PARADISE LOST Medusa

Medusa could stand as a squeal to A Plague Within. More or less both records have the similar music base and idea so I guess that one could listen these two records in continuity. Both albums have significant touch from earlier PL career, but as far as I can notice Meduse is even more based…

ENSIFERUM Two Paths

Finnish heroes of folk metal Ensiferum are back with their seventh full length entitled Two Paths but there are not crossroads or different paths to be found on this offering – Ensiferum are firmly continuing down the path they have set decades ago now. Folk metal of their ilk has been true boom some time…

PORTRAIT Burn The World

Swedish purveyors of true diabolical Heavy Metal Portrait are back with their fourth full length entitled Burn The World, three years have passed since their previous excellent album Crossroads and those of you who have already met Portrait can count on that they will now change their vision of musical art. No cheap gimmicks, no…

PALANTIR Lost Between Dimensions

With latest releases StormSpell Records has proved to be one of the leading labels when it comes to power metal or traditional heavy metal in general. I’m not saying that they are the best ones, but I am quite sure that latest package of offerings from this USA label has definetely somethign very interesting to…

CARACH ANGREN Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten

The quality has become a trademark for Carach Angren! 🙂 Comparing to their previous issue Carach Angren’s latest offering Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten is definitely less complex record but it doesn’t mean that it’s less good. It’s actually more catchy! While This is No Fairytale was quite a complex piece of work CA…

BELOW Upon a Pale Horse

This is the 2nd issue from Below. Already with the first one the band has succeeded to achieve some goals. We could already conclude that Below has made even better record comparing with the debut one, although the debut issue was quite good. As a matter of fact Below comes from Sweden and the influences…

GOD DETHRONED The World Ablaze

The war machine returns! We are all happy that Henri Sattler reconsidered his decision to put God Dethroned to rest and after three years of reformation we have new album entitled The World Ablaze in front of us. Pause and years of break obviously did not took anything away from Henri’s mind as he has…