At the risk of sounding like an old fart, Deathcore is not my preferred metal subgenre in the slightest. There are a handfull of bands in the genre I do greatly enjoy, but the vast majority are not my thing. Nevertheless, I was a bit anxious to give this EP a listen to. I was […]
A concept album on one of the most well-known and infamous Roman emperors is an idea that will inevitably make people have big expectations and Ex Deo have definitely fulfilled them with this release.
One of the most prominent bands in viking metal and most unique bands in the Swedish extreme metal scene has left us waiting for eight years before releasing Vanagandr. More than 20 years after their initial successes Thyrfing is back with a new album, which a lot of folk/viking metal fans have been waiting for.
With the release of their debut full length titled Desolate, released on Season of Mist Records, Ophidian I has launched themselves into the upper echelon of technical Death Metal supremacy.
A new wave of black metal is emerging. One that’s more profound, more meaningful, more complex than it ever has been. Is the world bleaker than it was in the 90s? Are there things more evil than Satan? The answer is a resounding…maybe? As the subgenre and its ideas have grown the bands have improved […]
This whole pandemic has taken its toll on musicians all over the world. Yet is has also given some a chance to release material they have been sitting on or wanted to write for a long time. This is the case for Esa Holopainen. He’s one of the founders and songwriters for Amorphis and with […]
With ‘Hädanfärd’, Night Crowned have delivered another strong album on which they’ve found the perfect blend between melody, aggression, technical prowess and with a nod to the Scandinavian metal heritage.