Review CYNIC ‘Ascension Codes’

Cynic started in 1987 in Florida, USA and has musical roots in thrash and death metal. Especially in the early phase Cynic had the harsh approach to heavy metal written on the flags, which is reflected among other things in the 'Focus' album from 1993. However, from the beginning Cynic showed a passion for intricate... Continue Reading →

Review WICKED SENSATION ‘Outbreak’

‘Wicked Sensation’ that is not only the title of the glorious Lynch Mob debut album, but also the moniker of a band that started in 1999 in Karlsruhe, Germany. The guys released four longplayers with ‘Adrenaline Rush’ having been the latest one to date. ‘Adrenaline Rush’ was unveiled in 2014 and it took a while... Continue Reading →

Review STAHLMANN ‘Quarz’

Quarz' is already the seventh album of the Göttingen based band Stahlmann. Two years following 'Kinder der Sehnsucht', the quartet is trying to get another album into the charts. As a representative of the second wave of NDH bands, Stahlmann have certainly had success, even if their music is not really inventive. Stahlmann have listened... Continue Reading →

VOIVOD announce ‘Synchro Anarchy’

‘Synchro Anarchy’ is the title of the upcoming Voivod album. Release date will be February 11th, 2022 and the record comes via Century Media Records. “We are eager to present our latest work, a real collaborative effort. The new album represents countless hours of writing, demoing, recording, mixing and so on. The band and Francis... Continue Reading →

Review GENOCIDE PACT ‘Genocide Pact’

Genocide Pact began in 2013 and released a well-received debut album titled 'Forged Through Domination'. The album paved the way to a deal with Relapse Records, through which the sophomore album was released. Three years later it is the self-titled third album that once again puts all the brutality of death metal into 33 minutes.... Continue Reading →

Review EPICA ‘Omega Alive’

The pandemic also causes another bad thing, the no-conceritis. In a time when live shows are rather limited/restricted or even need to be cancelled/postponed, the digital possibilities became an option, although they never can be a replacer. A band that also decided to use the opportunities and present the new material in a digital context... Continue Reading →

Review KING BUFFALO ‘Acheron’

It's only been a few months that King Buffalo released 'The Burden of Relentlessness'. This album was the beginning of a three album cycle that now continues with 'Acheron'. The idea for this album series came at the beginning of the pandemic and in a way documents the mental effects of it. While at the... Continue Reading →

Review HÄMATOM ‘Die Liebe ist tot’

The NDH (Neue Deutsche Härte) began in the mid-90s and I always wanted to know if there is an Alter Deutsche Härte too? Well, a philosophical question on which we do not want to deeply elaborate here. After bands like Rammstein and Oomph! achieved (worldwide-) fame in the early days of Neue Deutsche Härte, there... Continue Reading →

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