Album Reviews

Viper Soup Complex – Red Fugue

Malta’s Viper Soup Complex have just released their debut, Red Fugue.  There are five rather long tracks, and one relatively short one. If you are a fan of the bulk of what you’ve no doubt [Read »]

Album Reviews

Northward – Northward

Northward came about when Floor Jansen (Nightwish, Star One, ex-After Forever, ex-ReVamp) and Jorn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan’s Mind) realized their creative chemistry on stage doing cover songs at Progpower USA in 2007. The two also [Read »]

Album Reviews

Fifth Angel – The Third Secret

I still remember buying their first album with the flying horse on the cover. Fifth Angel from Seattle with Ted Pilot, one of the best singers in metal. The music was melodic with great guitarsolos and well [Read »]

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Verni – Barricade

Overkill bassist D.D. Verni is not only known as one of the two main driving forces behind the legendary wrecking crew from New York, he’s also expanded his creativity to The Bronx Casket Crew over [Read »]

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Haken – Vector

Hot on the heels of their L+1VE ,London’s progressive metal stalwarts Haken are back with a handful of slippery sliding cacophony! Imagine a super-heavy Gentle Giant, and you’ve got some idea of what you’re dealing [Read »]

Album of the Month

HateSphere – Reduced To Flesh

HateSphere are one of those bands that are perpetually in high esteem amongst live audiences. Always a force to be reckoned with, no matter the line-up (and there have been a few, guitarist Peter ‘Pepe’ [Read »]

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Beyond Creation – Algorythm

Do you know the opposite of elevator music? It is ‘paint your cladding’ music! This kind of painting takes eons to do it well, with cerebral activity close to braindead. In order to deal with [Read »]

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Brainstorm – Midnight Ghost

Are it eleven or twelve albums this German power metal band already released? One thing is for sure, they always deliver a certain quality. Andy B. Franck. has been the singer since their third album Ambiguity. He [Read »]

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Riverside – Wasteland

One thing I’ve always noticed about Warsaw’s Riverside: they are a bit creepy. Granted, they have some very good tunes, and they are always on my radar (though I would have to confess not purchasing [Read »]