2.5

Amberian Dawn – Darkness Of Eternity

Amberian Dawn release their eighth studio album and the accompanying marketing material has quoted that it promises to be "brilliant in its epic keyboard symphonies, its marching Melodic Death Metal-guitars and...
3.0

Auðn – Farvegir Fyrndar

Reykjavik, Iceland’s Audn are back with their second album ‘Farvegir Fyrndar’ and are marking their debut outing with the ‘Season of Mist’ label.  It looks as though 'SOM' saw potential with the band's self-tit...
4.7

Ziggy Splynt – Carcass Feeder

Ziggy Splynt are a Dutch alternative rock trio hailing from Utrecht, fascinated by rawness, harmony and energy influenced by such bands as Biffy Clyro and Radiohead. After seeing a live show in October, I had t...
3.5

PORN – The Ogre Inside

France's PORN, aptly named after The Cure's classic 'Pornography' album, tackle the great beast (Ogre) with a conceptual album entitled 'The Ogre Inside', based on band-founder Philippe Deschemin's Sci-Fi novel...
5.0

Exhumed – Death Revenge

Up until the mid-1700s, dissecting a human body for medical purposes was generally considered forbidden through most of Europe as result of the Greek influence and Roman prohibitions upon medicine at the time. ...
3.8

Enslaved – E

After the celebration of their 25th aniversary last year, extreme/progressive metal band Enslaved have released their 14th album 'E'. It contains 6 songs and 2 bonus tracks, the lineup includes Ivar Bjørnson (g...
4.0

Samael – Hegemony

Swiss Industrial Black-Metallers SAMAEL return with their long-awaited new album and a reinvigorated line-up consisting of ex-Sybreed musicians Makro (Guitars) & Drop (Bass). Typically, Samael seem to ha...
4.0

Cannibal Corpse – Red Before Black

When I was 18 years old, I wasn’t fully into heavy music. Still weaning in on such metal titans such as Metallica or Slipknot, one was not fully aware that such hard hitting sounds could be transcended much fur...