19th January 2021

Les Chants de Nihil – Le Tyran et l’Esthète

Les Chants de Nihil (which is French, roughly translating into ‘The Songs of All or Nothing’ as far as Google tells me) is, as the name suggests a rather interesting concept, both as a band […]
13th January 2021

Need – Norchestrion: a song for the end

Four years, almost to the day, have passed since the release of the previous album from Greek prog metal band Need. Hegaiamas:a song for freedom, was an outstanding example of how to combine classic aspects […]
12th January 2021

Death Invoker – Necromancy, Damnation, Revenge

It’s hard to find authentic bands nowadays. There are many killer acts, but authenticity (or lack of it?!) is always a key element. Yet creating new music that way is almost imposible, even when you […]
8th January 2021

Hyrgal – Fin de Règne

Hyrgal is a French Black Metal trio, one that I have had the pleasure of reviewing a few times over the years. While they are perhaps not the most active band in the world as […]
18th December 2020

Restless Oblivion – Sands Of Time

Restless Oblivion is a Russian Doom/Gothic Metal band containing five members at present. They have been active as a band since 2009 – In those 11 years they have so far released one Full-length record […]
15th December 2020

Glaukom Synod – Ectoplasmic Revelations

Glaukom Synod is an extreme industrial death metal from France that we’ve featured in on these pages before. It’s a piece of old-school industrial/death metal with experimental influnces. Ectoplasmic Revelations is a material released almost […]
14th December 2020

Kabbalah – The Omen

Almost four years have passed since the release of this Spanish trio’s debut album, the impressive 2017’s Spectral Ascent and Carmen, Marga and Alba are now ready to follow it up with perhaps bit too […]
9th December 2020

Edenian – Rise of the Nephilim

Edenian is a female-fronted Ukranian Gothic/Doom Metal sextet, one that has been active on the global music scene for the last decade, the last eight years of which under their current moniker (originally they performed […]
3rd December 2020

Shattered Hope – Waters of Lethe

Shattered Hope is a Greek Death Metal-inspired Funeral Doom quintet, not unlike their Swedish counterpart, Doom:VS, who was founded about the same time. By the numbers however, Shattered Hope came first, first seeing the light […]
2nd December 2020

Nergard – A Bit Closer To Heaven

Nergard is a Power Metal all-star band, one that primarily focuses around one particular musician (namely Andreas Nergård), who has then strived to band together similar like-minded individuals, both from his native Norway and more […]
30th November 2020

Acid Death – Eidolon

This review will be relatively short as I’m not sure why I received this CD for a review eight years after its release?! Nevertheless, here follows a short introduction to the band. Acid Death is […]
25th November 2020

Darkenhöld – Arcanes & Sortilèges

Darkenhöld is, aside from being a band that I have had the pleasure of reviewing several times since my employment here at Metal Revolution, a very solid band. In the last twelve years since their […]
18th November 2020

AC/DC – Power Up

After a rather turbulent period which among others, saw the founding member Malcolm Young pass away, Guns N’ Roses singer W. Axl Rose take away on vocals for several shows due to singer Brian Johnson’s […]
17th November 2020

Spectrale – Arcanes

Spectrale is a French (mostly) acoustic Folk band with a heavily ambient and atmospheric approach, not entirely unlike what one would expect to find on a Heilung record – Clean, female vocals, spanish guitars, drums […]
17th November 2020

Bloodfiend – Evil Mass Of Putrid Decay

Grindcore/deathgrind/goregrind/brutal death is exactly what I need to get me started again after a long delay. Bloodfiend is the name of this project from Chile. This project took the style and shape already in 2001, […]
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 […]
4th November 2009

W.A.S.P., 3rd November 2009, Kulturbolaget, Malmö, Sweden

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com My first encounter with W.A.S.P. dates back to 1986 when I saw their Inside The Electric Circus LP displayed in the local record store and I thought that the guy with the […]
25th November 2009

Paradise Lost, 24th November 2009, The Rock, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com I guess if call yourself a metal fan, then you are familiar with Paradise Lost. The band that together with My Dying Bride and Anathema created the whole genre of Death/Doom Metal […]
21st June 2010

Therapy?, 19th June 2010, Sonisphere Festival, Milovice, Czech Republic

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Sonosphere 2010 was all about THE BIG 4 playing together for the first time ever. But the one-day festival oncluded numerous other interesting names such as Alice In Chains, Fear Factory […]
18th December 2012

Stone Sour, December 17th 2012, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com It has been two decades since the formation of Stone Sour, but only one decade since the release of their self-titled debut. Despite the worldwide success the band is more often than […]
15th June 2013

Alice In Chains, 15th June 2013, Helvíti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmesclero.com Alice In Chains were together with Soundgarden some of the first Seattle bands that made an significant impact on the musical scene before the whole Grunge-thing kicked in. After three brilliant […]
21st February 2014

Dream Theater, 20thFebruary 2014, Falkoner Salen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Few days ago I’ve witnessed Dream Theater’s “an evening with” show at London’s Wembley Arena and the few days between that show and their Copenhagen show felt like eternity. Perhaps that describes […]
24th March 2015

Halestorm, Nothing More & Wilson, 23rd March 2015, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com It’s kind of fun examining the carrier of Pennsylvania rockers Halestorm. Their 2009 debut gained decant attention nonetheless thanks to the single “I Get Off”, but it was their covers EP, Reanimate: The […]
26th March 2015

Devin Townsend Project, Periphery & Shining, 25th March 2015, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Hevy Devy is back in Denmark. He visits regularly and whenever he does, it’s guaranteed to be an enjoyable experience for the fans. Much like on his many releases, live the Canadian musician […]
26th April 2015

Therapy? 23rd Aptil 2015, Òran Mór, Glasgow, Scotland

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com I’ve been following Therapy? for couple of decades now and with the release of their fourteenth album, Disquete few weeks ago I decided that it was time to experience the band live again. […]