13th January 2021

Need – Norchestrion: a song for the end

Four years, almost to the day, have passed since the release of the previous album from Greek prog metal band Need. Hegaiamas:a song for freedom, was an outstanding example of how to combine classic aspects […]
12th January 2021

Death Invoker – Necromancy, Damnation, Revenge

It’s hard to find authentic bands nowadays. There are many killer acts, but authenticity (or lack of it?!) is always a key element. Yet creating new music that way is almost imposible, even when you […]
8th January 2021

Hyrgal – Fin de Règne

Hyrgal is a French Black Metal trio, one that I have had the pleasure of reviewing a few times over the years. While they are perhaps not the most active band in the world as […]
18th December 2020

Restless Oblivion – Sands Of Time

Restless Oblivion is a Russian Doom/Gothic Metal band containing five members at present. They have been active as a band since 2009 – In those 11 years they have so far released one Full-length record […]
15th December 2020

Glaukom Synod – Ectoplasmic Revelations

Glaukom Synod is an extreme industrial death metal from France that we’ve featured in on these pages before. It’s a piece of old-school industrial/death metal with experimental influnces. Ectoplasmic Revelations is a material released almost […]
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 […]
9th December 2020

Edenian – Rise of the Nephilim

Edenian is a female-fronted Ukranian Gothic/Doom Metal sextet, one that has been active on the global music scene for the last decade, the last eight years of which under their current moniker (originally they performed […]
3rd December 2020

Shattered Hope – Waters of Lethe

Shattered Hope is a Greek Death Metal-inspired Funeral Doom quintet, not unlike their Swedish counterpart, Doom:VS, who was founded about the same time. By the numbers however, Shattered Hope came first, first seeing the light […]
2nd December 2020

Nergard – A Bit Closer To Heaven

Nergard is a Power Metal all-star band, one that primarily focuses around one particular musician (namely Andreas Nergård), who has then strived to band together similar like-minded individuals, both from his native Norway and more […]
30th November 2020

Acid Death – Eidolon

This review will be relatively short as I’m not sure why I received this CD for a review eight years after its release?! Nevertheless, here follows a short introduction to the band. Acid Death is […]
25th November 2020

Darkenhöld – Arcanes & Sortilèges

Darkenhöld is, aside from being a band that I have had the pleasure of reviewing several times since my employment here at Metal Revolution, a very solid band. In the last twelve years since their […]
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 […]
17th November 2020

Spectrale – Arcanes

Spectrale is a French (mostly) acoustic Folk band with a heavily ambient and atmospheric approach, not entirely unlike what one would expect to find on a Heilung record – Clean, female vocals, spanish guitars, drums […]
17th November 2020

Bloodfiend – Evil Mass Of Putrid Decay

Grindcore/deathgrind/goregrind/brutal death is exactly what I need to get me started again after a long delay. Bloodfiend is the name of this project from Chile. This project took the style and shape already in 2001, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
6th May 2020

O’Brother – You and I

Four years ago, O’Brother released Endless Light, which was the absolute highlight of their career. Now the band is ready with a follow-up, which not only marks the departure from Triple Crown Records after a […]
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 in […]
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 […]