Category Archives: Album Reviews

Album Review: Next To None – Phases

Next to None – Phases Label: EMP Label Group/InsideOut Music Release Date: July 7, 2017 Hailing from Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Next To None are set to release their sophomore album, Phases, which is a dynamic journey through brutal riffs, thunderous … Continue reading

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Album Review: Prismind – Disciples By Design

PRISMIND – DISCIPLES BY DESIGN Release Date: May 4th, 2017 Prismind is a band out of Hamilton, Ontario. I feel I’ve been getting a lot of music from this city lately, I think I know where I need to relocate to for the … Continue reading

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Album Review: All That Remains – Madness

ALL THAT REMAINS – MADNESS Release Date: April 28th, 2017 All That Remains‘ 2015 release The Order of Things was the first album of theirs to really impress me since 2010’s For We Are Many. I guess I could say they were an … Continue reading

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Album Review: Mastodon – Emperor of Sand

MASTODON – EMPEROR OF SAND Release Date: March 31st, 2017 Mastodon is a band that I’ve been meaning to get in to for a few years now. I just never had that proper push in the right direction to start getting their … Continue reading

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Evyltyde-Rising Album Review

Artist: Evyltyde Album: Rising Release Date: March 27th, 2017 Label: Unsigned London’s fast growing metal act, Evyltyde released their second album, Rising, on March 27th, 2017.  This ten track album is more mature and structured than their 2015 self-titled debut that … Continue reading

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Album Review: Radio Free Universe – Casa Del Diablo

RADIO FREE UNIVERSE – CASA DEL DIABLO Release Date: March 17th, 2017 Hamilton, Ontario has brought us plenty of good Canadian rock bands over the years. And what a variety too. Teenage Head, Whitehorse, Arkells and Monster Truck are some of the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Order of Voices – Constancy

Artist: Order of Voices Album: Constancy Release Date: March 13, 2017 Record Label: Unsigned From time to time you come across a band whose sonic frequencies manage to resonate with you in such a way as to make you feel … Continue reading

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Album Review: Striker – Striker

STRIKER – STRIKER Release Date: February 24th, 2017 Bands like Striker have come many times before. Bands that are influenced so clearly by classic metal groups that they actually get to the point where it’s hard to believe you’re listening … Continue reading

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Album Review: Sepultura – Machine Messiah

Artist: Sepultura Album: Machine Messiah Release Date: Jan 13th, 2017 Record Label: Nuclear Blast I have to be truthful, it has been some time since I last listened to Sepultura. I grew up with their classics like so many other … Continue reading

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Album Review: A Breach of Silence – Secrets

A BREACH OF SILENCE – SECRETS Release Date: February 10th 2017 Secrets is the name of the upcoming third album by A Breach of Silence. I must be doing something right because for the third time I was asked to review it. Whether … Continue reading

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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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