Tag: Black Sabbath

Review: “Storm Over a Black Sea” by Ysgaroth

Originally starting life as a Black Metal studio project from multi instrumentalist Kurt Steigler that wasn’t meant to be taken too seriously, Ysgaroth evolved over time as so many do, with the desire to perform the bands creations live. Steigler (guitar/vocals) was joined by Steve Cuddington (drums) and Shawn Hillman (bass) and with them the

Review: “Hard To Kill” by Raging Speedhorn

The return of Corby’s finest Raging Speedhorn following their 20th Anniversary original line up show at Camden Electric Ballroom has been a celebration of all things Metal. A new line up has brought fresh impetus and there have been a wealth of shows prior to this highly anticipated new album. So who is in the

Review: “New Dark World” by Force Of Mortality

Forged in the furnace that is Oxford in 2016 before releasing their debut EP “Reincarnate The Immortal” independently as a quartet in the spring of 2017, Force of Mortality laid the foundations of what would become their debut album across 5 hard and heavy tracks that had already been part of their live show for

Review: “Enlightened In Eternity” by Spirit Adrift

From humble beginnings, primarily as an outlet for multi-instrumentalist Nate Garrett (lead and harmony vocals, guitar, bass), Spirit Adrift started life in 2015 as a studio project encompassing his love for hard rock sensibilities and multiple strains of timeless heavy metal, taking influence from bands like Black Sabbath and Corrosion of Conformity. With the addition

Review: “II” by Serpent Omega

After seven long years in the barren wilderness following seven deadly sins, Serpent Omega have returned with a drummer of note in Peter “Fast Feet Pete” Stjärnvind  (Entombed, Nifelheim, Merciless, Unanimated, Murder Squad, VOJD) joining original members Urskogr (vocals), Brief (bass) and Jonsson (guitars) for their first new material since their 2013 debut. Since that album,

Throwback: “Keep The Sabbath Dream Alive” by The Workhorse Movement!

They might have only managed a single album before implosion and partial rebirth as Dirty Americans but “Sons of the Pioneers” managed to appear on Roadrunner Records and get The Workhorse Movement a UK run with Pitchshifter. The Detroit Michigan residents brought to the table something unique with an eclectic mix of riffs and vocal

Review: “Ghost In The Shadows” by Rebelmatic

Writing lyrics centered around freedom, justice, equality, trauma and finding the light when in a dark place in an album that collectively forms an ode to life in New York City has already gained Rebelmatic plenty of fans in high places including HR from Bad Brains and Angelo Moore of Fishbone. That has no doubt

Riff Police! Pull Over! #103: Black Sabbath Vs Megadeth!

When it comes to influence and inspiring a generation of Metal Heads, there aren’t many more influential than Black Sabbath. You only need look at the artists on the “Nativity In Black” pairing of compilation albums who play tribute to Birmingham’s finest to see what we’re talking about. A year after the departure of Ozzy