Interview with Piqaia

7th November 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Here’s a chance for you to tell our readers about your debut album “Artifact”. But could you please start off by introducing the readers to your band and give a short version of the biography? [Read »]

Album Reviews

Mindlane – Unspoken Silence

1st February 2017 Reinier de Vries

Mindlane was formed in April 2016 in Skepplanda, just outside of Gothenburg. Joonas Niskanen (One Without), guitars, Reine Svensson (Outshine) on vocals and Hannu Mäkelä (Characters) on drums are the three members that form the band. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Destrage – A Means To No End

22nd October 2016 Liam Savage

Destrage for me are one of those few bands where you can say they’re doing their own thing.  Sure, there’s some people that will point to certain aspects of the group’s sound and compare certain [Read »]

Album Reviews

Excellion – Unsean

21st September 2016 Liam Savage

Let’s be honest, Mexico probably isn’t probably even in the top ten of countries that comes to mind when thinking about progressive and technical metal.  I’m drawing a blank on the whole subject as I [Read »]

Album Reviews

What Escapes Me – Egress Point

6th June 2016 Liam Savage

Hailing from Kolkata, India, What Escapes Me have issued their debut (and self-financed) release “Egress Point” to the masses to delve into. With the opening song “Coalesce”, we’re treated to a nice mid-paced guitar sound [Read »]

Album Reviews

Aliases – Derangeable

11th April 2016 Liam Savage

So let’s get this out of the way first.  There will be some comparisons between Aliases and guitarist Graham “Pin” Pinney’s highly-regarded prog outfit SikTh.  While this is Aliases’ first batch of new material in [Read »]

Album Reviews

Anima Tempo – Caged in Memories

8th January 2016 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

It’s always a pleasure to welcome something very spicy and tasteful to keep my body warm during the cold nights up here in Scandinavia – like this burning hot, authentic chili con carne of metal served directly from [Read »]

Album Reviews

Arkentype – Disorientated

26th November 2015 Thomas Nielsen

I’m not necessarily a fan of every little detail this young Norwegian band does on their debut full-length, but that does not take away the fact that ‘Disorientated’ is a very, very special album. In [Read »]

Album Reviews

Promethee – Unrest

28th August 2015 Cristina

It is arguable that innovation has become a key word when it comes to metal music these days. If your band doesn’t happen to be among the big, successful and worshipped acts of metal, you [Read »]

Album Reviews

Placenta – XV Greatest Hits

22nd August 2015 Thomas Nielsen

I love it when the promo letters which accompany CDs include sentences like ‘So and so need no introduction’…and you have no first clue who they are. This is the case for me with German Placenta. [Read »]