7th April 2020

Electric Mary – Mother

Electric Mary is a classic stoner rock band from Down Under. In 2004 they entered the stage with debut entitled Four Hands High. Since then they released three full-length albums, EP’s and a live DVD […]
6th April 2020

Jan Akkerman – Close Beauty

The nature of the job I have is that I sometimes have to review a material that don’t necessary always fits to our site and our concept of writing only about metal. The only reason […]
3rd April 2020

Rattenfänger – Geisslerlieder

Geisslerlieder is the second album from Ukrainian Death Metal legends Rattenfänger, whose line-up is comprised of musicians from bands such as Drudkh, Blood Of Kingu, Hate Forest and Dark Ages. Seven years after the release […]
3rd April 2020

Testament – Titans Of Creation

Since the release of their 2008 The Formation of Damnation album, Testament has stayed loyal to their four years between album approach. The new album marks their first time in almost three decades that band […]
3rd April 2020

Bonfire – Firstful Of Fire

With well over three decades behind them, this German hard/heavy band, has been through just about anything you’d expect, with rise, fall, break-ups, line-up changes, lawsuits and what not. Then some five years ago band […]
1st April 2020

Fister – Decade Of Depression

Celebrating 10 years of existence, the St. Louis trio Fister comes storming with Decade of Depression. Instead of releasing a typical record to celebrate this milestone, Fister are paying tribute to the music that got […]
31st March 2020

Flying Colors – Third Degree

Flying Colors is American supergroup of five guys with different musical personalities and backgrounds coming together into a giant melting pot since for almost a decade ago. The five gentlemen who encompass Flying Colors are […]
30th March 2020

Hnus Umirajici – Hnus Umirajici

In Prague about five years ago five talented musicians decided to to put their heads together, pool their collective abilities as well as their shared love for Black Metal into one large cooking pot. After […]
30th March 2020

MurderWorker – No Divine Signs

This is going to be a short review, not because I’m lazy, but because this is a 3-tracker EP clocking around 11 minutes of play only. Furthermore, we have featured this Spanish death metal band […]
28th March 2020

Berzerker Legion – Obliterate The Weak

You may not yet heard of a horde named Berzerker Legion, so here comes a short introduction to the band before we look at their latest release. Berzerker Legion, as its moniker might suggest, are […]
27th March 2020

Undead – Existential Horror

There’s no shortage of Undead bands in the world of metal, its an obvious name – so my initial thought, prior to listening to Existential Horror, was that I’ve heard this album before. Fortunately I […]
26th March 2020

Crobot – Motherbrain

Let me first apologize for the late arrival of this review. The Pennsylvania quartet Crobot released their new studio album Motherbrain a few months ago. It is band’s fourth full-length and a debut for Mascot […]
25th March 2020

The Tex Avery Syndrome – Origin

Hailing from Frankfurt, Germany, The Tex Avery Syndrome (band named after famous American cartoonist Tex Avery), have released their highly anticipated debut a few months ago. Origin is the moniker for this 12-tracker first full […]
24th March 2020

Ambush – Infidel

For over a decade now we’ve witnessed the rise of classically inspired rock and heavy bands, not only inspired by 70’s and 80’s era, but doing their best to replicate it and make it essential […]
24th March 2020

Myrkur – Folkesange

Shifting from pop to black metal and then giving that it a solid once over in order to deliver something really unique like Mareridt, Danish artist Myrkur has never been shy to take on a […]
14th November 2018

Black Stone Cherry & Monster Truck, 13th November 2018, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Four years have passed since Black Stone Cherry’s previous show in Copenhagen and judging from the quickly sold-out show the band has been missed. American rockers are on tour supporting their sixth […]
28th November 2018

Shinedown, 27th November 2018, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Shinedown has been one of the bigger newer rock bands in US for a while now, while it took them bit longer to break in Europe. They did that in fairly similar […]
2nd December 2018

Clutch & The Picturebooks, 1st December 2018, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Clutch did play the area this summer when they guested Roskilde Festival, but their last gig in Copenhagen was in 2015 when they played the outstanding sold-out show at Vega. This time […]
4th December 2018

Slayer, Lamb Of God, Anthrax & Obituary, 3rd December 2018, Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Precisely 35 years since the release of their debut album, Slayer, were set to play their last show Denmark. Accidentally it was also on the same day 3 years ago that […]
4th March 2019

The Pineapple Thief & O.R.k, 3rd March 2019, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Rainy Sunday evening in Copenhagen was in a sign of prog rock and more so than just because of The Pineapple Thief concert. There was also a serious Porcupine Tree / King Crimson […]
6th March 2019

Rival Sons, 5th March 2019, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com For the past year or so Greta Van Fleet has been on everyone’s lips and they are by many proclaimed as the band that will bring 70’s inspired rock back to the mainstream. […]
22nd March 2019

Godsmack, 21st March, 2019, Den Grå Hal, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Sometimes it’s hard to figure out how big all these huge American rock bands are in Kingdom Of Denmark. Some of the acts sell out arenas in USA but play thousand-people venues here […]
20th June 2019

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

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.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 […]
20th June 2019

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

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.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

Eagles Of Death Metal, 19th June 2019, Pandæmonium, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com One of the important aspects of Copenhell festival has always been the diversity of lineup and much like last year when the warm-up day was introduced, it offered some truly diverse acts playing […]