ALBUM REVIEW: Long Distance Calling – How Do We Want To Live?

Formed in Germany in 2006, LONG DISTANCE CALLING are well apart of Post Rock sovereignty. Up there with such bands as EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY and GOD IS AN ASTRONAUT. Post Rock has a very unique attribute, if you close your eyes and gave the music your full attention it becomes immersive. It is usually … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Long Distance Calling – How Do We Want To Live?

ALBUM REVIEW: Ravenlight – Project Genesis

Irish metal band RAVENLIGHT are due to release their debut album Project Genesis. Project Genesis is a well-orchestrated album featuring the talents of an up and coming band that are bound to become icons in Symphonic Metal. The Circle sets the scene with a stunning orchestral piece. John Connor’s energetic guitar rhythm powers through this … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Ravenlight – Project Genesis

ALBUM REVIEW: Hornwood Fell – Cursed Thoughts

HORNWOOD FELL released their first album, aptly named Hornwood Fell, in 2014 and have since then have released a further four albums with Cursed Thoughts being their fifth release in six years. This album has been released as a concept album, drawing from ideas from two prolific gothic writers. For the first selection of the … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Hornwood Fell – Cursed Thoughts

ALBUM REVIEW: Feuerschwanz – Das elfte Gebot

Ever wondered what the love child of RAMMSTIEN and ENSIFERUM would sound like? Give FEUERSCHWANZ a listen and that should give you a rough idea. They are due to release their latest record Das elfte Gebot (The Eleventh Commandment) soon. Due to the strong sounds that are both powerful and fun, this is a strong … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Feuerschwanz – Das elfte Gebot

ALBUM REVIEW: Hanibal Death Machine – A Bout De Souffle

Taking inspiration from artists such as MARILYN MANSON and ROB ZOMBIE, and singing in French,  HANIBAL DEATH MACHINE have a very defined sound. Their latest release A Bout De Souffle (English: Breathless) provides yet another distinct flavour in the field of industrial music with mass appeal. Formed in 2014 by Jean-Luc Loret (Vocals), Corentin Altar … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Hanibal Death Machine – A Bout De Souffle

ALBUM REVIEW: Grave Digger – Fields Of Blood

GRAVE DIGGER have marked their fortieth anniversary with the release of their twentieth studio album Fields of Blood. Fields of Blood is a concept album that focuses on the history of Scotland and its struggle for independence. The Clansman’s Journey sets the scene with an instrumental track. This track features traditional bagpipes that starts our … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Grave Digger – Fields Of Blood

ALBUM REVIEW: Rush – Permanent Waves: Fortieth Anniversary

In 1980, three friends from Toronto, Canada released Permanent Waves. Releasing to a position of number four on the Billboard 200 and three on the UK Albums chart, this is the album that gave us The Spirit of Radio, a much beloved song that has likely been the gateway into the world of progressive rock … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rush – Permanent Waves: Fortieth Anniversary

ALBUM REVIEW: These Wicked Rivers – Eden

Summer is on its way. In normal circumstances, us music lovers will be getting plans and things ready to attend one or more of the many festivals that happen. Due to a certain virus, this is not to be but fear not, bands are still releasing material. One in fact matches the vibes of warm, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: These Wicked Rivers – Eden

ALBUM REVIEW: Firewind – Firewind

Fire. Wind. Two major elements and forces of nature. Throw in a connection to the birthplace of Ancient myths, legend and history and you know you are in for a treat. As mighty as the Gods atop Mount Olympus, FIREWIND are back with their new self-titled album.This year marks twenty two years of the band … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Firewind – Firewind

ALBUM REVIEW: Deadrisen – Deadrisen

Heavy Metal is approaching it’s fiftieth birthday soon, so there could not be a better time for DEADRISEN to make an appearance. Their sound has been described as an explosive cocktail of older, traditional musicians with young, hungry new school guys. Judging from the eclectic collection of sounds on their self-titled debut album, I would … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Deadrisen – Deadrisen