Category Archives: Album Reviews

Album Review: Kreator – Gods of Violence

Artist: Kreator Album: Gods of Violence Release Date: 27.01.2017 Label: Nuclear Blast Arguably the kings of thrash metal, Kreator always deserved more attention, more fame and more respect in my book. Not that any thrash head would ignore the success … Continue reading

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Album Review: Chrysalis – Reminder

CHRYSALIS – REMINDER Release Date: January 13th 2017 I’m happy to start 2017 off with a bang. Bands like Chrysalis are the best ones to write about because there’s usually so much to say. They categorize their sound as alternative metal, which … Continue reading

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Album Review: In Flames – Battles

Artist: In Flames Album: Battles Release Date: November 11th, 2016 Record Label: Nuclear Blast In Flames is a delicate matter. You cannot simply say they are a mediocre modern band and be done with it as they are one of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Testament – Brotherhood of the Snake

Band: Testament Album: Brotherhood of the Snake Release Date: October 28th, 2016 Label: Nuclear Blast Testament is one of the most influential thrash metal bands out there, no matter what. They never achieved the financial and media success of the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Defiant – Time Isn’t Healing

DEFIANT – TIME ISN’T HEALING Release Date: November 28th 2016 When I think of power metal I typically think of symphonic bands like Stratovarius or Sonata Arctica. Bands like these tend to have a sound so full with guitars and … Continue reading

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EP Review: Leaves’ Eyes – Fires In The North

Band: Leaves’ Eyes EP name: Fires In The North Release date: November 4th Record Label: AFM Records On November 4th, Leaves’ Eyes released their new EP in the USA and Canada. The epic metal hymn called Fires In The North … Continue reading

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Album Review: Evergrey – The Storm Within

Artist: Evergrey Album: The Storm Within Release Date: September 9th, 2016 Label: AFM Evergrey is one of my all-time favorite bands. Their discography has so many great tracks, it makes one wonder why the band is not more popular. Well, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Opeth – Sorceress

Band: Opeth  Album: Sorceress Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: September 20, 2016 From the moment I first heard the Sorceress single from Opeth about a month ago my excitement for the newest chapter of Opeth grew to a level … Continue reading

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Album Review: Existance – Breaking The Rock

EXISTANCE – BREAKING THE ROCK Release Date – October 15th, 2016 The last two bands that I’ve been given to review, Existance as well as a band called Kryptos for a different site, have had a sound that would be described … Continue reading

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Album Review: Void King – There Is Nothing

VOID KING – THERE IS NOTHING Release Date – June 21st, 2016 I always seem to find myself reviewing stoner metal bands. Often it’s done reluctantly, because there doesn’t seem to be much else out there lately, and I end … Continue reading

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Album Review: Ivory – Southern Cross

Band: Ivory Album: Southern Cross Rockshots Records Release Date: July 22nd 2016 From the wonderful city of Minsk in Belarus, Ivory has released an album of a conceptual trilogy based on the “Terra Nova” expedition of Robert Scott to the … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Decent of Decency – Footprints in the Custard

You’re all invited to The Descent of Decency! Lords of the obscene, Manchester-based Comedy Punk metallers Footprints in the Custard present their third tongue-in-cheek album that is sure to ruffle your truffle. If you like music about bodily fluids, getting … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bloody Hammers “Lovely Sort of Death”

BLOODY HAMMERS – LOVELY SORT OF DEATH Release Date: August 5th, 2016 In 2014, thanks to Metal Nation Radio, I was given Under Satan’s Sun by Bloody Hammers to review. I had no prior knowledge of the band before that, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Crimson Fire – Fireborn

Artist: Crimson Fire Album: Fireborn Release Date: June 3rd, 2016 Label: Pitch Black Records The second album of the Greek metalheads was released in June. For those who don’t know anything about the band, they are your typical 80s heavy … Continue reading

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Album Review: Third Ion – Biolith

THIRD ION– BIOLITH Release Date: July 8th, 2016 Canadian progressive metal band Third Ion is the type of prog band I’ve been wanting to review for some time now. I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing a few for various sites. … Continue reading

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