SATAN Cruel Magic

The story of Satan, British legends of NWOBHM movement, represents one of the finest examples of successful comebacks in the entire history of metal movement. Releasing two cult album in the eighties and then lying dormant for decades, Satan returned out of nothing in 2011 and to be frank the expectations were not that high.…

MONSTROSITY The Passage Of Existence

It’s been a while since we last heard of Floridian cult death metallers Monstrosity – 11 years to be more precise, when their previous album Spiritual Apocalypse was unleashed upon the world. Some rare words here and there but nothing serious so I rightfully thought that this beast has been lain to dust forever more.…

AETERNUS Heathen

After five years of silence Norwegian based dark metallers Aeternus have returned with perhaps one of the most matured offering that they have crafted so far. Their brand new material reflects many of their legendary stuff coming from glorious 90s. So, yes there are lot of influences coming from  the albums like …and so the…

IMMORTAL Northern Chaos Gods

There are various familiar, nostalgic and brilliant offerings that presents the latest full-length from Harald Nævdal’s Immortal. So, the main question still soars above and below: is this the ”real or true” Immortal that we used to have years ago, all along during glorious 90s? Northern Chaos Gods indeed sounds as it was recorded and…

AMORPHIS Queen of Time

A brand new offering from Amorphis sounds incredibly good, refreshing but also somehow nostalgic… Well, after the return of Olli-Pekka Laine the final link is there, the circle is complete, so in a way latest Amorphis sounds something that could easily stand between Barren Earth and newer Amorphis. So, the old core is there again…

BATTLEROAR Codex Epicus

Greek epic metal heroes Battleroar are forging their name in the scene with series of mighty albums one step at a time and the fact that they have 5 full lengths in 18 years of band’s existence should tell you that they are releasing new music only when they have something to say regardless of…

COR SCORPII Ruin

Unique creation of never forgotten Walfar called Windir is still missed all around the metal globe but there are two bands that are still carrying the torch of Sognametal among the fans. Of course, Vreid is more popular among them but we should not forget about the troop of former Windir keyboard player Gaute Refsnes…