24th March 2020

Costin Chioreanu & Sofia Sarri – Afterlife Romance

Afterlife Romance is a much-anticipated debut album from an unique collaboration project between two acclaimed artists, Romanian avant-garde devotee Costin Chioreanu and an unearthly Greek singer Sofia Sarri. Let me start immediately that we are […]
21st March 2020

Polaris – The Death Of Me

One of my good friends introduced me To the Metalcore Aussie band Polaris a few years ago after they released their album The Mortal Coil in 2017, and I fell in love with their sound. […]
21st March 2020

Creeping Flesh – Into The Meat Grinder

Into The Meat Grinder is a debut 10-tracker from a Swedish quintet Creeping Flesh. The band is formed in 2013 in the neighboring Gothenburg, and prior to the release of Into the Meat Grinder they […]
20th March 2020

Nekrosity – Void Gazer

Swedish death metal scene is as active and vibrant as always. Nekrosity is another hard-hitting horde coming from Uddevalla in Southern Sweden. The band, which consists of former members of Sadistic Grimness and Ill-Natured, was […]
18th March 2020

Meshiaak – Mask Of All Misery

Conspicuously while whole of Europe is wearing masks to prevent the COVID-19 virus, I’m sitting here in my sanctuary listening to Mask Of All Misery. It is the second album from an Australian band that […]
17th March 2020

Weightless World – The End Of The Beginning

Founded in 2011 Weightless World is a modern, progressive and melodic metal quintet from Jyväskylä, Finland. Due to some line-up changes they first startet recording their debut The End of the Beginning in 2018. The […]
14th March 2020

Left Hand Path – Left Hand Path

Left Hand Path is a progressive & extreme metal quintet from Romania, featuring members of former and current bands like Negura Bunget, Malpraxis, Marchosias and The Hourglass. Despite of the fact that this is only […]
9th March 2020

My Dying Bride – The Ghost of Orion

The Ghost of Orion, marks the longest between two My Dying Bride albums and it’s also their first album not to be released on Peaceville Records. In five years since the release of Feel The […]
9th March 2020

Giuseppe Zaupa – (Re)birth

Guitarist Giuseppe Zaupa from Italy is a pure genius, let’s just leave it at that. For those of our readers that hasn’t heard of him before, well listen, just listen. You will NOT be disappointed! […]
9th March 2020

Conception – State of Deception

Their Facebook page says it, YouTube channels are screamin´ it, the whole Scandinavian music lovers has been craving it… Conception are BACK! Personally, this is an album I have been looking forward to for a […]
9th March 2020

Age of Fire – Shades of Shadow

The album starts off with a great intro of pure guitar and I think to myself… hmmm… this could be interesting… Unfortunately, the album doesn’t hold the standard of that first into. I have to […]
6th March 2020

Body Count – Carnivore

Back in 1992 when Body Count released their debut, co-founding member Ice-T was already an established rap artist, so the move into heavy and hardcore music was somewhat of a radical move, which raised almost […]
3rd March 2020

Gloomy Grim – Obscure Metamorphosis

Gloomy Grim is a Finnish Symphonic Black Metal band, most likely one of the first of its kind considering that it was created in 1995. Since then and up to their, sadly, untimely pause that […]
2nd March 2020

Imperial Jade – On The Rise

If you’re a fan of classic rock from the 60s and 70s I think Imperial Jade needs no further introduction. Meanwhile, due to a relatively short career of the band, here follows a short intro […]
28th February 2020

Borgne – Y

Borgne is, despite their name being French and meaning ‘One-eyed’, a Swiss Industrial Black Metal duet, one that has been performing and recording together for more than two decades now. In that time, they have […]
21st June 2019

Stone Temple Pilots, 20th June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Press photo: STP / Michelle Shiers www.michelleshiersphotography.com (Photographers were banned from Stone Temple Pilots’ Copenhell show) Coming up with the rise of the grunge Stone Temple Pilots have achieved the world-wide fame with their 1992 […]
21st June 2019

Halestorm, 20th June 2019, Hades, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Since their breakthrough that came in form of an EP consisting of covers the American band has been constantly growing, nonetheless thanks to fromtwoman Lzzy Hale’s pipes and what seems like […]
21st June 2019

Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, 20th June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com You’d think that being involved in one of the biggest reunions of this century would keep a person busy, but Guns N’ Roses’ guitarist Slash released his forth solo album last […]
21st June 2019

Tool, 20th June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: Tool www.facebook.com/toolmusic (Photographers were banned from Tool’s Copenhell show) One of the most demanded live acts was a perfect booking for Copenhell’s tenth anniversary. The band rarely comes to Europe anymore and their […]
22nd June 2019

Lamb Of God, 21th June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Back in 2012 Lamb Of God played one of the best shows in history of this festival. Their last show in Copenhagen was half a year ago as a support of […]
22nd June 2019

Clutch, 21th June 2019, Hades, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Some half a year since their sold-out gig at Vega in Copenhagen, the Maryland quintet was back in Danish capitol for their second appearance at Copenhell festival. The band is currently […]
22nd June 2019

Rob Zombie, 22nd June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Only two years have passed since the last time Rob Zombie guested Copenhell and it might have been too soon to have him back playing festival’s biggest stage. Currently the band […]
23rd June 2019

Scorpions, 22nd June 2019, Helviti, Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com In 2016 Scorpions played one of the best shows in Copenhell’s history and all that in pouring rain and just in generally miserable weather. They returned to Copenhagen year later for […]
11th August 2019

King Diamond, 10th August 2019, K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com It has been quiet when it comes to new music from King Diamond and not just the band, but King Diamond the man himself. But now there seems to be happening […]
26th September 2019

Alice Cooper & Black Stone Cherry, 25th September 2019, Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com It’s somewhat odd situation when the band is booked to play a venue that is clearly too big for them. The flexibility of Copenhagen’s Royal Arena is impressive, but even closing […]