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 […]
1st March 2007

Moonlight Agony – Silent Waters

The beautiful artwork on the front cover of the second album by Moonlight Agony was promising allot. Maybe little bit too much. Silent Waters sees the band continuing with their vision of heavy/prog metal which […]
20th April 2007

W.A.S.P. – Dominator

Blackie Lawless has given up experimenting approximately ten year ago which is pity because some of the most memorable moments in W.A.S.P.’s quarter of a century long carrier were created when he dared to try […]
25th April 2007

Manes – How The World Came To An End

What a great feeling it is when you discover an amazing band. You have never heard of them before and then you get blown away. Soon you find yourself trying to find more from the […]
1st May 2007

Shakra – Infected

With almost tens years behind them, Swiss rockers Shakra are somewhat established name in the world of hard rock. Infected is their third album with Mark Fox who replaced Pete Wiedmer back in 2001. The […]
15th May 2007

Paradise Lost – In Requiem

What to say about one of the Britain’s most successful bands ever that hasn’t been said before? Very few bands have been as influential and long lasting as Paradise Lost. This band, after more than […]
1st June 2007

Dream Theater – Systematic Chaos

Dream Theater is one of those bands that always deliver great albums and their debut for Roadrunner in no exception. Their ninth studio album is perhaps the one that brings least experimenting which is pity. […]
9th July 2007

Bad Religion – New Maps of Hell

There are few bands who mange to stay releavant and interesting without drastically changing the formula to their music much. Couple of good examples would be Iron Maiden and The Ramones. Bad Religion is one […]
1st September 2007

DeadSoul Tribe – A Lullaby for the Devil

Few months before the release of Dead Soul Tribe’s fifth album (in five years), the band’s main man Devon Graves was very busy explaining how this album is the step in a new direction and […]
1st October 2007

The Cult – Born Into This

Six years after their latest studio release, The Cult is back with the new album, a new record company and a few new band members. Beside Astbury and Duffy the band now consists of John […]
15th October 2007

Monster Magnet – 4 Way Diablo

After his drug overdose last year and a trip to rehab, Monster Magnet’s only original member, Dave Wyndorf, is back among the living with the band’s seventh album. This return also sees the return of […]