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VŌDŪN – Possession (Riff Rock Records)

London turbo-doom trio, VŌDŪN, are a live act like no other. Dabbling in all things voodoo they paint their music and themselves accordingly and allow the crowd’s focus to fall naturally upon their vocal icon – one Chantal Brown (a.k.a…. Continue Reading →

Solefald – World Metal Kosmopolis Sud (Indie)

Following up on last year’s EP ‘Norrønasongen. Kosmopolis Nord’ Solefald have completely expanded their reach from the more insular travelogue that took in the traditions and folklore of the Norse centric regions and explored their chilly terrain with a progressive… Continue Reading →

Ektomorf – Retribution (AFM)

Ektomorf have come in for a fair amount of stick over the years, particularly with regards to their lack of originality, or to put it more succinctly that they are an outright Soulfly clone. Admittedly the comparisons are far too… Continue Reading →

Sepultura – The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart (Nuclear Blast)

The 13th Sepultura studio album, 7th with Derrick Green and the studio début of drummer Eloy Casagrande, is inspired by Austrian filmmaker Fritz Lang’s classic 1927 movie ‘Metropolis’ with socio-political lyrics by Andreas Kisser and Derrick Green. Musically it pulls… Continue Reading →

VHK (Galloping Coroners) – Bite The Stars! (Ektro)

Bright little cover up there isn’t it? It’s a bit like wrapping paper on a present. Makes me want to see what’s inside: Will it be a full body makeover or more socks? Mmm. Well. Apparently VHK are Hungarian shamanic… Continue Reading →

Dragged Into Sunlight – Widowmaker (Prosthetic)

When a band is cloaked in a mysterious darkness, such as Dragged Into Sunlight are, it does prick a certain amount of curiosity. It’s not a new concept, secret identities, skulking around in the dark, masked photo shoots, but it… Continue Reading →

Blood Of The Black Owl – Light The Fires (Bindrune Recordings)

One thing you should be fully aware of before listening to this and anything from Washington natives Blood Of The Black Owl is that it will take you on a spiritual journey; Light The Fires is no exception. The second… Continue Reading →

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