German post-rock specialists Long Distance Calling announce a new album. The title ' How Do We Want to Live?' couldn't fit better into the current times of change, a decisive factor for the band to release the album on June 26th this year instead of postponing the release to a later date. The record comes... Continue Reading →
'Summerland' is the anticipate bold next step of Dool. It showcases a band that maintain the revolutionary wildness of the debut, adding more layers and twists to their sound. Dool is one of the most exciting bands these days and their second longplayer underlines, why this is the case.
'Eupnea' is an album with a good flow. Although having some layers weaved into the different songs, melodies are always in forefront, which makes this longplayer to a sensitive, but also rocking one. 'Eupnea' helps to get to normal, good, unlabored breathing while still being excited.
‘The Sun and the Cold’ is an album with songs that, allegorically spoken, reflect the darkness of the Mariana Trench as well as it shows the beauty of the colorful sea that invites for easy-going snorkeling. So put on your diving googles and jump into ‘The Sun and the Cold’. It will be a surprising dive.
(10/10) German Post-Rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling played three special show in early 2019. The quartet has chosen unusual locations for concerts that have been performed under the banner of ‘Seats & Sounds’. The final show of this triple took place in Hamburg at Kulturkirche Altona. The neo-gothic church, built in 1873, was the impressive... Continue Reading →
(9/10) 'Oscillation' is Oh Hiroshima's third longplayer and the trio invested quite some time to get the album to a level that was satisfying for the trio. Four years of hard work led to a longplayer that features seven new songs that will be a delight for fans of atmospheric Post-Rock. "Oscillation' isn't an album... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Florida-based Torche will unveil their new album ‘Admission’ early July this year. It will be the second record via Relapse Records and longplayer number five in general. Since the band premiered in 2005 with ‘Torche’ it's almost a mission impossible to add a specific genre to Torche’s sound. To many musical preferences of involved... Continue Reading →
After a long and intensive work period at Drudenhaus Studios, AlcestT can finally announce that they have finished the recordings of their sixth studio album. The first long-player to appear under their new label, Nuclear Blast, is titled ‘Spiritual Instinct’ and will see the light of day on October 25th, 2019, leading the band into... Continue Reading →
Stormy rain clouds and some sun have been the weather conditions of the second day of Rock Hard Festival and is Sunday that live up to one’s name. Sun rays make the scenery again to a bright place and it’s The Spirit that brings everybody into the right mood for another day full of exciting... Continue Reading →
Swedish post rockers Oh Hiroshima spend the last four years on working on their thrid longplayer, which is now in the starting blocks. Entitled 'Oscillation', the album will include seven songs with 'Darkroom Aesthetics' being revealed already. Says vocalist and guitarist Jakob Hemström: "We're very happy to announce that we have a first cut from our... Continue Reading →
(7/10) Rivers certainly become oceans which also means that something rather small can get very big. In the case of River Becomes Ocean we have to see how big things will get in the future. As usual, also here things started small with a few guys deciding to start a new band. This happened back... Continue Reading →
(8/10) I guess it was and is the ice-hockey team, Edmonton Oilers that brought the Canadian city on the agenda of people outside Canada and outside North America. I’m not an ice-hockey fan but even I know the name of Wayne Gretzky and nowadays it’s two Germans being part of the roster. But your right,... Continue Reading →
First bands are announced for the 2019 edition of Rock Hard festival in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Bands that are confirmed already are promising. Death metal pioneers Cannibal Corpse are part of the festival, as well as US metal legend Fifth Angel and prog metal heroes Heir Apparent. Furthermore it is German instrumental postrockers Long Distance Calling, NWoBHM icon... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Sulpher is a UK band that released up to date one album. The debut was entitled ‘Spray’ and is available since 2003. 15 years after the band debuted, Sulpher main men Rob Holliday and Monti have be are back with their sophomore release. ‘No One Will Ever Know’ is the title of 10 tracks... Continue Reading →
Anathema announced a 'Best of...' album for October this year. 'Internal Landscapes 2008-2018)' is a compilation of the band's cooperation with KSCOPE/Edel and features songs from the last 10 years. Daniel Cavanagh comments: “The band isn’t just a way of life, its been much more than that. To us, as a family, writing music of such... Continue Reading →