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

ALBUM REVIEW: Dawnlight – Until The Dark Sun Rises

Attention Power Mental Enthusiast. Allow me to introduce DAWNLIGHT, a Symphonic Power Metal band hailing from Valladolid, Castile and Leon in Spain. Prior to this, the band released their EP Eternity in 2017 and this year, they have launched their debut album Until the Dark Sun Rises. This album is full of splendour, adventure and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dawnlight – Until The Dark Sun Rises

ALBUM REVIEW: Obscure – Darkness Must Prevail

People often tend to put a negative stereotype on Death Metal bands in modern British society. Not me though. I don’t judge bands until I have listened to their music and in the case of OBSCURE; I was already won over just by the album cover and album title Darkness Must Prevail. For a title … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Obscure – Darkness Must Prevail

ALBUM REVIEW: Tillian – Lotus Graveyard

TILLIAN are a progressive rock band who formed in 2014. They are from Tel-Aviv Israel and are influenced by the bands PAIN OF SALVATION, ARYEON and Kate Bush. The band released their debut album Lotus Graveyard on April 20th 2019. The album has eleven songs. Below is a breakdown of each of these tracks. Reborn … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Tillian – Lotus Graveyard