Album Reviews

Harlott – Proliferation

20th September 2015 Reinier de Vries

This thrash band from Melbourne already surprised me with their ‘Origin’ album, but with this new album they really overwhelmed me. It is maybe not original, but it is so fast, hard and heavy and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Slayer – Repentless

10th September 2015 Reinier de Vries

What do you do when you get the opportunity to write a review for the new Slayer album, but with only three days to deadline? You don’t hesitate a second, skip a few hours sleep [Read »]

Album Reviews

One Machine – The Final Cull

9th September 2015 Reinier de Vries

After their debut album “The Distortion of Lies and the Overdriven Truth” this new one is launched rather fast. I was not that enthusiastic about the debut, especially the somewhat over the top singing and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Act Of Defiance – Birth And The Burial

20th August 2015 Reinier de Vries

Chris Broderick, Shawn Drover, Harry Derek and Matt Bachand form this ‘kind of super’ group. The former members from bands like Jag Panzer, Megadeth, Scar the Marty, Nevermore, Eidolon and Shadows Fall have already earned their stripes elsewhere and [Read »]

Album Reviews

Rifftera – Pitch Black

20th August 2015 Reinier de Vries

When I saw the name Rifftera, I thought their music would be riff oriented and with a big Pantera influence. The first thought was of course an open door, because what is metal without riffs… [Read »]