17th October 2022

The Damnnation – Way Of Perdition

The Damnnation is all-female death metal trio from São Paulo, Brazil. The band comprise vocalist and guitarist Renata Petrelli, bassist Aline Dutchi and drummer Luana Diniz. In 2020 they dropped a four-tracker EP entitled Parasite. […]
14th October 2022

Skid Row – The Gang’s All Here

Time flies. A cliché. A fact. Not only has it been well over three decades since Skid Row released their self-titled debut, but eight years have passed since their previous release, which was an EP […]
12th October 2022

ACOD– Fourth Reign Over Opacities And Beyond

ACOD is a French Blackened Death Metal trio with a strong spiritual (albeit not quite primal) approach to their music. They have been honing said music since the middle of the two thousands, having released […]
11th October 2022

Knight and Gallow – For Honor and Bloodshed

First I have to apologise for this rather late review, released in spring this year, but just yesterday found in my drawer. So, Knight and Gallow are a traditional Heavy/Epic/Power metal band from Sacramento, California. […]
7th October 2022

Acédia – Fracture

Acédia is a Canada-based Black Metal trio with a grand total of eleven years as a band behind them. In those eleven years they have released three Full-length albums, the newest of which said to […]
7th October 2022

The Cult – Under the Midnight Sun

Following the break-up after their most underrated album, the self-titled 1994 release, The Cult attempted a return by teaming up with Sonic Temple producer Bob Rock as well as drummer Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses and Velvet […]
7th October 2022

Queensrÿche – Digital Noise Alliance

These days Queensrÿche features only two original band members: guitarist Michael Wilton and bassist Eddie Jackson. But truth be told it has been like that for five years already, ever since band’s drummer Scott Rockenfield […]
21st September 2022

Hexenaltar – Tormented Possession

Hailing from Poland, Hexenaltar is the new plague to hit the world. Earlier this year, the band released their debut EP entitled Tormented Possesion. It contains five tracks (an Intro and four regular tracks) of […]
16th September 2022

½ Southern North – Narrations Of A Fallen Soul

½ Southern North is a Greek one-man act that has been around for the last nine years. Callling it anything other than experimental would be to do the project a massive disservice – Especially considering […]
13th September 2022

Crippled Black Phoenix – Banefyre

With their previous album Ellengæst, Crippled Black Phoenix dialed noticeably down on experimenting, focusing on improving the overall sonic experience and tighter songwriting. The result was rather strong and more approachable record, which worked rather […]
12th September 2022

Extinction Agenda – Inter Arma Silent Leges

I’ve been in a thrash mood for a whole week, and what I (luckily) had to do today is to write a review of another thrash metal release! Extinction Agenda is playing the sort of […]
5th September 2022

Megadeth – The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead!

Somehow throughout Megadeth’s entire career there was always a lot going on. Even during their stable period inf the 90’s where the band managed to maintain same line-up, commercial success and even critical acclaim, there […]
1st September 2022

Peurbleue – La Ciguë

Peurbleue (which roughly translated from French means ‘Blue Fear’) is a French Black Metal duet who has recently partnered with Les Acteurs De l’Ombre in order to release their debut album, entitled La Ciguë (which […]
1st September 2022

Plastery – Yes, Of Corpse

Where to start with this review other than with a short presentation to this rather obscure and extreme band from Slovakia?! Plastery is a horror/death/grind-core quartet from a town of Zvolen. Yes, Of Corpse is, […]
29th August 2022

Sigh – Shiki

Closing notes of our review of previous release by Japanese experimental metal masters we stated that wherever this ever-evolving band decided to go on their next release, they are sure to take us by surprise. […]
5th December 2013

Chimaira (USA)

Interview with Mark Hunter (Vocals) www.chimaira.com Since the turn of the Millennium, Chimaira has consistently been releasing new full-length studio albums every odd year. 2013 is no exception-Crown of Phantoms hit the streets in late July, […]
6th January 2015

The Sirens (International)

Interview with Liv Kristine, Anneke van Giersbergen & Kari Rueslatten www.facebook.com/thesirenspage Photo: Stefan Heilemann Most of the metal audience are already familiar with the names of Liv Kristine (Leaves’ Eyes and Theater of Tragedy), Kari Ruelsåtten […]
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. […]
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