CD review REFUGE ‘Solitary Men’

(9/10) Refuge is nothing else than the re-vitalization of the Rage line-up from the late 80’s/early 90’s. Manni Schmidt (g), Christos Efthimiadis (d) and singer/bassist Peavy Wagner all together have been Rage between 1987 and 1994, releasing some excellent metal records that still belong to the best the band ever released. After 1994 the three... Continue Reading →

FATES WARNING unveils new video

Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING are launching a second single and video clip off their upcoming new live album release entitled “Live Over Europe” (Out June 29th, 2018 via InsideOutMusic) today. Check out “The Light and Shade of Things”, which was edited by Chris Anderson at Divine Digital based on live footage from Germany (Filmed... Continue Reading →

CD review MARC RIZZO ‘Rotation’

(8/10) Marc Rizzo's career in metal began with Ill Nino, who had a great time in the beginning of this century.  It was in 2004 when the axeman joined Soulfly and later on, in 2007, Rizzo also became a part of Cavalera Conspiracy. Next to his contribution to these bands the guitarist also constantly worked... Continue Reading →

CD review GHOST ‘Prequelle’

(9/10) One thing right away – if you liked Ghost up till now you will like the band even more after having listened to their new longplayer ‘Prequelle’. The fourth album, following the 2015 release ‘Meliora’, is rich in well-crafted soundscapes and catchy melodies. While other bands with a similar approach often drift away into... Continue Reading →

TARJA announces ‘Act II’

After Tarja's live album 'Act I' has been very successful, it's 'Act II' that will see the light of day on July 27th. The shows that built the base for  'Act II' were part of Tarja's 'The Shadow Shows', which was a world tour with more than 200 concerts in 40 countries. The core of... Continue Reading →

UP IN SMOKE festival announced second headliner

Up In Smoke Indoor Fest 2018 has just announced a bunch of new bands, including their second headliner: The almighty ELECTRIC WIZARD, bringing their new album "Wizard Bloody Wizard" to make Pratteln tremble once again! Taking place October 5th & 6th 2018 at Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland, highclass acts such as JOHN GARCIA & THE... Continue Reading →

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