Album Reviews

Lonely Robot – Under Stars

22nd April 2019 Rick Ossian
John Mitchell (Frost*, Kino, It Bites) has returned with the latest (third, I believe) from his brainchild Lonely Robot.  Mitchell is also the producer at Outhouse Studios, Reading, UK.  Under Stars is not bad – [Read »]
Album Reviews

Carthagods – The Monster In Me

20th April 2019 Chris Galea

When I reviewed Carthagods’ debut release (“Carthagods” of 2015), despite praising that album I foresaw that the Tunisian band had yet to attain their true potential. Sophomore album “The Monster In Me” does justice to [Read »]

Album Reviews

Vulture – Beyond the Blade

11th April 2019 Reinier de Vries

Vulture is a heavy metal band from Germany the quintet recently finished recording their second long-player, Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves, for a June 7th release via Metal Blade Records. To put the band a [Read »]

Album Reviews

Jordan Rudess – Wired For Madness

8th April 2019 Rick Ossian

This latest foray into the musical spectrum from Dream Theater keyboard impresario Jordan Rudess is nothing short of magnificent. Check the mindblowing video for the title track and others on YouTube. You won’t even need [Read »]

Live Reviews


METAL INQUISITOR - Panopticon - get it here
GLORYFUL - Cult Of Sedna - get it here
THORNBRIDGE - Theatrical Masterpiece - get it here
LEMURIA - The Hysterical Hunt - get it here
Album of the Month

Devin Townsend – Empath

by Rick Ossian in Album of the Month 0

One thing that today’s listener needs to remember is to keep on their toes – you never know what you will be listening to.  That is definitely in play today, as we peer into the [Read »]

Featured Video


Fresh from a deal with Decca Records/Universal Music Publishing, Skald, from France, published this video in September 2018. 'Rún' is hauntingly beautiful and the clip fits the music perfectly. See for yourself.