Album Reviews

Brainstorm – Midnight Ghost

1st October 2018 Reinier de Vries

Are it eleven or twelve albums this German power metal band already released? One thing is for sure, they always deliver a certain quality. Andy B. Franck. has been the singer since their third album Ambiguity. He [Read »]

Album Reviews

Manimal – Purgatorio

16th September 2018 Reinier de Vries

After debut The Darkest Room and the second album called Trapped In the Shadows, it is time for the third album. Third albums are always important for a band, a kind of make or break point. With Samuel Nyman [Read »]

Album Reviews

Refuge – Solitary Men

24th June 2018 Reinier de Vries

Refuge it the revival of the band Rage mid eighties/early nineties line-up. The period in which they released their best albums in my opinion. Especially Secrets in a Weird World, is still a very underrated album. [Read »]

Circle Of Silence

25th April 2018 Reinier de Vries

CIRCLE OF SILENCE was formed in 2006 in the Heilbronn area. The line-up – consisting of Nick (vocals), Chris (guitar), Tobias (guitar), Björn (bass) and Pit (drums) – has remained stable since the band’s formation. [Read »]

Album Reviews

Shadowkeep – Shadowkeep

30th March 2018 Reinier de Vries

Fans of Shadowkeep had to wait 10 years for the predecessor of The Hourglass Effect. Singer Richie Wicks is no longer there and it is almost a band tradition that there is a new singer in the [Read »]

Shadowkeep

30th March 2018 Reinier de Vries

10 years SHADOWKEEP fans waited for a new album. 2018 the band is now striking back with a new singer and a new album. Nobody else than James Rivera from HELSTAR joined the quintet from [Read »]

Album Reviews

Angra – Omni

18th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

The ninth album of Brasilian power/progressive metal band Angra is the first EOTYL (end of the year list) material. Personally I find this one of their top 4 albums. There are a lot of fast [Read »]