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 »]

Circle Of Silence

25th April 2018 Reinier de Vries

CIRCLE OF SILENCE was formed in 2006 in the Heilbronn area. The line-up – consisting of Nick (vocals), Chris (guitar), Tobias (guitar), Björn (bass) and Pit (drums) – has remained stable since the band’s formation. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Shadowkeep – Shadowkeep

30th March 2018 Reinier de Vries

Fans of Shadowkeep had to wait 10 years for the predecessor of The Hourglass Effect. Singer Richie Wicks is no longer there and it is almost a band tradition that there is a new singer in the [Read »]


30th March 2018 Reinier de Vries

10 years SHADOWKEEP fans waited for a new album. 2018 the band is now striking back with a new singer and a new album. Nobody else than James Rivera from HELSTAR joined the quintet from [Read »]

Album Reviews

Angra – Omni

18th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

The ninth album of Brasilian power/progressive metal band Angra is the first EOTYL (end of the year list) material. Personally I find this one of their top 4 albums. There are a lot of fast [Read »]

Album Reviews

Labyrinth – Return to Live

18th February 2018 Kenn Jensen

Labyrinth has over the years made quite a few cool and innovative albums, but one stands out: ‘Return To Heaven Denied’ from 1998. And what better way to celebrate a reunion than to play in [Read »]

Album Reviews

Squealer – Behind Closed Doors

17th February 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Thrash Metal with Power Metal thrown in, or Power Metal with Thrash Metal thrown in? This is hard to say, because both genres are present in Squealer’s latest album ‘Behind Closed Doors’. The Thrash Metal [Read »]