This month sees the re-release of Dawnwalker's breakthrough 2018 album Human Ruins in an expanded and remastered edition. Described by the band as belonging to the genre of ‘green metal’ (nice one!), the album is comprised of emotive post-rock, serene acoustic passages and bursts of cathartic black metal. Expertly remixed by Joe Clayton of No Studio and remastered by Brad..
Asmodean is a progressive hard rock band formed in England, now based in Norway. They've just released their debut album By a Thread, you could sum it up as being hard-hitting rock with big choruses and an interesting mix of styles, blending riffery, experimental arrangements and contemplative proggy lyrics in a style that yo-yos between..
Nattsvermer is a Norwegian band with a vision to explore the uncharted realms of alternative metal. With a dynamic line-up comprising André Tornes on guitar and vocals, Kent Robin Kjærstad on guitar, Runar Haukalid Jensen on drums, and Amalie Trædal on bass, Nattsvermer crafts a captivating musical experience. Drawing inspiration from various genres and bands..
Home to some of the most influential bands in the world of Extreme Metal, Peaceville Records have long since been a fertile ground for artists. From their early beginnings to carving an extensive discography, with many artists reaching anniversaries that are more than worth celebrating, not merely for their age but for their contribution to..
So... the PR Blurb introduces this album as "an infectious blend of Sabbath-meets-Kiss or Clutch jamming with Foo Fighters or Monster Magnet crashing a Led-Zeppelin show"....and actually, that's a pretty damn good summary of this lot! Masheena is a Norwegian band made up of members of Abbath, Immortal and Lost At Last (all Bergen based)..
Released 11th August (MSH Music Group) / Listen to 1st single 'Annihilation' here SILVERBURN is the solo project of James 'Jimbob' Isaac. The Welsh metal visionary began this journey during the cruel lockdown winter of 2020. It has been said that extreme conditions demand extreme responses, and 'Self Induced Transcendental Annihilation' (SITA) began as an elemental response..
DUE FOR RELEASE ON PEACEVILLE RECORDS ON 28TH OCTOBER 2022 PRE-ORDERS LIVE FROM 9AM UK TIME ON THURSDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER (https://darkthrone.lnk.to/AstralFortress) A NEW, STELLAR AND ECLECTIC JOURNEY OF OLD METAL IN THE DARKTHRONE ODYSSEY "On steady course away from all trends" - Fenriz From their formation back in 1986, to becoming one of Norway's finest and enigmatic..
All the ingredients that melodic metal fans crave... We had it all, but wanted more. It was never enough… now it's all gone, everything's destroyed, sings Russell Allen amid a sea of chugging guitars and rapid-fire drums in the song A Million Skies, featured on the upcoming album Army Of Dreamers. It's a dark lyric..
As 2021 draws to a close, it has once again been quite a year for music. With 2020 seeing a cataclysmic change in the landscape 'thanks' to a global pandemic; the world became a different place, live music all but disappeared, albums were delayed and bands that lived in different locations could not travel to..
The honeyed voice of Johanna Kurkela glides over the lush empyrean chords of Kiss The Mountain, the remarkably beautiful halfway point of Auri's sophomore release Those We Don't Speak Of. It's an unusual placement in the running order; other bands might have chosen such a piece to close their album, drifting off like a lullaby...