The genre of female fronted metal/rock is a crowded place to be in. Most definitely in the Netherlands. So, each time a band in this genre brings a demo to my doorstep, the thought of: ‘another one..’ is unavoidable. Luckily, the music is sometimes powerful enough to steer you away from those thoughts. theName does […]
The EP rips open with “The Beauty And The Bitch” and it presents the same line of raw material and spewing filth, and while being as basic and primitive as this kind of music can get – it’s catchy and is quite successful in maintaining a right level of interest.. Read all!
It is not that often that I am confronted with a band I have not heard before and liked in an instant. With Dyscordia, I can say that I am happily surprised by their latest album “Twin Symbiosis”. Dyscordia is a Belgian band who combine a progressive sound with raw grunts. A combination that suits […]
Hamferð, doom metal, usually not exactly first choice in music. But after seeing them perform during the Wacken Metal Battle on Wacken 2012 (which they won!!!), I gladly say YES! to their debut full-length album and was willing to welcome it with open arms. Want to know why? Click Here!
When I read their name “Zodiac”, I actually thought about the serial killer and therefore fast paced aggressive music. Not exactly a nobel prize winning thought. So I was kinda shocked when I found out that Zodiac was a hard rock band. Though, I was happily surprised when I first listened to A Hiding Place.Find […]
So, you want me to tell you about “The Theory of Everything”. Okay, I’ll try, but don’t be surprised if I get a bit tangled up in my excitement. Arjen Lucassen keeps finding ways to amaze me. Whether it’s under Star One, Ayreon or just working together with other musicians, he keeps a high standard […]
A recipe for a good concept album requires only two things – Good music, and a good plot to go along with. Most of the bands, fail to deliver one of the two (and sometimes both), making their concept album(s), much less conceptual and interesting. Hail Of Bullets are a different story – Read about […]
Inquisition have been a formidable two-man band for a long time now, making a steady name for themselves as they’re ripping out hearts and ears with their hellish tunes and memorable albums. This talented duo of darkness, Dagon and Incubus, have created some of the best Black Metal albums in recent years thus positioning themselves […]
Broken Hope is a death metal band from Chicago. They started in 1988 and released 4 albums before founding member Jeremy Wagner decided to put the band on hold in 2002. Years later, Jeremy Wagner, Joe Ptacek and Shaun Glass, discussed the resurrection of Broken Hope.. Read all!