Category: Review

Review: “Slower” by Neker

Originally a solo project of bassist and vocalist Neker who founded the project in 2015, he met guitarist Alessandro Eusebi and drummer Daniele Alessi before recording debut album “Louder“ with them in 2016-2017, something which led to European and even Canadian tours. Neker describes himself as someone with no important messages to spread but being instead someone

Review: “Arrows In Words From The Sky” by Machine Head

Recorded in sessions with producer Zach Othren that once again saw Navene Koperweiss (Entheos, Whitechapel, Animals As Leaders) gracing the drum stool having previously appeared on the pair of Machine Head singles that appeared six months ago in “Circle The Drain” and “My Hands Are Empty” comes a new three track offering from Oakland Californian

Review: “OMNI” by Another Now

Having conquered festivals like Jera On Air, Popronde and Submit Fest as well as opening for Ice Nine Kills at a sold out show in Amsterdam during 2019, the stage was very much set for Dutch Metalcore act Another Now. They kicked off 2020 with a bang in the form of triple single “Distance” before

Review: “The Water” by Stoneside

“I speak with the dead. They tell me their stories. I speak their stories to life again in music.” ~ Crane, Stoneside. There is a lot of mystery that surrounds Brookshire Texas residents Stoneside; they announced themselves with “History of Violence” as a duo comprising writer, vocalist, instruments and co-arranger Crane and drummer and co-arranger

Review: “Never Prick my Pickles” by Smokeheads

“Smokehead is a heavily-peated Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky that’s intensely rich yet subtly sweet. With immense smoke and notes of sea salt and spice, this is a vigorous whisky that stands out from the crowd. A whisky that’s uncompromising, unexpected and defiantly different, Smokehead embodies a wild spirit that’s custom built for outliers. The

Review: “Press Start To Play” by Confessions of a Traitor

After the phenomenal piece of work that is 2019’s “Guided” it should come as no surprise that London Metalcore merchants Confessions of a Traitor should return to the man who sat at the boards from them for that release for “Press Start To Play“. Myroslav Borys of Jigsaw Audio has created something of a regulation

Review: “Age of the Solipsist” by Mother of All

Formed in 2013, Mother of All is a one man project, the brainchild of Martin Haumann who you may know better as the drummer of Myrkur and Afsky to name but a few. Incorporating melodic and Progressive elements into Death Metal with the highly praised EP ”Secular Assault” in somewhat varied and eclectic that explore

Review: “Desecration Rite” by Vulture Lord

There will be many who aren’t familiar with the work of Vulture Lord and for that we forgive them as it has been many Moons since the last time they spoke in anger. Eighteen long years ago in 2003 “Profane Prayer” was their gift to a dying World and now they have returned to reclaim

Review: “Not that Godly” by Godgiven

After a pair of EPs and a demo since forming in 2012 you might not have expected 2021 to be the year that seasoned musicians from Budapest, Hungary known as Godgiven chose to release their debut album “Not That Godly” but then is there ever a good time? The album has been in the works

Review: “Take Cover” by Throwdown

Six years after 2014’s “Intolerance“, the last album from Orange County California’s Throwdown made its appearance, a compilation of previously released cover songs has been released via Pit Viper Records. The tracks each have their own story behind them and at each turn there have been a collection of other covers that the band played