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Review: Demoniac “So It Goes” [Edged Circle]

The Chilean thrashers Demoniac have returned this year with a brand new album “So It goes” after three years of silence (apart from the Live record year ago), ...
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Review: Nader Sadek “The Serapeum”

After six years of silence, Egyptian born musician Nader Sadek has returned with a string of singles, and in the end of November has finally presented something more ...
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Review: Under Attack “Virus Alert” [Sliptrick records]

Recently the Italian heavy metal band Under Attack has released their debut album “Virus Alert” through the Sliptrick Records, defining their first musical journey in a pure classical ...
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Review: Payne’s Gray “Kadath Decoded”

The idea of a progressive metal band that has more emphasis on adventurous arrangements than downright riffs sounds terrible on paper – fortunately this is where Payne’s Gray ...
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Review: Harakiri For The Sky “Mære” [AOP Records]

Let’s explore these melancholic and atmospheric ballads by a cold, sad day of winter. For this is the best way to describe the overall feel of the album. ...
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Review: MYRHOLT “…sjelebot…”

Clearly if you do not know what pure original Norwegian black metal is and you are eager to learn about it, one priest: MYRHOLT, one gospel: “Sjelebot”!!! Right ...
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Review: Paranorm “Empyrean” [Redefining Darkness Records]

A sweet-sounding technical thrash fest, Empyrean hits us full force from the first second as Sweden’s Paranorm release their first full-length album after a 7-year absence since 2014’s ...
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Review: The Scalar Process “Coagulative Matter” [Transcending Obscurity Records]

Another great release from Indian label Transcending Obscurity, France’s The Scalar Process launch themselves into the technical death metal genre with a monster of a first release in ...
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Review: Astral Tomb “Degradation of Human Consciousness” [Blood Harvest]

It’s your best friend’s birthday and you don’t know what gift to choose for him, don’t hesitate, make him discover this EP “Degradation Of Human Consciousness” by the ...
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Review: Maestitium “Tale of the Endless” [Black Lion Records]

What could be better than listening to a good melodic death metal album after a hard day’s work? Nothing at all, especially after talking to Maestitium leader Elias ...
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Review: Sirenia “Riddles, Ruins & Revelations” [Napalm Records]

“A modern ride straight into the heart of symphonic metal!” – that’s how Sirenia‘s tenth album Riddles, Ruins & Revelations press release starts. Intriguing, isn’t it? To tell ...
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Review: Six Foot Six “End Of All” [Scarlet Records]

Yes, you have read everything correctly. The name is Six Foot Six, not Six Feet Under. And no, we are not talking about groovy death metal, we are ...
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Review: Persuader “Necromancy” [Frontiers Music]

Power metal from Germany has influenced a lot of bands over the years. The Swedish Persuader doesn’t make an exception. On “Necromancy” you can clearly hear the spirit ...
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Review: Mortal Terror “Bite of the Underdog”

The mid-tempo thrash metal from Germany strikes since 1986. Their debut “The Evolving Self” was released in 1994. With “Bite of the Underdog” Mortal Terror presents their sixth ...
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Review: Imha Tarikat “Sternenberster” [Prophecy Productions / Lupus Lounge]

Imha Tarikat is Turkish for set of destruction. That is the right description of the second record from the black metal duo from Germany. There is a lot ...
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Review: Heads For The Dead “Into The Red” [Transcending Obscurity Records]

This international act with members of Revel In Flesh, Wombbath, Gorefest, Hail Of Bullets and more knows the right formula for good and hard-hitting death metal. There is ...
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Review: Descend To Acheron “The Transience Of Flesh” [Petrichor]

This Australian death metal band describes themselves as a technical death metal with a slight touch of black metal. In my opinion Descend to Acheron deliver solid blackened ...
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Review: Children of Technology “Written Destiny” [Hells Headbangers]

If you put every heavy metal cliché in an Eppenmayer flask and let everything incubate for 48 hours you will get “Written Destiny” from Children of Technology. There’s ...
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Review: AKHLYS “Melinoë” [Debemur Morti Productions]

Naas Alcameth who you may know from Nightbringer, is known for his dark and nightmare awakening musical creations. AKHLYS is an emotional ride for the mind. If you ...
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Review: And Now The Owls Are Smiling “Dirges” [Clobber Records]

Atmospheric black metal suits my temperament well. And not just one small niche of the genre, but across all its many variations: whether the atmosphere generated is that ...
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