoming is a Parisian post-metal trio created in 2017. The band is made up of Théo Guiter on guitar and vocals, Théo Giotti on drums, and a man who provided me with this CD, Basile […]
26th January 2021

Loathfinder / Druj – Aspects of Oblation

This split CD from Godz ov War got released more than a year ago but for some reason it first came to my attention recently. It’s never too late to give it a spin or […]
19th January 2021

Les Chants de Nihil – Le Tyran et l’Esthète

Les Chants de Nihil (which is French, roughly translating into ‘The Songs of All or Nothing’ as far as Google tells me) is, as the name suggests a rather interesting concept, both as a band […]
14th December 2020

Kabbalah – The Omen

Almost four years have passed since the release of this Spanish trio’s debut album, the impressive 2017’s Spectral Ascent and Carmen, Marga and Alba are now ready to follow it up with perhaps bit too […]
18th November 2020

AC/DC – Power Up

After a rather turbulent period which among others, saw the founding member Malcolm Young pass away, Guns N’ Roses singer W. Axl Rose take away on vocals for several shows due to singer Brian Johnson’s […]
16th November 2020

Eternal Champion – Ravening Iron

Back in the very beginning of the 90’s denim vests with band patches became the lamest thing ever, basically from day to day, but as with everything else, couple of decades later they made their […]
23rd October 2020

Armored Saint – Punching the Sky

Five years since the release of their previous release Win Hands Down, Armored Saint is ready with their third album since the permanent reformation back in 2005 following John Bush’s exit from Anthrax. His time […]
13th October 2020

Crippled Black Phoenix – Ellengæst

Ellengæst marks Crippled Black Phoenix continuing without a permanent leads singer. Instead it features guest appearances form among others Anathema ’s Vincent Cavanagh, Gaahls Wyrd’s Gaahl and Tribulation’s Jonathan Hulten. Band’s previous album, the 2018’s […]
1st October 2020

Deftones – Ohms

Deftones’ ninth album marks the first time since the 2003’s self-titled that a Deftones album is produced by the very man who established the band’s sound back in the day, Terry Date. The same man […]
29th September 2020

The Ocean Collective – Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic

Over the years The Ocean Collective has grown from something that resembled a one-man project with revolving doors of band members into that which much more resembles a band, despite the fact that Robin Staps […]
11th September 2020

Marilyn Manson – WE ARE CHAOS

Each generation has their “shock-rocker” who crossed it over to the mainstream and common for all of these acts is that their shock value wears off with time and someone new comes along and take […]
28th August 2020

Pain Of Salvation – Panther

Pain Of Salvation’s previous album In the Passing Light of Day from 2017 saw the band return to their heavier sound, which rejoiced significant portion of their fanbase. It’s the portion which had hard time […]
22nd July 2020

Haken – Virus

Looking back at Haken’s discography, first thing that comes to mind is that over the course of all their releases, the band has managed to uphold remarkable quality level. And if that wasn’t enough, they’ve […]