Album Reviews

Placenta – XV Greatest Hits

22nd August 2015 Thomas Nielsen

I love it when the promo letters which accompany CDs include sentences like ‘So and so need no introduction’…and you have no first clue who they are. This is the case for me with German Placenta. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Voron – Propaganda

21st August 2015 Thomas Nielsen

This is a really odd release. But the thing is, I’ve come to appreciate it over the past month or so. Voron is based in Paris, France, consists of three individuals, Yann, Pierre and Voron. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Soilwork – The Ride Majestic

21st August 2015 Cristina

I stumbled over a bunch of Soilwork records in a record store once and I thought, “Well, you could actually buy some, you enjoy that band after all”, so I did – The Panic Broadcast [Read »]

Album Reviews

Stahlmann – CO2

21st August 2015 Markus Falkenberg

Most Metal bands prefer to sing in English, which is why it is always nice for a German fan to come across a German Metal band that sings in German. I’m not sure how this [Read »]

Album Reviews

Elyose – Ipso Facto

21st August 2015 Thomas Nielsen

  ‘Style confusion’ was one of the first terms that sprang to my mind when received this CD in the mail and listened to it. Judging from the cover, I was inclined to believe that [Read »]

Album Reviews

Act Of Defiance – Birth And The Burial

20th August 2015 Reinier de Vries

Chris Broderick, Shawn Drover, Harry Derek and Matt Bachand form this ‘kind of super’ group. The former members from bands like Jag Panzer, Megadeth, Scar the Marty, Nevermore, Eidolon and Shadows Fall have already earned their stripes elsewhere and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Rifftera – Pitch Black

20th August 2015 Reinier de Vries

When I saw the name Rifftera, I thought their music would be riff oriented and with a big Pantera influence. The first thought was of course an open door, because what is metal without riffs… [Read »]

Album Reviews

Ghost – Meliora

16th August 2015 Thomas Nielsen

I’ve always been a bit hesistant in terms of excitement when bands feel an urge to dress up and hide behind masks. Do they really need to dress up to get attention? Is their music [Read »]