• CD review 2017
  • Limbonic Art – Spectre Abysm

    Limbonic Art

    The discography of Norwegian symphonic black metal formation Limbonic Art contains a couple of records that any fan of the genre should know and have: starting from Moon in the Scorpio (1996) to Ad Noctum – Dynasty of Death (1999). After Legacy Of Evil (2007), one of the main members of the band, Morfeus, left, […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Ulsect – Ulsect

    Late as usual, I bring you the review of the debut album of Ulsect, released on the 12th of May 2017. If you haven’t heard of them by now, you are definitely on the wrong train. With (ex-) members of Dodecahedron and Textures, this is not just another death metal band. These seasoned travellers in […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Merrimack – Omegaphilia

    French black metallers Merrimack released their latest on the 9th of June 2017, ‘Omegaphilia’. Although not much new is brought with this release, I count it as one of the better releases of 2017 thusfar. As Omegaphilia (Season of Mist – Underground Activists) kicks off with a tribal rhythmic initiation on ‘Cauterizing Cosmos’, this French […]

  • Concerts 2017
  • Report: Dream Theater

    For the second time within a short period, Dream Theater has arrived in The Netherlands. Initially, this second show of the 25th Images, Words and Beyond tour, would happen in Amsterdam. Because of logistical reasons, the show had to be moved to the venue 013 in Tilburg, the same venue they attended a couple of […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Body Count – Bloodlust

    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 […]

  • CD review 2017
  • DODECAHEDRON – kwintessens

    Dutch experimental black metal formation Dodecahedron (inspired by Mayhem’s Ordo Ad Chao and French metallers Deathspell Omega) are about to release their antagonizing sophomore record upon a metal scene that is unaware of Armageddon that is heading their way. Where the self titled debut was a hint of the band’s technical prowess and explorations beyond […]