14th July 2020

Necrospell – Awakening Of Tyrants

It’s not very often during my two decades as a writer that I’ve had the opportunity to listen to as good death/thrash metal as this one. I’m talking of a debut album of Italian five […]
9th July 2020

Indesiderium – Of Twilight And Evenfall…

Doing this since 2001 I don’t believe that I’ve ever had the opportunity to listen to a black metal act from Los Angeles/California?! Indesiderium are just that, an uncompromising black metal duo from the city […]
1st July 2020

Disbelief – The Ground Collapses

Germany has always been known for its strong thrash metal scene where many bands have been active since the 80s. Here comes another veteran German band – Disbelief, founded back in 1990 in Hesse. One […]
26th June 2020

Long Distance Calling – How We Want to Live?

In a course of over a decade German band Long Distance Calling have established themselves as one of the strongest acts in (mostly) instrumental post rock genre. They have delivered one strong album after another […]
26th June 2020

Hail Spirit Noir – Eden in Reverse

For a while now, Greek musical scene has proven to be extremely vibrant and interesting and together with Polish, Canadian and French, it might just be one of the most interesting rock/metal scenes. One of […]
26th June 2020

The City Kids – Things That Never Were

Based around ex-The Main Grains guitarist JJ Watt, The City Kids also features members of Warrior Soul, Tigertailz and Falling Red and looking at the four-piece’s collective past it’s pretty clear what the debut Things […]
25th June 2020

Humanity Zero – Proselytism

Originally the solo project of musician Dimon’s Night, Humanity Zero is a Greek death/doom metal band. The band has existed since 2008 and since then released five full-lengths and some demo releases. Thus, Proselytism is […]
24th June 2020

Nyrst – Orsök

Nyrst is an Icelandic quintet formerly known by the moniker Skuggsjá, before changing their name four years ago as they released their first Demo. Since then, the five band members have been digging deep into […]
23rd June 2020

King Witch – Body Of Light

King Witch are a heavy/doom quartet from Edinburgh, Scotland. It consists of Laura Donnelly (vocals), Jamie Gilchrist (guitars), Rory Lee (bass) and Lyle Brown (drums). King Witch rises from the ashes of Firebrand Super Rock […]
16th June 2020

UDS (Underdamped System) – Phantom Pain

I got to admit that it feels a bit strange to review a material released exactly four years ago?! On the other hand it’s good to see if it still sounds any good from this […]
16th June 2020

Dwaal – Gospel of the Vile

Slow and steady wins the race – Quite an old proverb, and one that Norwegian Doom Metallers Dwaal seems to have taken to heart. Quite aptly I might add, considering their affinity for a more […]
12th June 2020

Bait – Revelation of the Pure

Bait is a German Post-Black Metal trio (which, as I have come to understand it, boils down to a Black Metal act infused with Hardcore elements, creating a more fast-paced and somewhat aggressive result). Almost […]
8th June 2020

Grave Circles – Tome II

Grave Circles is a Ukranian Black Metal band with four consecutive years under its belt. In that time, they have so far released an EP entitled Tome I and, last month, their first Full-length album, […]
5th June 2020

Thanatos – Violent Death Rituals

Thanatos are a death/thrash pioneers and the very first extreme metal band to come from The Netherlands. They are now celebrating 35 years of full death/thrash metal dedication and passion with the release of a […]
4th June 2020

T.O.M.B – Thin The Veil

Eleven tracks. Nearly forty-five minutes of runtime. Such is the offering presented from US-based T.O.M.B as the calender drags into the year 2020, at the same time marking the Industrial Black Metal bands 22nd consecutive […]
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 […]