Soulburn – Noa’s D’ark

Soulburn was formed in 1996 in the Netherlands, their latest release is titled “Noa’s D’ark”. It is evident after only a minute into the opening track “The Morgue of Hope” what this album was going to bring. That is dark, grindy distorted guitars and raspy grungy vocals sounding as if they were spawned from the […]

Dark Tranquility- Moment

Since 1989 there has been a consistent and well known driving force in melodic death metal and more specifically, melodic death metal exemplifying traditional Gothenburg sound; Dark Tranquility. After 31 years of experience and a fairly traditional formula that Dark Tranquility implements, on their newest full length they remain committed to their signature sound. With […]

Naglfar – Cerecloth

It’s hard to believe that it has been eight years already since Naglfar their last album Téras was released. The album followed in line after Pariah and Harvest, whereas Naglfar their sound became less raw and more polished. As with many bands there are ‘old sound’ and ‘new sound’ camps, but I’m in both camps […]

Beneath The Massacre- Fearmonger

Well know Canadian technical death metal masters, Beneath The Massacre, have released another extreme example of their brand of technical death metal. Released at the end of February on Century Media Records, “Fearmonger” is an explosion of musical intricacy and unrelenting aggression. After an almost eight year dormancy, Quebec based Beneath The Massacre have written […]