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. ...
4.0

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 ...
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

Assemblage 23 – Endure (Deluxe Edition)

Those already familiar with the ever-growing catalogue of Assemblage 23 releases will surely need no introduction to ‘Endure’, which marks the eleventh album release from Seattle-based song-writer, vocalist &am...
2.8

The Birthday Massacre – Imagica

The Birthday Massacre offer up a selection of old demos and unreleased studio tracks from their pre-TBM days as 'Imagica'.  It’s a mixed bag to be honest and serves as proof that the band have come a long way a...
4.8

Dawn Of Ashes – Theophany

Having followed L.A's Dawn of Ashes since their Harsh Elektro days and through their transition into an Industrial Black Metal style, I’ve been highly anticipating the release of their latest offering, “Theopha...
4.7

Victor Love – Technomancy

  The long-awaited solo debut of Dope Stars Inc co-founder Victor Love is finally here and it’s clear from the get-go that “Technomancy” is a raucous, rebellious slice of guitar-driven Dark Electronic m...