CD review SONS OF APOLLO 'MMXX"

Honestly, what should go wrong when guys like Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto, Derek Sherinian and Ron Thal team-up to record an album. Right, nothing can go wrong. Usually supergroups are more of a marketing thing and often you wonder what‘s ‚super‘ with such a project. In Sons Of Apollo‘s case things are... Continue Reading →

CD review DEWOLFF 'Tascam Tapes'

One of the first real surprises this year reaches us from Holland. Psychedelic Rock trio DeWolff shows the world that fancy productions and newest recording technique isn‘t needed to record a damn cool album. ‘Tascam Tapes‘ comes without hammond, drums and guitar amps. DeWolff recorded the 12 songs for this album on a Tascam Porta... Continue Reading →

CD review WOLFPAKK 'Nature Strikes Back'

The driving forces behind Wolfpakk are Michael Voss and Mark Sweeney, both known form several other bands they worked with and contributed to. With the moniker of Wolfpakk the duo already released four longplayer of which the first one was shipped to the record stores in 2011. Next to the two Melodic Rock experts it’s... Continue Reading →

CD review A LIFE DIVIDED 'Echoes'

German synth-rocker A Life Divided premiered in 2003 and the latest two releases delivered success by entering the German longplayer charts. These moment are 5+ years back in time with ‚Human‘ having a release date in 2015. With ‚Echoes‘ the wait comes to an end for fans. The new longplayer features a 13 songs tracklist,... Continue Reading →

CD review DEAD KOMSMONAUT 'Gravitas'

Dead Kosmonaut’s hailing from Sweden and is a band that’s rather new. The protagonists though are the opposite of ‚new‘. It's veterans in Heavy Metal that found together under the moniker and started a cooperation with first tangible result in 2017.  ‚Expect Nothing‘ was the title of the debut that’s now followed by the sophomore... Continue Reading →

CD review OCEANS 'The Sun and the Cold'

‘The Sun and the Cold’ is an album with songs that, allegorically spoken, reflect the darkness of the Mariana Trench as well as it shows the beauty of the colorful sea that invites for easy-going snorkeling. So put on your diving googles and jump into ‘The Sun and the Cold’. It will be a surprising dive.

CD review MÄRVEL 'Märvellous' – EP

The King, The Vicar and The Burgher, also known as Märvel, are a well-established Rock band hailing from Sweden. The trio premiered in 2005 with ‚Five Smell City‘ and before releasing a longplayer the band had two EP’s out in the record shops. What’s not known that much is the fact of a 4-track EP... Continue Reading →

CD review BONDED 'Rest in Violence'

One of the first Thrash Metal attacks of the new decade comes from Bonded. Although Bonded premiers with ‚Rest in Violence‘ it can’t be said that the band lacks experience. Some genre veterans are the driving force behind this powerhouse that delivers a first milestone of the new metallic decade. After having parted ways with... Continue Reading →

CD review HAUNT (U.S.) "Mind Freeze'

Haunt from Fresno, CA is probably one of the most productive bands these days. It was three years ago when the quartet appeared on the scene with an EP called ‚Luminous Eyes'. A debut followed in 2018 and with ‚Mind Freeze‘ album three reaches the record stores in early January this year. Haunt, that’s Heavy... Continue Reading →

CD review APOCALYPTICA 'Cell-0'

Cello-metallers Apocalyptica released 'Plays Metallica by Four Cellos' in 1996, a milestone moment that changed a lot for the three cello players. It was a starting point into a career with a constantly growing fanbase, large tours and festival appearances like at the legendary Wacken Open Air. Songs from eight longplayers have been the base... Continue Reading →

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