12th April 2021

Profeci – Matecznik

Profeci are another proof that Poland and black metal go hand in hand. Profeci are a young band, formed in 2018 and two years later released this seven tracker full-length debut. The album is called […]
7th April 2021

Smith/Kotzen – Smith/Kotzen

When it was announced that Iron Maiden guitarist and the former Poison/Mr. Big guitarist  (current solo artist and The Winery Dogs singer/guitarist) will be releasing an album, it did come as a surprise. Despite them […]
25th March 2021

Mur – Truth

Mur is a French sextet with a Post-Black Metal/Hardcore mixture in regards to sound, one they have been streamlining and perfecting since the release of their first EP back in 2016. Since that time they […]
24th March 2021

Dusk Of Delusion – World At War

Dusk of Delusion is a French Modern Metal band established in September 2016. Less than a year ago we’ve written a few words on their second full-length Watch Your 6. Today this French quintet present […]
23rd March 2021

Social Scream – Organic Mindset

Founded in 2008, Social Scream is a heavy metal band from Sparta (Greece). The band released their debut album Epiclesis in June 2014. Two years and a few shows after the band’s second album called […]
22nd March 2021

Wesenwille – II: A Material God

Wesenwille is a Dutch Black Metal duet, one that has been active for the last eight years. Since their inception in the year 2013 they have so far released two Full-length albums – A self-titled […]
22nd March 2021

Summon – Helios

Hailing from Portuguese grounds, Summon is a quartet performing their own mix of black & death metal. This Portuguese quartet is formed in 2016, and Helios is their second EP, arriving three years after its […]
19th March 2021

Tomahawk – Tonic Immobility

Tomahawk arose as one of numerous projects Mike Patton kicked off after Faith No More dismembered two decades ago. Out of the endless line of projects he ventured into, Tomahawk is the one that leaned […]
10th March 2021

Kommando Baphomet – Blood Gospels Of Satanic Inquisition

Dear readers and black metal metal worshippers, due to the absence of any biographical details online, allow me to introduce you to Kommando Baphomet, a two-piece Black/Death act from Lisbon, Portugal. Blood Gospels Of Satanic […]
9th March 2021

Witherfall – Curse Of Autumn

In 2017 new progressive metal band released their debut. Well it was a new band, but it consisted of people associated with Iced Earth, Circe II Circle and White Wizzard, so as such this was […]
3rd March 2021

Sunnata – Burning In Heaven, Melting On Earth

Looking at the cover artwork of Sunnata’s fourth album, there is a undeniably beauty to it as there is certain grim unease. There is also something grand to it, yet at the same time there […]
1st March 2021

Long Distance Calling – Ghost

Less than a year has passed since the release of their latest album How We Want To Live? the German instrumental band has just released a six-song EP, whose main characteristics are more focus and […]
1st March 2021

Rotting Kingdom – A Deeper Shade of Sorrow

Rotting Kingdom is a Death/Doom Metal quintet from Lexington, Kentucky. With only one self-titled demo/EP prior to their name, the band have released their debut full-length entitled A Deeper Shade Of Sorrow. The album, released […]
26th February 2021

Moonspell – Hermitage

Moonspell have always been a band that was distinctively evolving throughout their almost three-decade long career and were never shy for experimenting. Through it all they managed to maintain the quality of their releases rather […]
17th February 2021

Validor – In Blood In Battle

Validor is a Greek band founded in 2005 and they’ve released three full length albums since their inception. The band from Athens is labelling its music as ‘Blood Metal’, not a term I’ve come often […]
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. […]