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Review: Exodus “Persona Non Grata” [Nuclear Blast]

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Exodus‘ previous album, Blood In, Blood Out was released seven years ago, in 2014. Later, Gary Holt went to play tours with Slayer, replacing late Jeff Hanneman, while ...
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Review: Azathoth Circle “Siajvo”

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After a short break Azathoth Circle are back with their new release named Siajvo. “Concise record Siajvo is an eschatological trip through emotional imprints. Our image is building ...
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Review: 1914 “Where Fear And Weapons Meet” [Napalm Records]

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First of all I need to say that in this review I can hardly remain impartial due to some valid reasons. In my early years I found two ...
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Review: Paradox “Heresy II – End Of A Legend” [AFM Records]

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In far 1990 German Thrash/Power Metal band Paradox released Heresy, a conceptual album about Albigensian Crusade. Now, 31 years later in 2021 here comes the sequel of the ...
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Review: A Pale Horse Named Death “Infernum In Terra” [Long Branch Records]

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In 2010 the former drummer of Type O Negative and Life Of Agony, Sal Abruscato founded his own band, A Pale Horse Named Death, where he mostly continues ...
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Review: Carcass “Torn Arteries” [Nuclear Blast]

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This autumn another British legends release their new album after long period of silence. After eight years Carcass comes back with the new release named Torn Arteries. Unlike ...
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Review: Rage “Resurrection Day” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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In the middle of 2020 Rage declared another line-up change: two guitarists, Stefan Weber (ex-Axxis) and Jean Bormann (Angel Inc, Rage & Ruins) replaced Marcos Rodriguez. Thus, for ...
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Review: Iron Maiden “Senjutsu” [Parlophone Records]

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There will be no arguing that Iron Maiden became legends long time ago, I guess and they can afford to not release a new music at all. Everybody ...
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Review: Apostolica “Haeretica Ecclesia” [Scarlet Records]

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Take a modern Power Metal like Sabaton, Orden Ogan or Warkings, add some pathos and pseudo-church organs lavishly like Powerwolf and some calls for apocalypse with a little ...
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Review: Sodom “Bombenhagel” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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German Thrash Metal icon Sodom will celebrate its 40 years anniversary soon. In this regard (and to show a sign of life to the fans) the band released ...
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Review: Sepultura “SepulQuarta” [Nuclear Blast]

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In the beginning of 2020 Sepultura released their 15th album, brilliant and thoughtful Quadra. Well, who knew that the lyrics from the song “Isolation” will become prophetic – ...
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Review: Dee Snider “Leave A Scar” [Napalm Records]

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Since the first Twisted Sister‘s split-up in far 1988, front man Dee Snider remains active and notable: he plays in another bands (Desperado, Widowmaker), participates in Symphonic Heavy ...
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Review: Chaos Over Cosmos “The Silver Lining Between The Stars”

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Last year I listened to an international project Chaos Over Cosmos for the first time and it impressed me a lot: two guys that live on the different ...
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Review: Die Apokalyptischen Reiter “The Divine Horsemen” [Nuclear Blast]

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I mention COVID almost in every review and I fully understand that it bothers the readers, not to mention that I also tired from this but what can ...
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Review: Powerwolf “Call Of The Wild” [Napalm Records]

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Last year Powerwolf released their compilation Best Of The Blessed as a way to earn some time, maybe money and remind about themselves as well in a lack ...
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Review: Night Crowned “Hädanfärd” [Noble Demon]

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Last year Night Crowned released great in all ways debut album Impius Viam and it was included in many 2020 Top-10 rightfully. However, the band didn’t remain idle ...
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Review: At The Gates “The Nightmare Of Being” [Century Media Records]

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In 2020 At The Gates celebrated their 30 years anniversary. However, it was a quiet celebration: last year was complicated for all of us and for the band ...
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Review: Catharsis “Human Failures” [Mad Lion Records]

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If you’ll search the band “Catharsis” on metal-archives.com you’ll get 16 exact matches – looks like metalheads really love this name, so if you need some information about ...
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Review: Helloween “Helloween” [Nuclear Blast]

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In 2017 Helloween announced a worldwide tour “Pumpkins United”, which was a real bombshell because two former vocalists, Kai Hansen and Michael Kiske joined the band. During 14 ...
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Review: Flotsam And Jetsam “Blood In The Water” [AFM Records]

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In 2019 Flotsam And Jetsam released The End Of Chaos, which caused a question, if the name of the album means the end of the band. Eric Knutson ...
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