ANGEL WITCH Angel of Light

All the connoisseurs of true heavy metal know about the name of Angel Witch, the band which was one of the ring leaders of NWOBHM movement and whose eponymous debut album cannot be escaped when discussing the cream of the crop of this era. We also know that the band had very turbulent history and…

CIRITH UNGOL I’m Alive

What can I say about this cult epic metal band that you already do not know? All the fans of purest metal art already know their tale filled with tragdy and triumph, but the good thing is that the world caught up with their wizardry years before they ended their career for the first time,…

SACRED REICH Awaking

We all know that metal reunions are tricky business. How many times do old band recreate their old glories and give to us something that recall the first time we have hear their old glorious albums? Not that often, you would agree. In this day and age where every possible band has reunited for quick…

VULTURE Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves

German speed metal vendettas Vulture strike the iron while its hot, as the old saying goes, so just two years after the success of their debut album The Guillotine that took the underground world by the throat with its sheer intensity they are back with their second full lenth entitled Ghastly Waves & Battered Graves.…

ENTRAILS Rise Of The Reaper

Entrails equals Swedish death metal, no second thoughts about that. The band was created to celebrate the glory days of Swedeath and that is the course that the main man Jimmy Lundqvist and various members have stood up defiantly for decades now, so if you search for originality and progression in your death metal go…

CULT OF LUNA A Dawn to Fear

I have a confession to make, and it is maybe a bit blasphemic but here it is: for my money Swedish sextet Cult of Luna is the absolute pinnacle of post metal (or whatever you want to call it) scene. Neurosis are way past their prime, Isis are long gone but this band has stayed…

FREEDOM CALL M.E.T.A.L.

Twenty years have passed since happy metallers Freedom Call have stepped on then bludgeoning power metal scene with their classic debut album Stairway to Fairyland and many things have changed since then, but Chris Bay and his cohort haven’t moved one iota from their initial belief. This year marks the nice jubilee since that mentioned…