Review GOJIRA ‘Fortitude’

The quartet started in 2001 when they successfully completed a renaming from Godzilla to Gojira. The debut 'Terra Incognita' was released in the same year and since then the band has become essential.Gojira slowly and steadily built up a fanbase that is constantly growing. This can be recognized among other things by the chart entries,... Continue Reading →

LP review DROTT ‘DROTT’

Bergen-based metal pioneers Arve Isdal (Enslaved), Ivar Thormodsæter (Ulver) and Matias Monsen teamed-up under the banner of DROTT and it was a couple of weeks ago that the trio unleashed a first EP. The self-titled offer features four songs, all reflecting a wider range of sounds and musical influences. The EP begins with 'SHIKOBA', a songs... Continue Reading →

CD review HEILUNG ‘Futha’

(*/10) Heilung is a band that's special. The German/Danish trio doesn't play Metal nor they are into Rock. Still Heilung found and finds many fans in the Metal scene and it's more than the unusual stage performance only, that creates an interest. Maybe it's the mystical vibe, the Nordic inheritance or the generally dark expression... Continue Reading →

CD review RIVERSIDE ‘Wasteland’

(9/10) Polish prog rockers Riverside is a well-known and well-respected prog metal outfit that launched six longplayers before a stroke of fate hit the band. It was in February 2016 when guitarist and founding member Piotr Grudziński died of a sudden cardiac arrest. From one moment to another things haven’t been anymore like they were... Continue Reading →

METAMORPHER releases ‘Becoming’

Fans of progressive metal music might be interested in an EP that unfolds its beauty today. German five piece band Metamorpher releases their first EP ‘Becoming’ on September 21st. The disc comprises of three tracks that sound great, but need some time to sink in. Metamorpher, that’s Dominik Kwasny, Michael Junker, Carlos Gottberath, Michael Schiefer... Continue Reading →

CD review THE PINEAPPLE THIEF ‘Dissolution’

(9/10) The Pineapple Thief’s new album ‘Dissolution’ is a very thoughtful and reflective one. ‘Dissolution’ is a word that has many meanings. It’s this word that is the anchor point for Bruce Soord, to address the topic of social media, effecting human beings and human interaction, which is not only a positive one. The lyrical... Continue Reading →

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