It´s quite strange that many bands just use the same influences. Here some Metal, there some Hardcore, add some Alternative, and that´s it. Yet that´s not so bad if the band Nayled is using that recipe for their EP in such a convincing way. Everything is great here, two vocalists compete in screaming/singing, every riff kicks ass, ... more/mehr
The Re-Release of a Black Metal classic from 1995 (!!), in January this year by the German Label Eisenwald in order to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Australian act NAZXUL. And well, if there wasn´t the information about the age of this material, I could not believe it. The sound quality is very good; brutality and blast ... more/mehr
Portal Of I
Drumsolo - Blastbeats - Black Metal high-speed shredding, distorted screech vocals - exactly that kind of music that triggers my ESCAPE reflex. Yet my instincts told me not to ditch the whole thing right away but to risk another ear...
And that was a wise decision, because the Australians NE OBLIVISCARIS develop quite differently ... more/mehr
After Neaera´s „The Rising Tide Of Oblivion“ and „Let The Tempest Come“ my expectations were pretty high, but – and I can say it right away – this new CD even exceeded them! This is something like the black album – just rather Death/Thrash Metal – that the five guys from Münster, Germany, have created. NEAERA´s new output „Armamentarium“ ... more/mehr
Come Out Fighting
Glancing at the cover leads one to suspect, what the music is makes unmistakably clear: Neck are hailing from the green island, aka Ireland. They´re serving an appropriate portion of Folk-Punk, that will surely deligh all fans of Dropkick Murphys or Flogging Molly and the like. This is already the 3rd output of the band, completely ... more/mehr