5.0

Sojourner – The Shadowed Road

I've been anticipating Sojourner’s sophomore album ‘The Shadowed Road’ ever since it was announced and I’m so glad to be writing about this follow-up since listening to and reviewing their debut release back in...
4.0

Battlesoul – Sunward and Starward

Canada’s Battlesoul recently released their new album ‘Sunward and Starward’ on CDN Records, which showcases their bold approach to multi-genre songwriting.  The main components seem to be rooted in Extreme Met...
4.5

Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea

Alestorm have risen to become giants of their sub-genre, with their unique style of folk metal combining elements of party-metal and piracy to provide us all with some dance-worthy lighthearted tunes. Following...
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

Equilibrium – Armageddon

German folk metallers Equilibrium have recently released their 5th full-length album, which they have entitled 'Armageddon'. It has already entered the German album charts at position 5, and has become a strong...
3.9

Sojourner – Empires of Ash

Listening to the music of Sojourner, I immediately conjure up images of ancient Northern Europe & the Celtic Lands, yet surprisingly this band hails from Dunedin, New Zealand.  Described as Atmospheric Blac...
4.3

Winterhymn – Blood & Shadows

The United States, when it comes to metal, is often associated with thrash, death metal, metalcore and the 'new wave of American metal'. As a result, it is these sorts of bands that fill up the bills of most Am...