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Review: Aleah “Aleah” [Svart Records]

No one wants to start a review with the words ‘posthumous release’ – incredibly sadly that is the case with this self-titled farewell album from Aleah. The sheer ...
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Review: Serene Dark “Enantiodromia”

The term ‘symphonic death metal’ usually triggers an association with Italian orchestral masters Fleshgod Apocalypse or possibly even the Greek black/death/goth crossover of Septicflesh. It may even bring ...
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Review: Dawn of Ashes “The Antinomian” [Artoffact Records]

Wikipedia, the go-to source of all crowd-based knowledge, makes mistakes: this is a given fact, not an assumption. To prove this, we need look no further than their ...
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Review: Powerwolf “Best Of The Blessed’ [Napalm Records]

Seems like the time has come for Powerwolf to release “The Best Of” compilation, Best Of The Blessed in their case (of course it should be named that ...
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Review: Twilight Kingdom “The Guardian”

I like progressive metal. I really do – but the problem with the style is that once one has become familiar with the well known works, it becomes ...
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Classic Review: Stratovarius “Dreamspace” [T&T Records]

Widely inspired by Helloween‘s Keeper‘s saga, “Dreamspace” represents a step back from what would become the band’s definitive sound. Still, it is even more decent than the albums ...
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Review: CONSTELLATIA “The Language of Limbs” [Season of Mist]

The label Season of Mist this year has decided to re-release the album “The Language of Limbs” of South-African band Constellatia (the independent German label Isolation released it ...
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Review: FAIRYLAND “Osyrhianta” [Massacre Records]

The band Fairyland has existed for more than twenty years (considering the years under the names Fantasy and Fantasia), but this year the band have released only its ...
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Classic Review: Sentenced “Shadows of the Past” [Thrash Records]

Long before Sentenced embraced their inner gothic, they were yet another death metal band that showed no hint of what they’d end up like in the years ahead. ...
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Review: Afterbirth “Four Dimensional Flesh” [Unique Leader Records]

When you listen to the word brutal death metal, you picture bands like Devourment that move into the scene that depicts dimensions full of guts and gore, putrefaction, ...
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Review: Mefitis “Emberdawn” [Chaos Records | Night Rhythms Recordings]

It’s been a while since death metal has risen from the grave again and we’ve been bombed with bands aping Entombed, Dismember, Death and so on; something I’m ...
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Review: Chugun “Rogue Planet”

According to Wikipedia, “a rogue planet is a planetary-mass object that orbits a galactic center directly. Such objects have been ejected from the planetary system in which they ...
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Review: IA “initIAtion”

Getting old for me it’s not when I can’t do something physically but when I want to complain that everything was better, simpler and clearer in those good ...
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