22nd August 2016

Bewitcher – Bewitcher

Three years ago the same amount of friends (or fellow musicans at least) banded together in order to bring back old-school Speed Metal (as they themselves call it), as played by the likes of Motörhead […]
18th August 2016

3rd Machine – Quantified Self

3rd Machine is a Dutch modern metal band whom I got familiar with in 2010 after the release of their last The Egotiator EP. The quintet has been active for more than a decade now, […]
16th August 2016

Aegeon – Devouring the Sun

Aegeon is, as far as I have been able to gather, a fairly new Finnish Atmospheric Black Metal duet, one that has taken the more melodious Black Metal sound from the nineties and mixed it […]
15th August 2016

Hour of Anguish – Solace of Sorrow

Hour of Anguish is an almost brand new Melodic Death Metal band, formed and presently consisting of a Swedish duet named Richard Lee and Andreas Henriksson. While those names mean absolutely nothing to me, after […]
12th August 2016

VRTRA – My Bones Hold a Stillness

As time has passed, I have gotten more accustomed to, and even enjoy, certain mixtures of genres (whereas I was heavily against it in the past). For instance, American-based VRTRA (I have no idea what […]
10th August 2016

DrukNRoll – In The Game

DrukNRoll is a band Russian Heavy Metal band who has been around for ten years now. In that time, they have kept themselves busy, releasing one EP and four full-length albums. The album that I […]
9th August 2016

Gory Blisters – The Fifth Fury

Gory Blister is an Italian quartet, the first of its kind that I have stumbled across who plays a very technical (and good) Death Metal. Now, normally I prefer my Death Metal very old-fashioned (no […]
8th August 2016

Kayser – IV: Beyond the Reef of Sanity

As implied by the title of the album, IV: Beyond the Reef of Sanity is the fourth full-length release produced by Swedish Kayser and delivered by French Listenable Records. Now, this is the second time […]
5th August 2016

Ruins – Undercurrent

Ruins is an Australian Black Metal duet that has been around for the last twelve years. In that time, they have been somewhat busy, having released a single EP as well as four full-length records. […]
4th August 2016

Unchained Reality – Unchained Reality

I suppose that Unchained Reality can be considered the solo project of vocalist Koert Van Zon, seeing as how he is the driving force between the bands first ever release, full-length or otherwise. And, in […]
4th August 2016

Harm – October Fire

Founded in 1997, Harm (not to be confused with the German death metal band that shares the same name) are a metal trio from neighboring Norway. Earlier this year they presented their new sonic assault, […]
3rd August 2016

Temtris – Enter The Asylum

Temtris is a female-fronted dark heavy metal band hailing from the New South Wales in Australia. The band was founded in 2000 and Enter The Asylum is their fourth full-length album. The album features Wayne […]
2nd August 2016

Obsidian – No Self to Sue

Obsidian is the solo project of the drummer from the German Death Metal band Era Hex. By his own admission, it is meant as a means to create his own sound, of what hatred, death […]
1st August 2016

Ex Animo – Neverday

Ex Animo is, as is often the case when it comes to the Gothic Metal genre, a female-fronted quintet, in this case one that hails from Ukraine. This does not hinder them in delivering the […]
21st July 2016

Iron Fire – Among the Dead

Later this year, the eight installment in Danish Iron Fire’s discography will hit the stores. And, since zombies and zombie-inflicted apocalypses seem to be all the rage these days (in film and TV-series at least), […]
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 […]
1st November 2007

Gamma Ray – Land of the Free II

Fifteen years after the release of their finest album to date, Land Of The Free, German power metal band Gamma Ray, with ex-Helloween guitarist/vocalist Kai Hansen in front, is releasing Land Of The Free II. […]
1st November 2007

Queensrÿche – Take Cover

After releasing Operation Mindcrime II in 2006 and live album Mindcrime At The Moore earlier this year, Queensrÿche are already releasing another album. However, Take Cover doesn’t consist of any original songs, but it is […]
22nd October 2007

Serj Tankian – Elect The Dead

Serj Tankian is the first member of System Of A Down to release an solo album since the band took a break form each other in 2006, a break that according to some of the […]
15th October 2007

Monster Magnet – 4 Way Diablo

After his drug overdose last year and a trip to rehab, Monster Magnet’s only original member, Dave Wyndorf, is back among the living with the band’s seventh album. This return also sees the return of […]
1st October 2007

The Cult – Born Into This

Six years after their latest studio release, The Cult is back with the new album, a new record company and a few new band members. Beside Astbury and Duffy the band now consists of John […]
1st September 2007

DeadSoul Tribe – A Lullaby for the Devil

Few months before the release of Dead Soul Tribe’s fifth album (in five years), the band’s main man Devon Graves was very busy explaining how this album is the step in a new direction and […]
5th August 2007

Tool, 4th August 2007, Dom Sportova, Zagreb, Croatia

Archive press photo: Tim Candidate / Tool The interest for Tool’s headlining concerts in Europe is huge especially because they mostly play the festivals here on the old continent. Their last year’s visit to Roskilde […]
9th July 2007

Bad Religion – New Maps of Hell

There are few bands who mange to stay releavant and interesting without drastically changing the formula to their music much. Couple of good examples would be Iron Maiden and The Ramones. Bad Religion is one […]
1st June 2007

Dream Theater – Systematic Chaos

Dream Theater is one of those bands that always deliver great albums and their debut for Roadrunner in no exception. Their ninth studio album is perhaps the one that brings least experimenting which is pity. […]