WINDTHROW “Treacherous Beckonings”

WINDTHROW “Treacherous Beckonings” () It is really nice when bands want to send me stuff for free. That to me means that what I do matters. So when Sweden’s WINDTHROW wanted to send me the album I was thrilled as fuck. First if all because it is released on vinyl but also because I have only seen good things being said about the album, and that made me wanting to check it out for myself. This is the kind of metal that follows in the footsteps of Bathory yet carves a path all its own. This is what I would… Continue reading

XERIA “Tierra”

XERIA “Tierra” () This is getting ridiculous but this is the third Spanish band this week that I have no prior knowledge of. This time we are dealing with a symphonic metal band. And as with the previous two this one is also sung in Spanish. If there are this many good Spanish metal bands out there I want to know of them all, and especially getting sent all the great albums on CD/digital so that I get to know of them all. But enough about me and more about XERIA. I don’t know if it is because they sing… Continue reading

ZEPHYRA “Fall Rise Conquer”

ZEPHYRA “Fall Rise Conquer” () My feelings for ZEPHYRA is a two headed beast. On the one side there are stuff with them that I like. On the other side there are stuff with them that leaves me hesitant. I can’t really get to grips with what they want. Or at least that has been the feeling in the past. I really hope that this new album will set me on the right path. I gotta say that all the doubts that I had in the past are gone now, this new album is one hell of an album. I… Continue reading

THE SHAKING SENSATIONS (Pelagic Rec.) Premiere New Track: ‘Tremendous Efforts’

Copenhagen-based instrumental 5-piece THE SHAKING SENSATIONS are finally back with a follow up to their critically acclaimed 2013 album Start Stop Worrying. October 4th will see the release of How Are We To Fight The Blight?, an album that has been 6 years in the making. THE SHAKING SENSATIONS have expanded the classic post-rock constellation by addition of a second drummer, allowing the band to develop a unique approach to the rhythm section and a fresh and unconventional take on instrumental rock music. During 4 extensive European tours, the band have shared the stage with acts such as Caspian, And… Continue reading

Maltese Metallers BOUND TO PREVAIL Release New Video

Extreme Metal Quintet Unveil Lyric Video For Irreverent Progeny Carrying on with already impressive 2019, Maltese extreme metal quintet Bound To Prevail have unveiled their new video for the track “Irreverant Progeny”! The video, which received premieres on New Noise Magazine (USA), Distorted Sound Magazine (UK) and Kvlt Magazine (Poland) comes from their 2017 EP ‘Omen Of Iniquity’. Bound To Prevail’s brand of Death Metal is influenced by a wide variety of extreme music sub-genres, with each band member bringing their own distinct influences to the songwriting process. Bound To Prevail’s core sound fuses aggressive, frantic, pounding rhythmic passages, accentuated… Continue reading

LAUXNOS – Through The Gates official video

After four years, the guys from the ocean project Lauxnos completed the long-awaited third full-length album “Crushed by Waves”, which includes nine tracks that are steadily changing their mood. The fresh album represents the apogee of the story set forth in the works of Lauxnos for all the years of its existence. For fans of Falloch, Alcest, Harakiri for the Sky. Artwork by Paint-It-Black Design. Translation by Karnarie. Recording, mixing and mastering by LXNS Music. https://youtu.be/33PbqGVPY4A Track-list: 01. The Voice Of Dead Ocean 02. Crushed By Waves 03. In Total Darkness 04. Whose Dream You Don’t Dare Disturb 05. Hidden… Continue reading

MANIPULATION – Worshipers Of Mirage (official video

Mind Control Ultra is 4th album from Polish death metal band Manipulation. The album contained 12 tracks. More than 40 minutes of music. Album was recorded in the beginning and the middle of the 2018 year in Monroe Sound Studio with same producer as previous album Arkadiusz “Aro” Jabłoński (Shadows Land, Masachist). This is album with some conspiration theories hided inside and about experiments, brainwashing reality and bullshit all around us. Explicit lyrics and content! Track-list: 01. Instruments Of Change 02. Worshipers Of Mirage 03. Slaves Of The System 04. From The Inside 05. MK-Ultra 06. Limits 07. Energy Of… Continue reading