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

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Review: Rat King “Vicious Inhumanity” [Within The Mind Records]

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Sometimes it happens when you find something horrid at first glance but somehow you can’t take your eyes of it? And the more you look at it, get ...
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Interview: Timo Rotten from OCEANS

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Oceans is the loudest debut in starting 2020 so far. A week ago their debut album The Sun And The Cold was released. When I listened to it, ...
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Review: Victorius “Space Ninjas From Hell” [Napalm Records]

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Some say that Power Metal is dying, like it’s outdated and isn’t interesting for no one. Nevertheless, Sabaton and Powerwolf are pretty good with regular sold out shows. ...
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Review: Pripjat/Hell:On “A Glimpse Beyond” [The Crawling Chaos Records]

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It often happens that I lose a sight of some really good or for some reason important releases, as always. Split album called A Glimpse Beyond from Germans ...
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Review: Oceans “The Sun And The Cold” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Whether we want it or not, we’re living in postmodern era: looks like everything was already invented before and the only thing that left is to merge thing ...
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Review: Rage “Wings Of Rage” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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For the 35 years of existence Rage have been through many things: rises and falls, line-up changes and sound experiments – I think there is no sense to ...
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Review: Deface “Blatant Denial” [Metal Scrap Records]

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Israeli Groove/Death Metal band Deface formed in 2002 but the debut album they release only this year. Of course, many will ask a reasonable question: “Why it took ...
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Interview video: Amorphis

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On December, 11-th 2019 Amorphis came to Israel for the second time with their beautiful album Queen Of Time. We had a small talk with bassist Olli-Pekka Laine ...
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Review: Avalanche “Sent From Hell” [Sliptrick Records]

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You know how it is: sometimes you have an album and for some reason you put it aside. But then you turn it on and from the first ...
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Review: Avatarium “The Fire I Long For” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Doom Metal is quite diverse genre with apparent narrowness of its frame. Here can be found a place for the deepest darkness, heaviness and many other things. In ...
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Hellfest 2020: huge bands update. Sold out.

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Hellfest announced the almost complete three days line-up. To name a few: Judas Priest, Messuggah, System Of A Down, Korn, Opeth, Mayhem, Obituary, Doro, The Offspring and many ...
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Review: Strident “March Of Plague” [Punishment 18 Records]

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Israeli metal scene, despite it is small and neglected, still alive and quite various: there are many Black Metal bands with some original views on this music, lots ...
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Review: Sodom “Out Of The Frontline Trench” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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Seems that Uncle Tom Angelripper isn’t going to stop the war machine named Sodom. After another line-up change the band works on their new album. Drumming up an ...
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Review: Cyhra “No Halos In Hell” [Nuclear Blast]

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Cyhra, which can be considered as a “superband”, formed in 2016. Next year, 2017 their debut album Letters To Myself was released and now, two years later their ...
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Review: Quiet Riot “Hollywood Cowboys” [Frontiers Music srl]

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The passing 2019 was a year of many releases from old honored bands. Few days ago Pretty Maids‘ new album was released and in the same time there ...
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Review: Pretty Maids “Undress Your Madness” [Frontiers Music srl]

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Pretty Maids‘ history is the history of rising, falling and rising again. Though, if melodic Heavy and Hard Rock were trendy in 80s (the first rise), their successful ...
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Review: Agnostic Front “Get Loud!” [Nuclear Blast]

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Fathers (or, maybe, grandfathers) of NYHC Agnostic Front have something to say about things that happen in their country and the whole world again. And they say it ...
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Review: Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra “Legacy Of The Dark Lands” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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It is never long that comes at last. In case of Blind Guardian it was really long, 23 years to be exact. In 1996 the band mentioned some ...
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Review: The Dark Element “Songs The Night Sings” [Frontiers Music srl]

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Two years ago The Dark Element‘s debut self-titled album was released. Honestly, I took this band, with former Sonata Arctica‘s guitarist Jani Liimatainen and Anette Olzon as some ...
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Review: Scarleth “Vortex” [Rockshots Records]

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I have a strong connection with Ukrainian metal scene so I heard about Scarleth. I know that the band released two albums and then there were some line-up ...
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