Album Reviews

Obituary – Obituary

17th March 2017 Reinier de Vries

A new Obituary album is like a cold beer on a hot summer’s day. You are looking forward to it with thirst, you know exactly what to expect, and it never disappoints. From the first tune [Read »]

Album Reviews

Cellador – Off the Grid

11th March 2017 Reinier de Vries

Off the Grid is Cellador’s 2nd full length album. In 2011 the band released an EP, but now finally there is a new release. Like on their 2006 debut Enter Deception, their style is still fast thundering melodic [Read »]

Album Reviews

Havok – Conformicide

8th March 2017 Reinier de Vries

Yeah, the new Havok album! In my opinion, Havok, together with Warbringer, Harlott, and Suicidal Angels is one of the new thrash bands that can compete with the old school eighties bands like Testament, Slayer, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Synaptik – Justify & Reason

23rd February 2017 Reinier de Vries

This UK progressive metal band already got a fine review written by my colleague Chris Galea for their debut The Mechanisms of Consequence back in 2014. He was very enthusiastic and talked about world domination…. I [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sinister – Syncretism

20th February 2017 Reinier de Vries

In 1989 Gorefest, Dead Head and Sinister all started their career and another Dutch death metal act God Dethroned followed a year later. Gorefest already quit, but the others are still alive. The most productive [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vendetta – The 5th

20th February 2017 Reinier de Vries

German band Vendetta was founded in 1984 and released two albums in the eighties. Go and Live… Stay and Die was their debut album and soon their second Brain Damage followed in 1988. After that [Read »]

Album Reviews

Theory – The Art Of Evil

14th February 2017 Reinier de Vries

Well, I didn’t see this one coming. A colleague of mine asked if I would be interested in reviewing a debut album of the Danish progressive power metal band Theory. Although I still only have [Read »]