Album Reviews

Xenosis – Devour and Birth

Xenosis is a band from New Haven Connecticut with a blend of old-school inspired progressive death metal and much more. Since their formation in 2010, the band has always had a very specific goal in mind: [Read »]

Album Reviews

Spock’s Beard – Noise Floor

What a pleasure it is to hear a congregation of world-class players!  If you are a fan of progressive hard rock and/or metal, then doubtless you know of the prowess of The Beard.  Spock’s have [Read »]

Album Reviews

Snowy Shaw – White Is The New Black

All things considered, one could easily think that a studio solo album from multi-instrumentalist Snowy Shaw is long overdue. It’s basically against all odds that there hasn’t been one yet when you keep in mind [Read »]

Album Reviews

Beneath the Silence – Phoenix

Beneath the Silence has a new EP out, and it is called Phoenix.  If you are a fan of ‘melodic metal’, as they dub themselves, then you will love this.  At first I was reminded [Read »]

Album Reviews

No Hot Ashes – eponymous debut

I really shouldn’t say this, but I am slightly disappointed.  I thought No Hot Ashes would be the biggest thing since sliced bread.  Most of the tracks herein are very good, but they can also [Read »]

Album of the Month

Amorphis – Queen Of Time

If there is one band that knows how to combine brutal raw music with sugar sweet melodies and folky melancholy elements it is Amorphis. With Under the Red Cloud I already thought that they made [Read »]

Album Reviews

Defiatory – Hades Rising

Starting fast with  singing lines in early Slayer style, Swedish Defiatory shows immediately where they stand for. ‘Dance Of the Dead follows with galopping riffs in Bay Area style and influences of bands such as [Read »]

Album Reviews

Dreamgrave – Monuments

Dreamgrave is a Hungarian metal act with an overreaching charm. Their humble beginnings started in 2012 with aims of blending numerous styles together with progressive themes. Years later they ventured into newer territories and presently [Read »]