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Kamion ‘Gain’ Album Review

Kamion ‘Gain’ Album Review By Adam McCann Independent Release/2019/Heavy Metal Kamion reformed in 2017 and since then, they have begun to plough their way into the heavy metal world releasing their debut album ‘Gain’ last year. But, the question is, does ‘Gain’ give a perfect example of who Kamion are? The answer remains ambiguous,

Omicida “Defrauded Reign” CD Review

Omicida's ‘Defrauded Reign’ Independent Release Thrash Metal Following on from their excellent EP ‘Certain Death’ in 2015, expectations were high for Omicida and their debut album ‘Defrauded Reign’ certainly does not disappoint; Omicida have rammed it full on with an old-school thrash vibe that is right out of 1988. There was no doubt that ‘Defrauded

Nightrage “Wolf to Man” CD Review

Nightrage ‘Wolf To Man’ Despotz Records Melodic Death Metal   It has been two years since Nightrage released ‘The Venomous’ their last studio album and after extensive touring the band are finally back with their latest and anticipated album ‘Wolf To Man’. As expected, Nightrage do not break away from the mold already laid down by

Holiday Gunfire “Holiday Gunfire” CD Review

Holiday Gunfire ‘Holiday Gunfire’ Cornelius Chapel Records Alternative Rock Kicking their life into gear with bang, Holiday Gunfire arrive from Alabama to deliver their eponymous debut album with a huge dripping of 90’s nostalgia wrapped in a sugar-candy coating of modern post-rock glory. There is something exceptionally addictive about this album, it has all

Am Samstag “One” CD Review

Am Samstag ‘One’ Black Market Music Grunge/Alternative Rock   Am Samstag only formed last year but have already hit the ground running with the Swiss band releasing their first EP aptly titled ‘One’. Am Samstag take their cue from the grunge movement of the early 90’s with a retro vintage sound that would appeal to

CelTauro ‘Origen’ Album Review

CelTauro ‘Origen’ Album Review By Adam McCann Independent Release/Folk/Metal Late last year, Spanish newcomers to the folk/metal scene managed to sneak out their debut album ‘Origen’. Unlike many of their peers which have come to saturate the genre with stereotypical sounds, growls, accordions and violin jigs, CelTauro take a different approach with

Avantasia ‘Moonglow’ Album Review

Avantasia ‘Moonglow’ Album Review By Adam McCann Nuclear Blast Records/Power Metal The wait for ‘Moonglow’ the latest release from Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia project was nowhere near as long as anticipated, with only a two-year gap separating ‘Moonglow’ from its predecessor ‘Ghostlights’. In the usual life cycle of Tobi Sammet, the pint-sized genius

Happily Ever Blind ‘Good Enough For…’ Album Review

Happily Ever Blind ‘Good Enough For…’ Album Review By Adam McCann Realm Records/2019/Alternative What happens when an Australian decides to up-sticks and move 5000 miles across the globe, traversing hemispheres and settling in Helsinki, Finland? The answer is Happily Ever Blind, the musical baby of John Emslie, who got bored of playing

Dream Theater ‘Distance Over Time’ Album Review

Dream Theater ‘Distance Over Time’ Album Review By Adam McCann InsideOut Music/2019/Progressive Metal Dream Theater needed a boost, following their ambiguously received Dystopian concept album ‘The Astonishing’. This album divided not only fans of progressive metal, but also fans of Dream Theater; the band themselves are no strangers to large overblown concepts,

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