Category: Review

Review: “Simulation” by Dirty Casuals

A Sludge Doom Metal quartet residing in  Cork City Ireland and emerging in late 2015, “Simulation” is the September 2019 Rebel Recordings follow up the 2018’s “Light And Dark Matter” EP from Dirty Casuals. A myriad of shows (including Weddings!) has helped establish Liam Whitnell, Samvel “Sammy” Hovhannisyan, Jim Spillane and Rory Taylor as regulars

Review: “Chrysalis” by Alogon

The Koine Greek word ἄλογον (álogon, meaning inexplicable, irrational), is where Genova, Italian Progressive Metallers Andrea Olivieri (Vocals), Jack Repetti (Bass & Synthesizer), Damiano Logozzo (Guitar) and Francesco Schenone (Drums) found the name for their band. Citing influences in the likes of TesseracT, Devin Townsend and Monuments, the quartet have been writing music together since 2016, releasing

Review: “Power Through Terror” by Great American Ghost

Boston Metallic Hardcore band Great American Ghost have been on the steady rise over the last few years with  2017’s sophomore album “Hatred Stems From The Seed” opened doors and took them to places that vocalist Ethan Harrison, guitarist Niko Gasparrini, bassist Joey Perron and drummer Davier Perez – never thought possible. As if selected dates of

Review: “Quadra” by Sepultura

There have been a lot of naysayers since Max and Igor Cavalera left Sepultura and many may have thought that the remaining members of the original line up in guitarist Andreas Kisser and bassist Paulo Jr would have given up the name in the face of them and started over. But they haven’t and with

Review: “I Let It In and It Took Everything” by Loathe

Liverpool Gloom Metal pioneers Loathe are a band we’ve followed since the before anyone knew who they were outside of the Metal Underground Scene. They were playing a show at the no longer in existence dive bar Sanctuary in Basingstoke in September 2017 with Harbinger and lit the place up with at most a hundred

Review: “Vs The World” EP by Death Warrant

Starting the post apocalyptic future that was the aftermath of Christmas off right, Reading Hardcore act Death Warrant – Ash (vocals), Hamish (guitars), Bart (bass), Damien (drums) and Emil (guitars) landed their sophomore EP “Vs The World” on 27th December 2019. The physical copy includes a pair of tracks they did on a split EP

Review: “Blood Moon” EP by Manalyth

Tustin in Orange County California is where you’ll find Multi Instrumentalist (Guitars, Bass, Drums, Synths and Piano) Brodee McLaren and vocalist Brandon Craven on most days if the week. The duo create Progressive Deathcore and are label free because let’s face it, in the internet age, as they put it, who needs one? They’ve hooked

Review: “Between Life” EP by Typecaste

Debuting a self titled 4 track demo in August 2017 before following it up with a debut full length recorded and mixed by Evan Perino and mastered by Bill Henderson at Azimuth Studios called “Creature of Habit” in June 2018, the Boston Massachusetts 5-piece play blistering metallic-hardcore with an added dose of 90s alt-metal intensity that

Review: “Self Titled” by Soul Dragger

Italians Soul Dragger have joined forces with Time To Kill Records for the release of their self-titled debut album which was produced by Marco Mastrobuono at Kick Recording Studios in Rome (Hour Of Penance, Fleshgod Apocalypse, 5Rand). It follows their 2018 debut EP “Before Chaos” with the hand being put together in 2017 in Rome

Review: “Immortal” by Lorna Shore

You can’t help feeling for Adam De Micco (guitars), Austin Archey (drums) and Andrew O’Connor (guitars) as fate delt them another blow in the pursuit of Deathcore perfection. Having lost original vocalist Tom Barber to Chelsea Grin, they tapped up the then Signs Of The Swarm vocalist CJ McCreery to fill his boots and while