‘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.
Dutch Metal force God Dethroned announce their new album ‚Illuminati‘. Release date will be February 7th, 2020 and ‚Illuminati‘ comes via Metal Blade Records. God Dethroned's Henri Sattler checked in with the following comment about ‚Illuminati‘: "Freemasons, occultists and conspiracy theory enthusiasts pay attention! God Dethroned is back to smack you in the face with... Continue Reading →
If a band can win over someone like Dan Swanö for mastering and mix of an album their songs can't be bad. A band that has those strong songs in their repertoire is Sentient Horror from the US East-coast. The trio premiered in 2016 with an album named 'Ungodly Forms'. Three years later the anticipated... Continue Reading →
And now it’s available, part III of the ‘To Ride in Blood & Bathe in Greed’ – trilogy. What had a starting point in 2013 when former members of Volbeat, Mnemic, Hatesphere, Rauncht and Illdisposed started a three EP including streak wasn’t the plan. But things shifted after the release could score some very positive... Continue Reading →
Does anyone know why so many Death- and Black Metal bands use logos you hardly can read? The reason for this question is because Blood Incantation is one of them. However, besides this little sidestep, there’s much more exciting stuff connected to this band. Blood Incantation delivers a pretty cool Death Metal album, a fusion... Continue Reading →
Germany's South, that's the home of Revel In Flesh. The guys, hailing from Schwäbisch Gmünd, founded the band in 2011 and released four longplayers since then. The latest one was entitled 'Emissary of All Plagues' and was published in 2016. Three years later 'The Hour of the Avenger' will crawl out of the muddy soil... Continue Reading →
It was in 2018 when Paradise Lost guitarist Greg Mackintosh stopped with his side project Vallenfyre after eight successful years. What started as an outlet for grief and as tribute to his father, who passed away in 2009, slowly shifted towards a wider perspective with Mackintosh’s viewpoint on the current world. Having stopped with Vallenfyre... Continue Reading →
Swiss-based Metal maniacs Matterhorn re-release their 'Crass Cleansing' record on vinyl on November 29th, 2019. The re-release will include two new songs and is also provided with a new artwork. Fans of bands like Celtic Frost shouldn't miss this release.
Tribulation seems to be a rather new band but has actually roots that go back to 2004. The break-through though came a few years ago with their third album 'The Children of the Night', followed by the excellent 'Down Below' release. Nearly a year ago today, on December 8th, 2018, Tribulation performed a special show... Continue Reading →
(8/10) The Egyptologists of Death Metal are back with their new longplayer. Four years after 'What Should Not be Unearthed' it is the new longplayer 'Vile Nilotic Rites' that opens a next chapter of Death Metal from Nile. Main man Karl Sanders doesn't look back and the past is what happened. The view is towards... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Cannabis Corpse, that's the brainchild of the Hall brothers. Phil Hall, known from Municipal Waste and Iron Reagan, together with his brother Josh started the 'smoke-filled' powerhouse in 2006 in Richmond, VA. The guys premiered the same year and the debut received more positive attention than maybe expected. 13 years further down the road... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Dutch Death Metal powerhouse Dictated has with 'Phobos' their third album in the starting blocks, following the debut from 2010 and the sophomore 'The Deceived'. Dictated is the brainchild of Jessica Otten and Sonja Schuringa, both handling Dictated's guitars. Next the two girls it's York Keijzer (v), Koen Verstralen (b) and Frank Schilperoort (d)... Continue Reading →
(8/10) If former members of bands like Volbeat, Mnemic, Hatesphere, Illdisposed and Raunchy unit, you can be sure that their collaboration leads to a musical monster that's heavy and brutal. Blood Eagle is the brainchild of Franz Hellboss and Gabriel Eftemie who wanted to have an outlet for their passion for Death Metal. A first... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Entrails belong to the pioneers of Swedish Death Metal. The band appeared on the scene in the early '90s, together with bands like Dismember and Entombed. After a 14 years long hiatus Entrails returned in 2008 and became since then a constant factor in oldschool Death Metal. 'Rise of the Reaoper' is newest strike... Continue Reading →