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Review: Dark “Inside The Void”

This May the second record “Inside the Void” of Swedish dark rock quartet Dark was self-released, without any help from music labels. Not the most productive band in ...
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Review: At The Gates “The Nightmare Of Being” [Century Media Records]

In 2020 At The Gates celebrated their 30 years anniversary. However, it was a quiet celebration: last year was complicated for all of us and for the band ...
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Review: Thy Catafalque “Vadak” [Season of Mist]

Tamás Kátai has created the very essence of modern Avant Garde Metal with his Thy Catafalque. At one hand it is so otherworldly and hard to define that ...
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Review: Pestilence “Exitivm” [Agonia Records]

The cult classic masters of Progressive Death Metal are at it again. Three years ago the album Hadeon infected the soundwaves and brought the band back to the ...
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Review: Aythis “Secrets From Below”

In the beginning of April, Belgian-born (but residing in Netherlands) French musician Carline van Roos, known as Aythis, has released her fifth studio album “Songs From Below” via ...
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Review: Christian Cosentino “Lawn”

This spring Australian multi-instrumentalist Christian Cosentino has released his first ever record “Lawn”, and did it independently. And despite the fact that all the songs of this record ...
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Review: Catharsis “Human Failures” [Mad Lion Records]

If you’ll search the band “Catharsis” on metal-archives.com you’ll get 16 exact matches – looks like metalheads really love this name, so if you need some information about ...
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Gig review: Khors | Colotyphus | Ezkaton [June 12th, 2021. Lviv, Ukraine]

So, my dear friends and metal family, it finally happened! At last! It’s been two years since we had an opportunity to go the gigs and festivals. I ...
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Review: Helloween “Helloween” [Nuclear Blast]

In 2017 Helloween announced a worldwide tour “Pumpkins United”, which was a real bombshell because two former vocalists, Kai Hansen and Michael Kiske joined the band. During 14 ...
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Review: Terra Odium “Ne Plus Ultra” [Frontiers Music]

The story of Terra Odium starts way back in 1985 with the Norwegian Prog Metal band Manitou. After releasing a few demos and a full length album a ...
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Review: Natural Spirit “Під серпом часу” [Epidemie Records]

The Ukrainian pagan metal band Natural Spirit has released their fourth full-length album “Пiд Серпом Часу” one year earlier via Czech Epidemie Records. And with a gap of ...
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Review: Cryptosis ”Bionic Swarm” (Century Media Records)

Cryptosis from the Netherlands started out in 2013 as the old school Thrash outfit Distillator. After releasing two albums they noticed a huge advancement in their musical skills ...
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Review: Decapitated “The First Damned” [Nuclear Blast Records]

Now let’s go back to Decapitated’s early days, with this new release of their two first demos. The young band that they were at the time already shows ...
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Review: Flotsam And Jetsam “Blood In The Water” [AFM Records]

In 2019 Flotsam And Jetsam released The End Of Chaos, which caused a question, if the name of the album means the end of the band. Eric Knutson ...
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Review: Fragmentum “Masters Of Perplexity”

This April Belgian melodic death metal band Fragmentum has released their second full-length album “Masters of Perplexity” after two years of silence, and all by themselves. And this ...
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Review: Tides Of Kharon “Titanomachy” [Sliptrick records]

Canadian melodic deathsters Tides of Kharon have released through Sliptrick Records their second work – EP “Titanomachy”, continuing to evolve their melodic side with pure heart and metallic ...
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Review: Totale Vernichtung “Die Rückkehr des schwarzen Todes” [Darker than Black Records / Final Agony Records]

You know, I’ve got a serious confession to make here… and, I honestly feel really bad for even saying this, but… Die Rückkehr Des Schwarzen Todes, well… when ...
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Review: Iselder “Fe Godwn Ni Eto” [Marwolaeth Records]

Iselder is a band that has been around for a fair amount of years. However, this is a band that is fairly new to me. With his last ...
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Review: Code “Flyblown Prince” [Dark Essence Records]

One thing I find really amusing with this Progressive Black Metal outfit from London is how they manage to change their sound for each album without losing their ...
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Review: Burning Witches “The Witch of the North” [Nuclear Blast]

This is a really nice, epic album about the adventures of the witches of the north. Burning Witches stick to their usual themes of witchcraft, but on this ...
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