Igorrr's music is special and for sure not run-of-the mill. The band, being the brainchild of French musician Gautier Serre stretch the frames of Metal and other genres by combining many and difrerent influences to rather unique sound collage. 'Spirituality and Distortion' takes time and wants to be uncovered step by step. Breakcore, Metal and... Continue Reading →
‘Rock World’ is like opening a treasure box. The well-selected songs show that greatness of Riot and honors Mark Reale and Riot in a great fashion. Riot is much bigger than what any sales figures ever showed and this rarity collection underlines the importance of Riot for Heavy Metal.
'Floppy Disk Overdrive' is, in a positive way, a really distracting album with music that is unique to date. Although it's different from everything else, the album is easy approachable and the first notes open the gates to a new sound experience. MBR isn't denim and leather Metal but certainly allows headbanging and having fun
Under the bright and warm Californian sun a band started a musical adventure back in 2003 that leads them to six longplayers to date with music that is as great as demanding. Intronaut is the name of this band that brings well-crafted Progressive Metal to the table, music that’s fueled by many styles. Their newest... Continue Reading →
Recover, Regroup, Return, Record - Neaena 'Neaera' is the great return of a band that used the years of absence to recover, regroup and return to record an album that is a statement of being back. What exactly this means for the coming months and years is what time will tell. In the meantime it's all about enjoying this sonic wrecking ball.
On April 24th, Cirith Ungol will release their new album, Forever Black - their first collection of all-new material in 29 years! For a preview of Forever Black, a lyric video for the first single, "Legions Arise", can be viewed at HERE. Cirith Ungol was formed in Ventura, California in the early 1970s, first appearing... Continue Reading →
'The Harrowing of Hearts' as a Black Metal album that stresses genre boundaries by adding elements to the mix that enrich music and expression. This release could be interesting for fans too that usually don't care much about Black Metal.
God Detroned, that's the brainchild of Henri Sattler who started the band in 1991 in Beilen, The Netherlands. Since then the story of God Dethroned is a scattered one when it comes to the existence of the band. It's a bit of an on/off thing that follows the band with the latest return to the... Continue Reading →
Latest since Slayer‘s ‚Reign in Blood‘ we all know that a great Metal album isn‘t about running time. You can tell the story in 30 minutes and still deliver a full blast. Why am I telling this? Midnight‘s new longplayer ‚Rebirth By Blasphemy ‘ doesn‘t belong to the epically long records either and still contains... Continue Reading →
Dutch Metal force God Dethroned announce their new album ‚Illuminati‘. Release date will be February 7th, 2020 and ‚Illuminati‘ comes via Metal Blade Records. God Dethroned's Henri Sattler checked in with the following comment about ‚Illuminati‘: "Freemasons, occultists and conspiracy theory enthusiasts pay attention! God Dethroned is back to smack you in the face with... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Listening to Angel Witch is like inhaling a solid dose of NWoBHM spirit with every note played. The Heavy Metal pioneers from the UK belong to the icons in Heavy Metal. Although not having released a tremendous amount of longplayers the guys became legends with the name of Angel Witch being known by every... Continue Reading →
(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 →
(8/10) Entrails belong to the pioneers of Swedish Death Metal. The band appeared on the scene in the early '90s, together with bands like Dismember and Entombed. After a 14 years long hiatus Entrails returned in 2008 and became since then a constant factor in oldschool Death Metal. 'Rise of the Reaoper' is newest strike... Continue Reading →