FALCONER From a Dying Ember

Although the year 2020 turned out to be horrible due to raging COVID-19 pandemic we are all sick of by now, there are some cool things happening in the metal world to ease our pain while being away from gigs, festivals and all our favorite activities. One of those things is for sure the return…

ENSIFERUM Thalassic

I am sorry to tell you that Serbia is facing another huge wave of covid-19 infection but on the other hand we have to turn to things we love… and what is better thing to keep us through this chaos and give us strength than our beloved metal? Finnish sword bearers Ensiferum are here with…

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Verminous

In the midst of destruction of everything around us due to damn virus, it is good to see that some things are not changing. Case in point – 9th studio album of USA death mongers The Black Dahlia Murder! This band is not known for reinventing the wheel but one album after another they are…

CIRITH UNGOL Forever Black

After 3 decades of waiting we are having finally a chance to listen some brand new material from Cirith Ungol. Many things has changed during last 3 decades not only in heavy metal, but in many other musical styles, but what’s has happened with Cirith Ungol? More or less, when it comes to their style…

BLAZE OF PERDITION The Harrowing Of Hearts

Here we have the 5th full length of Polish black metal spearheads Blaze of Perdition (their first for mighty Metal Blade) and while they made themselves well known in the underground with series of albums, EPs and splits The Harrowing Of Hearts is point in their career where I feel the band is going way…

GOD DETHRONED Illuminati

Dutch premiere blasphemers God Dethroned are back with their 11th studio album entitled Illuminati which shows that they are firmly back with full force. We all know that the band was on hiatus for a couple of years, but then 2017’s World Ablaze marked their return and now Illuminati is here to prove that they…

MORTIIS Spirit of Rebellion

The lord of dungeon synth has returned stronger than ever before (or we hope so!) Well, this was the best way to start a new year. Spirit of Rebellion is actually remaking of some of older (ancient) Mortiis’ material recording back in 1993-1994. Anyway, it was very good back than, and this remake is even…

MIDNIGHT Rebirth by Blasphemy

Here we have the 4th full length of Midnight, the name basically led by one and only hooded demon Athenar, and the only thing that has changed in his world is the new label. Everything else is basically just the same good old sleazy Midnight people grew to love years ago so if you are…

RAGE Wings of Rage

If you are at least a bit serious listener of melodic metal forms you know the story behind this troop so I do not need to waste many words about German institution Rage led by indestructible Peavy Wagner. Led by this man and his various line ups, this band has survived decades of various musical…

1349 The Infernal Pathway

The Infernal Pathways definitely among the best records in 2019, if not the best one. The music is coherent and yet the band does not fear to step out from what we usually today know as black metal standards. But, we have to keep in mind that the best Norwegian bands during 90s were able…