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 »]

Vision Divine

5th December 2018 Chris Galea

  VISION DIVINE was born in 1998, originally intended as Olaf Thorsen’s solo project (Labyrinth’s guitarist at that time). Very soon he starts collaborating again with Fabio Lione (lead singer of Labyrinth on their first album [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 »]

Ross The Boss

26th November 2018 Markus Falkenberg

Guitarist Ross the Boss’ stature in the history of hard rock and heavy metal has been well-solidified for decades by this point – with a resume including some of the most influential and hardest-hitting bands [Read »]

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Fifth Angel

22nd October 2018 Reinier de Vries

The Seattle music scene in the mid 1980’s was a breeding ground of exceptional talent. “Heavy metal” was a new wave of music that was beginning to sweep the globe, and Fifth Angel was one [Read »]

Album Reviews

Brainstorm – Midnight Ghost

1st October 2018 Reinier de Vries

Are it eleven or twelve albums this German power metal band already released? One thing is for sure, they always deliver a certain quality. Andy B. Franck. has been the singer since their third album Ambiguity. He [Read »]

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Brainstorm

30th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

The chain of circumstantial evidence is long and speaks for itself: Brainstorm’s new album, Midnight Ghost, is a veritable milestone. There are plenty of reasons for this, starting with the initial compilation of ideas through [Read »]

Album Reviews

Manimal – Purgatorio

16th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

After debut The Darkest Room and the second album called Trapped In the Shadows, it is time for the third album. Third albums are always important for a band, a kind of make or break point. With Samuel Nyman [Read »]

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Manimal

8th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

Swedish heavy/power metal band MANIMAL was founded in 2001. Their first full-length album, The Darkest Room, was released in 2009. Right away it hit the official album charts in their home country of Sweden on [Read »]