9th February 2017

Witherfall – Nocturnes and Requiems

I have hard time finding new interesting classic heavy/power metal bands. The likes of Ashes of Aries, Brainstorm and Sanctuary seem far and long in between. So, when I read about the forthcoming release by […]
9th February 2017

Moonloop – Devocean

Moonloop is a Catalan (Barcelona) based progressive & death metal combo. They were formed in 2001, exactly same year as our beloved magazine that you’re reading now. Their music has often been labeled as a […]
2nd February 2017

High Spirits – Motivator

Motivator is the exhilarating new album by Chicago’s very own High Spirits. The release of this album is a celebration of High Roller Records’ 13th anniversary and the release of 500th record on this label. […]
1st February 2017

Sleepwalker / Fen – Call of Ashes II / Stone and Sea

Call of Ashes II / Stone and Sea is, as the name implies, a Split album between the Black Metal band Sleepwalker (The Call of Ashes II part), a band that I have had a […]
31st January 2017

Rance – Rance

Graceously made aware of this little gems existance by the drummer of said band (who also plays for Cepheide, another French Atmospheric Black Metal band whom I happen to be a fan of), who merely […]
31st January 2017

Kellermensch – Goliath

Kellermensch’s story is an peculiar one. Band drew quite an attention with their 2009 debut album, and instead of trying to ride that crucial wave and follow it quickly with another album the band did […]
27th January 2017

Kreator – Gods of Violence

More than four our years have passed since the release of Kreator’s previous album Phantom Antichrist and since then the band has taken the advantage of the critical and commercial perception of the album, by […]
26th January 2017

KforKill – The World is Broken

KforKill is a Danish Death Metal quintet, one that I have been told is very well-known and popular in the Metal underground of the Danish capital, which they also happen to call home (it is […]
25th January 2017

Need – Hegaiamas:a song for freedom

The fourth album from Greek progressive metal band Need sees them building noticeably further on their previous album Orvam:a song for home, which is the album where the band reached another level in their music […]
25th January 2017

Emptiness – Not For Music

I’ve always taken great joy in the fact that I’m able to enjoy almost any type of music, as long as it speaks to me on some level. But the fact is that I’ve never […]
25th January 2017

Sticky Boys – Calling The Devil

The French rock band with a silly name Sticky Boys are now back with their 3rd full-length album Calling The Devil. It comes as a follow-up to 2012 This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll and 2014’s […]
23rd January 2017

Gotthard – Silver

Every time Swiss (Lugano) hard rock gods from Gotthard release a new album I know what to expect; an album that will please me and bring this nostalgic feeling of the hard rock of the […]
16th January 2017

Mourning Dawn – Waste

What was true last year still stands today: I definitely have a fetish of some sort when it comes to French Black Metal bands. As such it came to no surprise to me when I […]
12th January 2017

Sepultura – Machine Messiah

The 20-year anniversary of Seputlura’s classic album Roots provoked even more demands about the reunion with Cavalera brothers. All this despite the facet that band’s former frontman Max Cavalera has left the band 20 years […]
12th January 2017

Rajalla – Diktaattori

Finnish Thrashers Rajalla decided to celebrate the end of last year by gifting the world with their first Full-length release. It was given the title Diktaattori (which, as the astute reader no doubt will notice, […]
7th May 2011

Whitesnake – Live At Donington 1990

Live At Donington 1990 documents Whitesnake at top of their career, riding the wave of huge commercial success of the 80’s and right before the band’s popularity started to decline. The 1990 Donington performance also […]
1st May 2011

Warrant – Rockaholic

One of the biggest “hair rock” names from the late 80’s are back with their first studio album since 2006’s Born Again, which was band’s first album not to feature band’s original singer Jani Lane. Rockaholic […]
25th April 2011

Odin’s Court – Human Life in Motion

Odin’s Court financed their first releases themselves but since the band has been signed to ProgRock Records and released their label debut Deathanity in 2008. The follow up is in many ways simpler and more […]
25th April 2011

41Point9 – Still Looking For the Answers

Still Looking For the Answers is a début album form 41Point9, but what we have here is a group of rather musically experienced gentlemen. Consisting of Bob Madsen (Enchant, Xen), Brian Cline (Enchant) and Kenny […]
1st March 2011

TesseracT – One

Debut album from UK’s TesseracT, appropriately entitled One, is one of those albums that crave your time, attention and patience. These is a lot going on the album both when it comes to music, lyrics, […]
23rd February 2011

Nine Stones Close – Traces

Nine Stones Close’s debut on ProgRock Records is by far the band’s finest release. All of a sudden the band has reached whole another level of production and the concept behind the album seems more […]
11th February 2011

Long Distance Calling – Long Distance Calling

Third album from German (almost) instrumental band sees the band continuing in the style set by previous two albums, meaning that the music is inspired by the likes of Tool, Pink Floyd, ISIS and nineties […]
10th February 2011

Shakra – Back On Track

Shakra are not found of change. Their music never really changes much and the new album offers no surprises. However it’s with the same formula that the band after ten years of existing managed to […]
1st February 2011

Grey Waters – Below The Ever Setting Sun

Debut EP from Australian duo is a melancholic and dark affair that mixes metal with alternative rock and as such it’s a new ground for these gentlemen best known for their black metal bands, Woods […]
10th January 2011

Pain of Salvation – Scarsick

Every time the new Pain Of Salvation album comes out I feel like taking a day off from work in order to be able to listen to their album all day long. They are one of […]