Album Reviews

Auri – Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

When you hear the name Tuomas Holopainen, those of us who haven’t closed our eyes and ears the past 15 years automatically think ’Nightwish’. Holopainen wants to be more than just the Nightwish guy, which [Read »]

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Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

Auri is a collaboration between Nightwish main man Tuomas Holopainen, singer Johanna Kurkela and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley.

Orphaned Land

21st January 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Orphaned Land is an Israeli heavy metal band, formed in 1991 under the name Resurrection (changing their name in 1992 to the current name), that combines Jewish, Arabic, and other West Asian influences. They are considered ‘The pioneers of Oriental [Read »]

Indie Recordings

21st January 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Indie Recordings was founded in 2005 by Erik and Espen Røhne as a side project of Indie Distribution. In 2006 Erlend Gjerde joined Indie Recordings and Indie Distribution and together they developed the label from [Read »]

Xanthochroid

30th August 2017 Liam Savage

Xanthochroid is an Epic Black Metal band that strives to produce the most sophisticated and enthralling compositions in the metal scene today. Taking influence from bands like Emperor, Opeth, Moonsorrow, Wintersun, and many others; Xanthochroid [Read »]

Hammerheart Records

21st June 2017 Reinier de Vries

Hammerheart Records (known as Karmageddon Media between 2004 and 2010) is a Dutch independent record label specializing in death metal, black metal, doom metal and folk metal bands from around the world. The label is [Read »]

Album Reviews

Klabautamann – Smaragd

14th June 2017 Liam Savage

Music that showcases many styles and layers to encompass a band sound is always welcome to me.  I enjoy reading about the aspects of a group’s sound before delving in aurally.  With Klabautamann, the black [Read »]