Album Reviews

Havok – Conformicide

8th March 2017 Reinier de Vries

Yeah, the new Havok album! In my opinion, Havok, together with Warbringer, Harlott, and Suicidal Angels is one of the new thrash bands that can compete with the old school eighties bands like Testament, Slayer, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Striker – Striker

23rd February 2017 Wade Reitz

Some of you may recall in December I wrote about being clueless to the greatness of White Widdow. Well, here I go again. While reading a list of highly anticipated albums for 2017 on another [Read »]

Album Reviews

Synaptik – Justify & Reason

23rd February 2017 Reinier de Vries

This UK progressive metal band already got a fine review written by my colleague Chris Galea for their debut The Mechanisms of Consequence back in 2014. He was very enthusiastic and talked about world domination…. I [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vendetta – The 5th

20th February 2017 Reinier de Vries

German band Vendetta was founded in 1984 and released two albums in the eighties. Go and Live… Stay and Die was their debut album and soon their second Brain Damage followed in 1988. After that [Read »]

Album Reviews

Kreator – Gods Of Violence

20th January 2017 Reinier de Vries

When I think of Kreator, immediately the phrase ‘Time to raise the flag of hate’ comes to mind. Together with Destruction this band stood at the cradle of German thrash. Sure, they stood in the shade [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sepultura – Machine Messiah

6th January 2017 Reinier de Vries

Long gone is the time that Sepultura played old school thrash and the times of ‘Beneath the Remains’ and ‘Arise’ will never return. The band developed their style with adding more tribal influences and after [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 »]