After 2014’s highly enjoyable EP Marche au Noir, Groove Is Black is a well-received album by yours truly.
With a voice full Continue reading
This is one for fans of modern aggression that mixes technical, brutal, and melodic death metal with elements of deathcore. This would be enough in its own right – but what’s this? We also get Continue reading
This is epic, melodic power metal with an emphasis on high-energy songs and strong choruses. Continue reading
Arya play modern progressive/post-metal with some djent and technical influences. However, this description doesn’t tell the complete story at all. Continue reading
This is a mix of the progressive versions of both metal and rock, one that manages to do justice to both.
The album has a professional, well-rounded production that shows off the band’s skills. Theirs is a strong, full-bodied sound that allows them the freedom to make the most of their music.
This is an interesting album in a few different ways.
Although it’s undoubtedly raw and aggressive, it also contains a hearty heavy metal influence alongside its more traditional second wave approach. Continue reading
I love how heavy this band are. Oh yes. They have a very beefy Continue reading
There’s a very special day approaching soon – May 6th 2017. Why is this date so important? Well, if you’re in the UK on that Saturday, it means you can get on down to the Black Cloud All Dayer in Manchester.
The lineup for the day is ridiculously strong. Below we’ll have a look at each of the bands playing in turn. With such a wealth of talent on the bill, it would be foolish to miss this. Continue reading
I decided to listen to this purely on the band’s name and the album cover. Of course, if after pressing play for the first time I didn’t like what I heard, it never would have made it to the review stage, but I did, and it did. Continue reading
Ahh, the good old metal of death, Swedish style! This is rolling, heavy death metal that’s ready for war.
A raw, underground Continue reading