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 »]

Butcher Babies

19th October 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Butcher Babies are an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. Frontwomen Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey, guitarist Henry Flury (Amen), bassist Jason Klein, and drummer Chase Brickenden make up the band.

Soulfly

21st June 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Soulfly is an American metal band formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1997. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality, political and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes including war, violence, aggression, slavery, hatred and anger. Soulfly is led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, [Read »]

Overkill

10th May 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

The band underwent a more groove-oriented stylistic shift with I Hear Black in 1993. Since then, they have dropped the groove metal elements and returned to their earlier style since Ironbound in 2010. Overkill were formed in New Jersey [Read »]

Corrosion of Conformity

16th December 2017 /raVen/

Corrosion of Conformity (also known as C.O.C.) is an American heavy metal band from Raleigh, North Carolina formed in 1982. For almost the majority of its existence, the band has consisted of guitarist Woody Weatherman, bassist Mike Dean (who left in 1987 but rejoined six [Read »]

Album Reviews

Reptilian Illuminati – Dark/Light

7th November 2017 /raVen/

Reptilian Illuminati released “Dark/Light“on September 1st of this year.  A doom metal LP totally immerssed in alien abductions with each individual track dedicated to telling ten different alien abduction stories in an artistic and musical fashion.  A fan [Read »]

Haema

3rd November 2017 /raVen/

Haema are an industrial-influenced experimental groove metal four-piece based in Northamptonshire, UK. Recently, the band has signed to metal label, Sliptrick Records, who will release the quartet’s debut EP, ‘Insurrection’, which was recorded at Initiate [Read »]

Thalamus

7th July 2017 Reinier de Vries

Thalamus spawned in 2006 from former members of ”Cryonic temple”, ”Kjell-Ronnys pop orchestra” and ”Lavskäggä”. Kjelle met up with Janne and Basse and formed Thalamus. A month later Peter joined the band. Out of this [Read »]