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Bikes, Music, Alcohol and Anarchy. Also books, gigs, traveling and alcohol one more time.

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Review: Therion “Leviathan” [Nuclear Blast]

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Three years ago, in January 2018 Therion released their ambitious three-hour long Metal opera Beloved Antichrist. When the following world tour came to its end, Christopher Johnsson, according ...
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Review: Nervosa “Perpetual Chaos” [Napalm Records]

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Last year was, let’s say it gently, disgusting for all of us but for Nervosa it was crucial: in spring 2020 Fernanda Lira and Luana Dametto leaved the ...
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Review: Generation Steel “The Eagle Will Rise” [Pure Steel Records]

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Generation Steel is a very fresh band, formed not a long time ago, in 2019. Nevertheless, these guys were able to gain attention of Accept‘s guitarist Uwe Lulis, ...
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Video interview: Dan “Chewy” Mongrain from Voivod

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In December we had a nice long chat with Voivod‘s guitarist Dan “Chewy” Mongrain. We talked about live performances, complexity of music and shed some light on the ...
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Review: Royal Hunt “Dystopia” [NorthPoint Productions]

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For more than 30 years of existence, Dutch Royal Hunt released 15 albums – impressive number, especially for Progressive Metal bands, which usually don’t rush with new releases. ...
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Review: Cro-Mags “2020” [Mission Two Entertainment]

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2020 ruined everyone’s plans including Cro-Mags with their first album in 20 years, In The Beginning. Nevertheless, musicians decided not to sit around and recorded another conceptual EP ...
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Review: Iron Savior “Skycrest” [AFM Records]

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A year ago, in 2019 Iron Savior released a strong album Kill Or Get Killed with conventional for this band sci-fi lyrics and blending of Heavy and Power ...
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Review: Iron Mask “Master Of Masters” [AFM Records]

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Iron Mask was formed in 2002 as a side-project of Magic Kingdom‘s virtuoso guitarist Dushan Petrossi, but at some point it turned to a full band. Their last ...
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Review: Mindless Sinner “Master Of Evil” [Pure Steel Records]

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Sweden Mindless Sinner have a very meager discography: for almost 40 years of existence, the band released only four albums. The latest one, Poltergeist, was released in the ...
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Review: Hatebreed “Weight Of The False Self” [Nuclear Blast]

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Hatebreed can be hardly called an underground band but at the same time it is far from mainstream. Bridgeport tattooed lads strived for what they got now with ...
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Review: Sodom “Genesis XIX” [Steamhammer]

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In November 2019 after some radical line-up changes, Sodom releases EP Out Of The Frontline Trench – to show “a sign of life for the fans” and generate ...
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Review: Tombs “Under Sullen Skies” [Season Of Mist]

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American Tombs is a very productive band: since its foundation in 2007 the band released four longplays, four EPs and a couple of split albums. In 2020 another ...
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Review: Dark Tranquillity “Moment” [Century Media Records]

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Four years ago, in November 2016 Dark Tranquillity released their 11th album Atoma. It was highly acclaimed by fans, got some complimentary reviews from critics and even Grammy ...
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Review: Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons “We’re the Bastards” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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As it turns out, there is a life after Motörhead. Mikkey Dee plays in Scorpions now, which play farewell shows worldwide last few years and promise a new ...
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Review: Accuser “Accuser” [Metal Blade Records]

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Germans Accuser are very active last decade. I would say that it is the most active period of the band’s 30 years history with the split-ups, leaving the ...
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Review: Harlott “Detritus Of The Final Age” [Metal Blade Records]

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Seems like November is going to be a fruitful month for Thrash Metal scene – a couple of bands, from young to the famous ones will joy the ...
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Review: Fates Warning “Long Day Good Night” [Metal Blade Records]

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Fates Warning were quite active last years, especially for Progressive Metal band: in 2013 Darkness In A Different Light was released after a gap of nine years. Three ...
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Video interview with Oleksii of Hell:on

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On November, 1 Ukrainian Death Metal band Hell:on released their sixth album named “Scythian Stamm”. We had a long and deep conversation with Oleksii Pasko about Scythians, shamanism ...
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Review: Evildead “United $tate$ Of Anarchy” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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The history of Evildead is quite similar to the history of Possessed, except the tragic incident, of course: Evildead was also formed in the middle of 80s, released ...
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Review: Godsnake “Poison Thorn” [Massacre Records]

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I found Godsnake accidentally in some Telegram channel, dedicated heavy music: someone had posted their video from the debut album Poison Thorn with acrimonious words “Metallica should find ...
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