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Madvice – Everything Comes To An End (Time To Kill Records)

Madvice are a 4 piece from Italy who have been described as a thrash-melodeath hybrid kind of band. With this in mind, you would expect some cutting riffs, surging paced sections and some massive sounding moments. Whilst these do appear… Continue Reading →

Global Scum – Odium (NRT Records)

Global Scum is the one-man project of Austrian multi-instrumentalist Manuel Harlander and “Odium” is the second release from the project, following on from the highly praised debut offering “Hell Is Home” which came out in the closing stages of 2017…. Continue Reading →

Devildriver – Outlaws ‘Til The End (Napalm Records)

Dez Fafara doesn’t do things by half, and if the late Neil Armstrong was still with us today, I’m sure he would replicate his famous quote in order to embrace Devildriver’s latest venture, “one small step for man, one giant… Continue Reading →

Mindwarp – A Cold Black Day (Great Dane)

Having not released  full length album since way back in the previous millennium, Swiss four piece Mindwarp have catapulted themselves back into the scene with their latest and second ever album A Cold Black Day, a wholesome, quintessentially heavy release…. Continue Reading →

Devildriver – Trust No One (Napalm)

Back in the early 2000’s, Nu Metal was booming, baggy jeans, chains, terribly dyed spiked hair… Don’t shake your heads, some of us thought that was cool! Anyway, for those of us who embraced the nu metal period, having grown… Continue Reading →

American Head Charge – Tango Umbrella (Napalm)

From their pseudo-industrial beginnings, American Head Charge have always been an intense bunch. Billed as part of the Nu-Metal wave which swamped the early 2000’s with their second album, “The War Of Art” which was produced by legendary producer Rick… Continue Reading →

Casket Robbery – Evolution of Evil (Mortal Music)

Murderers, madness and zombies are three key ingredients in any metal album nowadays that’s focusing on all things brutal and gory. With a name like Casket Robbery, it’s pretty much a given that being as brutal and gory as possible… Continue Reading →

Firespawn – Shadow Realms (Century Media)

Sweden is well renowned for producing some of the finest death metal the world has to offer and five piece Swedish Death super group Firespawn are no exception to the rule. Consisting of former members of Entombed A.D, Aeon and… Continue Reading →

Attack Vertical – The Great Waste (Tenacity Music)

Swiss melodic death metal and thrash type noisemakers Attack Vertical have been going from strength to strength over the past few years. After their 2011 release “This Glorious World”, Attack Vertical have managed to carve a reputation for themselves in… Continue Reading →

Kataklysm – Of Ghosts and Gods (Nuclear Blast)

Any fan of metal knows exactly what they’re getting when it comes to a Kataklysm album and their impressive 12th release Of Ghosts and Gods is no exception. The groove heavy riffs, thunderous blast beats and Maurizio Iacono’s signature growls,… Continue Reading →

Apontokation – Conquerors beyond the Stars (S/R)

The Spanish four pieces first release is a wonderfully accessible one. Conquerors beyond the Stars sits somewhere slap bang in the middle between both generic and extreme metal, possessing the infectious riffs of bands like Devildriver and Machine Head with… Continue Reading →

Coal Chamber – Rivals (Napalm)

Nu-Metal, one of the things many people my age were into at some point or other. Whilst it was ridiculed by fans of other sub-genres and fiercely defended by those who worshipped it, the ‘black sheep’ of the metal family… Continue Reading →

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