The Moor

15th November 2018 Chris Galea

Hailing from from Venice (IT), The Moor were formed in the summer of 2009 by vocalist/guitarist Enrico Longhin and guitarist Davide Carraro (both ex-members of Bleed In Vain). In 2010, after some early line-up changes, Riccardo [Read »]

Album Reviews

The Chapter – Angels And Demons

11th August 2018 Chris Galea

“Angels And Demons” is a surprisingly strong debut from Portuguese band The Chapter. Musically the album has strong hints of Moonspell, especially with regards the deep-sounding lead vocals. Other elements recall early Dark Tranquillity, Opeth [Read »]

The Chapter

10th August 2018 Chris Galea

The Chapter is from Lisbon, Portugal, and was formed in February 2004 by Gonçalo Carvalho, João Gomes, and Pedro Antunes. Later that same year, Pedro Almeida and Vasco Macau joined the band. In 2006 the [Read »]

Nightwish

21st June 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.

Album Reviews

Dreamgrave – Monuments

14th May 2018 Haydee G.

Dreamgrave is a Hungarian metal act with an overreaching charm. Their humble beginnings started in 2012 with aims of blending numerous styles together with progressive themes. Years later they ventured into newer territories and presently [Read »]

Indie Recordings

21st January 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Indie Recordings was founded in 2005 by Erik and Espen Røhne as a side project of Indie Distribution. In 2006 Erlend Gjerde joined Indie Recordings and Indie Distribution and together they developed the label from [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lorelei – Teni Oktyabrya

2nd December 2017 /raVen/

Lorelei pushes their album “Teni Oktyabrya” (Shadows of October) into a darker, heavier, and much more hostile arena of Gothic Metal.  Pushing deeper into the depths of bleakness and exposing lyrically the stuggle and solitude of man’s suffering [Read »]

Album Reviews

Schwarzer Engel – Sinnflut

1st December 2017 Markus Falkenberg

„Schwarzer Engel“, aka „Black Angel“ is obviously a nice choice for a name for a Gothic Metal band. Also, they sing in German which is not really typical for most bands from our beloved genre. [Read »]