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GWAR – Blood Of Gods (Metal Blade)

GWAR – Blood Of Gods (Metal Blade)

It can’t have been an easy decision to carry on after the tragic death of Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus at all. After all he was the alien in chief behind GWAR since they formed even if Sleazy Martini tried to steal the credit and.. Read More
Temple Of Lies - The Serial Killer Suite (Attic Records)

Temple Of Lies – The Serial Killer Suite (Attic Records)

Hot on the heels of 2016’s “From Sands”, Temple Of Lies have wasted no time in taking advantage of the creative juices that have been flowing. Indeed, “The Serial Killer Suite” finds these Leicester lads in quite rude health. I managed to catch them live.. Read More
Goatwhore - Vengeful Ascension (Metal Blade)

Goatwhore – Vengeful Ascension (Metal Blade)

Respected New Orleans blackened thrashers, Goatwhore find themselves taking a slightly different tack on the seventh album of their career, “Vengeful Ascension”. Looking to capture their live essence on record, they utilised the services of their own soundman, Jarrett Pritchard. Loosely coupled with a concept.. Read More
Ari Lehman's First Jason - To Be A Monster (Eternal Sound Records)

Ari Lehman’s First Jason – To Be A Monster (Eternal Sound Records)

The band name is a bit of a giveaway, but it’s not a bad claim to fame is it? Ari Lehman was indeed the guy who played Jason in the first chapter of the classic Friday The 13th cult horror movies. And after the relative.. Read More
Lordi - Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy) (AFM)

Lordi – Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy) (AFM)

Oh Lordi! That was probably the reaction to many people upon seeing this on the review list. With numerous people all vying to play the martyr and take this off the list, I ended up getting it, being Ave Noctums ‘grenade catcher’ to some… Surely.. Read More
Beastmaker – Lusus Naturae (Rise Above)

Beastmaker – Lusus Naturae (Rise Above)

Beastmaker  are from Fresno California but from the opening toll of an ominous bell you just know that they really wanna be from the West midlands 40 years ago.  Lusus Naturae is Latin for freak nature. This is not freakish music by any means. This.. Read More
Resurrection Kings – S/T (Frontiers)

Resurrection Kings – S/T (Frontiers)

Way back in 87 on the cusp of 14 I ventured into Our Price in North Finchley. There I purchased Constrictor by Alice Cooper. It started my path to the glorious darkside. I didn’t linger too long in the world of hard rock (though I.. Read More
The Shrine - Rare Breed (Century Media)

The Shrine – Rare Breed (Century Media)

The Shrine’s last outing ‘Bless off’ was the right side of heavy, with ‘Rare Breed’ they continue to cross borders with their love of rock ‘n’ roll, US punk and a touch of stoner and psychedelic added for a complete collection of their influences. From.. Read More
Hammerhead - The Sin Eater (High Roller)

Hammerhead – The Sin Eater (High Roller)

This Cumbrian band were part of the original NWOBHM scene from the late 70’s but only released one single 7 inch record and a couple of demos. Ten years ago ‘Hedonizm’ was released, but did not favour well at the time, although for me, ‘The.. Read More
Native Construct – Quiet World (Metal Blade)

Native Construct – Quiet World (Metal Blade)

Berklee College of Music in Boston.  The largest college of contemporary music in the world. A seat of learning that spat forth Quincy Jones, Bruce Hornsby, John Petrucci, Mike Portnoy and Steve Vai. It is also the institution that created Native Contruct.  In 2011 Guitarist.. Read More
Seremonia - Kristalliarkki (Svart)

Seremonia – Kristalliarkki (Svart)

You will know this band well if you are into the likes of Blood Ceremony, Jex Thoth and Jess and the Ancient Ones This is the bands third full length release, so there is an expectation about this record. There’s a touch of doom in this.. Read More
Crest Of Darkness - Evil Messiah (My Kingdom)

Crest Of Darkness – Evil Messiah (My Kingdom)

I’ve kind of been aware of Crest Of Darkness for a while, but, as is the way of the world never quite managed to intersect with the Norwegians until this EP. Which I guess is as good a way as any to introduce ourselves; four.. Read More