Reviews

Reviews

Reviews

Review: Carcass “Torn Arteries” [Nuclear Blast]

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 ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Carcass “Torn Arteries” [Nuclear Blast]
Reviews

Review: Conception “State of Deception” [Conception Sounds Factory]

Do we really need comeback albums from bands that have resurrected from the dead anymore? Sure, whenever a band is about to deliver a comeback album, a part ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Conception “State of Deception” [Conception Sounds Factory]
Reviews

Review: Rage “Resurrection Day” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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 ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Rage “Resurrection Day” [Steamhammer/SPV]
Reviews

Review: Gehenna “En busca del valle de Gehenna” [Avanzada Metálica]

When it comes down to early progressive/power metal bands, your options are obviously rather limited. You’ve got Fates Warning, Crimson Glory, Queensryche and Adramelch, but there’s one band ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Gehenna “En busca del valle de Gehenna” [Avanzada Metálica]
Reviews

Review: Savatage “Hall of the Mountain King” [Atlantic Records]

Let me get something off my chest right away: by no means am I a huge Savatage fan. I enjoy plenty of their early stuff, but even back ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Savatage “Hall of the Mountain King” [Atlantic Records]
Reviews

Review: Saber Tiger “Invasion” [Tusk Force]

It’s 1992 and Japanese metal is going through some undeniable changes. Anthem are standing on their last legs before collapsing and Loudness delivers a respectful comeback before turning ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Saber Tiger “Invasion” [Tusk Force]
Reviews

Review: KLAMM “Misanthropocene” [Disharmonia Records]

On the first day of summer Disharmonia Records have released third full-length album Misanthropocene of German atmospheric black metal band Klamm, after seven years of meaningful silence. Three ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: KLAMM “Misanthropocene” [Disharmonia Records]
Reviews

Review: GoreThrone “The Descension”

This April young American deathsters GoreThrone have released independently their very first record, 17-minute EP The Descension. And without any promotional help from the labels, Gorethrone’s music cries ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: GoreThrone “The Descension”
Reviews

Gig review: Metal Rise Gig Lviv @ August 14, 2021 / Ukraine

Well, shalom dear friends and metal family! How was this hot summer for you? Maybe you’ve seen some gigs? I think they slowly come back after two-years-break. So, ...
Read more Comments Off on Gig review: Metal Rise Gig Lviv @ August 14, 2021 / Ukraine
Reviews

Review: Virgin Steele “Life Among the Ruins” [Shark Records]

After the semi-epic Age of Consent, it would take Virgin Steele five years to release an actual follow-up and while that record saw the band getting their act together, Life ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Virgin Steele “Life Among the Ruins” [Shark Records]
Reviews

Review: Iron Maiden “Senjutsu” [Parlophone Records]

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 ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Iron Maiden “Senjutsu” [Parlophone Records]
Reviews

Review: Tombstoner “Victims of Vile Torture” [Redefining Darkness Records]

Are you ready for some kick ass super-heavy death metal? Something brutal and fun with lots of energy through and through? Because that’s what you’ll get with this ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Tombstoner “Victims of Vile Torture” [Redefining Darkness Records]
Reviews

Review: Apostolica “Haeretica Ecclesia” [Scarlet Records]

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 ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Apostolica “Haeretica Ecclesia” [Scarlet Records]
Reviews

Review: Metal Church “Hanging in the Balance” [Rising Sun Productions]

There are two things you can be certain about when it comes down to Metal Church. For one, they retained a sense of integrity over the decades. Second ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Metal Church “Hanging in the Balance” [Rising Sun Productions]
Reviews

Review: Sodom “Bombenhagel” [Steamhammer/SPV]

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 ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Sodom “Bombenhagel” [Steamhammer/SPV]
Reviews

Review: Argesh “Excommunica” [Nero Corvino]

A competent, enjoyable slaying of the gods with room for improvement Hailing from one of the northernmost regions of Italy, Argesh offer a whopping dose of crushing staccato ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Argesh “Excommunica” [Nero Corvino]
Reviews

Review: Savatage “Gutter Ballet” [Atlantic Records]

When bands depart from their earlier and often heavier sound, there are always some obvious risks involved. Some bands get away with it, but I’d argue that most ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Savatage “Gutter Ballet” [Atlantic Records]
Reviews

Review: Snake Bite Whisky “Black Candy” [Sliptrick records]

After three years of silence Australian sleaze rock band Snake Bite Whisky has released their second full-length album “Black Candy” through Sliptrick Records, continuing to develop their joyous ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Snake Bite Whisky “Black Candy” [Sliptrick records]
Reviews

Review: Gore Dimension “Ethereal Realm” [Coyote Records]

This spring Russian extreme metal label Coyote Records has released the debut album “Ethereal Realm” of Turkish death metal band Gore Dimension, successfully combining classical brutal death metal ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Gore Dimension “Ethereal Realm” [Coyote Records]
Reviews

Review: Majestic Downfall “Aorta” [Personal Records]

Although I’m pretty fond of Majestic Downfall, I should admit that they’re a strange band to my ears. On one hand, they’ve certainly improved over time, as the ...
Read more Comments Off on Review: Majestic Downfall “Aorta” [Personal Records]