Album Reviews

Viper Soup Complex – Red Fugue

5th November 2018 Rick Ossian

Malta’s Viper Soup Complex have just released their debut, Red Fugue.  There are five rather long tracks, and one relatively short one. If you are a fan of the bulk of what you’ve no doubt [Read »]

Viper Soup Complex

5th November 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Viper Soup Complex consists of five musical misfits. The band was formed in 2012 by Owen, Michael, and Julian who had just left Nisga Project and were looking for something a little heavier and more br00tal. [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 »]

Ignea

19th October 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

IGNEA is a Ukrainian metal band blending modern sound, symphonic, oriental, and progressive vibes.

Album Reviews

Haken – Vector

9th October 2018 Rick Ossian

Hot on the heels of their L+1VE ,London’s progressive metal stalwarts Haken are back with a handful of slippery sliding cacophony! Imagine a super-heavy Gentle Giant, and you’ve got some idea of what you’re dealing [Read »]

Album Reviews

Riverside – Wasteland

29th September 2018 Rick Ossian

One thing I’ve always noticed about Warsaw’s Riverside: they are a bit creepy. Granted, they have some very good tunes, and they are always on my radar (though I would have to confess not purchasing [Read »]

Album of the Month

Ethernity – The Human Race Extinction

25th September 2018 Rick Ossian

Following up their debut LP Obscure Illusions (2015), this outfit from Belgium was actually formed in 2000.  When listening, it is easy to discern that they have honed their chops well. Ethernity features every member [Read »]

Ethernity

25th September 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Ethernity is a Progressive Melodic Metal band from Belgium founded in 2000 by brothers Julien Spreutels (keyboards – Epysode) and Nicolas Spreutels (drums) and their cousin François Spreutels (bass). They were quickly joined by two friends: [Read »]

Album Reviews

MaYan – Dhyana

23rd September 2018 Reinier de Vries

The third album of MaYan, the band around Epica’s Mark Jansen. The album sounds like a soundtrack of symphonic death metal. With crowdfunding the band could finance the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra for the [Read »]