Album of the Month

Pillorian – Obsidian Arc

25th March 2017 Liam Savage 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 »]

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Stamina – System of Power

6th February 2017 Haydee G.

Italian melodic/progressive metal band Stamina has been around for more than a decade and has released 4 albums up-to-date. They’ve featured many guest musicians on their albums including Henrik Brockmann (ex-Royal Hunt, Evil Masquerade), Kenny Lubcke [Read »]

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Árstíðir Lífsins – Heljarkviða

19th January 2017 Liam Savage

Árstíðir Lífsins is a band that is probably not on everyone’s radar in the current metal climate.  However, their sound is one that demands attention.  Take a beautiful pagan/folk metal background, add in heavy helpings [Read »]

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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 »]

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Power Quest – Face The Raven

8th December 2016 Haydee G.

Following his departure from his keyboard duties in DragonHeart (now known as DragonForce), Steve Williams forged ahead and formed Power Quest in 2001. The band has had so many line-up changes since their humble beginnings [Read »]

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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 »]

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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 »]