CD review MY DYING BRIDE ‘The Ghost of Orion’

‘The Ghost of Orion’ is the return of a band that belongs to the spearhead of Death- and Doom Metal. It seems like that the dark shades of the last years slowly fade away and reveal a band that finds back to their own strength. I guess there is no better way than celebrating the band’s 30th anniversary with an album like ‘The Ghost of Orion’.

CD review THE OLD DEAD TREE ‘The End’

'Gothic Metal', that according to the label info the genre The Dead Old Tree fits best. That might be right but this release is so more than solely Gothic Metal. 'The End' is a record that includes many shades and influences. Great melodies, Dark Rock, progressive structures and some extreme Metal trademarks, all units on... Continue Reading →

CROWBAR’s Kirk Windstein announces solo album

Crowbar mainman Kirk Windstein will release his solo debut on January 24th, 2020 through eOne. The album title is 'Dream in Motion', a longplayer featuring 10 songs. Dream In MotionHollow Dying ManOnce AgainEnemy In DisguiseThe World You KnowToxicThe HealingNecropolisThe Ugly TruthAqualung (* Jethro Tull cover) Windstein says: "I’m going to do an acoustic record,' but... 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 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 DUEL ‘Valley of Shadows’

(7/10) Texas doom rockers Duel are back with a new album entitled 'Valley of Shadows'. Duel is hailing from Austin, Texas and their music is deeply rooted in '70s Rock and Metal. Although the album has a certain retro-vibe things still sound modern and dynamic. There isn't a dull moment on this album, just Duel... Continue Reading →

CD review URZA ‘The Omnipresence of Loss’

(7/10) Urza's new album can't handle any daylight. Death and doom is what the album spreads in an atmosphere of eternal darkness. Thomas, Olli, Marcus, Marc and Hannes celebrate on 'The Omnipresence of Loss' the morbid beauty of Funeral Doom in five chapters. The Berlin-based band starts with the 'Lost in Decline' which is with... Continue Reading →

New CANDLEMASS revealed

Swedish doom metaller Candlemass unveiled a new song entitled 'The Omega Circle'. The track is part of the upcoming 'The Door to Doom', an album that features the return of Candlemass' first singer Johan Langquist. Tracklist: Splendor Demon MajestyUnder The OceanAstorolus - The Great OctopusBridge Of The BlindDeath´s WheelBlack TrinityHouse Of DoomThe Omega Circle

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