14th July 2020

Necrospell – Awakening Of Tyrants

It’s not very often during my two decades as a writer that I’ve had the opportunity to listen to as good death/thrash metal as this one. I’m talking of a debut album of Italian five […]
9th July 2020

Indesiderium – Of Twilight And Evenfall…

Doing this since 2001 I don’t believe that I’ve ever had the opportunity to listen to a black metal act from Los Angeles/California?! Indesiderium are just that, an uncompromising black metal duo from the city […]
1st July 2020

Disbelief – The Ground Collapses

Germany has always been known for its strong thrash metal scene where many bands have been active since the 80s. Here comes another veteran German band – Disbelief, founded back in 1990 in Hesse. One […]
26th June 2020

Long Distance Calling – How We Want to Live?

In a course of over a decade German band Long Distance Calling have established themselves as one of the strongest acts in (mostly) instrumental post rock genre. They have delivered one strong album after another […]
26th June 2020

Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse

For a while now, Greek musical scene has proven to be extremely vibrant and interesting and together with Polish, Canadian and French, it might just be one of the most interesting rock/metal scenes. One of […]
26th June 2020

The City Kids – Things That Never Were

Based around ex-The Main Grains guitarist JJ Watt, The City Kids also features members of Warrior Soul, Tigertailz and Falling Red and looking at the four-piece’s collective past it’s pretty clear what the debut Things […]
25th June 2020

Humanity Zero – Proselytism

Originally the solo project of musician Dimon’s Night, Humanity Zero is a Greek death/doom metal band. The band has existed since 2008 and since then released five full-lengths and some demo releases. Thus, Proselytism is […]
24th June 2020

Nyrst – Orsök

Nyrst is an Icelandic quintet formerly known by the moniker Skuggsjá, before changing their name four years ago as they released their first Demo. Since then, the five band members have been digging deep into […]
23rd June 2020

King Witch – Body Of Light

King Witch are a heavy/doom quartet from Edinburgh, Scotland. It consists of Laura Donnelly (vocals), Jamie Gilchrist (guitars), Rory Lee (bass) and Lyle Brown (drums). King Witch rises from the ashes of Firebrand Super Rock […]
16th June 2020

UDS (Underdamped System) – Phantom Pain

I got to admit that it feels a bit strange to review a material released exactly four years ago?! On the other hand it’s good to see if it still sounds any good from this […]
16th June 2020

Dwaal – Gospel of the Vile

Slow and steady wins the race – Quite an old proverb, and one that Norwegian Doom Metallers Dwaal seems to have taken to heart. Quite aptly I might add, considering their affinity for a more […]
12th June 2020

Bait – Revelation of the Pure

Bait is a German Post-Black Metal trio (which, as I have come to understand it, boils down to a Black Metal act infused with Hardcore elements, creating a more fast-paced and somewhat aggressive result). Almost […]
8th June 2020

Grave Circles – Tome II

Grave Circles is a Ukranian Black Metal band with four consecutive years under its belt. In that time, they have so far released an EP entitled Tome I and, last month, their first Full-length album, […]
5th June 2020

Thanatos – Violent Death Rituals

Thanatos are a death/thrash pioneers and the very first extreme metal band to come from The Netherlands. They are now celebrating 35 years of full death/thrash metal dedication and passion with the release of a […]
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 […]
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 only 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 […]
6th March 2020

Body Count – Carnivore

Back in 1992 when Body Count released their debut, co-founding member Ice-T was already an established rap artist, so the move into heavy and hardcore music was somewhat of a radical move, which raised almost […]
28th February 2020

Shakra – Mad World

2016’s High Noon, saw the return of Mark Fox as a frontman of Shakra after band’s rather solid two-album run with singer John Prakesh. The return might not have been as strong as one could’ve […]