Armored Dawn - Viking Zombie Album Review By Rainer Kerber Raucous, wild and with immense power This is how the press release describes the sound of Armored Dawn. I have already been able to convince myself of this with an appearance in the logo in 2017. The band was founded in 2014 in
The Flower Kings – Waiting For Miracles Album Review By David Kerber The Flower Kings are back! Six years after their last studio work Desolation rose and just in time for the 25th anniversary of the band, the Prog Band around exceptional guitarist Roine Stolt returns with a double album. Although it
Lacuna Coil - Black Anima Album Review By Rainer Kerber The press release of the label refers to them as superstars. There are quite a few indications for this. More than two million albums have been sold worldwide. The official Lacuna Coil Facebook page has over a million likes. That sounds considerable.
Chasing Embers - Beckoning Call Album Review By Rainer Kerber Chasing Embers were founded in Kiev (Ukraine) by drummer Vladyslav Pospolitak. Soon guitarist Alexey Hrankyn joined the band. But the real band story did not start until singer July Tallina took over the job at the microphone. As strong influences Oldschool Metal
Dawn of Destiny - The Beast Inside Album Review By Rainer Kerber Dawn of Destiny exist since 2005. Founded in Wuppertal by bassist Jens Faber, new albums have been released at regular intervals. After the sixth album "To Hell", it was quiet around the band. Four years have passed since then. Meanwhile,
Visions of Atlantis - Wanderers Album Review By Rainer Kerber It goes very fast in the Austrian symphonic metal pioneers Visions of Atlantis. The band around drummer and founding member Thomas Caser has released in February last year, the sixth studio album "The Deep & The Dark". After the huge lineup change
The Fall of Eve - Nevermore (EP) Album Review By Rainer Kerber It is remarkable that especially smaller metal bands so try everything in order to pursue their passion. The Fall of Eve, the band around Laura and Micheal Moffat have initiated a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their current EP "Nevermore".
Delirare - Rising Album Review By Rainer Kerber So far, I did not know any rock band from the Central American state of Costa Rica. So Delirare are almost new territory for me. The word "delirare" comes from my knowledge of Latin and means something like "be insane" or "crazy talk". As
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 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