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 […]
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 […]
20th January 2015

Sweet & Lynch – Only to Rise

On a paper this alliance between two of 80’s hard rock profiles seems like a good idea, nonetheless because artist whose hay-day was in that era are not as represented among the otherwise huge number […]
1st July 2015

Dawn of a Dark Age – Volume 2: Water

Water is the second concept album released by Dawn of a Dark Age, one that is closely tied in with its predecessor which was entitled Earth. This time, there is a heavy emphasis on the […]
1st August 2015

Paradise Lost – The Plague Within

Most bands dessapear long before they reach a ’30-year mark’. Not so for veritable British doom veterans Paradise Lost. They seem to get better and better for each new release. They’ve had a few relatively […]
4th September 2015

Iron Maiden – The Book of Souls

Few things you need to know about me before you read this review. I’ve been following Iron Maiden for three decades. I think that The X Factor is a phenomenal album. I think that the […]
6th October 2015

Antimatter – The Judas Table

Three years after the release of Fear Of a Unique Identity, Mick Moss & Co. are ready with a follow-up. The 2012 release was not only their best so far, but also one of the […]
19th October 2015

Paramnesia – Paramnesia

I recent times my eyes have begun opening upto the wonders of the French Black Metal scene, which, I discover more and more, is not only a lot bigger than I first anticipated; it is […]
28th November 2015

Days Of Loss – Our Frail Existence

Days Of Loss is a melodic death/thrash metal band from Vienna, Austria. The band was founded already in the mid-90s and have a few very succesfull releases in its discography. The latest arrival is a […]
28th December 2015

Steven Wilson – 4 ½

Less then a year since the release of Hand.Cannot.Erase., album that topped our Top 10 of 2015 list, Steven Wilson is ready with a new release entitled 4 ½, indicating that this release is meant […]
5th January 2016

Grace Disgraced – Enthrallment Traced

Despite having been around since 2004, it was not until 2012 that the band felt ready to release their debut album. And personally, I feel that it was well worth the wait. One the surface, […]
13th February 2016

The Cult – Hidden City

There are bands that follow you through you entire life, the bands, which in a way play a role in defining your life. These aren’t necessarily the greatest and most revolutionary bands, but rather the […]