ALBUM REVIEW: Nightwalkers – Conviction

NIGHTWALKERS latest album Conviction has been out for a little while now. Here is a break down of all the tracks. It opens with Metal Land and to be honest it doesn’t really sound much like a Thrash album. The vocals and the guitars don’t sound as heavy as I thought they were going to … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Nightwalkers – Conviction

ALBUM REVIEW: SuidAkrA – Echoes Of Yore

Echoes of Yore is the thirteenth album by SUIDAKRA, a Celtic metal band hailing from Germany. The band includes Arkadius Antonik (Vocals, Guitar), Sebastian Hintz (Clean Vocals, Guitar), Tim Siebrecht (Bass) and Ken Jensen (Drums). The album is largely based on myths and legends from the United Kingdom featuring songs about the Arthurian mythos. This … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: SuidAkrA – Echoes Of Yore

ALBUM REVIEW: Leah – Ancient Winter

It’s very rare I find an album that takes me away to a far-off land and one that literally stops me in my tracks. Most recently, I have found that within LEAH’s upcoming album Ancient Winter. Her fans have described here as Metal ENYA and having listened to this album, it’s easy to see how … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Leah – Ancient Winter

ALBUM REVIEW: Soulsplitter – Salutgenesis

Come one come forth to sample this phenomenal, majestic and ear pleasing triumph that is SOULSPLITTER. I see that now I have your attention. I was given the opportunity to review this album, different from my usual taste. SOULSPLITTER hail from Germany and they started their journey to create their debut concept album Salutgenesis. It … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Soulsplitter – Salutgenesis

“You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

KISSIN' DYNAMITE are on a mission to bring back stadium rock. They do this through their solid music and sterling live shows. Whilst on their Ecstasy tour, Lotty spoke to drummer Andi Schnitzer moments before their first UK headline show taking place at The Underworld, Camden. They spoke about the tour, their latest single Cadillac … Continue reading “You’re Not Alone is a very good anthem at the end, people really celebrate it and it looks great when the audience participate.”

LIVE REPORT: Kissin’ Dynamite w/ BlackRain and Serpentyne @ The Underworld, London 18.10.2019

On my way to the venue, given it was the same night as the sold out GLORYHAMMER show, it was difficult to know what to expect with regards to audience size. The last time KISSIN’ DYNAMITE were in the UK, they were the opening band for POWERWOLF. They were now doing their own headline tour … Continue reading LIVE REPORT: Kissin’ Dynamite w/ BlackRain and Serpentyne @ The Underworld, London 18.10.2019

EP REVIEW: Agabas – Agabas

AGABAS are a six-piece band from Norway who comprise of Sondre Sørensen Brønstad (vocals), Oskar Myrseth (Guitar), Jarand Aga Baas (Guitar), Jens Roberts (Clarinet), Johan Jamtfall Eriksen (Bass) and Eirik Torjus Bakken (Drums). They style themselves “Deathjazz for your soul”. Initially I thought I’d read the genre wrong in someway. Eventually it became clear that … Continue reading EP REVIEW: Agabas – Agabas

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 08.11.2019

Two weeks have flown by and the playlist has been updated once again. There have been some cracking releases the past two weeks that you can find on the list. The Dark Element, Edge Of Paradise and Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra are among those that have released new albums in the past couple of weeks. … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 08.11.2019

ALBUM REVIEW: And The Owls Are Now Smiling – The Comforting Grip Of Misery

One man act AND NOW THE OWLS ARE SMILING has returned from deepest, darkest Norfolk with their new release The Comforting Grip Of Misery. The project had their first release in 2017 with the EP The Brooding and enjoyed favourable reviews on the follow up full length release Desolation. In terms of personnel on the … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: And The Owls Are Now Smiling – The Comforting Grip Of Misery