Album Reviews

Dark Tranquility – Atoma

3rd November 2016 Reinier de Vries

Just before this new album, main song writer and guitarist Martin Hendersson left the band. Niklas Sundin replaced him and also a new bass player Anders Iwers (Tiamat, Ceremonial Oath) joined the band. When the [Read »]

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Insomnium – Winter’s Gate

24th September 2016 Wade Reitz

In the world of music, a concept album is nothing new. Most artists have some sort of binding thread for their music, they just might not all follow a particular story line. In progressive, rock, [Read »]

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Martyrion – Our Dystopia

26th August 2016 Markus Falkenberg

Death Metal meets Fallout. Sounds simple, right? And yes, their idea to place their music in an obviously fictive post-apocalyptic future sounds like a gimmick, but why not? It is not as if they were [Read »]

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Soilwork – Death Resonance

25th August 2016 Wade Reitz

Soilwork has been around for a long time. I had not realized how long until I received their latest album, Death Resonance, for review. Formed in late 1995 by Björn “Speed” Strid and Peter Wichers, [Read »]

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Enigma – Stars Misaligned

22nd July 2016 Markus Falkenberg

Many fans would likely agree that Melodic Technical Death Metal is one of the most challenging sub-genres for any Metal band. You want the growling, you want melody, you want to show off with your [Read »]

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Burden Of Life – In Cycles

24th June 2016 Thomas Nielsen

Skimming the first couple of lines of the promo letter from Noizgate Records, it mentions melodic death metal. Righto, I can certainly appreciate that. Now, my surprise was big when I threw the disc into [Read »]

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D.A.M – Premonitions

15th June 2016 Markus Falkenberg

Melodic Death Metal is definitely one of the trickier Metal subgenres. There is supposed to be some form of melody that is not too well hidden and there is supposed to be Death Metal. Two [Read »]