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...
4.3

Zephyra – As The World Collapses

Offering up infectious, groove-laden riffs aplenty, Swedish Melodic Death Metallers Zephyra lead straight into their sophomore album ‘As The World Collapses’ with feature music video track ‘Words Of A Demagogue...
5.0

Defiatory – Extinct

Hailing from Umeå, Sweden, Defiatory bring aggressive, melodic Bay Area Thrash Metal straight to your earholes, yet with a distinctly modern edge and a hint of the Swedish/European Metal style.  Without doubt, ...
2.8

Hour of Anguish – Solace of Sorrow

Okay, a new band from Gothenburg Sweden playing modern Melodic Death Metal.  This has to be good, right? Well, Hour of Anguish have just dropped their debut album 'Solace of Sorrow' and are ready to unleash ...
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...
3.5

Rïcïnn – Lïan

“Lïan” is the debut solo album from French vocalist Rïcïnn, known for lending her vocal talents to the likes of Avant-Garde Doom band “Öxxö Xööx”, of which Laurent Lunoir provided guitar and backing vocals on t...
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...
3.0

Auðn – Auðn

I have to admit that my knowledge of Icelandic Metal bands is fairly limited and with this in mind it’s fair to say that I can at least avoid comparing Auðn to a host of other native Black Metal bands. Despi...