Tag: Opeth

Review: “The Way Of Ashes” by Mercury’s Well

Seven years after it was released in 2015 we return to “The Way of Ashes“, a concept EP from Reading Progressive Death Metal trio Mercury’s Well for a review to set the stage for their upcoming self titled debut album. Recorded and produced by Dean Nelson at Platform Studios, it finds vocalist and guitarist Simon

Review: “Epigone” by Wilderun

How do you follow a critically acclaimed masterpiece? That’s the question that Boston Progressive Metal outfit have to answer with “Epigone“, knowing that it’s predecessor in 2019’s “Veil Of Imagination” is considered to be the kind of grandiose and sophisticated affair that you’d need the Sydney Opera House or Royal Albert Hall to have a

Review: “Diagrams of Consciousness” by Omnivortex

After a couple of jam sessions in Helsinki Finland in early 2019, guitarist Severi Saarioja and drummer Aaro Koskinen created the axis that would become Omnivortex and were soon joined by Niko Lindman (vocals), Mikko Pylkkö (guitars) and Mikael Reinikka (bass). A shared love of extreme music sees them citing influences in bands like Revocation, Gojira

Review: “Beneath The Endless Rains” by Slow Fall

Founded in Oulu Finland in 2016 by bassist and songwriter Markku Kerosalo to follow the path of Melodic Death Metal with touches of Doom, Slow Fall released their debut EP in 2017 entitled “The First Ones to Fall” however the of progression and evolution of their sound has meant line up changes. Now settled with

Throwback: “The Grand Conjuration” from Opeth!

As our personal favourite Opeth album “Ghost Reveries” has reached the 15th Anniversary milestone it seems only right that we should celebrate with “The Grand Conjuration“. The Swedish Progressive Death Metallers eighth studio record and their first for Roadrunner Records was produced by Jens Bogren (Sepultura, Between The Buried And Me, Arch Enemy) and saw

NEWS: Opeth touring activities in 2021!

Perhaps taking a more cautious approach, Swedish Progressive Death Metal titans Opeth have announced a larger venue European tour trek for October 2021 with Evolution XXX in tow. The run is just a handful of dates with a single stop upon our shores in London at the Eventim Apollo on 16th while also having the

Review: “Self Titled” by Oceans of Slumber

The self titled record is often seen from the outside as a record that a band feels defines their sound and is perhaps the way that the artist collective see their musical journey continuing. Truth is, that often is not the case and most bands music shifts between recording naturally with the age of the