SADIST

24th May 2019 Chris Galea

Sadist was formed in 1991 by Tommy (guitar, keyboards), Peso (drums), Andy (bass) and Fabio (vocals). While playing locally with original content from their demo, they caught the attention of the indie label Obscure Plasma [Read »]

Album Reviews

Equipoise – Demiurgus

24th February 2019 Philippe Leconte

After an impressive EP, ‘Birthing Homunculi’ (2016), the virtuoso guitarist Nick Padovani strikes again and delivers with a dream team this album, ‘Demiurgus’, to make the universe out of primal matter! Allow me to quote [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sunless Dawn – Timeweaver

7th January 2019 Rick Ossian

I am a bit on the fence here with Sunless Dawn. Of course, Copenhagen, Denmark is probably responsible for just about as many progressive death metal acts as Sweden or Finland or any other Scandinavian [Read »]

Sunless Dawn

7th January 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

SUNLESS DAWN present progressive metal born from a vast array of influences. Their works draw on both black and death metal in a fusion of puzzling, jazzy rhythms, dreamlike soundscapes and piercing riffs – all [Read »]

Opeth

26th October 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Opeth is a Swedish progressive metal and progressive rock band from Stockholm, formed in 1989. The group has been through several personnel changes, including the replacement of every single original member. Lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remained Opeth’s primary driving force [Read »]

Live Reviews

Female Metal Voices 2018 Tour: Ignea

23rd October 2018 Thomas Nielsen

Hailing from the Ukraine, IGNEA represent not only another country, but also a different metal genre than MartYriuM. Gone is the latex and evil witchery style, instead we have Helle Bogdanova’s very different take on [Read »]

Album Reviews

Beyond Creation – Algorythm

5th October 2018 Philippe Leconte

Do you know the opposite of elevator music? It is ‘paint your cladding’ music! This kind of painting takes eons to do it well, with cerebral activity close to braindead. In order to deal with [Read »]