4.4

The Birthday Massacre – Under Your Spell

It has been considered as one of The Birthday Massacre’s most commercially accessible of all their albums to date.  Early reflections are that the band are certainly continuing their exploration of the Dark Ret...
4.9

Dawn Of Ashes – Daemonolatry Gnosis

After being blown away by Dawn Of Ashes' 2016 album ‘Theophany’, which earned itself a Loud-Stuff review rating of 4.8 (read it here), there was a sense of unknowing in terms of being able to top that release. ...
4.8

Varg – Götterdämmerung EP

After last year’s hugely successful fifth album ‘Das Ende aller Lügen’, German Pagan Melodic Death Metallers Varg are once again getting straight down to business with their latest 4-track EP entitled ‘Götterdä...
3.8

Kadinja – Ascendancy

Hailing from Paris, France, Kadinja play Polymetric, Modern Progressive Metal, featuring Djent and elements of Melodic Death, with a balanced mix of extreme and clean vocals. Ahead of their upcoming UK Tour an...
4.0

Covenant – The Blinding Dark

One thing I’ve come to expect from Covenant over the years is that whilst collectively they have a whole host of classics in their back-catalogue, yet when it comes to a single album’s content it’s generally a ...
2.0

Sonic Syndicate – Confessions

Before taking on this review, I’d heard rumblings that Sonic Syndicate were embarking on a massive departure from their Melodic Death Metal roots and starting afresh with a new line-up (Robin Sjunnesson being t...
3.7

Army Of The Universe – 1999 & The Aftershow

Italian natives Army Of The Universe (currently residing in L.A) are taking you deeper into to their grimy, down-and-dirty world with the release of their third album '1999 & The Aftershow'.  Expect gritty,...
4.8

Delerium – Mythologie

Much like Front Line Assembly, I have huge respect and admiration for the songwriting, arrangement and production that goes into Delerium's material. Practically every release switches style and thematic direct...
3.0

Winterlore – Winterlore

Founded in 2004, this Utah-based Black Metal outfit have undergone a change of line-up since their debut album ‘Four Swords Against the Pious’. Leaving the band were guitarists Helgrim and Thorolf to pursue opp...