Sepultura ‘Quadra’ Album Review By Adam McCann Nuclear Blast Records/Thrash/Groove Metal When it comes to heavy metal bands, not many split fans down the middle like Sepultura. This is a band which has continued against all odds, losing two founding core members with Max Cavalera in 1996, followed by his brother Igor in
Anvil ‘Legal At Last’ Album Review By Adam McCann AFM Records/Heavy Metal When it comes to ‘nearly’ bands, Anvil are definitely up there. Although, the Canadian band released the definitive metal album ‘Metal on Metal’ back in 1982, Anvil have generally existed on the periphery of the heavy metal world. This has never
Hex A.D. – Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden Album Review By David Kerber Just under two years after the tragic death of producer and co-founder Chris Tsangarides, Hex A.D. come back to the record stores with their fourth album. Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden deals thematically with drug abuse, science
Elegy of Madness - Invisible World Album Review By Rainer Kerber Elegy of Madness were founded in 2006 by guitarist Tony Tomasicchio. In the same year the demo “Another Path” was released. In 2009 followed the album debut “The Bridge of Sighs”. The next two albums were then released every four years.
Blaze of Perdition ‘The Harrowing of Hearts’ Album Review By Adam McCann Metal Blade Records/Black Metal For Blaze of Perdition (BoP), the last few years have been one of consolidating their stranglehold on the black metal scene. The Polish band delivered one of the albums of their career in 2017 with the barnstorming
God Dethroned ‘Illuminati’ Album Review By Adam McCann Metal Blade Records/Blackened Death Metal After a ‘final’ split in 2012, God Dethroned ‘reformed’ in 2014 with the sole intention of playing a few live shows with only Henri Sattler and Michiel van der Plicht being the core members; the rest would be made up
Dune Rats ‘Hurry Up and Wait’ Album Review By Adam McCann Ratbag Records/BMG Records/Pop/Punk Nine times out of ten, what is often asked is this: “can someone recommend me some music for feeling down and depressed” and whilst that is absolutely fine, what is often overlooked are bands that have that feel-good factor.
Berzerker Legion ‘Obliterate the Weak’ Album Review By Adam McCann Listenable Records/Melodic Death Metal In rock music circles ‘supergroups’ are something still very much of a novelty. However, within a metal, it is certainly not uncommon for metal musicians to be successfully in more than one group and that is the case with
Åskväder ‘Åskväder’ Album Review By Adam McCann The Sign Records/Hard Rock As far as cities go, Gothenburg has always been a hotbed of musical talent and the city has unleashed hordes of bands upon the world from a variety of different genres. This year, Gothenburg gets ready to catapult Åskväder into the international
Finnegan’s Hell ‘Work is the Curse of the Drinking Class’ Album Review By Adam McCann Heptown Records/Folk-Rock/Celtic Punk When thinking of Celtic punk, the finger is immediately drawn to New England, but with Finnegan’s Hell, we head in the opposite direction to Sweden. Now, that is an odd thought for a country that
Lordi ‘Killection’ Album Review By Adam McCann AFM Records/Heavy Metal 2006 seems almost a complete lifetime ago since Lordi hit international fame following their victory in the Eurovision Song Contest. Although active before this, Lordi hit a stride that saw them rise as Finland’s favourite monsters (sorry Hevisaurus) with a steady string of
Kreator ‘London Apocalypticon – Live at the Roundhouse’ Album Review By Adam McCann Nuclear Blast Records/Thrash Metal When it comes to Kreator, not much needs to be said, this is a band which are not only influential in the thrash, death and black metal worlds, but albums such as ‘Extreme Aggression’, ‘Coma of
Nova Charisma ‘Exposition II’ Album Review By Adam McCann Rude Records/Experimental Rock ‘Experimental’ is often a phrase that can have many people recoiling in fear. It is a fear of the unknown, the unexpected and the possibility of being labelled as a musical pariah, the dreaded ‘hipster’, you know the type: “oh! I
Interview With By Keith Clement Greetings Heli and the boys, how are you guys doing? Xavier : Doing great and really excited for the release!! Heli : Same, it's amazing to finally share Kala. Guillaume : Doing well, working on songs an extra-material to provide an exquisite live set at our release night ! You are
Interview With Bernd “Bernemann” Kost By Keith Clement Greetings from Metalheads Forever Magazine how are you today Bernemann? Hi Keith, thanks very much, nice to meet you, I’m doing fine, spending the rest of the day with my family at home. Last week you can imagine we were very busy, but its cool,
Interview With Novelists FR By Keith Clement Greetings from Metalheads Forever Magazine, I’m Keith the Editor In Chief, how are you guys doing? Hey Keith, Thank you for taking some of your time! We're doing good thank you, excited for the release! Your third album C’est La Vie is scheduled to be released 24th January,