4th May 2021

Gojira – Fortitude

It’s has been almost five years since the release of Gojira’s previous album Magma, which was followed by extensive touring where band managed to play anything from headliner shows, festivals as well as some supporting […]
27th April 2021

Vestindien – Null

At first sight, a strange and almost exotic name for a raw, dark and harsh old-school heavy metal band?! After initial reading of the press material I learned that the name is taken from the […]
23rd April 2021

ColdCell – The Greater Evil

ColdCell is an Atmospheric Black Metal quintet hailing from Switzerland, close to the centre of Europe. The five musicians banded together as a band almost a decade ago, weaving interlocking stories and atmospheres around the […]
19th April 2021

Forever Falling – Suspended Over The Immanent

Keeping up with the trend of the last review I wrote (even including one of the same members), Forever Falling is yet another multinational composition, this time a duo split between the US and Italy. […]
13th April 2021

Solemn Echoes – Into The Depths Of Sorrow

Solemn Echoes is something as relatively rare as a genuinely international band, consisting of four members: Two from the US (who is also active under the name Chalice of Suffering) and two from Brazil (who […]
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 […]
6th December 2015

Clutch, 4th December 2015, Store Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com Almost quarter of a century into their career, Maryland rockers have perhaps at the peek of their creative and commercial career. They might have had few minor hits years ago, but the […]
11th January 2016

Kataklysm, Septicflesh & Aborted, Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark 10th January 2016

Belgium-based Aborted have been around for just above twenty years, and in that time the band has managed to release a grand total of eight Death Metal albums. And despite the long time they have […]
25th February 2016

Dirkschneider, Train, 24th February 2016, Denmark

Despite hiding behind the last name of the lead singer, Dirkschneider is actually a reborn and reformed Accept, the band that made Udo famous in the first place. Despite not having played together for over […]
9th March 2016

Dream Theater, 8th March 2016, DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-view.com 21 year and 21 day has passed since the first time I’ve experienced Dream Theater live. Back then, on their “Waking Up The World” tour the band played Alexandra in Copenhagen, a […]
14th March 2016

Monster Magnet, 12th March 2016, Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Still riding the wave of success from their latest release, the 2013’s, Last Patrol, the American rockers are still on the road, but this time around they are out playing number of […]
15th March 2016

Amorphis, Voxhall 15th March 2016, Denmark

Photo: Hasan Jensen / Homage Photography Amorphis is one of the most versatile and experimental Finnish Metal bands out there, having dabbled with both the Progressive, Death Metal, Doom Metal and heavy Metal genres. They […]
17th May 2016

Chris Cornell, 13th May 2016, Musikkens Hus, Aalborg, Denmark

  Photo: Rene Jeppesen, House of Music One of the grunge rock era’s absolute heavyweights visited Denmark recently. Chris Cornell is mainly known as the lead singer of the Seattle rock band Soundgarden, a band […]
9th June 2016

Halestorm, 8th June 2016, Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Zoran www.sonic-shot.com Little bit over a year ago Halestorm played the same venue in Copenhagen and just like tonight it was a sold out show. People apparently liked what they’ve seen. Since the release […]
24th June 2016

Alice Cooper, 23rd June 2016, Helviti: Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic: www.urbanmescalero.com Last time I’ve seen Alice Cooper was some 20 years ago and much like this time it was an outside show during the daytime. It didn’t work all that well not […]
25th June 2016

Sixx A.M., 23rd June 2016, Hades: Copenhell Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Sixx A.M. became a band largely by a coincidence when almost ten years ago Mötley Crüe’s bassist Nikki Sixx wanted to create a soundtrack for his book “The Heroin Diaries: A Year […]