Ember showcases a new side to the band, one with layered vocals and a more complex sound.
With all the furore surrounding Richie Sambora's return to Bon Jovi for their recent Hall Of Fame induction, here's hoping this gem of an album doesn't fly under the radar of rock fans.
With their second EP, Into the Dying of Time, Edmonton’s Valyria strike an ideal balance between the heaviness and groove of melodeath and the hooks of power metal to deliver a release with real promise.
Mainstream British quintet Seasons turn a new page with the release of third EP Chapters
Thrashist Regime have packed their second album Carnival Of Monsters with songs about the A-Team, X-COM, zombies, ants invading Antarctica… and a breathtaking array of riffs and solos.
De Profundis’ The Blinding Light of Faith is a confident, well-produced death metal record, which is also full of quality melodic riffs reminiscent of classic metal.
Ihsahn’s newest release, Ámr, continues his musical journey, delving into rock, electronica, new wave and synthpop influences, resulting in something far transcending mere guitar-driven metal. An engaging, provocative listening experience.
Herephemine, The Ever Living’s debut album, is a pulsing, living organism with a beautiful soundscape that straddles the line between post-metal and experimental doom.
Lombardo’s crazy, fast-paced, off-tempo rhythms mixed with the psychotic vocal delivery of Mike Patton creates something like a soundtrack to the impending Armageddon.
When Legends Rise doesn’t miss the mark; everything you would expect from a Godsmack album is here and fans of the band will be quite happy with it.
Dimmu Borgir’s Eonian is a musical journey crafted in hell: a huge, moving and dynamic series of orchestrations, rather than compositions, all cascading around a central musical theme of bacchanalian excess and self-indulgent pomp.
Light This City’s first release in ten years provides some highlights, yet is not consistent enough to be a truly memorable album.
Get ready for a cool, psychedelic experience from Arcadian Child this May with the re-release of their debut album, Afterglow, on Rogue Wave Records.
Clearly, Wolvhammer are already building a name for themselves by being as reliable as some of the most respected names in metal.
Everything Sexorcism has to offer is exactly what a seasoned Lordi fan has come to expect from the Finnish monsters, but did they go too far with their sexually-deviant subject matter?
Adding some introspective ingredients to spice up his artistry, Royce Da 5’9” has created what could potentially be one of the strongest hip-hop releases to date, with Book of Ryan.
Today, this record is likely to be well-received considering the overall growth of the heavy music scene throughout the years.
Despite moments of repetition and filler scattered throughout Evil Upheaval, Depravity’s latest is a snarling beast of a death metal record.
Australian metal band Parkway Drive have a new video for "Prey" for you from their latest and sixth studio record Reverence.
The album is challenging to sit through in one go – and not in an intentionally challenging manner as is often the case with extreme acts. It does not inspire multiple listens.