Album Reviews

TýR – Hel

15th March 2019 Reinier de Vries

Catchy, a word that describes their music for a very big part. Traditional folk elements, sing a long refrains combined with power metal riffs and melodic twin guitar pieces are the main ingredients again.  TýR did [Read »]

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TýR

15th March 2019 Reinier de Vries

Profession of the Christian Faith or Decapitation: This was the choice given by Sigmundur to his Faroese Viking compatriot Tróndur í Gøtu. And so it was that in 999 A.D., the Christianization of the small [Read »]

CHARIOT

6th March 2019 Chris Galea

Band profile – from the eyes of Pete Franklin Well it all started when my brother Mike brought home a guitar and that was it I was hooked. Some friends and I from school taught [Read »]

Lance King

14th February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Lance King (born November 23, 1962) is an American vocalist and songwriter specializing in melodic rock progressive and power metal. Lance has sung with many groups over the last 35 years and started the record label Nightmare in 1990 to release [Read »]

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 »]

Iron Lamb

11th December 2018 Markus Falkenberg

“[…]Everybody knows rock & roll gained perfection in the late 70’s, it’s a scientific fact. Between them,  bands like Thin Lizzy, Ramones, Motörhead and Ac/Dc found the pure essence of hard music and rolled with [Read »]

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The Sign Records

11th December 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Three formations carrying their own essence, but together rocking the world. The Sign Records is managed by the Almost Religious label group based in Linköping, Sweden

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 »]

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Metal Church

30th November 2018 Reinier de Vries

Formed in Seattle in 1982, Metal Church consisted of vocalist David Wayne, guitarists Kurdt Vanderhoof and Craig Wells, bassist Duke Erickson, and drummer Kirk Arrington. Their 1985 self-titled debut album, recorded when the thrash/speed metal [Read »]