Review SPIRITWORLD ‘Deathwestern’

Spiritworld is the brainchild of Stu Folsom. The singer and multi-instrumentalist first appeared in 2017 with a demo before the 7" called 'Viper Blood' was released. At that time the sound was still very country influenced while rock and punk elements positively impacted the sound. However, Folsom changed the musical direction and used a heavier... Continue Reading →

Review LAMB OF GOD ‘Omens’

The success story of Lamb Of God started in 1999. One year before the beginning of a new millennium, the band renamed itself and Burn The Priest became Lamb Of God. Under their new moniker, the guys released their debut album 'New American Gospel' 22 years ago and became the talk of the town with... Continue Reading →

Review GURD ‘Hallucinations’

It's been eight years since gurD from Switzerland released an album. But now, with 'Hallucinations', the wait is over. V.O. Pulver, Pat, Franky and Steve have recorded ten new songs, which will slowly creep into the ear canals of their fans at the end of September. gurD stands for groove metal, based on thundering rhythms... Continue Reading →

Review I AM ‘Eternal Steel’

On September 9, I Am from Texas offer a new metal monolith. 'Eternal Steel' is the name of their latest effort, which should be of interest to fans of bands like Obituary, Sepultura and Morbid Angel. 'Eternal Steel' is already the third album of the five Texas guys and what can be found on the... Continue Reading →

Review MACHINE HEAD ‘ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN’

When former Vio-lence guitarist Robb Flynn founded Machine Head in 1991, times were not the best for thrash metal. Death metal, grunge and nu-metal were emerging and slowly gaining momentum while 80's thrash metal was on the decline. Machine Head, however, shattered these disadvantage with just one riff and everyone who has heard 'Davidian' knows... Continue Reading →

Review UNDERTOW ‚Bipolar‘

Metal force Undertow are no stranger when it comes to heavy metal from Germany. The band started in 1993 and has eight albums under their belt. The latest one was the smashing ‚Reap the Storm‘ record, that, as each of the earlier longplayers, was a critically acclaimed one. Four years later Undertow return with a... Continue Reading →

Review HEART ATTACK ‘Negative Sun’

Cannes is known for the film festival, for glamour and sunshine. But metal? A band that started in 2006 to brings Cannes on the metal map is Heart Attack. Hailing from Southern France, the quartet didn’t rush towards the release of their debut album. It took until 2013 before the first Heart Attack longplayer reached... Continue Reading →

Review INCITE ‘Wake Up Dead’

‘Wake Up Dead’ is the beginning of a new era for Incite. Having signed a deal with Atomic Fire Records allow the band to reach a much wider fanbase and ‘Wake Up Dead’ marks the starting point of the endeavor. Less new though are some of the songs on ‘Wake Up Dead’. The album feels... Continue Reading →

Review WARPATH ‘Disharmonic Revelations’

Thinking about thrash metal from Hamburg means having Warpath on the radar. The band started in the early ‘90s and after having shipped four longplayers to the record stores a first era came to an end in 1998. Nearly 20 years later, Warpath returned with their ‘Bullets for a Desert Session’ album. This was the... Continue Reading →

Review ONCE HUMAN ‘Scar Weaver’

Once Human release their third album 'Scar Weaver' these days and also this time the listener gets to hear a thunderous load of modern metal. The spectacle starts with 'Eidolon', a massive opener that makes some noise but never really gets out of the starting blocks. Next comes 'Deadlock' and the fact that Machine Head's... Continue Reading →

Review TRANSPORT LEAGUE ‘Kaiserschnitt’

Swedish heavy rockers Transport League have their new album ready to go. The longplayer is entitled ‘Kaiserschnitt’ and if it took some doing, we don’t know. A sure thing though is the fact that recording an album these days isn’t an easy undertaking and it needs an extra effort to make such a longplayer happen.... Continue Reading →

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