Album Reviews

Autumn – Stacking Smoke

2nd February 2019 Reinier de Vries

This is what I call promotion for a new album. Not just a link to some ‘far from album quality sounding’ mp3’s, but a real hardcopy. Included with the hardcopy, Painted Bass Records/Jbmpromotion send a [Read »]

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Autumn

31st January 2019 Reinier de Vries

Autumn is a rock band from Groningen, Netherlands. The band was formed in 1995 and quickly became an important component of the blossoming Dutch gothic metal scene. Their debut album “When Lust Evokes the Curse” [Read »]

Ignea

19th October 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

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

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 »]

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MaYan

22nd September 2018 Reinier de Vries

Biography MaYaN was conceived early 2010 by versatile musician and Epica mastermind Mark Jansen and old friend, ex-After Forever keyboardist Jack Driessen to write an album in the style they always really wanted. Mark asked [Read »]

Album Reviews

Epica – Epica vs. Attack On Titan

21st July 2018 Haydee G.

Epica is back with their fulfilled promise of delivering something a little more “out of the box” and their latest EP “Epica vs. Attack on Titan Songs” defines exactly that description. This EP comprises of [Read »]

Nightwish

21st June 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.

Album of the Month

Amorphis – Queen Of Time

17th May 2018 Reinier de Vries

If there is one band that knows how to combine brutal raw music with sugar sweet melodies and folky melancholy elements it is Amorphis. With Under the Red Cloud I already thought that they made [Read »]

Album Reviews

Dreamgrave – Monuments

14th May 2018 Haydee G.

Dreamgrave is a Hungarian metal act with an overreaching charm. Their humble beginnings started in 2012 with aims of blending numerous styles together with progressive themes. Years later they ventured into newer territories and presently [Read »]