Wales might be mostly known for coal mines, Gaelic and small villages but this place also manages to produce bands that make it big. Kryophere makes me think of… I don’t know what. There is something so familiar to their techno-death(?) that it starts to get annoying Continue reading


“Rotten Light”
Do not confuse this Laetitia In Holocaust with the one from Las Vegas. This is an Italian avant-garde black metal troupe. Whenever I see something being described as avant-garde I fear that it is an excuse to cover up noise/crap as music. To me avant-garde is painting outside the lines, going against pre-conceived notions of what is right and wrong Continue reading

MAD MAN “Force Of Sound”

“Force Of Sound”
Trad metal is making a huge comeback. Sweden seems to lead the way with a handful or two of bands making the waves Worldwide. Canada is one of the contenders to the throne. Mad Man have that same aura that bands like Enforcer, Portrait or In Solitude have in that they too portray heavy metal as music for hard working people who want to have a good time escaping everyday’s reality Continue reading

REIGN OF VENGEANCE “Disemboweling Swine”

“Disemboweling Swine”
I’ve seen the movies Brain Damage releases. All gore and horror. If the music is anything like that then we’ll be in for a hell of a ride. Reign Of Vengeance is a new acquaintance for me. Never even having heard of them before it is with ears wide open I approach this release. Just by looking at the cover you know that this is going to be a messy ride Continue reading