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Sophie Laliberté
Loves words and music. When not writing or reading reviews, she’s writing horror stories where music plays a part.

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Review: Nightwish “HUMAN. :II: NATURE.” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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For their new album, Nightwish attempt nothing less than to pay tribute to music itself. They have always made songs about things they love, and now, they are ...
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Review: Wrathful “Open Chest”

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Let’s have a nice creepy dive through a dark and compelling death metal abyss. Open Chest sounds like a throwback to old school death metal, with a few ...
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Review: Extinction “The Apocalypse Mark” [Revalve Records]

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Now that the world seems to be ending, let’s have some nice apocalyptic thrash metal. This album seems to be all about disaster and apocalyptic things, from its ...
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Review: MELTDOWN “Deadringer” [Rambo Music / Fifth Island Music AB / Sony Entertainment AB]

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This is a nice catchy and energetic melodic death metal album. OK, so maybe some of you might find this too poppy and too generic, but if you ...
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Review: Sarcasm “Esoteric Tales of the Unserene” [Chaos Records]

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Esoteric Tales of the Unserene is the type of album where I can appreciate what the band is trying to do, and where I can enjoy some of ...
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Review: Fvneral Fvkk “Carnal Confessions” [Solitude Productions]

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Carnal Confessions is a disquieting and dark anti-Christian doom metal album. You’re going to hear a lot of ranting about organized religion, and perverted distortions of religious imagery, ...
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Review: Rhodium “Sea Of The Dead” [Sliptrick records]

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This is a much better way to make an album that tells stories. This one really has it all: catchy verses and choruses, powerful vocals, great riffs, nice ...
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Review: Prophets Of The Apocalypse “Threshold Of War” [Sliptrick records]

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This album is a really tasty slice of thrash metal, with some nice fast riffs, great raspy and gritty vocals, and lots of evil attitude. It’s evil music ...
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Review: MYRHOLT “Solens Soenn og Maanens Datter”

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Music that you find bland tends to be the hardest to review. There’s only so many times you can stretch “it’s so unremarkable that there is not really ...
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Review: Neurosphere “Anthem of the Lost (Part I – Nightwards)” [Revalve Records]

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Anthem of the lost is a catchy piece of music, that takes inspiration from melodic death metal, and explores other genres to create a nice mix of melody ...
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Review: Kaldvard “Dømt Til Bål Og Brann”

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Kaldvard’s bio describes them as a band inspired by black metal, scary old legends and witch trials. And they successfully expressed all of that in their new album. ...
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Review: Hellixxir “The Black Fortress” [Music-Records]

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That’s how you do black/thrash metal! With all the good stuff: some unrelenting heaviness and speed, very well-executed vocals that go from snarly and high-to deeper growls, and ...
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Review: Reject the Sickness “The New Chapter”

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The New Chapter is what would happen if those obscure death metal bands from the late 80s-early 90s had better production, but still kept their dark edge. And ...
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