belts before starting the engine. The power of the album otherwise might blow you away. 'Rush of Death' is a really strong album, brimming with power and energy. Well-done and great stuff for headbangers.
Frontiers Music postpones upcoming releases for April and May. Here comes the official statement of the Frontiers Music Team: "It is with great disappointment that we have to announce some changes to our upcoming release schedule. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the impact it has caused on multiple facets of our industry, including how... Continue Reading →
'Floppy Disk Overdrive' is, in a positive way, a really distracting album with music that is unique to date. Although it's different from everything else, the album is easy approachable and the first notes open the gates to a new sound experience. MBR isn't denim and leather Metal but certainly allows headbanging and having fun
Myrkur releases with 'Folkesange' an album that builds on the predecessors while taking partly another road too. Amalie Bruun gave this longplayer a very personal touch, a record that doesn't shock with brutal Black Metal outbursts. 'Folkesange' finds its way to your mind and soul through emotional depth and purism. It's the spirit that catches you and helps to escape from the challenges of daily life. It's an impressive album that unveils a new detail every time listening to it.
Although Stockholm is their homebase, Lucifer is an international Rock act with roots in Berlin, Germany. Lucifer is the brainchild of Johanna Sadonis who penned the first album together with Cathedral's Garry Jennings. Line-up changes in 2016 brought new players on board with veteran Nicke Andersson becoming an important musical partner for Sadonis. With Andersson... Continue Reading →
Known as a powerful riff contributor in Tribulation, Swedish guitarist Jonathan Hultén focusses on his newest sole album more on the soulful tones. 'Chants From Another Place' is an emotive album that follows the 2017 EP 'The Dark Night of the Soul' and shows Hultén's musical passion from a different angle. The album carries in... Continue Reading →
'Of Truth and Sacrifice' is heavy, aggressive and brutal. At the same time it covers moment of vulnerability and reflection. It's this mix, together with lyrics being far away from meaningless blablabla, that makes Heaven Shall Burn's 9th album to a 97 minutes experience. This record is more than only a carrier of music. It's a milestone for the band and Metalcore in genral. 'Of Truth and Sacrifice' lifts the bar and belongs to the musical diamonds in 2020 and beyond. Timeless.
New times demand new and creative solution. One of these new solution is Green Carnation streaming the 'Leaves of Yesteryear' release show on May 23rd. Due to the current Coronavirus situation, all relevant parties decided to live stream the release concert, using a multiple camera production with no audience being present. Tickets for this event... Continue Reading →
Genre-defining Candlemass used the dark season of the year to work on new material, songs they will release end of March under the banner of 'The Pendulum'. The six tracks comprising EP comes through Napalm Records and show again why the band belongs to the spearhead of Doom Metal. Actually it's more like a 3... Continue Reading →
Dutch riff-grinders Graceless are a well-known band in The Netherlands with a strong fanbase in place. Outside the Benelux some fans of oldschool Death Metal might have the quartet on their metallic radar too but it could be more. ‚Where Vultures Know Your Name‘ is supposed to exacted change this. Graceless is a rather new... Continue Reading →
Obsidian… dark, reflective and black: it’s a pretty decent description of the music that Paradise Lost have been making over the last 32 years, even though this most resilient of British metal bands have stoically refused to be pinned down to one easily defined formula. Powered by a lust for creativity and a stout devotion to haunting... Continue Reading →
Canadian Epic Metal outfit Smoulder was supposed to perform at Up The Hammer 2020 festival in Athens, Greece last night. Unfortunately the Corona virus led to the unfortunate situation of the festival being cancelled. Besides the dramatic effects on organizers, fans and band, metallers at least can welcome Smoulder's newest release. 'Dream Quest Ends' is... Continue Reading →
It's a good to have Wolf back after 6 years of absence. 'Feeding the Machine' features songs that have a punch. Traditional Heavy Metal, transformed into the '20s should sound exactly like what you get with this album. Good stuff.
With Villagers Of Ionnia City, Sulphur Aeon and Indian Nightmare, three bands have been confirmed today for the 2020 edition of Rock Hard festival. As posted earlier, Rock Hard Festival 2020 will take again place during Whit-weekend at Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen. The days are 29.05.-31.05.2020 and more information can be found HERE.