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Review: Vicious Rumors “Digital Dictator” [Roadrunner Records]

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Although it would take Vicious Rumors three years to release a second album, Digital Dictator would be the definite album of this band and it’s easy to see why. There’s ...
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Review: Savatage “Hall of the Mountain King” [Atlantic Records]

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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 ...
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Interview: JORD

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Interview with the Swedish one-man black/atmospheric metal act, Jord. Debut album Sol out via Northern Silence Productions. Please introduce Jord and when did you form this project. Jord ...
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Review: Metal Church “Hanging in the Balance” [Rising Sun Productions]

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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 ...
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Review: Savatage “Gutter Ballet” [Atlantic Records]

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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 ...
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Review: Metal Church “Masterpeace” [Nuclear Blast America]

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I’m not sure why, but I can’t help but think that Metal Church’s later period has been rather overlooked. A shame, really, as I’ve recently dived into the ...
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Review: Abstrakt Algebra- Abstrakt Algebra (Megarock Records)

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When Candlemass split up in the early 90s bass player and main man Leif Edling felt that he was far from finished with the music, so he put ...
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Interview: WOE UNTO ME

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Here you can read an interview I had with Artyom Serdyuk, who is active with several bands: Woe Unto Me, Disloyal and Deathbringer. Artyom discussed Woe’s new EP ...
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Interview: AREIS

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Areis, which in ancient Occitan means “to raise“, is a newly band in the scene, formed by members of Right To The Void and Kombur, debuting with the ...
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Dark Redeemer Release Single/Lyric Video For “Tmc”

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Blasphemous Records is now ready to announce the digital release of the opening track of “INTO THE DEEP BLACK”, the so much awaited debut album of Death Metallers DARK REDEEMER, out ...
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Review: Communic ”Hiding From The World” [AFM Records]

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Three years after Where Echoes Gather, the Norwegians return with their sixth album. I wasn’t having high hopes on this one as the two previous albums felt rather ...
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Review: Svarta Sanningar “Kapitel 2”

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The second EP “Kapitel 2” of Swedish dark/gothic rock band Svarta Sanningar was independently released in late spring. It is a solid sequel of their first record “Kapitel 1” ...
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Interview: SVARTA SANNINGAR

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Svarta Sanningar (translated as The Black Truths) is a Swedish gothic rock/metal act, with many elements behind their music, and a story to tell with their new EP ...
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Interview: DARK

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Sweden’s Dark is back with a new EP after 6 years. Their self-titled debut from 2015 is an album that I liked from the beginning, and here they ...
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Review: Natural Spirit “Під серпом часу” [Epidemie Records]

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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)

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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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MOTÖRHEAD Reveal a Previously Unreleased, Sound Check of “Stay Clean” Recorded on the No Sleep ‘81 Tour

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Life on the road isn’t all glamour and rock’n’roll excess and MOTÖRHEAD’s punishing tour schedule in 1981 took them all over the globe as they rode high on the ...
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Interview: ISGHERURD MORTH

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Siberian/French trio Isgherurd Morth have released a formidable debut album in Hellrduk. A multi-layered black metal assault, full of dark twists and turns. Paul Castles finds out more ...
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Review: Nightfall “At Night We Prey” [Season of Mist]

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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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Interview: CODE

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An album I’ve been waiting to listen to, same time curious what would be the sound of it. UK’s Code are back with a new release Flyblown Prince, ...
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