Review POP EVIL ‘Skeletons’

Droning riffs, powerful energy and sometimes sugar-sweet melodies in the chorus, that is the musical direction of Pop Evil. The beginning of Pop Evil lies in the early 00s when Leigh Kakatly and Dylan Allison founded the band. However, it took quite some time for the debut album 'Lipstick on the Mirror' to find its... Continue Reading →

Review THE BANISHMENT ‘Machine and Bone’

The Banishment is a new project or rather a collaboration between Joe Haze and legendary guitar wizard George Lynch. If you think of the latter, melodic metal highlights like Dokken but also hard rock classics like Lnych Mob come to mind. In contrast, Haze's background is among other programming and one is curious how the... Continue Reading →

Review IN FLAMES ‘Foregone’

In Flames are among the pioneers of the Gothenburg metal sound and it is their early albums like 'Whoracle' and especially 'Clayman' with which the band cemented their position in melodic death metal. Even though In Flames never released a bad album, they continuously developed their sound over the years. Melodies played a bigger and... Continue Reading →

Review LIV SIN ‘KaliYuga’

After Swedish metal group Sister Sin disbanded in 2015 singer Liv Jagrell started with Liv Sin a new band. Premiering in 2016 with ‘Follow Me’ the band unleashed their sophomore album ‘Burning Sermons’ in 2019. Another three years late the next record will hit the shelves, a longplayer called ‘KaliYuga’. The band’s third longplayer features... Continue Reading →


To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Roadrunner Records, the label arranged an all-star session, an event that took place on December 15th, 2005 at Nokia Theater in New York City. A total of 57 musicians, representing 45 bands performed a huge number of songs with Joey Jordison of Slipknot, Robb Flynn of Machine Head, Dino... Continue Reading →


Sometimes chicken; sometimes feathers - that goes for everything in life. If you get a new record on the table, then you are certainly curious about the direction in which things are heading. Well, in the case of Turmion Kälitöt it is rather 'feathers'. The Finns from Kuopio are already active since 2013 and have... Continue Reading →

Review DISTURBED ‘Divisive’

Disturbed began in 1994 as Brawl, at that time without frontman David Draiman. When the singer joined the group in 1996 and the band changed its name to Disturbed, an impressive success wave began, which continues to grow in popularity to this day. These days fans of the band eagerly await the new album of... Continue Reading →

Review LACUNA COIL ‘Comalies XX’

'Comalies' is the third album of Lacuna Coil and saw the light of day on September 23, 2002. The longplayer is still the best-selling album of the Italian sextet. The magic of the record is certainly also due to its creation story. Lacuna Coil developed the songs shortly before recording began, which led to an... 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 SLIPKNOT ‘The End, So Far’

Iowa's most famous mask men, Slipknot, are back with a new album. After the band has already unveiled a first new song with 'The Chapeltown Rag' last fall, the entire album now follows. It is called 'The End, So Far' and it features twelve new songs. Slipknot was on tour through Europe this summer and... Continue Reading →

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