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8 Days (Acorn Media International)

Bring me the apocalypse! Been saying that for a while now but any predictions keep on letting us down so it is a case of having to turn to fiction and film for an end of days fix. This is… Continue Reading →

Haken – L-1VE (DVD) (Inside Out Music)

I confess that I’m not an avid watcher of DVDs, but this one sparked my interest. I’ve followed Haken since their first Album “Aquarius” (2010), and seen them twice at ProgPower Europe and umpteen times in London, so I guess… Continue Reading →

Atlantean Kodex – The Annihilation Of Bavaria (Van Records)

Atlantean Kodex. Bavarian purveyors of the richest epic metal outside of Solstice, writers of lyrics both poetic and rich in academic research. A truly remarkable troupe whose last studio album The White Goddess is a genuine classic. If you know… Continue Reading →

Dimmu Borgir – Forces of the Northern Night (Nuclear Blast)

Norwegian black metal ensemble Dimmu Borgir were spawned 24 years ago in Oslo when the Norwegian black metal scene was arguably at its creative peak, not just with an explosion of bands and releases which are today revered as “classics”… Continue Reading →

Zombie Lake – Jean Rollin (Black House)

Killing Nazis was just part of the battle during WWII if you believe some of the more exploitative films knocking around the celluloid wasteland. The problem being according to the whims of various directors and producers is that they had… Continue Reading →

Female Vampire – Jess Franco (Maison Rouge)

Film collectors may well remember Odeon Entertainment, the company who among many other titles delivered Witchfinder General and Blood On Satan’s Claw to the Blu-Ray format in the UK. Re-established as Screenbound they have gone and set up not 1… Continue Reading →

Inside Metal…Pioneers of LA Hard Rock and Metal (Part 2) (Wienerworld)

This is the second in the series covering the LA hard rock and metal scene, this period covers 1975 to 1981. The format is the same as volume 1, lots of interviews with people who were around at the time… Continue Reading →

Inside Metal: Pioneers of LA Hard Rock and Metal – Part 1 (Wienerworld)

This is a documentary series that starts to highlight where the LA scene came from. We all pretty much know the scene of the 80’s, but this DVD starts from the 60’s and goes through a period particularly from 1975… Continue Reading →

Devo – Hardcore Devo Live! (Wienerworld)

Tonight, live on stage for your audio and video entertainment here at the Fox Theater in Oakland California, all the way from the Rubber Capital of the World in the Buckeye state…..DEVO! (The actual concert does not start that way)… Continue Reading →

Revolting Cocks – Live! You Goddamned Son Of a Bitch (Wienerworld)

As far as I am concerned this is absolutely a seminal live album and one that’s up there alongside Ministry ‘In Case You Didn’t Feel Like Showing Up.’ There are quite a few parallels between the two, as line ups… Continue Reading →

The Quireboys – Live at the Town & Country Club, London (Wienerworld)

This is a DVD version of the terrestrial TV live recording from 1992 at the Town and Country Club, London (now known as The Forum). Recorded at the height of the bands popularity, this documents a sell-out show. I gazed… Continue Reading →

Nader Sadek – Living Flesh (Wienerworld)

There is a bit of a history to both this group and this release. Firstly this is a super-group of sorts put together by conceptual artist Nader Sadek who provides some vocals and samples as well as the ideas behind… Continue Reading →

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