INFILTRATION ”Nuclear Strike Warning”

INFILTRATION ”Nuclear Strike Warning” (WormHole Death) INFILTRATION is old school death metal. It should be enough to just write that for you to run out and check out this Russian band. If you like your death metal heavy and with a groove like Bolt Thrower then this is for you. I love everything Bolt Thrower ever released so this is just up my alley. A really cool blast of no nonsense death metal. There is nothing I like as much as old school death metal (it is not old school to me – it is just the death metal I … Continue reading

JUDAS PRIEST ”Firepower”

JUDAS PRIEST ”Firepower” (Sony) JUDAS PRIEST existed long before NWOBHM became a phenomenon. But it wasn’t really until the whole metal boom exploded in Britain that they too became a phenomenon. I don’t remember when I bought my first JUDAS PRIEST album but I do remember that I didn’t buy the supposedly clear choices like “Hell Bent For Leather” or “British Steel”. No, I started with “Stained Class”. Mainly because I had a comp LP that featured a song from that album. That was in the early 80s. Now we are near the end of the 10s and I sit … Continue reading

SUMMONING – New Album Details Announced

Ever since the release of their debut album Lugburz (1995) SUMMONING have proven themselves to be the true guardians of Middle Earth! What started out as a project deeply rooted in traditional black metal took an epic turn in the following years – evergreens like Dol Guldur (1996) and Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (2001) bear witness to a continuously refined soundscape. Five years after Old Mornings Dawn, Protector and Silenius have turned over a new leaf in their bottomless saga: titled With Doom We Come, SUMMONING finally unveil first and hotly anticipated details about their upcoming opus, which … Continue reading


Dark Age Productions announces the release of the debut album of DRACHENFEUER titled Realm Of Light on Double CD Digipak and limited edition Cassette. DRACHENFEUER is cinematic dark ambient soundtrack “dungeon synth” for fans of Summoning, Mortiis (Era 1), Ringbearer, Elffor… The music of DRACHENFEUER is an epic journey through Middle Earth and its creatures. Soundscapes that will transport you to a land where dragons breath fire, where warrior legions raise their swords, where the beauty of friendship comes to a dark edge and where mighty forests cover the land in darkness… The album was recorded at W.A.R. studios in … Continue reading

Blitzkrieg – “Time Of Changes – 30th Anniversary Edition”

Blitzkrieg – “Time Of Changes – 30th Anniversary Edition” (Metal Nation Records) If you’re wondering what got a youthful Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield all fired up to form Metallica, then look no further than the likes of Blitzkrieg!! Fronted by the legendary Brian Ross (Satan, Avenger, Lone Wolf), one of the most in demand vocalists at the time, the ‘krieg recorded this cult album back in 1985, although it was never available outside of the UK, hence its much sought after status. Over 3 decades there have been various cash in CD releases, some official and some not so, … Continue reading