CD review SLEEP TOKEN ‘Sundowning’

Sleep Token is a project of Underground musicians. It's nowhere mentioned who stands behind the project that's driven by 'Vessel'. What can be said though is that the music is quite diverse. Complexity, sound-layers, Pop, Rock and Djent-like guitars, all is present on 'Sundowning'. Sleep Token creates a pretty interesting sound out of all these... Continue Reading →

CD review WHILE SHE SLEEPS ‘So What?’

(8/10) The first time I could listen to While She Sleeps was when the guys opened for In Flames many moons ago. Already at that time the music was fascinating, combining many different aspects – from metalcore screams to melodic choruses. It’s this width that adds excitement to the new album also. ‘So What?’ is... Continue Reading →

CD review MARK MORTON ‘Anesthetic’

(9/10) ‘Anesthetic’ isn’t an album that was done overnight with Lamb Of God guitarist Mark Morton gathering ideas and creative thoughts for many moons. Being inspired by many different styles and genres,  Morton‘s debut is a kaleidoscope of music and genres. The record features thrash metal as well as it includes alternative sounds and typical... Continue Reading →

CD review SHVPES ‘Greater Than’

(8/10) Being ‘the kid of…’ can be advantage and burden at ones. Especially the kids of Iron Maiden musicians seem to be pretty active and there is almost no review that doesn’t link the youngsters to the famous father. Lauren Harris, daughter of Maiden bassist Steve Harris, is such an example and the same goes... Continue Reading →

VENOM announces new album

Black metal pioneers Venom announces a new album entitled 'Storm the Gates'. The release date for Venom's 15th longplayer is December 14th and the record comes via Spinefarm. Stay tuned for more.

CD review ATREYU ‘In Our Wake’

(8/10) Atreyu is a real 21st-century band. Although the quintet started in 1999 it's the years between 2002 and 2007 that marked a first successful era of this quintet from Southern California. After a hiatus, the band returned in 2014 and released with 'Long Live' an album that included the metalcore roots as well as... Continue Reading →

CD review ANTI-FLAG ‘American Reckoning’

(*/10) Pittsburgh-based punk rockers of Anti-Flag took the American series of two albums and rearranged some of the songs for ‘American Reckoning’. The quartet took songs of the 2015 release ‘American Spring’ and the 2017 album ‘American Fall’, rearranged them as acoustic tunes and put them on this compilation. Although the songs are known from... Continue Reading →

CD review GHOST ‘Prequelle’

(9/10) One thing right away – if you liked Ghost up till now you will like the band even more after having listened to their new longplayer ‘Prequelle’. The fourth album, following the 2015 release ‘Meliora’, is rich in well-crafted soundscapes and catchy melodies. While other bands with a similar approach often drift away into... Continue Reading →

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