Category: Review

Review: “Self Titled” EP by Godhand

Comprising vocalist Zack Harvey, sticksman Jose Puga, bassist (and backing vocalist) Nick Cook as well guitarist duo Jack Harmon and Estevan Lerma, Godhand are the latest Downtempo Metalcore crew out of Huston Texas. Mixed & Mastered by Gabor Toth, their debut EP has been some time in the works. An eerie lead riff swirls, broken

Review: “Blessed By The Burn” by Left Behind

Originally released in October 2017 before seeing a second release in July 2018 via Pure Noise Records “Blessed By The Burn” is the sophomore full length from West Virginian Metalcore infused Beatdown Hardcore quintet Left Behind. It’s the bands first post Grammy Award (2016, “Sickest Band Ever”, “Most Bad A$$ Band Ever”) release and follows

Review: “Overpower” by Any Given Day

Hailing from Gelsenkirchen Germany are a Metalcore quintet who rose to the World’s attention with single “Arise” in 2016, a track that features a guest appearance from Matt Heafy of Trivium. Three years on and it’s time for Any Given Day to release their third studio album and follow up “Overpower” via Arising Empire. From

Review: “Undying Light” by Fallujah

Technical and Progressive Death Metal are the pair of genres in which the stylings of San Francisco Californian natives Fallujah like to construct their music. After a 10 year stint in the band, vocalist Alex Hoffmann exited stage left in 2017 and after an extensive search, the band brought in Anthony Palermo, who had previously

Review: “Rock Bottom” by Scream Blue Murder

Comprising drummer Jamie Bloomer, vocalist Aaron Bloomer, guitarist Jack Roddy and bassist Jacob Houghton, Scream Blue Murder are a Melodic Metalcore band from Coventry formed in 2014. Their 2016 debut “Hollow Stories” put them on the World stage and has seen them share stages with the likes of Bury Tomorrow, Crossfaith, Of Mice & Men

Review: “Ill Minds Vol. II” EP by Black Coast

Stoke on Trent Hardcore crew Black Coast played it safe with “Ill Minds Vol. 1” and stuck to their core sound, the sound of their 2016 debut “Crows of the North”. So how does their third EP effort compare? Is it a straight follow up like the second half of an album? Well the answer

Review: “Sacred Tongues” EP by Betrayer (US)

Recorded by Dunamis Dynamics Studios and then Mixed and Mastered by Sonic Assault Studios, Winchester West Virgina Downtempo Deathcore crew Betrayer have put together a six track EP entitled “Sacred Tongues” to introduce themselves to the World. They’ve actually been at the game since 2016 and it should also be mentioned that there is a track

Review: “Conspiracy” by The Raven Age

Comprising vocalist Matt James, axe wielding duo Tony Maue and George Harris and a rhythm section of sticksman Jai Patel and bassist Matt Cox, The Raven Age hail from Harlow in Essex. Following their debut full length “Darkness Will Rise” in 2017 and winning the ‘Best New Band 2017’ at the Planet Rock Awards, the band

Review: “Deathwatch” by The Royal

…and the chamber spins three. Eindhoven, Holland natives The Royal have returned with their third studio album entitled “Deathwatch” having signed to Long Branch Records, an imprint of Germany’s SPV Records for the release. Their DIY work ethic, desire to tour constantly and put in the hard yards as well as their modern take on

Review: “The Onset of Eternal Darkness” by Climate of Fear

Formed from the ashes of a number of bands in 2017 and most notably featuring the vocal talents of former Desolated frontman Paul Williams are Climate of Fear. The bands debut EP “Holy Terror” was released in 2017 and we’ll received by fans and followers alike. Now it’s time for the band to spread their