CD review TERMINUS ‘A Single Point of Light’

(8/10) Terminus is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist David Gillespie. It’s mainly him, together his musical partner in crime, singer James Beattie who created the sophomore Terminus album. The longplayer named ‘A Single Point of Light’, featuring seven songs, all rooted in traditional Heavy Metal and Epic Metal. Four years after the debut has been revealed... 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 CIRITH UNGOL ‘I’m Alive’

(10/10) Cirith Ungol, that's real veterans when it comes to Epic Metal. The band was founded in 1972 and released in total four full-length records, all genre defining longplayers with 'Paradise Lost' being the latest one to date. Cirith Ungol was and is a band that never made it to the top although being legends... Continue Reading →

CD review EQUILIBRIUM ‘Renegades’

(8/10) German metallers Equilibrium are a band that doesn't stand still, a fact that helped them to establish themselves in Metal and by also benefiting from a growing fan base. The guys began in 2001 and it was Rene Bartholomew who kick-started Equilibrium together with Helge Stang, Sandra Volkl and Andreas Volkl. Today Barthlaume is... Continue Reading →

CD review LUNAR SHADOW ‘The Smokeless Fires’

(8/10) Two years after having uncovered the first full-length album ‘Far From Light’ it’s ‘The Smokeless Fires’ being the direction-giving second longplayer of the German quintet. The album is again done in cooperation with Cruz Del Sur and features seven new songs. The three years between the two records brought some roughness for Lunar Shadow.... Continue Reading →

CD review SANHEDRIN ‘The Poisoner’

(8/10) Cruz Del Sur Music showed already more than once their great sense for bands, being located in the fields of traditional and epic metal. US-based Sanhedrin is one of the examples that shows how much good metal is out there, besides the well-trodden trails of mainstream. Sanhedrin is hailing from Brooklyn and their debut... Continue Reading →

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