Album Reviews

Circus Maximus – Havoc in Oslo

Home court advantage, supporting your highly acclaimed new album in front of family, fans, and friends; what can possible go wrong? This must have been the idea behind this first live release from Circus Maximus, Havoc [Read »]

Album Reviews

Act Of Defiance – Old Scars, New Wounds

After leaving Megadeth, Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover started Act Of Defiance. Within the year they released Birth And the Burial, an album with thrash music based on Megadeth influences. Now the second album Old Scars, New Wounds is [Read »]

Album Reviews

Nocturnal Rites – Phoenix

When I read that Nocturnal Rites was busy recording a new album I was over the moon. Ten years have passed since their last release The 8th Sin. Now, I have to admit that I was [Read »]

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Kaipa – Children of the Sounds

To me, Kaipa embodies the spirit of the Swedish 70’s prog rock scene to perfection. Their sound is rooted in the early days of prog rock made in Sweden, and their warm analogue sound is [Read »]

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National Suicide – Massacre Elite

Massacre Elite is the third album from these Italian thrashers. Like the album, the review isn’t very long, but that isn’t necessary. Quality is more important than quantity. Stefano Mini’s voice sounds like he is [Read »]

Album Reviews

Forsaken – Pentateuch

For me, a new full-length from Forsaken was one of the most hotly anticipated releases of the year. Pentateuch refers to the first five books of the Bible, and this album is in fact the fifth [Read »]

Album of the Month

Incertain – Rats In Palaces

Incertain is an example that one should not mistake youth for a lack of experience, or even for a lack of talent, because Incertain has plenty of both! There is something very appealing to hear [Read »]

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Cripper – Follow Me: Kill!

Yes! Just in time for the deadline I finished this review. When you are very busy with the job that pays the bills, the hobby is less important, but I needed to review this album [Read »]

Album Reviews

World Trade – Unify

To name all of the things Billy Sherwood has been involved in over the years would be almost impossible. Most recently he’s been involved in two of the most popular 1980’s prog rock bands, Yes [Read »]