CD review AVATARIUM ‘The Fire I Long For’

The moment Avatarium unveiled the 'Moonhorse'-EP it was clear to metalheads that an important new player entered the fields of Rock. Since then the Swedish powerhouse is on a winning streak with three excellent longplayers being on their list of achievements. Two years after 'Hurricanes and Halos' hit the record stores it's with 'The Fire... Continue Reading →

CD review SERPENT WARNING ‘Pagan Fire’

(7/10) Five years after having premiered Finnish Doom Metal passionistas Serpent Warning return with a new longplayer. ‘Pagan Fire’ so the title of the latest proof of work, carries seven songs. Since the band had to face line-up changes in 2015/2016 work on the new album took a bit longer than expected. Finally the metal... Continue Reading →

CD review MONOLORD ‘No Comfort’

(8/10) Hurry and haste are words that don't exist in Monolord's word pool. The trio, hailing from Swedens Westcoast are celebrating Doom Metal with an essence of Stoner Rock. Monolord, that's three guys from Gothenburg with a common dedication for slo-mo Metal with an enormous riff power. Three albums have been released already before 'No... Continue Reading →

CD review DARKTHRONE ‘Old Star’

(9/10) Darkthrone, that's Fenriz and Nocturno Culto, both a well attuned duo in harsh Black Metal. Seventeen longplayer over the period o more than 30 years speak volumes and in contrary to the title of their newest release these guys are for sure no 'old stars'. As if there would be no tomorrow that duo... Continue Reading →

CD review SAINT VITUS ‘Saint Vitus’

(7/10) California-based Doom Metal veterans Saint Vitus have a new album in the starting blocks. Simply entitled 'Saint Vitus' the longplayer ends a seven years wait. Founding members Dave Chandler and Scott Ranger, together with their bandmates Henry Vasquez and Pat Bruders, that's the current line-up of the Doom legends. After having suffered from many... Continue Reading →

CD review HIGH REEPER ‘Higher Reeper’

(7/10) High Reeper is based in Philadelphia and plays doom and stoner rock. The band was formed in 2016 and the newest longplayer ‘Higher Reeper’ is their sophomore album after having premiered in 2016 with ‘High Reeper’. Although the title of the sophomore release is more kind of playing with words the new longplayer is... Continue Reading →

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