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 […]
22nd December 2017

Monolithe – Nebula Septem

Monolithe is a French Dark Doom Metal band that originally started as a side project of the guitarist from Anthemon. When that band (sadly) disbanded a decade ago, he brought with him, along with a […]
30th January 2018

In Vain – Currents

Four years have passed by since the release of In Vain’s magnificent album Ænigma and finally the Norwegian band is now ready with the follow-up. Currents is a natural continuation of the previous album and […]
26th February 2018

Baume – Les Années Décapitées

I think I have admitted to having a weakness to the French Black Metal scene at some point in the past – Particularly in regards to the Atmospheric sub-version of said genre. Luckily for me, […]
15th March 2018

Black Stone Cherry – Family Tree

The Edmonton, Kentucky-based quartet Black Stone Cherry has been around for 17 years and is now ready to unleash their sixth studio album entitled Family Tree. It arrives barely a year after the release of […]
2nd April 2018

Fister – No Spirit Within

Here comes Fister; a Missouri-based doom merchants. No Spirit Within is their new 7-tracker full-length, recently released via French-based Listenable Records. This Midwestern outfit (comprised of drummer Kirk Gatterer, guitarist/vocalist Marcus Newstead, and Kenny Snarzyk […]
24th April 2018

A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

Nearly 15 years have passed since the release of last A Perfect Circle full length album of original material, the 2003’s Thirteenth Step. Year after the band has released Emotive, a collection of cover songs […]
2nd July 2018

Cor Scorpii – Ruin

Cor Scorpii was created the same year that legendary Windir sadly ceased to exist: This is by no means a coincidence, since three of the members of said legendary band transitioned over into this impressive […]
26th July 2018

Powerwolf – Sacrament of Sin

In a way it shouldn’t work. It should just be tacky. And tacky it is. Tacky it has always been. But like handful of other power metal acts who basically overdo it, the German Powerwolf […]
6th August 2018

A Forest of Stars – Grave Mounds and Grave Mistakes

I remember one cold autumn weekend four years ago where a friend and I had travelled to Leeds on order to attend a one-day festival with a particularly great line-up. At the time I did […]
25th September 2018

Voivod – The Wake

Since forming in 1982 the Canadian band quickly become a band that never really could be compared with anyone else out there. Their unique fusion of trash, progressive rock and punk was unlike anything else […]