BENEDICTION and Dave Hunt part ways

Benediction and Dave Hunt part ways after the scheduled shows in Germany and Czech Republic in July this year. Here's Dave's statement: "With the writing for the new BENEDICTION album almost complete, it sadly became clear that it would be impossible for me to give BENEDICTION the full commitment it so richly deserves, for the... Continue Reading →

CD review AMON AMARTH ‘Berserker’

(9/10) Swedish metal vikings Amon Amarth hoists the sails, pulls the anchor and embarks on an next metal journey with a new treasure on board. This time the treasure box is named 'Berserker' and it contains twelve metal pearls, all shiny and of gloomy beauty. 'Berserker' is Amon Amarth's eleventh studio album and it is... Continue Reading →

CD review INTER ARMA ‘Sulphur English’

(9/10) Richmond, VA is the homebase of this powerful Metal band that releases with 'Sulphur English' their fourth full-length album in their 13th year of existence. Frontman Mike Paparo describes the new album as being 'definitely a fuck-you to people' and I think it describes this longplayer extremely well. 'Sulphur English' is a raging record... Continue Reading →

CD review DEVIN TOWNSEND ‘Empath’

(10/10) Canadian guitar wizard Devin Townsend is an extremely creative mind. Musical ideas and thoughts manifests themselves in a lot of songs, spread out over many longplayers and it's impossible to put a certain label on Townsend's music. The music is certainly rooted in heavy metal and progressive metal, but Townsend takes things much wider... Continue Reading →

AMON AMARTH reveals first details of the upcoming album

Metal vikings Amon Amarth will release their next album 'Berserker' on May 3rd through Sony Music. The album will feature twelve new songs and this is the track listing: Fafner's GoldCrack the SkyMjölner, Hammer of ThorShield WallValkyriaRaven's FlightIronsideThe Berserker at Stamford BridgeWhen Once Again We Can Set Our SailsSkoll and HatiWings of EaglesInto the Dark... Continue Reading →

POSSESSED announced first album details

33 years after having released the sophomore album 'Beyond the Gates', metal legends Possessed unveiled some first details about their third album. The band will unleash the longplayer on an unsuspecting world on May 10th, followed by some live shows in Europe. 'Revelation of Oblivion' is the title of Possessed third blast, an album that... Continue Reading →

CD review FALLUJAH ‘Undying Light’

(8/10) For some it‘s noise, for others it‘s chaos and for metalheads it‘s a treat for their ears - Fallujah‘s new album.  Now, as you might know this kind of metal is not exactly where my roots are. However, it‘s this kind of records that are challenging and like a musical curveball.  And as not being... Continue Reading →

CD review MISERY INDEX ‘Rituals of Power’

(8/10) Riff grinders Misery Index return with their sixth studio album in an 18 years history. Five long years after 'The Killing Gods' spread its morbid charm it's the new longplayer that brings back brutal death metal. 'Rituals of Power' features nine songs and it's oldschool death metal you get offered by the Baltimore-based powerhouse,... Continue Reading →

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