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 »]

Album Reviews

Slagduster – Deadweight

20th May 2017 Liam Savage

Diversity and originality, while a great concept in the theory of songwriting, is one thing to commit to, but to see it to fruition is an entirely different matter.  Making music your own requires a [Read »]

Album Reviews

Pillorian – Obsidian Arc

25th March 2017 Liam Savage

It’s always interesting when a musician who’s made a big impact within their respective field of music decides to finish it up and have a clean slate.  Such is the case with former Agalloch vocalist/guitarist [Read »]

Album Reviews

Behind The Sun – Post Solis

13th March 2017 Liam Savage

Hailing from South Carolina, American newcomers Behind The Sun are debuting in the metal world with their own take on progressive death.  It’s an approach which isn’t immediately recognizable or comparable to their contemporaries.  For [Read »]

Album Reviews

Jupiter Hollow – Odyssey

11th February 2017 Liam Savage

I’m always encouraged when I hear a debut musical project that offers an approach that comes off as seasoned and professional.  It’s hard to pull off a really great debut in a lot of ways.  [Read »]

Album Reviews

Noveria – Forsaken

25th December 2016 Liam Savage

With a sound firmly rooted in the “prog-power” split subgenre, Noveria come forth with a commanding sound.  With all instruments on point and executed well, and singer Francesco Corigliano showing a good range with strong [Read »]

Album Reviews

Reapter – Cymatics

28th November 2016 Liam Savage

Reapter are a band playing a thrash sound that shows a respect to the past, while at the same time trying to root themselves in the modern-day thrash environment. While I can respect their dedication [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lamb Of God – The Duke

18th November 2016 Liam Savage

Cancer is a scary and dominant disease.  I know this on a personal level just based on the family I have lost due to it, but also for the family that has survived it.  So [Read »]