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Review: Thundermother “Heat Wave” [AFM Records]

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In far 1975 The Runaways, unwittingly, have proved to the world that girls can also rock ‘n’ roll. In 2020 Sweden all-female band Thundermother ambitiously states: “Thundermother don’t ...
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Septicflesh: “Infernus Sinfonica MMXIX” (live DVD) [Season Of Mist]

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Unlike other bands, Septicflesh don’t release their albums quite often, one in three years at an average. Their last album Codex Omega was released in 2017 but the ...
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Review: Destruction “Born To Thrash” [Nuclear Blast]

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A year ago Teutonic Thrash Metal legends Destruction released their 16th album Born To Perish. This year the band quite unexpectedly releases a live album Born To Thrash, ...
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Review: Rumahoy “Time II: Party” [Napalm Records]

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The self-proclaimed “Best True Scottish Pirate Metal Band In The World”, Rumahoy after quite a short time release their second album, appropriately named Time II: Party. Here my ...
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Review: Ensiferum “Thalassic” [Metal Blade Records]

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Lo and behold, Ensiferum celebrates 25 years anniversary this year and I still think it’s a “new and promising” Folk/Melodic Death Metal band. I mean, I know about ...
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Review: Bloodhunter “Bloodhunter” (reissue)

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Seems like July will be the month of live albums, compilations and reissues. Perhaps that’s a tendency or dubious compensation for the lack of live shows and festivals. ...
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Interview: Grave Digger

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In the end of May Grave Digger who celebrates 40 years anniversary this year, released their 20th album Fields Of Blood. We had a long conversation with legendary ...
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Review: Powerwolf “Best Of The Blessed’ [Napalm Records]

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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: Chugun “Rogue Planet”

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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”

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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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Review: Pandrador “Ov Rituals, Ov Ancestors, Ov Destiny”

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This year two Polish Extreme Metal legends released their new albums. However, everything changes and Polish Death Metal scene too (though some people blame it for stagnation). Some ...
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Review: Beyond The Black “Hørizøns” [Napalm Records]

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“Beyond The Black emerges from their cocoon and reaches the next level with the upcoming album Hørizøns”, they said. “…unequalled, differentiated spectra of symphonic and melodic rock spiced with sonorous ...
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Review: Lamb Of God “Lamb Of God” [Epic Records/Nuclear Blast]

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Five years passed since VII: Sturm und Drang and now Lamb Of God are back with new self-titled album. This uncomplicated on the first glance name concisely represent ...
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Review: BPMD “American Made” [Napalm Records]

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When famous legendary musicians record a cover album, it is always no less than wandering. All the more in case of new super group (or rather project) BPMD, ...
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Review: Chaos Over Cosmos “The Ultimate Multiverse” [Narcoleptica Productions]

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I guess it would be very trivial to say that modern underground is not what it was years before. Everyone who has a computer nowadays can create music, ...
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Review: Moonlight Haze “Lunaris” [Scarlet Records]

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Italian Symphonic Power Metal band Moonlight Haze was formed not a long time y, in 2018, yet already next year their debut album De Rerum Natura was released. ...
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Review: Thy Despair “The Song Of Desolation” [Rockshots Records]

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According to established hideous tradition, I still continue to write reviews a month later after the album is out. This time it happened to Ukrainian band Thy Despair: ...
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Review: Grave Digger “Fields Of Blood” [Napalm Records]

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Germans Grave Digger who celebrate 40-years anniversary of the band this year (40 years!) cannot be blamed for laziness for sure! Throughout their history the band released lots ...
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Review: OZ “Forced Commandments” [Massacre Records]

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Talking about Scandinavian heavy Metal, the first name that springs to mind is Hammerfall, of course. Europe can be also categorized as Heavy Metal bend with some reservations, ...
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Review: Gomorra “Divine Judgement” [Noble Demon Records]

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Technically, the Swiss band Gomorra exists since 2019, not for a long time at all. However it doesn’t means that these musicians are newcomers, no! And the band’s ...
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