Review BLACK VOID ‘Antithesis’

White Void released on March 12th last year an album entitled ‘Anti’. The longplayer is a well-crafted modern rock record with Longtime Borknagar and Solafeld member Lars Are Nedland being the driving force. Almost to date one year later, Black Void comes towards the spotlight with an album ‘Antithesis’. Both longplayers relate to ‘Antithesis’ being... Continue Reading →

Review BILLYBIO ‘Leaders and Liars’

Billy Graziadei and Biohazard, this combination is very well known. The singer and guitarist is a founding member of the New York hardcore band and a veteran when it comes to US-hardcore. Next to his activities for the main band, Graziadei always found some extra time for interesting projects. He was part of the Roadrunner... Continue Reading →

Review 8 KALACAS ‘Fronteras’

8 Kalacas (spoken: Ocho Kalacas), newcomer of the year? The band from Orange County is at least a candidate for such an award. The seven guys and their music is a very exciting blend, musical caffeine. Imagine if Sepultura would team up with Suicidal Tendencies to start a project with a lot of ska-elements. If... Continue Reading →

Review IGNITE ‘Ignite’

Ignite, based in Orange County, CA, started in 1993, founded by Brett Rasmussen and Joe D. Foster. While the band released their first three longplayers on regular base, the gap between ‘Call on My Brothers’ and ‘A Place Called Home’ added up to five years and the newest albums didn’t hit the shelves much faster.... Continue Reading →

Review FEACES CHRIST ‘Gimme Morgue!’

Bavaria, area of Blasmusik, Oktoberfest and Weisswurst. That is the common stereotype and to a certain extend it is true. There is another musical force though in Bavaria, connected to metal. One of these underground bands from Germany’s south-east is Feaces Christ from Regensburg. Feaces Christ, that is A., C. and D.. The trio started... Continue Reading →

Review TURNSTILE ‘Glow On’

Looking at the recent losing streak of the Baltimore Orioles, at least baseball fans don’t have much to enjoy these days. A different perspective and a more positive experience is offered by one of Baltimore’s musical icons, Turnstile. The quintet started in 2010 as part of Baltimore’s growing hardcore/punk scene. It took a while before... Continue Reading →

Review EXISTENT ‘Kartenhaus’

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 →

Review BALA ‘Maleza’

Bala, hailing from Galicia, is a duo that has already added two longplayers to the books. The debut ‘Human Flesh’ was unleashed in 2015, followed by the second delivery called ‘Lume, two years later. The longplayers brought Bala to the attention of Century Media, who inked a deal with the duo. ‘Maleza’ is the first... Continue Reading →

CD review ENFORCED ‘Kill Grid’

Just when you think that Iotunn have with 'Access All Worlds' delivered a strong candidate for the newcomer album of the year, the next candidate is already lurking around the corner - Enforced. The are guys from Richmond, Virginia and what they deliver with their first longplayer is a blast. The five musicians are not... Continue Reading →

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