Album Reviews

Secret Sphere – The Nature of Time

I have one major issue with this new Secret Sphere album called The Nature of Time: the mix! The guitar sound is way too low and the album suffers immensely because of that. The second [Read »]

Album Reviews

Radiation Romeos – Radiation Romeos

Parramore McCarty anyone? Back in 1985 he was the guy who sang on one of the cornerstones in US Metal, Fighting for the Earth by Warrior. Later on, he appeared on Steve Steven’s Atomic Playboys album. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Jorn – Life on Death Road

When you line up the best vocalists in heavy metal and hard rock these days, there’s no chance the name Jorn Lande won’t be included. He has single-handedly done wonders to mediocre albums, helped elevate [Read »]

Album Reviews

Orden Ogan – Gunmen

Their name means “Order Fear” and Power Metal outfit Orden Ogan have certainly proved this with their music to date. With strong releases such as To The End and Ravenhead, there was a lot of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Wintersun – The Forest Seasons

Wintersun is no longer a band that needs any hue of introduction. If that is the case, however, then I’m obliged to ask “what rock have you been hiding under for the last 13 years?!” [Read »]

Album Reviews

Thalamus – Hiding From Daylight

I have to be honest; I never listened to a song (as far as I can remember) from the band Thalamus before. Hiding From Daylight is their fourth album and they don’t play a style I [Read »]

Album Reviews

Rancid – Troublemaker

Every now and then, I get out of my comfort zone, to review something other than thrash, power, death, or progressive metal. I have a soft spot for Rancid, their punk based music is something I [Read »]

Album Reviews

Origin – Unparalleled Universe

Origin was incidentally introduced to me just a couple of months ago when one of their songs was put on the speakers. I was immediately struck by it – my mouth and eyes agape with [Read »]

Album Reviews

The Ferrymen – The Ferrymen

If the excellent album artwork doesn’t grab your attention, then I am sure the participants on this album will. Guitarist, songwriter, and producer Magnum Karlsson (Primal Fear, Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall), vocalist Ronnie Romero (Lords [Read »]