ALL Album Review

Due via Frontiers Music, the latest slab from Quiet Riot, One Night In Milan, delivers a satisfying dose of aural adrenaline for those who still crave “the noize.”
on Jan 18, 2019
Whitechapel’s newest effort, The Valley - via Metal Blade Records - is a solid album from a band that not only melts faces, but continues to evolve and stay relevant.
on Jan 18, 2019
As a stoner fanboy, Seasons ticks a lot of bell-bottom boxes, but the delicate chaos makes for an uneven listen. That said, Ruff Majik are a easily on of the top bands in the country that are worth watching as they grow into a monster.
on Jan 18, 2019
Out now via Steamhammer, Partisan demonstrates that Sodom have got through what could have been a risky period, emerging in fine form and with fire in their hearts.
on Jan 16, 2019
A fitting celebration of twenty years in the music industry, 'Twenty' is a suitably nostalgic trip for fans of emo kings Taking Back Sunday while, at the same time, setting things up nicely for the future.
on Jan 16, 2019
Flotsam and Jetsam, always on the cusp of thrash greatness, pair up AFM Records and deliver The End of Chaos, an exceptional album that’s their best to date when it comes to technical prowess.
on Jan 15, 2019
Thirteen albums into their career and, following the tragic death of frontman Brett Hoffmann, death metal stalwarts Malevolent Creation regrouped and have returned with The 13th Beast, their most savage offering to date.
on Jan 15, 2019
Viewed holistically, Nyctophilia’s Ad Mortem Et Tenebrae is an enjoyable black metal listen, but not a memorable one, despite its authentic efforts at second-wave mimicry.
on Jan 14, 2019
From the multi-talented Noctis comes Nachteule’s new release, Bergdorf, via Wolfspell Records. A beautifully atmospheric journey which requests to be savoured with your full attention.
on Jan 14, 2019
Out January 25th on Century Media, Swallow the Sun’s new album, When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light, is a mournful, emotional journey of epic proportions.
on Jan 11, 2019
Mixing hip-hop, punk, metal and lashings of unbridled vitriol, Strength In Numb333rs, the debut album from Fever 333 is exactly the kind of album that sums up the unrest drenching America. Read our thoughts on one of the most exciting albums of the year.
on Jan 10, 2019
Soilwork’s newest entry in their catalogue of unique death metal, Verkligheten - out January 11th on Nuclear Blast - is yet another solid outing that’s well worth checking out.
on Jan 09, 2019
On their second full-length, Earthbeat, due via Tenacity Music, Switzerland’s Colossus Fall successfully manage to combine progressive metal’s discordant experimentalism and sludge’s filthy riffs with the infectious, driving urgency of hardcore.
on Jan 07, 2019
Life Sucks... Let’s Dance is ska-punk at its finest! Reel Big Fish have been at it for almost thirty years and, with this release via Rock Ridge Music, are clearly still at the top of their game.
on Jan 04, 2019
Fa Ia! Ia! Hold those year-end lists, death metal fans, for H.P. Lovecraft devotees Sulphur Aeon are rising from the depths as the year prepares to draw its final breath, to deliver their newest masterpiece, The Scythe of Cosmic Chaos, via Ván Records!
on Dec 22, 2018
Melding elements of power and progressive metal, Infinita Symphonia’s third album, Liberation (out now via My Kingdom Music), is a compelling listen that pays off at the very end.
on Dec 21, 2018
Richard Z. Kruspe’s passion for guitars, rock n’ roll and musical innovation in general shine through on A Million Degrees, Emigrate’s third album.
on Dec 20, 2018
After a decade-long break, Forest of Shadows have returned with Among the Dormant Watchers via Inverse Records. Seeping with atmosphere and emotion, it’s one for fans old and new, and any doom metal connoisseurs.
on Dec 19, 2018
Out today, via Spinefarm Records, Storm the Gates is predictable, forgettable and should be downright offensive to any OG Venom fan.
on Dec 14, 2018
Trollwar’s Oath of the Storm proudly waves the folk-metal banner and suggests this band is destined for truly great things.
on Dec 12, 2018


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