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Witherfall – A Prelude To Sorrow (Century Media)

The sophomore album by the American melodic metal band Witherfall is a farewell to their former drummer Adam Paul Sagan, who died of lymphoma in 2016. Comprising of song writing duo Jake Dreyer (guitar) and Joseph Michael (vocals, keyboards) with… Continue Reading →

Warrel Dane – Shadow Work (Century Media)

I’d just swapped out the Sanctuary discography I had in my car for a month with Nevermore, so all I’ve been hearing of late is Warrel’s distinct, but very dynamic vocals. Thankfully, it’s not a voice I’m likely to get… Continue Reading →

Witherfall – Nocturnes and Requiems (Century Media)

Witherfall are a relatively new American Metal band but with a fine pedigree. They were conceived by guitarist Jake Dreyer (Iced Earth etc), Vocalist Joseph Michael (Midnight Reign, Omery Rising, ex-White Wizzard, ex-Peppermint Creeps) and drummer Adam Sagan (ex-Circle II… Continue Reading →

Sanctuary – Inception (Century Media)

Not a new album – quite the opposite! This is actually how it all started, this is how the band sounded before they were signed, before Dave Mustaine’s mentor-ship, before…to put it into a musical time context, these tracks were… Continue Reading →

Martyr – You Are Next (Into the Limelight Records)

Heavy/power/thrash can be used to describe a multitude of bands and their disciplines, it’s always a very general description for me this one. This Dutch band released their first demo back in 1982 with its great title “If It’s Too… Continue Reading →

Sanctuary, Monument, Metasoma – London Underworld 3/3/15

What surprised the hell out of me was walking into the venue shortly before half past seven, only to find it very quiet and rather empty. At half past Metasoma took to the stage to warm up the venue and… Continue Reading →

Sanctuary – The Year The Sun Died (Century Media)

The house lights dimmed – it went dark. We all waited for the start of the inevitable intro tape – there’s ALWAYS an intro tape, and just who were this ‘Sanctuary’ lot anyway? Looks from the name like a bunch… Continue Reading →

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