23rd September 2020

Baume – Aout Approche

Baume, the Atmospheric Black Metal one-man project from one of the minds behind Cepheide and Rance, are due for another EP release – Only this time, the music and overall approach has shifted slightly, now […]
11th September 2020

Crépuscule d’Hiver – Par-Delà Noireglaces et Brumes-Sinistres

Crépuscule d’Hiver is, as far as I can tell, a fairly new medieval-styled Black Metal band, hailing from my beloved France (and, as such, I am afraid that I will have to admit that I […]
11th September 2020

Marilyn Manson – WE ARE CHAOS

Each generation has their “shock-rocker” who crossed it over to the mainstream and common for all of these acts is that their shock value wears off with time and someone new comes along and take […]
28th August 2020

Pain Of Salvation – Panther

Pain Of Salvation’s previous album In the Passing Light of Day from 2017 saw the band return to their heavier sound, which rejoiced significant portion of their fanbase. It’s the portion which had hard time […]
18th August 2020

NORD – And Now There’s Only a River Left Behind

Nord are the most recent additions to ever growing and fantastic prog rock scene in France. One after another fantastic prog releases were coming from this country, something you couldn’t imagine just 10 years ago. […]
10th August 2020

Bofo Kwo – Space/Time Carnivorium

Bofo Kwo, as one might surmise from the name alone, is quite the interesting band. The band consists of a Finnish trio, one of which is also a weird tales/Sci-Fi writer, having written at least […]
4th August 2020

Vokodlok – Oracle’s Fury

Romanian Raw Black Metal duo Vokodlok (which is apparently a bastadized version of the word for ‘Werewolf’) reformed two years ago, fifteen years after releasing their latest Full-length album. Inbetween touring Eastern Europe they seem […]
4th August 2020

Astarium – Fragments Of Nightmares

Despite of being a reviewer for 20 years now I still have the same level of excitement as I did when I was a kid when checking out and for discovering new bands. I’m not […]
29th July 2020

Hereza – Death Metal Drunks

Since half of our staff employees originate from the Balkans, we always get exited to hear from a new and unfamiliar acts from that particular area. Thus, naturally I also got exited this time around […]
24th July 2020

Trup – Szmula

Let me say from the very start that my knowledge of this band from Poland was non-existent prior to the release of this album. I think the majority of the people reading this didn’t know […]
22nd July 2020

Haken – Virus

Looking back at Haken’s discography, first thing that comes to mind is that over the course of all their releases, the band has managed to uphold remarkable quality level. And if that wasn’t enough, they’ve […]
19th July 2020

Witcher – A Gyertyák Csonkig Égnek

Since this was my first experience with the band at first a band named Witcher didn’t sound as a black metal band to me, but rather some kind of medieval, doom and war metal. Nevertheless, […]
15th July 2020

Forbidden Rites – Pantheon Arcanum

Forbidden Rites is an internationally based Blackened Death Metal act, one that has so far been active for roughly three years. In that time they have seen it fit to grace us with their debut […]
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 […]
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 […]