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There are albums out there that sound absolutely timeless; you simply couldn’t tell to what era they belong to. Kadavar’s Abra Kadavar is no such album: talk about being smacked in the face by the 70s. If I didn’t know this had been released in 2013, I’d call you a liar for telling me that [...]
Swedish outfit New Keepers of the Water Towers return with their epic new album, Cosmic Child. The album opens with ‘The Great Leveller’, immediately setting out with a crashing opening riff and marching drums backed with glorious power chords. There are dense, psychedelic vocals and crushing doom style riffs throughout, along with some excellent solo [...]
Lillie: F65 is the first new album from Saint Vitus in 17 years. It is the also the first in 22 years to feature legendary singer Scott ‘Wino’ Weinrich. The album is named after a powerful downer that according to Wino, guitarist Dave Chandler used to be fond of. Right from the off the album [...]
Bill Ward has today made the following statement regarding the upcoming ‘reunion’ shows. This is the full statement from http://www.billward.com/2012/05/statement-on-upcoming-black-sabbath-shows/#more-1428 Dear Sabbath Fans and Fellow Musicians, I sincerely regret to inform you that after a final effort to participate in the upcoming Sabbath shows a failure to agree has continued. At this time I have [...]
Possession is Christian Mistress’ major label debut, following up from 2010’s Agony & Opium. By their own admission, Possession sees the band ‘standing on the shoulders of metal luminaries of the past.’ The album is fast paced and feels rough around the edges which makes for a great listen. The opening three songs are in [...]
“My flesh, my blood, you’re dead – Feast of the Damned!” This pretty much sums up the awesomeness that is Sentenced For Life – Black Breath’s latest album which, in my book, is THE metal event of the year. It is said that everything basically influences, well, everything. It is the ultra rare band that [...]
It’s fortunate that this band has the word ‘hammer’ in their name because the music on this album really does feel to me like it belongs in a low-budget horror film. For example, the opening doom-laden riff of 317 echo everything Sabbath were doing in their darkest moments and the chanting vocals sound like an [...]