I used to be down with most of the Baltic underground scene in the 90s/early 00s but lately I’ve seen to have lost touch with it. Which makes this Lithuanian band such a relief. Now I’ll get to rediscover one of the scenes in the Baltic all over again. This is as quirky as I kinda expected it to be. Continue reading


Brazilian metal isn’t just the shy of light kind. There is also a very vibrant heavy metal scene going on proven by bands like VANDROYA. If you have trouble with your metal being fronted by a lady you should crawl back under the rock you came from you caveman. For all those of us that haven’t gotten those issues this will be a treat for sore ears. Continue reading

VARIOUS “Hell Comes Home Vol 1”

(Hell Comes Home)
Don’t know what to make of this. This is a box of goodies (or so I’m told) that collects 12 seven inch singles from various artists. And they seem to be all split 7”’s too which means 24 artists to keep track of. And most seem to move in the death/doom field too while the rest move in very different circles. Not being familiar with any of the artists this might be my worst nightmare or it will give me nightmares Continue reading


I love Greek bands. So far I haven’t been let down to badly by any Greek band. I don’t see any reasons why ALTER SELF should be that band. Read this interview to find out why Greek bands are so good. Anders Ekdahl ©2013 Continue reading


There are places that makes Hicksville seem like the center of the universe. I have no idea what it is like to come from a small place that is hardly on the metal map. I had some help from FROSTHELM o sort that out for me. Anders Ekdahl ©2013 Continue reading