1st January 2017

Thyrane – Black Harmony

While there is absolutely nothing new in Black Harmony (it is, after all, a re-release of the bands first Demo which originally saw the light of day to decades ago) it is still a welcoming […]
21st December 2016

Glaukom Synod – Vampires and Gorgeous Throats

Now, I will be the first to admit that the whole Electro scene is far from anything that I can relate to, or even enjoy. As such, it is very hard for me to find […]
20th December 2016

Stormy Atmosphere – Pent Letters

Stormy Atmosphere is a band that surprised me in more ways than one: First off, the artwork depicting their newest release, Pent Letters, caused me to assume that I would be dealing with either a […]
19th December 2016

Black Hole Generator – A Requiem for Terra

Black Hole Generator serves as the creative outlet for Bjørnar E. Nilsen, a man better known as the producer for bands such as Taake and Helheim. It is clear, however, that said man has taken […]
15th December 2016

Diabolical – Umbra

Swedish quartet Diabolical was originally founded back in 1996 under the name Misanthropic Orchestra – A name which they changed two years later to the much easier pronouncable Diabolical that they use today. Under their […]
14th December 2016

Near Death Condition – Evolving Towards Extinction

How to sum up Evolving Towards Extinction in one simple sentence: Fifty-one Minutes of relentless Brutal Death Metal the way grandmother has always hated it. The quartet behind this release is four Swiss musicians that […]
14th December 2016

Rik Emmett & RESolution9 – RES 9

Rik Emmet is one of my all-time favorites and one of Canada’s most loved hard rock musicians. It’s been a few years since he released a rock album, but now he’s finally back with his […]
13th December 2016

Mystons – Destination Death

Mystons is a Finnish duet, who have managed to take a minimalistic approach to their own Doom Metal sound. In this case, this means, for logical reasons, that the band only uses two instruments besides […]
7th December 2016

Spit Rusty – Tin Foil Hats & Magic

Spit Rusty is our Danish band, formed in 2011 in Aarhus. My first encounter with this Hard Rock/Grunge group was in 2012 when I reviewed their debut EP Underwhelmed. Now the band is ready with […]
2nd December 2016

Grafvitnir – Obeisance to a Witch Moon

Grafvitnir is a Swedish Black Metal trio with nine years worth of experience behind them as a band. In that time, they have released three full-length records and a single Demo, all of which have […]
28th November 2016

Liturgy of Decay – First Psalms (Psalms of Agony and Revolt – First and Only Shape)

In the case of bands such as French Liturgy of Decay, I find it useful to break the information down into numbers, and then go about crunching them. This might sound a bit peculiar, but […]
24th November 2016

Whisper Of Death – Noise Of Obstinacy

Whisper Of Death is a five-piece gore/death metal combo hailing from a small village near Paris (France). Noise Of Obstinacy is their debut full-length released a couple of years ago, but for some reason this […]
23rd November 2016

Metallica – Hardwired… to Self-Destruct

It has been eighth years since the previous Metallica record, yet is came as a surprise when in late this summer the band released a video for new song, album release date and the artwork. […]
22nd November 2016

Inquiring Blood – Morbid Creation

German quartet Inquiring Blood is a fairly new old-school Death Metal band with twelve years worth of experience, and counting. Sure, twelve years is quite a few years; But listening to Morbid Creation gives the […]
21st November 2016

GrooVenoM – Modern Death Pop

GrooVenoM is a Dresden (Germany) based metal sextet founded in 2014. This is my second encounter with the band, first time was a year ago where I reviewed their second album Pink Lion. This time […]
1st May 2008

Tiamat – Amanethes

Label: Nuclear Blast Records / Release date: 2nd May 2008 Almost five years after the release of their latest album, Prey, these Swedish goths are ready with a new album. Amanethes is produced by the […]
25th April 2008

Testament – The Formation of Damnation

It has been almost ten years since Testament released new studio material, but now, finally, the thrash legends are ready with a new album that sees the original guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick recording […]
1st April 2008

Figure Of Six – Aion

Italian FO6 is a band that has its roots in a hardcore scene, but the band finds inspiration in other genres as well, and by doing this they try to create something different. The result […]
1st April 2008

Walls of Jericho – Redemption

With a big help from Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour, Walls of Jericho have created a semi acoustic EP that showcases the band in a somewhat different light. The metalcore roots the band […]
17th February 2008

Porcupine Tree – Nil Recurring

Nil Recurring is a mini album consisting of four songs, which are leftovers from sessions for the band’s 2007 masterpiece Fear Of A Blank Planet. The idea of releasing this material as a separate release […]
1st February 2008

Made Of Hate – Bullet In Your Head

Debut album from the Polish youngsters offers nine tracks of high-voltage heavy metal. From the very beginning, it is easy to see who is in charge as the music is based upon the impressive guitar […]
15th January 2008

The Mars Volta – The Bedlam in Goliath

In case that The Bedlam in Goliath is your first encounter with this band, you will most likely be overwhelmed by the sonic assault that hits you right from the start, and if you survive […]
7th January 2008

RC2 – Future Awaits

From the very beginning it’s clear that Future Awaits is nothing less then a perfectly produced record. Not only because the balance between the instruments is even and because the sound fills the room perfectly, […]
25th December 2007

Paradox – Electrify

Despite the fact that Paradox was formed more then twenty years ago, Electrify is only their fourth album. Due to personal tragedies and what not, the band was forced to stop their activities in longer […]
15th November 2007

Sebastian Bach – Angel Down

After being fired from Skid Row in 1996, Sebastian Bach has done everything, from recording music with different musicians and taking part in numerous VH-1 reality shows, to acting in Broadway musicals and even acting […]