Archives by: Sophie Laliberté

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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: Metalriff “Under My Skin” [Australis records]

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Let’s have some thrash/power metal adventures, with this nice, energetic and fun album. This one really has a really wild energy that never disappears and never disappoints. You ...
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Review: Hell:on “Scythian Stamm” [Hell Serpent Music]

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This is a pretty decent death/thrash album that has some potentially good ideas, but is not quite great yet. The album starts off pretty well, with the explosive ...
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Review: Evil Incarnate “Depopulation Agenda” [Bestial Burst]

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Ready for some evil and angry death metal? Because this is what this album is all about. It’s a really fun piece of simply angry and really heavy ...
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Review: Sólstafir “Endless Twilight of Codependent Love” [Season of Mist]

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This is a nice trip through emotions and musical styles and moods. Listen as the songs flow and just let all your emotions out. This is kind of ...
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Review: GATECLOSER “From The Wasteland” [Sliptrick records]

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Let’s have some adventures in the wasteland. We’ll travel in the company of this very interesting new band and all their stories. From the intro, you know that ...
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Review: Black Sun Brotherhood “God & Beast” [Metal Blast Records]

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How about some occult and evil blackened thrash? With some heavy riffs, weird vocals and satanic rituals? There is a definite heaviness and evil atmosphere in this album. ...
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Review: Draconian “Under A Godless Veil” [Napalm Records]

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Get ready for some magic and despair, never-ending melancholy, haunting music, sweet singing and desperate screams, because this is what this album sounds like. Draconian play the slow, ...
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Review: Vermocracy “s/t”

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Let’s have another apocalyptic thrashy death metal album, I guess? This is a nice, but not always great collection of melodic death metal tracks, with some nice energy ...
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Review: Harmonize “Warrior in the Night”

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This is an interestingly darker take on power metal. You get all the nice power metal ingredients, like the fast riffs, belting vocals and epic lyrical themes, but ...
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Review: Enslaved “Utgard” [Nuclear Blast Records]

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Utgard is a wonderful collection of black metal and folk songs. Enslaved’s creativity, their talent at mixing different genres together and making truly memorable tracks, are as strong ...
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Review: Draghkar “At The Crossroads Of Infinity” [Unspeakable Axe Records]

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This is some death metal, mixed with other styles, that feels like a real trip through death and the afterlife. It’s kind of overwhelming, but a lot of ...
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Review: NOTÖRIOUS “Glamorized” [Sliptrick records]

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This is yet another hair metal throwback band, that tries really heard to be like Mötley Crüe, but what can I say? I’ve enjoyed this. It’s a lot ...
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Review: Lebenssucht “-273,15°C” [Thanatoskult records]

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Does this album feel as cold as – 273,15°? Well, not completely, but it definitely feels like the musical equivalent of a merciless snowstorm. It’s just not a ...
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Review: CREMATORY “Unbroken” [Napalm Records]

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This is a strange collection of different songs, that works a lot better than you might think. Get ready for something completely unclassifiable, with different musical styles and ...
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Review: Hellgrimm “Elysium”

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Elysium is some nice heavy metal, with cool stories about monsters of all kinds. You will meet demons, witches, and all the horrors and torments of the human ...
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Review: Breaking the Silent “Breaking the Silent”

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This is a really nice power/thrash EP, that will make you very frustrated that it’s so short and that the band seems to have only ever released three ...
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Review: MALICIOUS INC. “Red Flag” [Sliptrick records]

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This is some nu metal with a real bite. From beginning to end, this is unrelentingly heavy, with brutal riffs and drumming, loud screams and a tough attitude ...
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Review: NO RAZA “Transcending Material Sins” [Noble Demon]

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Transcending Material Sins is made of interesting ideas and not always great execution. This is another of these albums I didn’t find all that great. But instead of ...
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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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