Album Reviews

Power Quest – Sixth Dimension

11th October 2017 Reinier de Vries

After six years Power Quest is back with their sixth full length and how! After the slightly disappointing release of Nocturnal Rites a very pleasant surprise. Opener ‘Lords Of Tomorrow’ sets the high standard for [Read »]

Album Reviews

Nocturnal Rites – Phoenix

8th October 2017 Chris Galea

Didn’t Nocturnal Rites play Thrash Metal, or am I imagining things? No, it turns out I’m not, but significant changes took place since I last heard the band. Phoenix is in fact dense with melodies, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Bloodbound – War Of Dragons

3rd October 2017 Chris Galea

Here’s another album to fall into my hands only recently even though this was released back in February. Before first putting on this CD, the clues…artwork, moniker…all pointed to a visceral listening experience. In reality, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Circus Maximus – Havoc in Oslo

30th September 2017 Kenn Jensen

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

27th September 2017 Reinier de Vries

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

Kaipa – Children of the Sounds

24th September 2017 Kenn Jensen

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 »]

Album Reviews

National Suicide – Massacre Elite

22nd September 2017 Reinier de Vries

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

17th September 2017 Chris Galea

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 »]