3rd March 2021

Sunnata – Burning In Heaven, Melting On Earth

Looking at the cover artwork of Sunnata’s fourth album, there is a undeniably beauty to it as there is certain grim unease. There is also something grand to it, yet at the same time there […]
1st March 2021

Long Distance Calling – Ghost

Less than a year has passed since the release of their latest album How We Want To Live? the German instrumental band has just released a six-song EP, whose main characteristics are more focus and […]
1st March 2021

Rotting Kingdom – A Deeper Shade of Sorrow

Rotting Kingdom is a Death/Doom Metal quintet from Lexington, Kentucky. With only one self-titled demo/EP prior to their name, the band have released their debut full-length entitled A Deeper Shade Of Sorrow. The album, released […]
26th February 2021

Moonspell – Hermitage

Moonspell have always been a band that was distinctively evolving throughout their almost three-decade long career and were never shy for experimenting. Through it all they managed to maintain the quality of their releases rather […]
17th February 2021

Validor – In Blood In Battle

Validor is a Greek band founded in 2005 and they’ve released three full length albums since their inception. The band from Athens is labelling its music as ‘Blood Metal’, not a term I’ve come often […]
9th February 2021

Jours Pâles – Eclosion

A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of reviewing the debut album of French band Asphodèle, an Atmospheric Black Metal band with a penchant for melancholy – As such, they straight off the […]
9th February 2021

Putrid – Antichrist Above

Founded in Peru in 2010, Putrid is a thrash/black/death metal quartet who’re ready to attack all your senses with this sophomore 10-tracker album. The band is responsible for numerous EPs and split projects, as well […]
8th February 2021

Revolutio – Vagrant

A bit strange feeling to do a review of the material released two years ago, nevertheless that’s the task for today. Italian post-apocalyptic thrash-metallers Revolutio released their debut full-length opus entitled Vagrant, and let me […]
8th February 2021

Todd La Torre – Rejoice in the Suffering

Broader heavy metal audience became aware of former Crimson Glory singer Todd La Torre, when he rather magnificently replaced Geoff Tate as a singer in Queensrÿche after spectacularly malice and clumsy break-up between Tate and […]
4th February 2021

Warfist – Grünberger

Finally, I’ve got some time to listen to the third release by this killer old-school thrash & black and death metal duo. The band, founded in 2004, is called Warfist and they hail from Poland. […]
3rd February 2021

Blurr Thrower – Les Voûtes

Three years after their debut EP, French Atmosperic (as the genre is now called – progression of time is a fickle mistress) Black Metallers are once again ready with another release. This time their first […]
3rd February 2021

Roffe Hunter – Demo 2020

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, it’s always a tough job to review a material which consists of only three tracks and total playing time of app. 14 minutes. Nevertheless I’ll give […]
1st February 2021

Wijlen Wij – Coronachs Of The Ω

Wijlen Wij is/was a Belgium-based Funeral Doom Metal quartet founded in the year 2002 and disbanded in 2014. In their twelve years active as a band they managed to release two Full-length albums and a […]
1st February 2021

Acârash – Descend To Purity

Formed in Oslo in the fall of 2016, Acârash is a Norwegian trio who presents here their latest dark creation, group’s sophomore release, an eight-tracker album entitled Descent To Purity. It comes two years after […]
29th January 2021

Accept – Too Mean to Die

Sixteenth album by German heavy metal legends marks their first with Martin Motnik, who replaced the original bassist Peter Baltes in 2019. At the same time, it’s the first album to feature third guitarists Philip […]
30th October 2018

Blood of the Sun – Blood’s Thicker Than Love

Blood of the Sun are a hard rock quintet from Texas. Their latest album/EP for Listenable Records, Blood’s Thicker Than Love has just been released. It features only six quite lengthy songs and it clocks […]
6th November 2018

Antimatter – Black Market Enlightenment

Antimatter’s previous album The Judas Table saw the band focus on simpler and more stripped-down arrangements, which was fitting for album’s theme of betrayal in a romantic relationship. Black Market Enlightenment’s main theme is that […]
25th December 2018

Blurr Thrower – Les Avatars Du Vide

Cascadian Black Metal, as I have heard quite a few bands being referenced as these days, seems to be a genre growing exponentially faster and faster as time progresses – And, seeing as it is […]
28th January 2019

Steve Hackett – At The Edge Of Light

Hardly two years since the release of masterpiece The Night Siren, former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is ready with the follow-up. At The Edge Of Light sees the 68-year old guitar legend dial down on […]
27th February 2019

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – South of Reality

Second full-length release by the (un)likely partnership between Primus’ bassist Les Claypool and guitarist/vocalist Sean Lennon picks up where the 2016 debut left off. This means that we are off to expected unpredictability of wacky […]
22nd March 2019

Triste Terre – Grand Œuvre

Triste Terre is a French Atmospheric Black Metal band that has been around since 2016. In that time they have primarily focused on honing their music, releasing the occassional EP along the way. And now, […]
24th April 2019

Holocaust – Elder Gods

The most media attention Scottish band Holocaust received during the course of their over four decades long career was Metallica covered their “The Small Hours” on the 1987 EP The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited. […]
20th May 2019

Undead Prophecies – Sempiternal Void

No wonder if you’re yet not familiar with Undead Prophecies as they are a relatively newly formed quintet from France. Recently they released their 9-tracker album entitled Sempiternal Void through French Listenable Records. What you […]
1st July 2019

Chasing Shadows – Reflections

There is special kind of magic that occasionally arises from new bands who manage to create a debut album that is modern yet true to their inspiration, an album that bursts with that unspoiled youth […]
29th July 2019

Zaum – Divination

Zaum is a Canadian trio, one that has existed for the last six years. In that time, they have released three Full-length albums and a single Split, all of which have seen somewhat commercial acclaim, […]