16th June 2020

UDS (Underdamped System) – Phantom Pain

I got to admit that it feels a bit strange to review a material released exactly four years ago?! On the other hand it’s good to see if it still sounds any good from this […]
16th June 2020

Dwaal – Gospel of the Vile

Slow and steady wins the race – Quite an old proverb, and one that Norwegian Doom Metallers Dwaal seems to have taken to heart. Quite aptly I might add, considering their affinity for a more […]
12th June 2020

Bait – Revelation of the Pure

Bait is a German Post-Black Metal trio (which, as I have come to understand it, boils down to a Black Metal act infused with Hardcore elements, creating a more fast-paced and somewhat aggressive result). Almost […]
8th June 2020

Grave Circles – Tome II

Grave Circles is a Ukranian Black Metal band with four consecutive years under its belt. In that time, they have so far released an EP entitled Tome I and, last month, their first Full-length album, […]
5th June 2020

Thanatos – Violent Death Rituals

Thanatos are a death/thrash pioneers and the very first extreme metal band to come from The Netherlands. They are now celebrating 35 years of full death/thrash metal dedication and passion with the release of a […]
4th June 2020

T.O.M.B – Thin The Veil

Eleven tracks. Nearly forty-five minutes of runtime. Such is the offering presented from US-based T.O.M.B as the calender drags into the year 2020, at the same time marking the Industrial Black Metal bands 22nd consecutive […]
3rd June 2020

Chronus – Idols

I was unfamiliar with the existence of this Swedish band despite them coming from neighbouring Helsingborg. Chronus is a quartet that has been around for some years now. The band was founded in 2012 and […]
2nd June 2020

Sinister Downfall – Eremozoic

This album was recorded and released in 2018 but for some reason I first received it lately. It shall not prevent me of giving it a spin or two and see if it’s still of […]
25th May 2020

Saturnalia Temple – Gravity

Saturnalia Temple is a Swedish Doom Metal band that has spent the last fourteen years since their inception creating and releasing their own Stoner version of the genre, culminating in Gravity, their third-ever Full-length release […]
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 […]
14th May 2020

Feed Them Death – No Solution/Dissolution

Just recently I received this album, released in November 2018, but it should not prevent me for giving it a couple of spins. First a few words about the band, one-man act named Feed Them […]
11th May 2020

Misanthropic Rituals – A Path Through Absent Places

Misanthropic Rituals is an American one-man Black Metal band hailing From New Jersey, officially founded eight years ago (which would make it the year 2012 for all of you either not interested in counting or […]
7th May 2020

Father Befouled – Anointed In Darkness – Live In Europe

Anointed In Darkness – Live in Europe is the newest release from these deathly masters from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was founded in 2006, playing brutal death metal ever since. This live album, entitled Anointed […]
6th May 2020

Poccolus – Poccolus

Poccolus is a near-legendary Black Metal act hailing from Lithuania, one that was primarily active from 1993 to 1997. As such, they were a part of the Second Wave of Black Metal and helped shape […]
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 […]
6th October 2015

Rusty Pacemaker (Austria)

Interview with Rusty Hessel www.rustypacemaker.com Rusty Pacemaker is both the pseudonym and the band name of a multi-instrumentalist genius or Austrian descent. The band itself has its origins back in 2003 when he decided to […]
30th October 2015

Tank (UK)

Interview with Cliff Evans www.tankofficial.com After having split in two back in 2007, the name ”Tank” now refers to three distinct and similar, yet very different bands. The original Tank, the Algy Ward-led Tank and […]
12th February 2016

Persona (Tunisia/Serbia)

Interview with Jelena Dobric www.personaband.bandcamp.com Persona is a female-fronted alternative metal band from Tunisia. Their style unites modern metal sound with elements of rock, thrash and heavy riffs with synth effects and classical orchestration. Being […]
1st April 2016

Chaos Synopsis (Brazil)

Chaos Synopsis is a Thrash and Death Metal quartet hailing from Brazil. They have existed as a band for just above ten years and have released a grand total of three full-length albums, one demo, […]
25th May 2016

Sulphur (Norway)

Sulphur is a Norwegian Black Metal band, who deciced to open up their minds and their instruments to the glories and wonders that Death Metal have to offer and infuse it into their already existing […]
19th July 2016

Malevolentia (France)

Malevolentia is a French, female-fronted Symphonic Black Metal band, one that saw the light of day thirteen years ago. In that time, they have managed to release a grand total of three tracks; The newest […]
5th December 2016

Deadflesh (Denmark)

Deadflesh is a Danish Death Metal quartet founded back in the glory days of the genre in the early nineties. Being an independent band unsigned by any label (that I have been able to find […]
12th January 2017

Inquiring Blood (Germany)

Inquiring Blood is a German Death Metal act that, despite having been around for just above a decade, has the sound and feel of a band much older and with considerably more experience behind them. […]
23rd January 2017

Liturgy of Decay (France)

Liturgy of Decay is a French Gothic Metal band that has been around since the mid-nineties. In that time, the band has focused heavily upon developing their own unique sound which truly came into fruition […]
6th April 2017

NervoChaos (Brazil)

NervoChaos is a metal act founded in spring of 1996, with the main focus of creating extreme music. The band is led by drummer Edu Lane, a busy man in many spectrums and facets of […]