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Orodruin ‘Ruins Of Eternity’ Album Review

Orodruin ‘Ruins Of Eternity’ Album Review By Adam McCann Cruz Del Sur Music/Doom Metal Who would have thought that it has been sixteen years since Orodruin released their debut album ‘Epicurean Mass’? But after much waiting, the American doom outfit finally return with their sophomore album ‘Ruins Of Eternity’. Every so often, an album

Brain Puppet ‘The World Alight’ Album Review

Brain Puppet ‘The World Alight’ Album Review By Adam McCann Independent Release/Alternative Rock Throughout the last 20 years, there has been a revival in the alternative genre towards bands cranking up the noise and delivering powerful, addictive, DIY music. One such band are Brain Puppet, as the Swedish alt rockers deliver their debut

Lamassu ‘Into The Empty’ Album Review

Lamassu ‘Into The Empty’ Album Review By Adam McCann Independent Release/Doom Metal/Stoner Recently formed from the Australian doom and stoner scene, featuring members of Motherslug and Field, Lamassu have been beavering away to deliver their debut album ‘Into The Empty’. This album has been written whilst the creative juices and honeymoon period of a

Twilight Force ‘Dawn Of The Dragonstar’ Album Review

Twilight Force ‘Dawn Of The Dragonstar’ Album Review By Adam McCann Nuclear Blast Records/Symphonic Power Metal It is very difficult to not give a wry smile at the very mention of Twilight Force, the band which blend ‘Dungeons & Dragons’, with symphony and power metal. This band of adventurers struggled through their second

DragonForce Extreme Power Metal Album Review

DragonForce Extreme Power Metal Album Review By Adam McCann earMusic Record/Power Metal DragonForce, the band which conjures up images of blisteringly fast guitars, singalong chorus’ and Guitar Hero video games; but who would have thought that that was thirteen years ago? Since then DragonForce have become a parody of themselves, bloated and excessive

Lacuna Coil ‘Black Anima’ Album Review

Lacuna Coil ‘Black Anima’ Album Review By Adam McCann Century Media Records/Alternative Metal Lacuna Coil needed to do something following their 2016 album ‘Delirium’, this album was received lukewarmly by fans of the band and was the beneficiary of a harsh mauling from critics. Taking this in their stride, the Italian powerhouse returned

Novembers Doom ‘Nephilim Grove’ Album Review

Novembers Doom ‘Nephilim Grove’ Album Review By Adam McCann Prophecy Productions/Death/Doom Metal Novembers Doom have had an illustrious past within the death/doom genre. Throughout the last three decades, the band have released album after album of highly regarded metal with many fans and critics citing their work as definitive albums of death/doom. More

Pist ‘Hailz’ Album Review

Pist ‘Hailz’ Album Review By Adam McCann APF Records/Stoner Metal/Heavy Metal Given their very short life-span, Pist have made quite a name for themselves on the UK metal scene. Playing a brand of stoner that encroaches on both doom and groove metal at times, the Bury band hit the ground hard with their

Laura Cox ‘Burning Bright’ Album Review

Laura Cox ‘Burning Bright’ Album Review By Adam McCann earMusic Records/Blues/Rock The genre of blues/rock has been well-worn with a formula that although pretty standard, keeps throwing up excellent new editions and interpretations. That is what happened with Laura Cox, the half-English, half-French blues mistress talks a mean game with her sexy slide

Carry The Day ‘Perspectives’ EP Album Review

Carry The Day ‘Perspectives’ EP Album Review By Adam McCann Independent Release/Pop/Punk/Alternative Rock Californian rockers Carry The Day (CTD) have managed to cause quite a stir online with the release of ‘Perspectives’ their debut EP by playing a strain of pop/punk fused with alternative rock. ‘Perspectives’ has all the quirky, enjoyability beats and vocals

Meshiaak ‘Mask Of All Misery’ Album Review

Meshiaak ‘Mask Of All Misery’ Album Review By Adam McCann Mascot Label Group/Thrash Metal There was quite a buzz surrounding Meshiaak in 2016 with the Australian thrash band promising so much. Unfortunately, this didn’t quite pan out as expected and the band’s debut album ‘Alliance of Thieves’ was distinctly little more than average,

Pagan Fire’ Serpent Warning Album Review

Pagan Fire’ Serpent Warning Album Review By Adam McCann Topillo Records/Doom Metal In 2014, Serpent Warning shocked the doom metal world with an excellent eponymous debut album. Unfortunately, all went quiet on the on the band front as the Finns secluded themselves away working on their latest offering ‘Pagan Fire’. As expected with ‘Pagan

Enemynside ‘Chaos Machine’ Album Review

Enemynside ‘Chaos Machine’ Album Review By Adam McCann Rockshots Records/Thrash Metal Founded in 1999, Enemynside called it a day in 2013. Fortunately, the Italians returned in 2016 and on what would be their 20th anniversary the band have released their fourth studio album ‘Chaos Machine’. Thankfully, with ‘Chaos Machine’, Enemynside have rekindled the fire

Destruction ‘Born To Perish’ Album Review

Destruction ‘Born To Perish’ Album Review By Adam McCann Nuclear Blast Records/Thrash Metal Destruction are enjoying something of a renaissance; the band had hit their stride again with the excellent ‘Under Attack’ album in 2016 and the German titans have worked almost endlessly since building up to their latest album ‘Born To Perish’. As

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