Reviews

Review: Disharmony – The Abyss Noir

When you think of the Greek metal scene, Firewind are likely the first name to spring to mind, along with the more extreme stalwarts such as Rotting Christ, Suicidal Angels or Septicflesh. Underneath the surface however, there is quite a ...

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REVIEW: BLOOD RED THRONE, Sublime Eyes, Wretched Soul, Wolvencrown and Beyond Grace; The Angel Microbrewery, Nottingham – 16 April 2017

Usually I avoid Nottingham like the plague (which incidentally didn’t avoid Nottingham in the year 1667 – a completely irrelevant piece of trivia for you)… it’s only an hour’s drive from home for me but it always seems some calamity ...

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Review: Sonata Arctica at The Slade Rooms

Last  Tuesday night was miserable outside, but in Wolverhampton’s Slade Rooms it was far from miserable. Kicking us off were Canadian heavy metal outfit, Striker [8]. Their sound was very much reminiscent of heavy metal from 20-30 years ago: high ...

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REVIEW: HAVOK, Warbringer, Gorod and Exmortus; Mama Roux’s, Birmingham – 3 April 2017

I can’t help but think it’s got to be pretty easy to write an indignant thrash album in this day and age. Inspiration can’t be hard to find. HAVOK’s release last month, “Conformicide”, covers all your typical themes; war, religion, corruption, lies, fear, ignorance… but somehow these seem more ...

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