Existent is another representative from Hamburg’s vital music scene when it comes to rock and metal. The band, formed in 2013 rather spontaneously, premiered in 2016 with an album called ‘Startschuss’. ‘Startschuss’ was not only the title but also the start for the band that these days comes with a new delivery. 'Kartenhaus' is the... Continue Reading →
‚Sinner & Saint‘ is title of the debut EP from singer Lexi Layne. She teamed up with Clint Fowler for working on a five track release that is scheduled for August 6th. As the cover artwork indicates, the music on this release is dark and melancholic. Style-wise it is a mix of rock, metal and... Continue Reading →
It took a while until Evanescence returned with a new album. It has already been ten years that the band released their third album 'Evanescence'. A three-year break and major changes such as the split of the record label Wind-Up Records were factors that did not really benefit work on a new album. However, as... Continue Reading →
’Spiritual Violence’ is the new longplayer from Budderside, a band that premiered with a self-titled debut in 2016. It took a while for the guys to unleash their sophomore record but now it’s in sight. ’Spiritual Violence’ ends the waiting time and what we can state right away, with 39 minutes it’s again not an... Continue Reading →
White Void and their music are not easy to characterize, as they combine a whole range of different styles and influences into a melange that gradually grows in expression and enthusiasm. But let's take it one step at a time. White Void is the brainchild of Lars Are Nedland, a longtime member of Borknagar and... Continue Reading →
Evanescence reveal a new song called 'Better Without You', taken from the upcoming album 'The Bitter Truth'. Evanescence's new longplayer will be released on March 26th, comes via Sony Music and HERE is the link to 'Better Without You'. Photo: P.R. Brown
It was in 2009 when a band was founded in NYC, which quickly grew from a newcomer to an established rock act. We are talking about The Pretty Reckless. With 'Light Me Up' the quartet released a very solid debut album rather quickly and already at the time The Pretty Reckless were nominated for the... Continue Reading →
Brian "Head" Welsh is certainly no stranger to modern metal, having been and still being with his lead guitar an integral part of Korn. During his absence from Korn, Welsh began working on several solo projects, including Love And Death. The guitarist launched the band in 2012 and released a debut album, 'Between Here &... Continue Reading →
King Mothership is brainchild of Spencer Sotelo, known as frontman of the progressive powerhouse Periphery. The roots of 'The Ritual' go back far in time, days between the first and the second Periphery albums. It was in 2011, when Sotelo started to work on song that didn't really fit to what Periphery is into. This... Continue Reading →
10 Years is a band, I haven't had on my musical radar yet and I can't tell you why. The guys started twenty years ago and released eight albums to date. Getting out of the gates very quickly in the early days delivered some opportunities to tour with bigger acts like Korn and Deftones, a... Continue Reading →
After having listened to the album several times I can recommend to push the door to the 'House of Noise' wide open. The organic and warm rock'n'roll spirit that welcomes you right away ist just something you shouldn't miss. And once you're in the 'House of Noise' you want to stay.
Frost* in May, but no worries, it is not a climatic phenomena. Frost*, the band, releases with 'Others' a new EP which is actually not that new. Jem Godfrey and his band mates have recorded six tracks, which are left overs from their 'Falling Satellites' session. Initially, the 2016 released album was planned as a... Continue Reading →
'Idols' is an album of a band that could firm under a logo saying 'Youth Gone Wild'. Talent, passion and savvy, that's what the four guys express via songs that are impressive. Hard Rock and Metal fuses on this album to an irresistible mix that you shouldn't miss. I guess this is just the beginning and we will hear more of Chronus in the near future. These guys came to stay.
Maria Brink and In This Moment started in 2005 and 15 years later the band unveil their new longplayer, entitled 'Mother'. In This Moment's seventh longplayer is a next milestone in the band's career, another expressive journey through the fields of melody, emotion, density and big sounds. 'Mother' is an album with a dark vibe,... Continue Reading →
Higher Power release these days their sophomore longplayer '27 Miles Underwater'. 3 years after having premiered with 'Soul Structure' the guys from Leeds, UK reveal a package of eleven new songs, all mainly based on Hardcore. However, Higher Power has more in the offer, since they merge several styles and genres to a sound that... Continue Reading →