29th September 2020

Silure / Feretro – Split 2020

Prior to this review, I had never heard of either Silure or Feretro. But as always I was open-minded to hear some new music from my old friends from Nihilistic Holocaust. This time they present […]
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 […]
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 […]