Album Reviews

Summer Storm – First

17th September 2018 Chris Galea

Looking far back at my ill-fated foray into guitar-playing I remember Vigier being a French manufacturer of stylish but expensive guitars. The brand has been around for quite a while, even though I rarely come [Read »]

Album Reviews

Manimal – Purgatorio

16th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

After debut The Darkest Room and the second album called Trapped In the Shadows, it is time for the third album. Third albums are always important for a band, a kind of make or break point. With Samuel Nyman [Read »]

Album of the Month

Lux Terminus – The Courage To Be

28th August 2018 Rick Ossian

A certain frame of mind needs to be entered if one is to listen to Cleveland, Ohio natives Lux Terminus.  This is actually more like embarking on a musical excursion, if you will. Prog listeners [Read »]

Album Reviews

Diabolos Dust – The Reaper Returns

24th August 2018 Reinier de Vries

Seven years after debut album Ruins of Mankind and Inferno in 2013 it is time for Diabolos Dust third. With some new members also the quility of the music and songwriting has increased. New singer Peter Lohwasser sounds rather [Read »]

Album Reviews

Collector – Liberation’s Fall

18th August 2018 Thomas Nielsen

With an entire page of the accompanying CD booklet dedicated to the memory of Sanctuary/Nevermore voice Warrel Dane, the Boston band Collector set their listeners’ expectations high even before the first spin of the album. [Read »]

Album Reviews

The Chapter – Angels And Demons

11th August 2018 Chris Galea

“Angels And Demons” is a surprisingly strong debut from Portuguese band The Chapter. Musically the album has strong hints of Moonspell, especially with regards the deep-sounding lead vocals. Other elements recall early Dark Tranquillity, Opeth [Read »]

Album Reviews

Motör Militia – World In Flames

6th August 2018 Chris Galea

It’s not often that I have the opportunity to review a Metal album from the Middle East. Motör Militia are in fact from Bahrain, an archipelago in the Persian Gulf between Saudi Arabia and Qatar [Read »]