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9 June 2021 / Reviews

Eric Smith fronted the Virginia-based hardcore/screamo band, The Catalyst, but the chances are you’ve never heard of them if you’re a reader from outside the USA. They split in 2016,…

28 May 2021 / Metal

The Ember, The Ash is the brainchild of Ottawa native, William Melsness. Some of you might know him for his 2019 depressive black metal album, Consciousness Torn from the Void.…

27 May 2021 / Metal

Swedish duo, Åskog, grabbed our attention last year with their excellent Varg demo just before they secured a deal with Grind to Death Records and Corrupted Flesh Records to issue…

25 May 2021 / Metal

The buzz surrounding American duo Nicholas Thornbury (guitar and vocals) and Brett Boland (drums and bass) is as deafening as a food blender on the highest setting. Kataan inked a…

24 May 2021 / Metal

It’s always refreshing to see a band maintain a stable line-up from their debut record. In the case of Greek progressive metal quartet, Scar of the Sun, the same four…

21 May 2021 / Metal

Artillery are as old as this reviewer, having formed in 1982 in the Copenhagen suburb of Taastrup at the dawn of thrash metal. As one of the first artists to…

18 May 2021 / Metal

Danish metalcore heroes, Ghost Iris, gained the attention of the mainstream metal press with 2019’s Apple of Discord, with the likes of Kerrang! and Metal Hammer recommending them to their…

12 May 2021 / Metal

Okay, the five-year wait is over. The most important heavy band of the twenty-first century are back and raring to go. With the best metal album of the last two…

12 May 2021 / Metal
5 May 2021 / Metal

Despite being a country that harbours a love affair with all things melodic death metal, Finland has its fair share of cross-pollinating artists, whether that be Ensiferum (folk metal), Nightwish…