Review FER DE LANCE ‘The Hyperborean’

‘The Hyperborean’ is the name of Fer De Lance’s debut album that hits the shelves these days. The band, in contrary to the French-sounding name, hails from Chicago, Illinois and unleashed a first EP called Colossus’ in 2020 via Cruz Del Sur Music. The label, being known for their exquisite epic metal portfolio, discovered the... Continue Reading →

Review MEMORY GARDEN ‘1349’

Founded in 1992, doom metal band Memory Garden didn’t lose any time and released first a demo and then an EP. The full-length premier followed a couple of years later. It was ‘Tides’ that hit the shelves in 1996 and four additional longplayers followed over time.‘Doomain’ was the latest record so far and eight years... Continue Reading →

Review NEKROMANT ‘Temple of Haal’

Some of you might know Nekromant as Serpent, the moniker the trio used between 2012 and 2016. The band released as Serpent two longplayers before transforming into Nekromat. Two additional records have been released of which one was the 2018 live album ‘The Nekromant Live’. With ‘Temple of Haal’ the next studio-album is waiting in... Continue Reading →

Review KHEMMIS ‘Deceiver’

Doom metal outfit Khemmis unleashed their latest album ‘Desolation’ back in 2018 and the time is right to unveil their newest strike. ‘Deceiver’ is the title of their fourth full-length longplayer and features six songs. ‘Deceiver’ is a very emotion-laden longplayer that is perfectly reflected by each of the six songs. Khemmis isn’t known for... Continue Reading →

Review CROSS VAULT ‘As Strangers We Depart’

Cross Vault started their metallic undertaking in 2013 and came up with a full-length debut rather quickly. ‘Spectres of Revocable Loss’ was published in 2014, followed by a next strike called ‘The All Consuming’. With having convinced fans of doom metal about their music, the band needed a bit of extra time to work on... Continue Reading →

CIRITH UNGOL announce a new EP

Good news from the Cirith Ungol camp. The legendary epic metal powerhouse announce a new EP called 'Half Past Human'. Release date will be May 28th, 2021 and the release, that will come via Metal Blade, will feature four new tracks: Route 666Shelob's LairBrutish ManchildHalf Past Human What's new with the songs is the fact... Continue Reading →

CD review WHEEL ‘Preserved in Time’

Wheel pt.2 - in a way. Important is not to mix up Wheel from Germany with the Finnish prog metal band, sharing the same moniker. In this review we are talking about the quartet, hailing from Dortmund, Germany and instead of progressive metal sounds it's more the slo-mo doom riffs that break ground on 'Preserved... Continue Reading →

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