30th June 2021

Thy Catafalque – Vadak

Looking past black metal genre and its qualities, something exciting occurs when extreme metal (black, doom, death metal) artists venture into unrelated genres. Some artists such as Emptiness, Anathema and Manes have over the years […]
22nd June 2021

Sordide – Les Idées Blanches

Sordide (which means ‘Filthy’ in French, as far as Google Translate tells me) is a Black Metal trio that proved to be somewhat difficult to dig up information about. Not as difficult as, say Istina […]
18th June 2021

Helloween – Helloween

Self-titled album by German power metal legends Helloween is perhaps the most anticipated metal release of 2021. And rightfully so. In order to understand the magnitude of this release we’ll start off by trying to […]
16th June 2021

No Life Code – Maldoror’s Metamorphosis

Maldoror’s Metamorphosis is a debut album by a Spanish black metal duo going under the moniker, No Life Code. The band consists of J. Nefarious (multi-instrumentalist) and M. Berserk (vocalist), noth ‘well-known from Spanish underground […]
12th June 2021

Black Sun Brotherhood – God & Beast

Black Sun Brotherhood are the mighty maniacs hailin from Sarpsborg, Norway. At the end of 2020 this extreme metal band released their full-length debut entitled God & Beast. The album contains 11 tracks of pure, […]
9th June 2021

Traumasphere – Voidcall

Traumasphere is, or should I say was, a death metal band from France. It’s has been formed as a duo between Ivan Sikic (vocals, guitars and bass) and Guillaume (drums and keyboards). After releasing their […]
8th June 2021

Ossuaire – Mortes Fables

Mortes Fables is the last recording of the French band Ossuaire, initially released as a MCD (2010) and now rematerialized on a black tape with sticker and pro cover. What you get on this tape […]
7th June 2021

Åskog – Varþnaþer

Åskog (pronounced as “oah-skoog”) is a newly formed (2020) black metal duo hailing from Vänersborg, Sweden. Varþnaþer is their debut full-length containing eight tracks. Varþnaþer follows their 2020 Demo EP entitled Varg. On this debut […]
1st June 2021

Profanity – Fragments of Solace

Yet our fortunate ears can already lay claim to a flood of top notch techdeath releases. We’ve heard Gojira exploding into our spring with Fortitude, greeted new tracks from Vilthjarta, and Cannibal Corpse have offered […]
27th May 2021

Feradur – Parakosm

I believe most regular readers of our webzine are already familiar with a Feradur band since we’ve also conducted a short interview with the band prior to the release of this new EP. For those […]
25th May 2021

Monster Magnet – A Better Dystopia

Recording cover songs was for decades a rare occasion, but then with rise of digital music platforms and social media it seems that there isn’t a song out there that hasn’t been covered in just […]
25th May 2021

VOLA – Witness

Applause of a Distant Crowd, the sophomore release by Danish prog band VOLA was an impressive display of quality as well as clear direction, something their debut hinted, but didn’t live up to itself. Now […]
25th May 2021

Borgne – Temps Morts

Borgne, the Swiss Industrial Black Metal duo, has previously been on my radar – Most recently back in March of last year where they released ‘Y’. And, upon getting my hands on and giving Temps […]
20th May 2021

Kafirun – The Seed, The Serpent and The Scythe

Canadian collective Kafirun have unleashed a first-rate spring time single for all lovers of black metal. The Sea, The Serpent and the Scythe marks the first hint of what is to come from Their eponymous […]
18th May 2021

Sixgun Renegades – Push

Sixgun Renegades are a four-piece hard rock band from Espoo, Finland. We’ve already presented our readers to their 2018 self-titled debut. Now, the quartet is making a comeback with their sophomore album entitled Push. Push […]
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 […]