The record Manslaughter (2014) marked the return of rapper Ice-T and his comrade guitarist Ernie C. of the gangster-metal collective Body Count in the metal scene. While Manslaughter was described as a decent comeback, the follow up Bloodlust can be seen as the result of adding fuel (racism, police brutality, social inequality) to the flame […]
By Laetitia Doom, stoner and sludge metal are the neglected kids when it comes to the genres Metal-Exposure tends to cover. Not due to lack of interest, but rather due to the lack of time. The fates decided that yours truly should find a vacuum of time to review the debut album Servus of the […]
26/07/2014 – In a unique interview setting – a cozy man cave to be – Metal-Exposure interviewed Trevor Peres from Obituary before their headlining show at Stonehenge (NL). The band financed their upcoming effort through a crowdfunding campaign: “The reason to do a Kickstarter campaign was because we are all business minded and it was […]
28-07-2014- In September, the first edition of femME metal fest will be held in Eindhoven (NL). This event shows and celebrates that being a woman in a music genre that was formerly dominated by males is no longer out of the ordinary. One of the bands that will play on this event is the Dutch […]
Fozzy’s the previous effort, Sin and Bones, turned out to be a turning point for the heavy metal formation. The record was received positively by the press and they gained a lot of new fans. Now, the American rockers, led by former professional wrestler Chris Jericho, are back with the album’s successor: Do You Wanna […]
The season of Open Air fests has started, time to clean your tent, stock up on beer and prepare for mud! Or not? One of Europe’s nicest metal festival, Tuska Open Air, is held in the middle of Helsinki. So you can sleep a little in a bed (there were some afterparties) with warm, dry […]
30/06/14 – After the Swedish ghouls of the heavy metalband Ghost performed fine rites at the Dutch festivals Fortarock and Pinkpop, it was time for a clubshow in de Melkweg: more playing time, a more intense atmosphere, more Ghost. On this ordinary Monday evening, the venue was packed with fans who got were treated with […]
Nervosa is an all female trio from Brazil, but these girls are not going to sing you lullabies. On the contrary, they’ll present to you fierce and furious thrash metal. And with success, because just with releasing a single EP, they’ve already gathered more than 80.000 likes on Facebook. And now, two years after the […]
The Swedish brethren Rimmerfors and their merry men of Fejd have named their third longplayer Nagelfar. In Nordic mythology, this mythical long ship (Naglfar or Naglfari) is built with fingernails and toenails of the dead. During Ragnarok, this eerie vessel shall set sail. Thankfully the record is not that gloomy.. Read all!
A lot about Starkill is misleading. First off, the band name and the album cover. I expected power metal to the fullest, and the first seconds of Fires of Life, led me to believe that was the right. In the end, this band proved to be something else entirely..