Album Reviews

Iron Lamb – Blue Haze

11th December 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Heavy Metal has developed quite a bit over the decades, but there is no denying that a lot of modern Heavy Metal is surprisingly conservative in a musical sense. Many would say that this is [Read »]

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

The Deep – Watching You

15th November 2018 Chris Galea

(Disclaimer: this review was based on an unofficial version of the EP sanctioned by the band. A release date had not yet been announced at the time this review was published.) The roots of The [Read »]