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Review: Nightfall “At Night We Prey” [Season of Mist]

After eight years of silence the Grecian dark metal legends Nightfall have returned with a brand new full-length work “At Night We Prey”, getting a deal with Season ...
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Review: Majestic Downfall “Waters of Fate” [Chaos Records]

It often fascinates me how certain bands manage to out-play the ones they were inspired by in the first place. Enter Majestic Downfall, who must have studied October ...
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Review: The Plague “Within Death” [Bitter Loss]

But yeah yeah, without any will to offend Kylie Minogue and  ACDC fans, I will not talk too much about Airbourne either because I prefer the original to ...
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Review: Sunrise “Equilibria” [Music Gym Records]

Sunrise is not that kind of band that pleases their crowd with frequent releases: their last album Absolute Clarity was released in 2016 and the newest single “The ...
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Review: Hongo Fuu “Fuu” [Sliptrick records]

The eclectic band from Costa Rica Hongo Fuu has released previous year their first full-length album after a couple of EPs (7 and 8 years ago), and this ...
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Review: Witherfall “Curse of Autumn” [Century Media Records]

This March dark progressive/heavy metal band Witherfall from California, USA has released their new creation “Curse of Autumn”, staying true to the almighty Century Media Records. And three ...
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Review: Iscuron “The Nothing Has Defeated Atreyu”

What a perfectly strange and yet pleasant dark metal album. This reminds me of those obscure one-person black metal or something-close-to-it bands I used to listen to on ...
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Review: Vrykolakas “And Vrykolakas Brings Chaos And Destruction” [Dark Blasphemies Records]

Vrykolakas has returned! Entering into an ominous thirteenth release, the Singaporean Death Metal warriors prove the caliber of compositions once again. This eight tracker is to be put ...
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Review: Solstice “Casting The Die” [Emanzipation Productions]

A country: the United States of America, a region: Florida, a style: Thrash (death) Metal, a band: Soltice. Ok, once we have listed all of that, we have ...
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Review: Fates Warning “A Pleasant Shade of Gray” [Massacre Records]

There’s something about the directions Fates Warning took throughout the 90’s that just doesn’t sit well with me. Parallels marked the start of the band’s lightweight period and follow-up Inside ...
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Review: Eurkuh “Not at All”

A solid effort from what seems to be a one-man band from Australia, the mysterious Eurkuh take us on a 19-minute black metal tour of his native New ...
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Review: Master “Master” [Nuclear Blast]

While plenty of early death metal bands are often lumped together in the old school death metal category, it’s pretty obvious that sub-variants quickly started to emerge over ...
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Review: Inflabitan “Intrinsic” [Soulseller Records]

This may not be the most interesting album you’ll ever hear, but it does have some real energy that makes it easy to get through, and pretty thrilling ...
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Review: Obscure Sphinx “Epitaphs”

It’s been a while since I wanted to talk about this album, and it’s one of those albums I have indeed spent a lot of time with since ...
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Review: Simulacrum “Genesis” [Frontiers Music]

The Finnish progressive band Simulacrum has got the deal with Italian hard/AOR/prog-oriented music label Frontiers to release their third full-length album “Genesis” after seven years of silence. Adorning ...
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Review: Wych “Agony”

The Canadian core/metal scene this year was expanded by one more new name Wych, presenting this February their first ever record EP “Agony”. Balancing between the heaviest metal ...
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Review: Batushka ”Царю Небесный (Carju Niebieskiej)” [Witching Hour Productions]

Slavonic slayers Batushka’s stageshow is undeniably impressive. Full of gothic splendour, embellished with arcane Russian Orthodox mysticism running through their elaborate and impeccably observed rituals, the masked brigade ...
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Review: Cannibal Corpse ”Violence Unimagined” [Metal Blade Records]

If you’re looking to blow away a few cobwebs after the past year of interminable lockdowns then Cannibal Corpse are indeed a safe bet to do just that. ...
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Review: Vicarivs Filii Dei “Intra Ecclesiam Salus Non Est” [Darker than Black Records]

Intra Ecclesiam Salus Non Est… this particular album really caught me massively off guard. So much so, it was actually a very distressing feeling. When I had listened ...
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Review: Antologi “Chronicles Of Catastrophes” [Vrykoblast Productions]

We seldom hear about underground Thrash bands from Asia. There are great underground bands from this part of the world that await discovery and these guys in Antologi ...
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