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

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

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

ALBUM REVIEW: Metalite – Biochemicals

Biomechanicals is the second offering by METALITE from Sweden. This is the first album with new vocalist Erica Ohlsson where her vocals perfectly compliment the music created on this album. The band themselves have developed their style from what was unleashed on their debut Heroes in Time and is ideal for the digital age. Far … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Metalite – Biochemicals

ALBUM REVIEW: Mantra – Medium

MANTRA are a prog metal band from France. They are due to release their third studio album Medium; which is a really interesting concept album about Body and Mind. This album really struck me to start with as it only has three tracks, however each track is exactly seventeen minutes and seven seconds long. The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mantra – Medium

ALBUM REVIEW: Giant Dwarf – Giant Dwarf

Aside from having a name that makes me chuckle, GIANT DWARF were formed in Perth, Australia and comprise of Aaron Soppo (Vocals), Luke Drag (Drums and Percussion), S John Paterson (Bass), Rick (Guitar and Sitar) and Russ Tee (Guitar and Didgeridoo). Their members have played with such acts like Nick Oliver (QUEENS OF THE STONE … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Giant Dwarf – Giant Dwarf

ALBUM REVIEW: In Sanity – Welcome To The Show

Are you prepared? You should be. German Melodic Death Metal troupe IN SANITY are about to unleash chaos and pandemonium with their upcoming album Welcome To The Show. The title alone is enough to pique anyone’s curiosity and the album comes down on your hard. Welcome To The Show was recorded produced in the Greenman … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: In Sanity – Welcome To The Show