(7/10) 'Interstate 13', that's Pretty Wild's new album. It's their third record and with releasing it this May, a five years wait comes to an end. It was in 2014 when the sophomore longplayer 'Pretty Wild' saw the light of the day and it's 'Interstate 13' that picks it up where the band ended off... Continue Reading →
Cellar Darling announced six shows for Germany. As an appetiser, check the live report of a show the trio played in Utrecht a few weeks ago.
(8/10) Fusel, Steve, Flo, Dennis and Chris, also known as Ryker's are longtime Hardcore experts and 'The Beginning...Doesn't Know the End' is already their tenth album. Equipped with an excellent sound, done by Andy Classen, the quintet gets with 'Let's Ruin the Scene' out of the boxes extremely well. Gang-shouts and solid groove, combined with... Continue Reading →
(9/10) Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp are well-sounding names in rock and metal. Amongst others, Zonder played with legendary Fates Warning and Warlord, while Wehrkamp is known from Shadow Gallery. These two iconic musicians decided to go for a collaboration and the fruitful result will be available end of May this year. 'If it's Real'... Continue Reading →
(7/10) Indian Nightmare is an illustrious outfit, which is truly global with countries like Indonesia, Mexico, Turkey and Italy, band members call their home. It's often mentioned that Heavy Metal units and this quintet is an example for the saying being spot-on. 'By Ancient Force' is the sophomore album of this furious outfit. The longplayer... Continue Reading →
Swedish masters of progressive heavy-rock Opeth have revealed today the title and tracklisting for their awaited 13th album, 'In Cauda Venenum', that’s due out this fall from Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment.Recorded last year at Stockholm's Park Studios, 'In Cauda Venenum' will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages. Tracklist: 1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights (Intro)2.... Continue Reading →
(9/10) 'Origami', that's the title of Jeff Scott Soto's newest album. Origami, the traditional Chinese paper folding technique demands passion, dexterity and creativity, something Soto's newest album reflects too and in that sense the title couldn't have been chosen much better. Jeff Scott Soto is a restless mind when it comes to music. Sons Of... Continue Reading →
A new festival will premier this autumn in Germany. Hall Of Flame festival will take place on October 5th at Markthalle in Hamburg and first bands have been announced. Headlined by Norwegian Kampfar the festival focusses on the dark side of Metal and fits perfectly into the dark season of autumn. Stay tuned for more.
(7/10) There’s always a lot of buzz the moment a new Rammstein album is announced and since ‘Liebe ist für alle da’ was released 10 years ago the level of excitement was even higher than usual. For many years it wasn’t a given that there will be another Rammstein album at all and now it’s... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Already the first notes of Fleshgod Apocalypse' fifth album are massive . The Italian orchestral Death Metal fanatics don't waste any time and start with 'Fury'. That's the title of the opener and it's more than only a four-letter word. 'Fury' is a deadly start into an album that combines harsh Death Metal, progressive... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Leathürbitch, already this moniker creates a certain level of attention, with the 'ü' being definitely more of an unusual letter in English language. Next is the artwork that reflects a certain '80s vibe but besides all this it's the music that needs to do the job. While I was spinning this longplayer for the... Continue Reading →
(7/10) London-based metallers Savage Messiah were busy over the last two years. Not only that the guys played a bigger number of shows, they also worked on a new delivery that’s ready to go. Two years after ‘Hands of Fate’ has been unleashed it’s ‘Demons’ being album number five of the UK powerhouse, trying to... Continue Reading →