Boris started in 1992 in Tokyo Japan as a quartet and continued as a trio after Nagata left the outfit in 1996. Named after the Melvins song ‘Boris, the band started a wild journey through the spheres of heavy metal. If you are looking for bands that doesn’t fit any predictable standardized boxes, Boris should... Continue Reading →
‚Satyricon & Munch‘ is a collaboration of the Munch museum in Oslo, Norway and black metal icons Satyricon. The exhibition on floor 10 at Munch museum is build on a combination of acoustic and visual art. Satyricon and Munch are from two different eras and their craft differs too. What unites the artists is that... Continue Reading →
VHF stands for Vinciguerra, Hoekstra, Franklin, names that resonate very well when it comes to hard rock and metal. Guitar virtuoso Joel Hoekstra is known from his contribution for bands like Whitesnake, Night Ranger and the Trans Siberian Orchestra. Tony Franklin provides a rock solid groove for Kenny Wayne Shepherd and The Firm, not to... Continue Reading →
Wardruna’s new masterpiece was announced for a release in summer 2020 and had to be postponed to January 2021. Limitations and restriction, based on the pandemic situation, forced the band to bring their new longplayer to the record stores a bit later than expected. In the meantime the new release date is announced, which will... Continue Reading →
German sound architects Long Distance Calling have announced their new album for the end of June (June 26th via Inside Out Music). 'How Do You Want to Live?' is the meaningful title of a longplayer that seamlessly ties in with the past highlights from Long Distance Calling.With 'Hazard' and 'Voices' two new tracks have already... Continue Reading →
This album is a challenge for fans of traditional Heavy Metal. It stresses the framework. For some, Oranssi Pazuzu created a masterpiece and for others it's a total 'no way'-album. I like the approach of the band to break the chains of standard musical formulas but I also have to admit that I needed to take in the album step by step.
(8/10) 'Et Ex' is an album that might not be very relevant for the ones of you being fully into metal and harsh riffs. Gösta Berlings Saga performs instrumental music that has not too much in common with with headbanging, denim and leather. Although the album covers some louder sounds here and there, it's more... Continue Reading →