4th May 2021

Gojira – Fortitude

It’s has been almost five years since the release of Gojira’s previous album Magma, which was followed by extensive touring where band managed to play anything from headliner shows, festivals as well as some supporting […]
27th April 2021

Vestindien – Null

At first sight, a strange and almost exotic name for a raw, dark and harsh old-school heavy metal band?! After initial reading of the press material I learned that the name is taken from the […]
23rd April 2021

ColdCell – The Greater Evil

ColdCell is an Atmospheric Black Metal quintet hailing from Switzerland, close to the centre of Europe. The five musicians banded together as a band almost a decade ago, weaving interlocking stories and atmospheres around the […]
19th April 2021

Forever Falling – Suspended Over The Immanent

Keeping up with the trend of the last review I wrote (even including one of the same members), Forever Falling is yet another multinational composition, this time a duo split between the US and Italy. […]
13th April 2021

Solemn Echoes – Into The Depths Of Sorrow

Solemn Echoes is something as relatively rare as a genuinely international band, consisting of four members: Two from the US (who is also active under the name Chalice of Suffering) and two from Brazil (who […]
12th April 2021

Profeci – Matecznik

Profeci are another proof that Poland and black metal go hand in hand. Profeci are a young band, formed in 2018 and two years later released this seven tracker full-length debut. The album is called […]
7th April 2021

Smith/Kotzen – Smith/Kotzen

When it was announced that Iron Maiden guitarist and the former Poison/Mr. Big guitarist  (current solo artist and The Winery Dogs singer/guitarist) will be releasing an album, it did come as a surprise. Despite them […]
25th March 2021

Mur – Truth

Mur is a French sextet with a Post-Black Metal/Hardcore mixture in regards to sound, one they have been streamlining and perfecting since the release of their first EP back in 2016. Since that time they […]
24th March 2021

Dusk Of Delusion – World At War

Dusk of Delusion is a French Modern Metal band established in September 2016. Less than a year ago we’ve written a few words on their second full-length Watch Your 6. Today this French quintet present […]
23rd March 2021

Social Scream – Organic Mindset

Founded in 2008, Social Scream is a heavy metal band from Sparta (Greece). The band released their debut album Epiclesis in June 2014. Two years and a few shows after the band’s second album called […]
22nd March 2021

Wesenwille – II: A Material God

Wesenwille is a Dutch Black Metal duet, one that has been active for the last eight years. Since their inception in the year 2013 they have so far released two Full-length albums – A self-titled […]
22nd March 2021

Summon – Helios

Hailing from Portuguese grounds, Summon is a quartet performing their own mix of black & death metal. This Portuguese quartet is formed in 2016, and Helios is their second EP, arriving three years after its […]
19th March 2021

Tomahawk – Tonic Immobility

Tomahawk arose as one of numerous projects Mike Patton kicked off after Faith No More dismembered two decades ago. Out of the endless line of projects he ventured into, Tomahawk is the one that leaned […]
10th March 2021

Kommando Baphomet – Blood Gospels Of Satanic Inquisition

Dear readers and black metal metal worshippers, due to the absence of any biographical details online, allow me to introduce you to Kommando Baphomet, a two-piece Black/Death act from Lisbon, Portugal. Blood Gospels Of Satanic […]
9th March 2021

Witherfall – Curse Of Autumn

In 2017 new progressive metal band released their debut. Well it was a new band, but it consisted of people associated with Iced Earth, Circe II Circle and White Wizzard, so as such this was […]
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 […]
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 […]