Deus X Machina - X
Review by Susan
7.0
Deus X Machina's X is power metal with strong heavy metal leanings. These Argentines released a debut that comes out of the gate with mountains of energy to spare, a classic metal influence, and a singer with strong high notes even a dog can't hear. The opening track even reminded me of Hibria's debut Defying The Rules: The Power Metal Version. The youthful energy here is the main selling point; each listen was exciting and I couldn't...

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Almøst Human - Ø [EP]
Review by R Lewis
 
In Flames, anybody?

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Ravenscry - The Attraction Of Opposites
Review by dismaleuphony
9.1
Ravenscry's second full-length takes everything from their debut, improves on it, experiments even more, and offers thirteen songs of absorbing, introverted melodies that have had me returning to the album for months now.

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Bloodtruth - Obedience
Review by Ilham
5.5
I'm tired and angry. I won't make the slightest effort to make this review interesting, or easy to read. Nor will I try to be original. And I certainly won't resort to intricate sentences to make this longer than it has to be. Why would I put more work into this than Bloodtruth did when writing the album?

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Phosphorus - Assassinat
Review by Doc Godin
8.2
There's really something special about finding a band like this - young, energetic and untainted by over-familiarity. Hearing Phosphorus' full-length debut is akin to hearing Absu or Skeletonwitch for the first time all over again.

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Silent Planet - The Night God Slept
Review by Ilham
8.5
The best thing about growing older is not knowing yourself better, but coming to the realisation you actually don't know that much. I never would have thought an album by a Christian metalcore band could actually move the doubtful heart of a hardened atheist such as mine. Silent Planet tamed the cold bitch in me for the short while I needed to write this review. I'll proceed to tell you how.

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Revocation - Deathless
Review by Mattybu
 
Revocation's self-titled album released in 2013 left me thinking two main things. The first being (aside from "Spastic") it was bad, and the second being despite its badness, the people in this band have the potential to drop a cataclysmic shit-wrecking album that would do the thrash and death genres proper justice.

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Tengger Cavalry - Ancient Call
Review by Susan
8.7
I went looking for some great folk metal since none had yet found me this year. In 2012 I took this same journey and found Wilderun on the unlikely shores of Boston; I have again struck folk metal gold in the equally unlikely city of Beijing.

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Supported event

Dying Fetus: European Tour 2014

France, Toulouse (Le Dynamo)
25 November 2014

Dying Fetus
Goatwhore
Fallujah
Malevolence
Staff pick
Down - Down IV - Part Two
sludge

Doomy, Sludgy Stonerrifferic hails to Sabbath. Sure, Phil's voice sounds a tad ravaged by time, but group has it's mojo on with second part of IV.

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Countermove - Dutch Musicians Releasing Charity Single For Red Cross 23.11

Recently, we found out about a new project, The Countermove Foundation, which was born in 2014 as an initiative of professional musicians from The Netherlands. We knew they were working on something together but now it's been revealed that it is a charity single for the Red Cross. This first project is a large-scale collaboration between major and emerging Dutch metal artists in support of the Red Cross, in occasion of 3FM Serious Request 2014, a Dutch charity event that is organised every year by one of their biggest radio stations. Donations will bring help to victims of sexual violence... (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Sanctuary - Confirm European Tour Dates 23.11

Sanctuary will be presenting their comeback album The Year The Sun Died in Europe on a tour next year. The Seattle metallers now announce the next chance to witness old and new songs live in Europe! The tour starts with a very special show in London before they join the mighty Overkill on a couple of mainland shows while finishing the trip with two headlining gigs in Greece. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Sleeping Pulse - Mick Moss Side Project Debut Album Streaming 23.11

Sleeping Pulse is the name of the musical collaboration of Mick Moss (Antimatter) and the Portuguese Luís Fazendeiro (Painted Black). While Moss is solely concentrating on lyrics and vocal lines here, all music is penned by Fazendeiro. With their debut Under The Same Sky, they create a multi-faceted album that covers the range from a solid, progressive backbone to fragile acoustic passages, electronic elements and soulful string arrangements. It was mixed and mastered by Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Vertigo Steps, Head Control System). You can listen to the entire release at Bandcamp. (by _deepblack)   Read more ››
 
Asking Alexandria - Releasing DVD In December 23.11

Asking Alexandria have recently announced the release of their first ever DVD. They will be releasing Live From Brixton And Beyond, a two-disc DVD on December 15th through Sumerian Records. You can already check out a teaser clip that the band posted online right here. (by BloodTears)   Read more ››
 
Cloak Of Altering - Premiere New Song 22.11

Here it is, a brand new song from Cloak Of Altering for you to enjoy. "Stretching Infinity", the first single off the band's forthcoming album is available for streaming right now through the Soundcloud player below. Do you like it? Tell us how this 7-minute track compares to the Mories' previous achievements. (by Pazdzioch)   Read more ››
 
Damnation Festival 2014 - Leeds, England, 1st November 2014 22.11

School, university, jobs, relationships... a lot can change in ten years. There might not be too many consistencies in life these days, but for the past ten years, the Damnation Festival has been a must - a necessity - for anyone who appreciates this kind of music. With the move to Leeds the festival grew bigger than probably anyone expected it to, and as we find ourselves in the year 2014 the festival is a streamlined, professional operation for all to enjoy. (by Baz Anderson)   Read more ››
 
Hedvig Mollestad Trio - Sinilind, Tallinn, Estonia, 25.10.2014 07.11

The less you know, the better it is. This seems to be a recurring pattern with smaller gigs. It holds true that the lower your expectations are for a class act, the more room you have for a pleasant surprise. Even though I didn't go into this instrumental jazz-influenced rock night blindfolded, so to say, I wasn't nearly prepared for a concert this excellent. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
 
Kruger & Coilguns (+ Nojia and Nesseria) in Toulouse, 22/10/2014 07.11

This report features too much hugs of a rare violence and unrestrained love - reader's discretion is advised. (by Darkside Momo)   Read more ››
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Detonation - Emission Phase (2007)

Ten years on from having set out to grace our ears with their brand of melodic death metal Detonation sets loose the concept driven Emission Phase upon the world. Concept? I hear people ask. Yes, a concept album by a melodic death metal band. But not to spoil the fun of the upcoming song-by-song of this album I will not delve into the concept any further. So, what does this third full-length of one of The Netherlands' most criminally underrated bands (somehow the only country where they have... (by Marcel Hubregtse)   Read more ››

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