CD review CAPRA ‘In Transmission’

Capra is a band, 'In Transmission' is an album and opinions can differ when it comes to the music. The wild blend of metal, punk and hardcore leads to music that is massive and furious. Although the start, '[Exordium]', is rather atmospheric, hell breaks loose with 'Hollow Doll'. 'In Transmission' is not an album that... Continue Reading →

CD review CRO-MAGS ‘2020’ (EP)

Cro-Mags have been ready to embark on a worldwide tour with a supposed start at Webster Hall in New York City in March 2020. The tour never got off the ground due to the upcoming pandemic, with gatherings and concerts having been banned. To not become paralyzed and passive, Harley Flanagan and band mates played... Continue Reading →

CD review ENFORCED ‘Kill Grid’

Just when you think that Iotunn have with 'Access All Worlds' delivered a strong candidate for the newcomer album of the year, the next candidate is already lurking around the corner - Enforced. The are guys from Richmond, Virginia and what they deliver with their first longplayer is a blast. The five musicians are not... Continue Reading →

CD review CRO-MAGS ‘In the Beginning’

Cro-Mags belong without doubt to the pioneers of hardcore. The history of the genre and the history of the band are deeply connected and when an album called 'Age of Quarrel' was unleashed in 1986, the power of an explosive crossover of punk, metal and crossover became evident. The record is a great piece of... Continue Reading →

CD review BODY COUNT ‘Carnivore’

30 years after having founded the band, the masters of Rap Metal release one of the strongest albums to date. It for sure lives up to expectations of fans and it also has the potential to give the band an extra push. Authentic and emotional music, that’s what you get with ‘Carnivore’ and you shouldn’t miss it.

CD review LIONHEART ‘Valley of Death’

Since I have more of a Metal background the first association with a band named Lionheart is the UK Hard Rock outfit. This time though it’s not about Hard Rock, it’s about Hardcore. Lionheart, that’s also the moniker of an Oakland-based Hardcore band that’s around since 2007. Lionheart’s discography begins with an EP entitled ‘This... Continue Reading →

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