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Album Review: Black Rainbows – Cosmic Ritual Supertrip

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ALBUM REVIEW: TRIVIUM – WHAT THE DEAD MEN SAY

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Album Review: Disturbed – Evolution

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On 14th May Demon Records will release three Frank Black albums which have never been available on vinyl before. ‘Francis Black Francis’, ‘Honeycomb’ and ‘Fast Man Raider Man’  Each is lovingly issued on 140g coloured vinyl: ‘Frank Black Francis’ will be available as 2LPs on white vinyl, ‘Honeycomb’ on translucent-honey vinyl and ‘Fast Man Raider Man’ as 2LPs on …

What should have been the beginning for the band has become their only work and a homage to the late singer/guitarist Alexi Laiho. ‘Paint The Sky With Blood’ sees Bodom After Midnight lay down three tracks of heavy metal riffs, pummelling drums and dual guitar trickery. The band comments: “Like ourselves, Alexi was beyond stoked …

Blackened melodic death metallers Unflesh have released their second full-length, ‘Inhumation’. The band partnered with artist Junki Sakuraba (Seven Spires) once again to create the killer album art for Inhumation. The album was mixed and mastered by renowned musician and engineer V. Santura (Triptykon, Dark Fortress, etc.) at Woodshed Studios in Landshut, Germany. Unflesh vocalist/guitarist Ryan Beevers comments: “Inhumation delves …

Josh Scogin kickstarted ’68 back in 2013, naming the two-man outfit he modestly undersells as “a little rock, a little blues, a little hardcore” after his father’s old Camaro. Joining with percussive Nikko Yamada, the band unleash an array of guitar, bass, drums and keys, and pedals. Like a Delta Blues reimagining of Bleach-era Nirvana …

English alternative rock duo Birdpen are the creation of Dave Pen and Mike Bird. They mix elements of alternative guitar rock, experimental electronica and Krautrock with cinematic moods, all delivered with powerful and meaningful lyrics. All Function One is an album written as the world was changing at the start of the 2020 pandemic. An …

AFTER four years away from the limelight, Sheffield rock heavyweights Black Spiders have unveiled their monster of a self-titled comeback album. Boasting 13 tracks of high-energy, riff-heavy realness, the five-piece have truly bounced back with a bang. Album opener and lead single “Fly in the Soup” flings you into the classic rock deep end and …

Norwegian occult hard rock band White Void, have released their debut album ‘Anti’ via Nuclear Blast records. A concept album based on Albert Camus’ Absurdism and inspired by 70s occult rock, 80s hard rock and British new wave. The band members come from pretty varied backgrounds, such as Norwegian black metal, chiptune electronica, pop music and blues. Mastermind of …

Nuha Ruby Ra is an artist who, in her new EP “How to Move”, proves herself able to combine the cinematic with the personal without losing any of the intensity of her vision. This is to say the EP has the sonic components of a late-70s horror movie, meshed with a narrative that is somewhat …

Midlands trio Sadness & Complete Disappointment are ready to bring forth their spooky, gloomy, grunge with their debut EP ‘Fun’ Sadness & Complete Disappointment were formed through self doubt and abject misery. Esme writes the words and the melodies, bringing that bleakness. Bek / Beka is bassist, vocal harmoniser, she makes the videos and raises …