Tag: A Life Once Lost

Review: “From Filth to Filth” by Filthy Crook

A five man Death Metal band from Oulu, Finland, Filthy Crook formed in 2017 at a local suburban pub after a night of heavy drinking when then singer Ville Lehtoranta and bassist Joni Saarela ended up randomly discussing a possible project together. The vocalists inactive band Lehtoranta were joined by the bassist alongside drummer Jarno Väyrynen and

Review: “Dissipating Eternity” by The Outliers

Brad Hayes (Vocals), Eric Wondergem (Guitar/Vocals), Zach Deabay (Guitar), Jerad Walters (Bass) and Brandon Wondergem (Drums) formed The Outliers in 2015. Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan and taking inspiration from the likes of As I Lay Dying, August Burns Red and Thy Art Is Murder, they have released a trio of studio albums in that

Throwback: “Vulture” by A Life Once Lost!

Releasing five albums and one EP in twelve years together, A Life Once Lost formed in 1999 in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, it was their third studio album in 2005 that got them the most attention. Recorded at Millbrook Sound in New York City with Anthrax guitarist Rob Caggiano and Eddie Wohl of Scrap

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 EPs of 2019!

Whether it’s the wealth of Metal bands at the moment or the increased ease of recording and releasing quality material independently to streaming services, the shorter format of the Extended Play seems to have been a resurgent force in 2019. Some bigger names have recorded in the short form to tide them over between albums

Review: “Q4” EP by Mind Power

What can we say about Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania quintet Mind Power that we haven’t already? Well… They feature in their ranks members of and former members of members of A Life Once Lost, Dead End Path, Ligeia and Bring The Heat. Said that before. They’ve taken the a gamble and promised to release a quarterly

NEWS: Mind Power share “Cruel World”!

If you’ve not been following the series of reviews we’ve been doing on Mind Power, you might not know that they hail from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and feature former members of A Life Once Lost, Dead End Path, Ligeia and Bring The Heat. You also might not know that they’re in the process of completing

Review: “Self Titled” by Far From Refuge

Formed in Cambridge in 2016 and comprising Guitarist/Vocalist Joel Sutherland, Vocalist Suran Jayathilaka, Guitarist Jonathan Graye, Bassist/Vocalist Matt Poskitt and Drummer Ákos Kobela are Far From Refuge. They dropped their first EP back in February, promising a fusion of Metalcore, Progressive Metal and Melodic Death Metal in equally high, possibly lethal doses. The deceptively Melodic

Review: “Q3” EP by Mind Power

It’s been 3 months since their previous EP “Q2” and having featured guest appearances from John Henry of Darkest Hour and Rob Fusco of One King Down and Most Precious Blood  on “Q1”, Mind Power from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania who feature former members of A Life Once Lost, Dead End Path, Ligeia and Bring The Heat have brought “Q3” to the plate with a guest appearance

NEWS: Hot Tub Time Machine: Vexes go 80’s!

There is an obsessive compulsive disorder amongst a lot of musicians to make Metal versions of 80’s pop songs. The results may vary (no Limp Bizkit pun intended) but generally when a band makes it their own, it works out. So here’s the turn of Vexes (ex-A Life Once Lost, ex-Vessl, ex-Downstage) who have taken

Review: “Q2” EP by Mind Power

Most people can’t keep a secret. They can’t keep a new years Resolution and let’s face it, they may say all this and all that, but they probably can’t keep a promise. Fat dude promises his wife or his mother that he’s turning over a new leaf, still ends up eating a chocolate bar in