CD review DUN RINGILL ‘Library of Death’

Sweden and Doom Metal, that's a combination that works very well, thinking of genre legends like Candlemass, Count Raven and others. Another Doom Metal powerhouse hailing from the North is Dun Ringill. Although the name refers to an Iron Age hill fort, the band has Swedish roots, with some of the musicians being also part... Continue Reading →

HIGH FIGHTER and ‘Before I Disappear’

July 2019 seen Hamburg-based sludge and stoner metal unit High Fighter release their second album titled 'Champain' with Argonauta Records. Almost a year since the release of the band's critically acclaimed, brutal beast of an album, High Fighter have just premiered a gripping new music clip to the album opening track, ’Before I Disappear’. With... Continue Reading →

NIKLAS SUNDIN (DARK TRAQUILITY) announces a solo album

From Dead Can Dance-like tribal atmospheres to futuristic sci-fi soundscapes, from lush and cinematic passages to a harsh distortion and massive futuristic soundscapes, the founding member and guitarist of Swedish metal masters Dark Tranquillity, Niklas Sundin, has not feared any musical borders with his first public foray into his solo-project, Mitochondrial Sun. The self-titled debut album will... Continue Reading →

CD review HIGH FIGHTER ‘Champain’

(8/10) Usually Sludge isn't my most favourite metal genre. It's a bit too much of musical anarchy especially when it comes to the vocals. However, there are some releases that draw my attention and the new longplayer of German High Fighter is such an album. The Hamburg-based quintet, fronted by Mona Miluski, is a rather... Continue Reading →

CD review KOMATSU ‘A New Horizon’

(8/10) Eindhoven Rockcity is more than just a name. It's the moniker of an initiative that combines Eindhoven's vital rock- and metal scene, with Komatsu being one representative of. The quartet, consisting of Martijn Mansvelders, Mathijs Bodt, Mo Truijens and Jos Roosen, started Komatsu in 2010 and debuted in 2013 with ‘Manu Armata’. Komatsu plays... Continue Reading →

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