Tag: hard rock

2 December 2022 / Metal

Threshold would be prime contenders if the rock and metal industry had a lifetime achievement award for the most underrated act. The Surrey quintet have been innovating in the progressive…

22 November 2022 / Metal

Norwich metal quintet, Hedra, formed in 2014 as a studio project of Jim Marten (vocals) and Kamil Korsak (guitar) and endured the usual struggles of keeping a band together with…

11 November 2022 / Metal

We noted in 2021 that Therion’s previous record ‘will disappoint those looking for a heavy dose of metallic crunch underneath the operatic flamboyance, despite some moments of genuine brilliance.’ That…

1 November 2022 / Metal

You’d think Ontario quintet, Taking Balfour, were beneficiaries of a multi-album contract from a major label after one listen to their sophomore effort. Do you remember when heavy metal bands…

20 October 2022 / Metal
14 September 2022 / Reviews
2 September 2022 / Metal

Soilwork are one of the international success stories of Sweden’s melodic death metal scene. They belong in the same bracket as In Flames and have tasted mainstream popularity in America…

24 August 2022 / Metal

Seventh Storm is the new band of Mike Gaspar, the former drummer of Portuguese gothic metal heavyweights, Moonspell. He announced their formation on the anniversary of the fall of the…

20 July 2022 / Metal

International supergroup, Philosophobia, started in Germany in 2007 as a collaboration between Andreas Ballnus (Agrypnie) and Alex Landenburg (Mekong Delta). They demoed six songs and then put the project on…

13 June 2022 / Metal

The Maopolski brothers – Bryce (guitars/vocals) and Reece (bass/vocals) – formed Brotality in 2016 and soon landed lucrative support slots with Knocked Loose, Deep Purple and Judas Priest while still…