CD review RAVEN ‘Metal City’

Two Englishmen in New York, that's the Gallager brothers, also known as Raven. The Metal veterans have a long history in Heavy Metal, considering their debut 'Rock Until You Drop' being released in 1981. What was at the time just an title for a longplayer became a life motto with John and Mark Gallagher still... Continue Reading →

CD review HITTMAN ‚Destroy All Humans‘

September 25th, that’s when fantasy becomes reality. Nearly three decades after having released with ‘Vivas Machina’ their sophomore album, US Metal institution Hittman return to the scene. Inspired by several festival appearances, Jim Bacchi, Dirk Kennedy and band mates have decided to record their third longplayer and the guys found with No Remorse Records a... Continue Reading →

CD review UADA ‘Djinn’

Slowly but steady, UADA's fansbase is growing, mainly due to great musical craftsmanship that's so far reflected on two longplayers. UADA was funded in 2014 and debuted two years later with 'Devoid of Light'. 'Cult of a Dying Sun' was the next strike from the Portland-based quartet and sticking to a 'every second year' release... Continue Reading →

FLEETWOOD MAC release boxsets

'Rumors' is an album a lot of people know, being a commercially successful record of a band that has a history that starts far ealier in time. Fleetwood Mac premiered already in 1968 with a self-titled album and their sound was slightly different than what was released later on. Rooted in Blues and adding a... Continue Reading →

CD review NEAL MORSE ‘Sola Gratia’

Neal Morse is a highly gifted musician and songwriter with skills and creativity that elevate a lot of records with him being involved from very good to extraordinary. One outlet for his endless creative flow is when he works on solo records of which 'Sola Gratia' marks the newest one. 'Sola Gratia' is Morse's ninth... Continue Reading →

HELLOWEEN re-releases out now

German Metal veterans Helloween re-release their albums ’Unarmed’, ’Straight Out Of Hell’ and ’7 Sinners’ via Nuclear Blast. Release date is today and the re-issues include some bonus tracks too. Here are the tracklists. Tracklist ’Unarmed’: Dr. Stein          Future WorldIf I Could Fly     Where The Rain GrowsThe Keeper's Trilogy (Medley)Eagle Fly FreePerfect Gentleman        Forever And One (Neverland)I... Continue Reading →

CD review MESSIAH ‘Fracmont’

Live shows, something we're all missing these days, have been the kick-start for Swiss Metal veterans Messiah to get together again for working on a next Messiah album - the first one in 26 years. With being hungry again for furious Thrash Metal, the band went at the studio again and what results from the... Continue Reading →

CD review DEAD LORD ‘Surrender’

Dead Lord had to go through some changes and challenges since having released with 'In Ignorance We Trust' their acclaimed third longplayer. The fact that guitarist Olle Hedenström parted ways with the band led to some line-up adjustments with Martin Nordin taking over the guitar while the band added with Ryan Kemp a new bassist... Continue Reading →

CD review CULT OF LILITH ‘Mara’

Cult Of Lilith is a band, hailing from Island and being anchored in Death Metal. The smaller island in the North delivers a relatively big number of excellent bands and the quintet is a rather new Death Metal volcano. Having had a starting point in 2015, a first EP called 'Arkanum' unfold as a self-release... Continue Reading →

CD review EVOKE ‘Seeds of Death’

Seven songs, 34 minutes ... Metal doesn't need much more than that, at least when it comes to Evoke and their new longplayer 'Seeds of Death'. Metal purists will love the album since the three Norwegians deliver right to the money. After having started the band in 2016 two demos has been released that paved... Continue Reading →

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