Album Reviews

One Desire – One Desire

One Desire has some connections to Sturm und Drang. While the former is your basic power metal band with a few hard rock influences, it’s the other way around on One Desire’s self-titled debut album. [Read »]

Album of the Month

Fractal Universe – Engram of Decline

For a debut album, Engram of Decline by the French metallers of Fractal Universe is beyond impressive. Then again, it seems as if these guys have honed their songwriting since their very first release and EP, Boundaries of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Damnations Day – A World Awakens

After my Harlott review, I again have a band from Down Under. These Aussies released their second album, and it is one that strokes my ears. With Mark Kennedy, Damnations Day have an excellent singer [Read »]

Album Reviews

Nervochaos – Nyctophilia

When I found a bunch of cd’s in the mail, sent by one of my review colleagues, this album of Nervochaos wasn’t the first that I payed attention to. The dark blue-ish cover artwork with [Read »]

Album Reviews

Infernäl Mäjesty – No God

Besides Razor and Annihilator, the other rather famous eighties Canadian thrash band is Infernäl Mäjesty. Their first album, None Shall Defy, is a real cult classic, and the follow up, Unholier Than Thou, is also [Read »]

Album Reviews

Comaniac – Instruction For Destruction

First of all, this is my first meeting with this Swiss thrash band. Therefore, I missed their debut album Return to the Wasteland. The first heavy tunes immediately gave me an old school feeling, and that [Read »]

Album Reviews

Night Ranger – Don’t Let Up

Night Ranger seems like a band that has been around forever, but never really hitting the jackpot. They do not have the signature song that you remember and associate them with like so many of [Read »]

Album Reviews

Deep Purple – inFinite

The sticker on the album says: “Rock Album of the Year”, a statement I can fully support and agree with. The true dinosaurs of rock (342 years combined) show that they have not forgotten how [Read »]