4th February 2020

Automb – Esoterica

Automb, as far as I can tell, is an American-based ‘Dream Team’ of sorts, consisting of two Death Metal strong-arms (one from Morbid Angel, the other from Necrophagia) who apparently wanted to test their mettle […]
4th February 2020

Aeons Confer – Zero Elysium

Aeons Confer is extreme metal six-piece from Hamburg, Germany. Zero Elysium is their sophomore full-length (prior to this they’ve released four EP’s!) containing 10 semi-lenghty songs. Zero Elysium is also a dystopian concept album heavily […]
31st January 2020

Sepultura – Quadra

Few things which have characterized Sepultura’s music from the very beginnings are dedication, experimentation and heaviness. This goes for the band’s early days, their commercial peak in early 90’s, but the case has undeniably been […]
30th January 2020

Sons Of A Wanted Man – Kenoma

Later this year, six years after their initial inception, Belgium quintet Sons Of A Wanted Man finally stands ready with their first ever Full-length release, after honing and otherwise perfecting their own sound across two […]
29th January 2020

Wolf Jaw – The Heart Won’t Listen

Wolf Jaw (ex. The Badflowers) is a trio formed in the depths of the Black Country, UK. In October 2019 the band released a new album The Heart Won’t Listen, a follow-up to their highly […]
27th January 2020

Moonreich – Wormgod

Moonreich is a French Black Metal band that has spent the last decade (as well as the odd years) perfecting the art of conveying the desolation and destruction war causes in this modern day and […]
26th January 2020

Dark Poetry – Specimen

Dark Poetry from Cyprus is releasing their first full length album February 2nd through Deathhammer Records and I have to say I am very much positively surprised by this band. They released an EP in […]
26th January 2020

Dead End Finland – Inter Vivos

Dead End Finland (from Finland, duuh) has been busy lately, as they have just released their fourth album in a few years. The new album called Inter Vivos is a TRUE masterpiece! And every music […]
25th January 2020

Monolithe – Okta Khora

Monolithe is a French sextet originally founded in the early days of this millennium. Back then they had a heavy focus on Funeral Doom, something that has become increasingly influenced by the band members apparent […]
22nd January 2020

From the Vastland – Daevayasna

From the Vastland is a fairly consistent, albeit rare quest. The Iranian one-man band has come into a rhythm of late where he releases a new Full-length release roughly every two years. The latest of […]
21st January 2020

Mars Red Sky – The Task Eternal

Mars Red Sky is a Stoner Rock trio formed thirteen years ago in Southern France. In that time they have released four Full-length releases, with the latest of which hitting store shelves just last year. […]
21st January 2020

Blakylle – Wo Uralte Wasser Fließen

Blakylle is the goddess of the sea within Cimbri, Germanic & Celtic mythology, but it is also a German pagan metal band. It started as a project in 2014 with main intention of creating a […]
17th January 2020

Desolation – Screams Of The Undead

Screams Of The Undead has arrived, a follow-up to the highly acclaimed 2017 debut Decapitated, by the Swedish band Desolation. Apart from a demo, released in 2014, Desolation were an unknown band to me, but […]
15th January 2020

Dreamwalkers Inc – First Re-Draft

Dreamwalkers Inc is, in essence, the live version of the band TDW (an acronym for the single individual behind it, Tom De Wit). Originally, as far as I have been able to gather, at least, […]
14th January 2020

Acheronte – Son Of No God

It would be wrong of me to call Son Of No God a new album by Italian black metallers from Acheronte, since the album has been released a year ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t have an […]
20th June 2019

Katatonia, 19th June 2019, Pandæmonium, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com The Swedes are currently on a tour marking a 10-year anniversary of the release of Night Is the New Day album and while 10-years is some kind of mark, for the band who […]
20th June 2019

1000mods, 19th June 2019, Pandæmonium, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com There is plenty interesting going on in current European metal scene and some of the more established countries like Germany, Sweden and the U.K are getting run for their money by the […]
11th June 2019

Baroness – Gold & Grey

Ever since their 2007 debut, Baroness have been broadening their horizons, growing as artists as well as commercially with each new release. 2012 turned out to be a pivotal year for the band, seeing them […]
4th June 2019

Deflore & Jaz Coleman – Party In The Chaos

Killing Joke frontaman Jaz Coleman is known for numerous collaborations, but unlike this latest one, majority of his work outside of his main band is based around classical music. Party in The Chaos is a […]
31st May 2019

Abrahma – In The Time For Last Rays Of Light

Third album by the Abrahma marks, not only, the longest it has passed since the release of band’s full-length releases, but also marks major personnel changes. In The Time For Last Rays Of Light is […]
12th May 2019

Idle Hands – Mana

Based around three former members of Spellcaster, the new Portland-based band delivers somewhat of a surprising debut. Unlike the far heavier approach of Spellcaster, Idle Hands looks the opposite direction for inspiration. Whereas the previous […]
6th May 2019

Bad Religion – Age of Unreason

Five years have passed since the release of Band Religion’s previous album True North and since then band’s drummer Brooks Wackerman has left the band in order to join Avenged Sevenfold. He has been replaced […]
3rd May 2019

The Damned Things – High Crimes

Back in 2010 another supergroup emerged. Consisting of members from Anthrax, Every Time I Die, and Fall Out Boy, the somewhat unlikely union delivered on hell of a debut in form of Ironiclast and after […]
24th April 2019

Holocaust – Elder Gods

The most media attention Scottish band Holocaust received during the course of their over four decades long career was Metallica covered their “The Small Hours” on the 1987 EP The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited. […]
17th April 2019

IX – The Hermit – Present Days, Future Days

Present Days, Future Days might be IX – The Hermit’s debut, but band’s members have released numerous releases as part of other bands. This is quite evident after one spin of the album, because band’s […]