Album Reviews

Ayreon – The Source

29th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

Into the Electric Castle became one of my absolute favorite albums to this date when it was released in 1998. Arjen Anthony Lucassen became synonymous with the term and genre Metal Opera. The albums that followed expended [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lonely Robot – The Big Dream

28th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

John Mitchell is an excellent songwriter, musician, vocalist and producer. When he catalyzes all his energy and talent into something like Lonely Robot, the result is often breathtaking and exceptional. He has been part of [Read »]

Album Reviews

All But One – Square One

25th April 2017 Reinier de Vries

All But One is a band started as a project with members of Alestorm, Heaven Shall Burn, and When Our Time Comes.  Looking at the bands you might expect some brutal metalcore with pirate influences. Well [Read »]

Album Reviews

Distillator – Summoning The Malicious

24th April 2017 Reinier de Vries

Fans of eighties thrash have another (new) band they will enjoy. Dutch three piece Distillator (derivative of to distill beer) release their second full-length called Summoning the Malicious. Their debut Revolutionary Cells (2015) already was a fine [Read »]

Album Reviews

Eclipse – Monumentum

18th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

Erik Mårtensson is one the premiere song writers and producers in the hard rock world these days, and he has worked on numerous first class hard rock releases. However, his number one project has always been [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lionville – A World of Fools

17th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

Five years have passed since their last album, and the line-up is not the same any longer, but that doesn’t seem to matter, because Lionville are still waving the AOR flag high. Founder, songwriter, and [Read »]

Album Reviews

One Desire – One Desire

17th April 2017 Kenn Jensen

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 »]