Wolfheart - Shadow World
Review by Demonic Tutor
Lahti, Finland. The bay is quiet in winter. The cold seas echo the bluest of skies. Beneath it all lies the shadow world. Ready to explode, waiting to overthrow its masters. Setting the upper world aflame, for it deserves it. Wolfheart is the latest of Tuomas Saukkonen's bands, having previously disbanded Before The Dawn, Dawn Of Solace, Black Sun Aeon, and RoutaSielu. The guy has always been busy but consistent in his approach to majestic and...


Skepticism - Ordeal
Review by Apothecary
How does a band that pioneered a particular style still stay relevant within said style multiple decades down the road?


Gnaw Their Tongues - Abyss Of Longing Throats
Review by Mr. Doctor
Gnaw Their Tongues has always been my favorite project by the well-known sonic terrorist that is Mories. Reasons are plenty: The overall cinematographic aspect of his compositions; The structures that remain invisible at first but take form the more you listen to the numerous releases; The perfect marriage of black metal, noise, drone, ambient and other nightmarish influences. It's simply put, his most well-rounded project.


Stormhammer - Echoes Of A Lost Paradise
Review by Belegûr
A German power metal band with the name Stormhammer, what could possibly go wrong? The Germans aren't lacking for amazing power metal, but sadly bands like Stormhammer make up the second or third-string acts that never leave the stages of mediocrity. Echoes Of A Lost Paradise is a fantastic example of subpar and forgettable power metal.


Death Dealer - Hallowed Ground
Review by Belegûr
Hallowed Ground is a very surprising album; it manages to be completely forgettable and average despite being made by one of the best lineups a US power metal could ever hope to have.


Kingcrow - Eidos
Review by Demonic Tutor
Will you look at that album cover? Now that this got your attention, you can still be blown away by their music. Indeed, let's get right to it, the Italian prog musicians of Kingcrow are back with Eidos, and it is a gem of an album. In case you never heard of them, their influences include bands like Leprous, Pain Of Salvation, Porcupine Tree, Riverside, Threshold, Rush and Dream Theater. Those are not bad references to have. Kingcrow started...


Vorum - Current Mouth [EP]
Review by wormdrink414
According to Wikipedia, one-dimensional space, "in physics and mathematics, [is] a sequence of n numbers [that] can be understood as a location in n-dimensional space. When n = 1, the set of all such locations is called a one-dimensional space." I know what this means and Vorum's Current Mouth is definitely not one-dimensional.


Gloryhammer - Space 1992: Rise Of The Chaos Wizards
Review by ScreamingSteelUS
Gloryhammer is that all-too-rare band that embodies everything tiresome, juvenile, cliché, and hopelessly stupid about a genre and somehow manages to make it sound fresh and exciting - or at least extremely fun. Such an earnest overstuffing of cheese makes it hard to read them sometimes, as Tales From The Kingdom Of Fife demonstrated. Yet for Gloryhammer, this mission of dragons, wizards, undead unicorns… space goblins… hoots… what's a Questlord of Inverness? Well, anyway, it's a celebration of power metal, even a vaguely-messianic fulfillment, rather than a condemnation of its bloated excess.


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Varg - New Video Online 04.10

German metallers Varg, who recently signed with Napalm Records, are presenting a brand new video for the track "Rotkäppchen" , which can now be seen below. This new version of the track will appear on the Varg's upcoming EP with the same title. Expect the album to hit stores on the 9th of October, 2015. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Candlemass - Announce 30th Anniversary EP 04.10

With their 30th anniversary as a band and newly recruited vocalist Mats Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, Swedish epic doom veterans Candlemass have announced a brand new EP. The release will contain 4 new studio tracks. As of now, you can take a look at the album cover right here, which was created by artist Erik Rovanperä. Do you like it? (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Vreid - Premiere New Video 03.10

Norwegian black 'n' rollers Vreid have released a new video, bestowing musical goodness on the populace. The video is the title track from the band's forthcoming album Sólverv, to be released on October 9th via Indie Recordings. Their last album, Welcome Farewell, was released in 2013. Enjoy the clip and the new music! (by LeChron James)   Read more ››
Megadeth - New Album On The Way, New Song Online 03.10

After some line-up changes, Dave Mustaine's Megadeth is back with a new record. If you enjoyed the band's last album Super Collider, prepare for the new one which will be named Dystopia. It is coming out in January 22nd, 2016. As for the music, you won't even have to wait to listen to some of it. You can stream the new song "Fatal Illusion" right away. (by Bad English)   Read more ››
Vulture Industries - Debut New Video Clip 02.10

Norwegian avant-garde metallers Vulture Industries continue to ride the wave of their latest album, The Tower, which was released two years ago and was nominated on Metal Storm Awards 2013. Now they have a new video to offer, for the tune "Blood On The Trail" taken from the record. It was directed by Costin Chioreanu. Enjoy the song and video below! (by Pazdzioch)   Read more ››
God Is An Astronaut - Tapper, Tallinn, Estonia, 14.09.2015 25.09

So the cow went to the sauna, and this is what happened. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
Progventure Part 10: Night Of The Prog X, Loreley, Germany, 17-19.07.2015 18.08

On the mesmerizing banks of the river Rhein, on the top of a huge rock called Loreley, Night of the Prog celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. For the first time it spanned three days over the weekend bringing listeners 21 bands in total. Too few, you say? Given only one stage, it's more like 21 individual full concerts in a row - a speciality of the event that is becoming a must-visit summer festival for anyone into prog. (by Ivor)   Read more ››
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Xystus - Surreal (2007)

Symphonic/Progressive Power metal Recorded: Rocktown Studio/RS29 Studio, The Netherlands 2005-2006 Label: The Electric Co. Total Running Time: 51:53 Listening to "Surreal" and writing a review about it was quite the challenging experience to be honest. Not only is the music Xystus are bringing not qualifying to be put into my cup of tea, on top of that I had a very hard time getting into this particular release, let alone getting connected to it. However, since you can't chance... (by Thryce)   Read more ››

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In 1980, musicians were physically unable to put samples in songs, so the band created their own recordings of billiards, smashing milk bottles, and shaken trays of metal cutlery, to be used in their album 'British Steel'.

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