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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
3rd March 2020

Gloomy Grim – Obscure Metamorphosis

Gloomy Grim is a Finnish Symphonic Black Metal band, most likely one of the first of its kind considering that it was created in 1995. Since then and up to their, sadly, untimely pause that […]
2nd March 2020

Imperial Jade – On The Rise

If you’re a fan of classic rock from the 60s and 70s I think Imperial Jade needs no further introduction. Meanwhile, due to a relatively short career of the band, here follows a short intro […]
28th February 2020

Borgne – Y

Borgne is, despite their name being French and meaning ‘One-eyed’, a Swiss Industrial Black Metal duet, one that has been performing and recording together for more than two decades now. In that time, they have […]
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 […]
25th February 2020

Aktor – Placebo

Aktor is a based around two very versatile and prolific gentlemen Professor Black (Dawnbringe and High Spirits) and Jussi Lehtisalo (Circle and Pharaoh Overlord), whose 2015 debut Paranoia was a spot-om display of their quality […]
20th February 2020

Ethir Anduin – Loneliness of My Life

Ethir Anduin is a Russian solo act (up until recently, that is) that specializes in a mixture of Black and Doom Metal as his chosen genre. He does this, and has done so in various […]
13th February 2020

Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void

In early ‘90’s Psychotic Waltz had an important part in taking prog metal (and metal genre in general) into new direction, but while their impact on the genre and overall acclaim have never been questioned, […]
5th February 2020

Edremerion – Ambre Gris

Edremerion is a French Black Metal quintet that was formed eleven years ago this year. In that time they have produced and released two EP’s, one self-titled and another succeeding it, keeping a strict three-year […]
4th February 2020

Automb – Esoterica

Automb, as far as I can tell, is an American-based ‘Dream Team’ of sorts, consisting of two Death Metal strong-arms (one from Morbid Angel, the other from Necrophagia) who apparently wanted to test their mettle […]
4th February 2020

Aeons Confer – Zero Elysium

Aeons Confer is extreme metal six-piece from Hamburg, Germany. Zero Elysium is their sophomore full-length (prior to this they’ve released four EP’s!) containing 10 semi-lenghty songs. Zero Elysium is also a dystopian concept album heavily […]
27th November 2019

Queensrÿche & Firewind, 26th November 2019, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com With almost four decades behind them, it goes without saying that any band has been through several ups and downs, and that is especially the case for Seattle’s Queensrÿche. Band spent better […]
26th November 2019

Leprous, The Ocean Collective & Port Noir, 25th November 2019, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Leprous’ new release Pitfalls, sees the band changing their approach to more electronic and even pop-driven and while such move has never been unexpected, it was more significantly hinted on their previous […]
18th November 2019

Hemlyn – Fazeaa

Influences of middle eastern and African music have over the decades left a noticeable mark on western music in just about any genre. There is something mystical and elegant about it, still many artists from […]
5th November 2019

Life Of Agony & Doyle, 4th November 2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com These days Life Of Agony is celebrating three decades since their formation and even thou the band has broken up and been on hiatus several times, it is quite an achievement for […]
28th October 2019

Leprous – Pitfalls

Over the course of previous five albums Leprous have constantly been experimenting and moving ahead with their sound and approach, with last couple of albums most noticeably scratching the more approachable nature of their music. […]
22nd October 2019

Mantra – Medium

There is no lack of interesting quality music out there and it can be found pretty much anywhere. With rise of streaming platforms, it’s also easier than ever to discover underground artist from around the […]
22nd October 2019

Lance King – ReProgram

When you get an album from a veteran singer whose resume is longer and filled with an more collaborations, than many others’, you expect skill and routine. And that’s just what you get from Lance […]
14th October 2019

Helloween – United Alive in Madrid

2017’s Helloween reunion exited the band’s fans who never really stopped requesting some sort of classical Helloween reunion. The overwhelming demand for reunion with vocalist Michael Kiske and guitarist Kai Hansen comes despite the fact […]
10th October 2019

Machine Head, 10th October 2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Things have been happening fast in Machine Head camp lately. After last year’s nearly catastrophic album Catharsis, the band, who’s basically incapable of playing a bad gig, played one of the […]
8th October 2019

Lacuna Coil – Black Anima

Two decades since the release of their debut album, Lacuna Coil have established them selves as an act that of an international format and solid dose of commercial success. After few years where they seriously […]