Album Reviews

Metal Church – Damned If You Do

7th December 2018 Reinier de Vries

Metal Church carries the same difficult legacy as most of  my favorite bands, the first 3 albums are almost not to match. Slayer, Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, Flotsam and Jetsam, Sepultura, Dream Theater, Helloween, Death, Agent [Read »]

Album Reviews

Eluveitie – Slania – 10 Years

25th November 2018 Haydee G.

It was around a year after the release of Slania that I heard of Eluveitie. Around the same time when more and more folk metal bands came to play in America: Týr, Ensiferum, Alestorm, Primordial, Turisas, [Read »]

Album of the Month

Lost in Thought – Renascence

24th November 2018 Rick Ossian

Formed in 2007, Swansea, Wales’ Lost in Thought follow 2011’s Opus Arise with their sophomore session, Renascence.  In my less-than-perfect (so my wife reminds me) opinion, this is a bonafide prog-metal masterpiece.  Everything is there [Read »]

Album Reviews

Maxxwell – Metalized

18th November 2018 Chris Galea

When I first heard this album, I confess I was yes, intrigued, but not quite over-excited. Swiss quintet Maxxwell play a groovy and lively Hard Rock where the emphasis is squarely on the songwriting. The [Read »]

Album Reviews

Artillery – The Face of Fear

16th November 2018 Reinier de Vries

Back in 1982, somewhere across the ocean there were young metal heads rehearsing in garages playing music that would soon be more popular. Bands such as Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, etc. etc., Denmark had their own [Read »]

Album Reviews

Viper Soup Complex – Red Fugue

5th November 2018 Rick Ossian

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

30th October 2018 Haydee G.

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 »]