Abstrakt Algebra is the brainchild of Leif Edling, the mainman of doom icons Candlemass. With this project, Edling focused on more complex sound structures and the only release of the band was the self-titled debut album which saw the light of day in 1995. Today, GMR Music re-releases the album as a by Patrick W.... Continue Reading →
Review DAMN THE MACHINE ‘The Last Man’
Who would have thought that we will get offered a second album by Damn The Machine, as it was in 1993 that the band delivered their debut album to the record stores. The band was active from 1991 to 1995 and after that nothing more was heard from the tech metal specialists. Damn The Machine... Continue Reading →
Review CHARLIE GRIFFITHS ‘Tiktaalika’
Charlie Griffiths musical mothership is Haken, the British progressive metal band. Next to that, Griffiths worked on his solo debut that will be released in June this year. ‘Tiktaalika’ is the title of an album that comes with surprises more than a strange album title only. What one could expect is a solo album that... Continue Reading →
MESHUGGAH announce European tour dates for late 2021
Tour dates are something very unpredictable these days. Please always check the digital channels of local venues for possible changes along the way.
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 IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT ‘Alphaville’
Imperial Triumphant certainly leave nothing to coincidence. There are sound enthusiasts at work who are highly committed to their musical vision with no compromises. 'Alphaville' with its ecstasy is certainly interesting for a smaller group of metalheads. The majority, however, will listen with open eyes and dropping jaws to the sound this album brings to the fore. Are you willing to take the challenge?
CD review IGORRR 'Spirituality and Distortion'
Igorrr's music is special and for sure not run-of-the mill. The band, being the brainchild of French musician Gautier Serre stretch the frames of Metal and other genres by combining many and difrerent influences to rather unique sound collage. 'Spirituality and Distortion' takes time and wants to be uncovered step by step. Breakcore, Metal and... Continue Reading →
CD review CYNIC ‘Traced in Air Remixed’
(*/10) Sound architects Cynic didn't release more than three longplayers and still managed to become an iconic band in the fields of complex music. The newest release is an older one. Fifteen years after Cynic's hiatus the band returned with 'Traced in Air', an album featuring grandiose songs, bridging complexity and melody. The album marked... Continue Reading →