Category: Review

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

Review: “Self-titled” EP from Murkov

Having someone that looks like Dr. Jonathan Crane aka Batman nemesis Scarecrow gracing the cover of your self titled EP could be a reference to Evil, your Mental State or the style of your band. South West Florida natives Murkov have done exactly that with their Forerunner Recordings release. So let’s check it out. “Ruminations”

Review: “So What?” by While She Sleeps

Sheffield’s premier independent Metalcore heroes While She Sleeps have returned with their 4th Studio album “So What?”. Following the huge success of 2017’s “You Are We”, the pressure has been very much on for the band with this new release. Why? Well, they’ve been improving with each set of material. The first single from the

Review: “Repent” by Traitors

373 days. That’s 12 months and 8 days. That’s how long it’s been since the highly influential Tampa Florida natives Traitors dropped their last album “Anger Issues”. Having laid the band to rest with a farewell tour and then announced their return just 5 months later, the smart money seemed to be on the band

Review: “Sink or Swim” EP from Luca

It’s been almost 3 years since Chicago Post-Hardcore crew Luca released their debut “Vera Corda” but then when life takes you down a road of self-destruction, getting lost in apathy, realizing your mistakes and then finding a better way to live your life – and then you go and write an EP about it, it’s

Review: Self-titled by Hate Force

Chicago Illinois Death Metal band Hate Force, who feature in their ranks James Pligge, otherwise known as Harms Way‘s frontman and both current and former members of Weekend Nachos and Like Rats fame among their line-up have released a self titled debut album. It’s a project that has been a long time in the works

“Starve” by Blood Youth

Harrogate quartet Blood Youth have been building up to the release of their second full length album “Starve” for a fair amount of time. Comprising vocalist Kaya Taurus, Guitarist Chris Pritchard, Bassist Big Les and Drummer Sam Hallett, the band toured across Europe with Crossfaith and shared stages with Stone Sour last year. {51/50} starts

Review: “Metamorphosis” EP by Chrysarmonia

Hailing from Lombardy near Milan Italy and formed by four musicians already in covers band 5 A CASO (or “5 Random”) for nearly a decade, Chrysarmonia comprise vocalist Vania Guarini, sticksman Fabio Chiappella, guitarist Davide Paggiarin and bassist Simone Pampuri playing Alternative Hard Rock. Their debut EP “Metamorphosis” is made up of songs by Vania Guarini and worked on

Review: “Villain” by Attila

After a spate of singles since November 2017, Atlanta Georgian Party Deathcore quartet Attila have finally released their 7th studio album “Villain” and their first with new drummer Bryan McClure. The first surprise is perhaps the track list, with only 10 songs making the grade. As the band have left SharpTone Records to go independent (well,

Review: “No Joy” EP by Habits

Hardcore Slam quartet from Buffalo New York Habits released “No Joy” in March 2018 having became one of the first bands to sign to Emmure frontman Frankie Palmeri’s Redzone Recordings. Soaked in feedback and gloom laiden riffage “Bleed DMT” starts with a slow menacing groove that builds from its slow burn into a juddering buzz