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 »]

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Manimal

8th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

Swedish heavy/power metal band MANIMAL was founded in 2001. Their first full-length album, The Darkest Room, was released in 2009. Right away it hit the official album charts in their home country of Sweden on [Read »]

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Manticora

23rd July 2018 Reinier de Vries

MANTICORA was formed in 1997 by Lars Larsen (vocals), Kristian Larsen (guitars) and Mads Volf (drums). In the early days the band was a foursome with bass player Rene as the last member – the [Read »]

Album Reviews

Refuge – Solitary Men

24th June 2018 Reinier de Vries

Refuge it the revival of the band Rage mid eighties/early nineties line-up. The period in which they released their best albums in my opinion. Especially Secrets in a Weird World, is still a very underrated album. [Read »]

Nightwish

21st June 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.

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Follow the Cipher

7th May 2018 Reinier de Vries

orget everything you thought you knew, because FOLLOW THE CIPHER are ready to herald in a new musical era and crash through the many dimensions of our universe to steal your breath. Despite their stylistic [Read »]