Album Reviews

Royal Hunt – 2016

This is the live album all Royal Hunt fans somehow knew was coming for a couple of reasons. First of all, having already released a live recording in both 1996 and 2006 this was meant [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vanden Plas – The Seraphic Live Works

Vanden Plas has been an important part of the European Progressive Metal scene since the early 1990s, but has only released one live album, Spirit of Live in 2000, prior to The Seraphic Live Works. Unfortunately, this new [Read »]

Album Reviews

Warrant – Louder Harder Faster

Warrant will forever be measured up against their two first and best selling albums: Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich and Cherry Pie. An unfair challenge and impossible to replicate again because the music landscape and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Adrenaline Mob – We the People

Adrenaline Mob is back, but the term supergroup might be a bit misleading nowadays, after guys like A.J. Pejo, John Moyer, Rich Ward, or Mike Portnoy are no longer a part of the band. The combination of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Alestorm – No Grave But the Sea

When any rocker and metalhead hears the phrase Scottish Metal Pirates, they will know immediately what that means. For those of you who don’t, where have you been these past thirteen years? The band in [Read »]

Album Reviews

Harem Scarem – United

Harem Scarem have now over fourteen studio albums, been fine-tuning their sound, and have released many outstanding hard rock albums. I still consider Weight of the World to be one the best representatives of the [Read »]

Album Reviews

Night Demon – Darkness Remains

Lately, some of my reviews come out sounding like lost connections posts. First, it was my obliviousness to the greatness of White Widdow, and then it was my slow-to-take-action listening of Silent Circus. This time [Read »]

Album Reviews

Dream Evil – SIX

A new Dream Evil album is like going to a Chinese restaurant. You are hungry, looking forward to it, but you also know exactly how it is going to taste. After eating way too much, you [Read »]

Album of the Month

Sarea – Black At Heart

Three years have passed since Sarea, the modern melodic metal band from Norrköping, Sweden, released their album This Is Not Goodbye. Supporting the band since my review of the very same album, I was now [Read »]