25th January 2020

Monolithe – Okta Khora

Monolithe is a French sextet originally founded in the early days of this millennium. Back then they had a heavy focus on Funeral Doom, something that has become increasingly influenced by the band members apparent […]
22nd January 2020

From the Vastland – Daevayasna

From the Vastland is a fairly consistent, albeit rare quest. The Iranian one-man band has come into a rhythm of late where he releases a new Full-length release roughly every two years. The latest of […]
21st January 2020

Mars Red Sky – The Task Eternal

Mars Red Sky is a Stoner Rock trio formed thirteen years ago in Southern France. In that time they have released four Full-length releases, with the latest of which hitting store shelves just last year. […]
21st January 2020

Blakylle – Wo Uralte Wasser Fließen

Blakylle is the goddess of the sea within Cimbri, Germanic & Celtic mythology, but it is also a German pagan metal band. It started as a project in 2014 with main intention of creating a […]
17th January 2020

Desolation – Screams Of The Undead

Screams Of The Undead has arrived, a follow-up to the highly acclaimed 2017 debut Decapitated, by the Swedish band Desolation. Apart from a demo, released in 2014, Desolation were an unknown band to me, but […]
15th January 2020

Dreamwalkers Inc – First Re-Draft

Dreamwalkers Inc is, in essence, the live version of the band TDW (an acronym for the single individual behind it, Tom De Wit). Originally, as far as I have been able to gather, at least, […]
14th January 2020

Acheronte – Son Of No God

It would be wrong of me to call Son Of No God a new album by Italian black metallers from Acheronte, since the album has been released a year ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t have an […]
10th January 2020

Marche Funèbre – Death Wish Woman

Mache Funèbre is an Austrian-based quintet that, since the year 2008, has specialised in mixing together Doom and Death Metal music in order to create a suited vessel to express their views on literature, grief […]
8th January 2020

Rancorum – The Vermin Shrine

Every now and again, you come across a band that is clearly heavily inspired by some other band. There is nothing unusual about this, since every musician I have ever talked to or heard of […]
6th January 2020

Darkend – Spiritual Resonance

Darkend is a Symphonic Black Metal band hailing from Northern Italy, which cam into prominence roughly fourteen years ago as of today. It consists of six talented musicians spread over a wide assortment of different […]
5th January 2020

Darktribe – Voici L’Homme

Darktribe from France has been around for a while, and they are well known and liked in the progpower community. It has been about four years since Darktribe released their last album “The Modern Age”, […]
3rd January 2020

Tableau Mort – Veil of Stigma – Book 1: Mark of Delusion

Tableau Mort is a British Black Metal quintet that came into being sometime in 2017. Despite being of British descent, they do seem to have some kind of connection to Romania, since their lyrical themes […]
2nd January 2020

Helheim – Rignir

At this point I highly doubt if I even have to introduce Helheim anymore – They have been a welcome mainstay in the Pagan Black Metal scene for nearly thirty years (having first founded back […]
2nd January 2020

A Thousand Sufferings – Bleakness

A Thousand Sufferings is a Belgian-based Blackened Doom Metal act that has been around since 2013. In that time, they have released two Full-length releases and a single Split album – The newest of these […]
2nd January 2020

Sons Of Apollo – MMXX

Since exit from Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy has been bussier than ever and keeping up with all of his projects and guest appearance can be quite a task. Common for most of them is […]
10th October 2019

Machine Head, 10th October 2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Things have been happening fast in Machine Head camp lately. After last year’s nearly catastrophic album Catharsis, the band, who’s basically incapable of playing a bad gig, played one of the […]
3rd November 2019

Killswitch Engage, Revocation & Tenside, 2nd November 2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Killswitch Engage is celebrating their 20-year anniversary this year and released their eighth studio album called Atonement August 16th. The Boston based metalcore band is headlining a two-month European tour this fall […]
5th November 2019

Life Of Agony & Doyle, 4th November 2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com These days Life Of Agony is celebrating three decades since their formation and even thou the band has broken up and been on hiatus several times, it is quite an achievement for […]
26th November 2019

Leprous, The Ocean Collective & Port Noir, 25th November 2019, Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Leprous’ new release Pitfalls, sees the band changing their approach to more electronic and even pop-driven and while such move has never been unexpected, it was more significantly hinted on their previous […]
27th November 2019

Devin Townsend & Haken, 25th November2019, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com The mighty Canadian guitar virtuous and songwriter Devin Townsend is visiting Copenhagen during his Empath Europe tour November 25th, together with Haken from Britain. Both Devin Townsend and Haken are well […]
27th November 2019

Queensrÿche & Firewind, 26th November 2019, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com With almost four decades behind them, it goes without saying that any band has been through several ups and downs, and that is especially the case for Seattle’s Queensrÿche. Band spent better […]
28th November 2020

Defecto & Junkyard Drive, 27th November 2020, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Archive photo: www.defecto.dk The live concert industry has been struggling a lot during this Covid-19 pandemic, and due to restrictions, there has not been that many concerts to attend at all during 2020 in Denmark. […]