Album Reviews

Entombed – Live Clandestine

25th April 2019 Thomas Nielsen

What would be a more appropriate timing than getting some words jotted down on virtual paper about the new ENTOMBED release from Threeman Records than now? I’m waiting for my flight back to Denmark here [Read »]

Album Reviews

In Flames – I, The Mask

19th February 2019 Thomas Nielsen

There are two things that are true of a new In Flames album: 1. There is always something that unmistakably sounds like In Flames. 2. There is always something that pushes the boundaries for our [Read »]

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In Flames

19th February 2019 Thomas Nielsen

Melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Became massively popular around the turn of the millennium.

Album of the Month

Sarea – Black At Heart

23rd May 2017 Sophie Ruhnke

Three years have passed since Sarea, the modern melodic metal band from Norrköping, Sweden, released their album This Is Not Goodbye. Supporting the band since my review of the very same album, I was now [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lancer – Mastery

6th January 2017 Reinier de Vries

Swedish power metal combo Lancer signed a deal with Nuclear Blast records for the release of their third album. I can hear why NB is very interested in this band. The quality of the music [Read »]

Album Reviews

Volturyon – Cleansed by Carnage

26th September 2016 Thomas Nielsen

Right, death metal maniacs, this one’s for you. Volturyon have been around in some form or shape since 2005 and have now released three full-lengths and one EP. Although they’re Swedish, they lean more towards [Read »]

Album Reviews

Ghost – Popestar (EP)

16th September 2016 Thomas Nielsen

After the stunning ‘Meliora’ album from 2015, expectations to the Swedish clerical crew GHOST run high. With the EP ‘Popestar’, which is out today, they only in part live up to those expectations. The EP [Read »]

Album Reviews

Candlemass – Death Thy Lover

12th June 2016 Thomas Nielsen

Talking about doom metal and not mentioning Swedish Candlemass is a bit like talking about Walt Disney and not at least touching upon Mickey Mouse. The brainchild of bassist and composer Leif Edling and drummer Mats Ekström, the band saw [Read »]