What happens when an icon of black metal drags recording equipment to a hut in the middle of nowhere and records solely with analogue equipment for half a year? The result is one of the most atmospheric albums of the last years; Satyricon´s self-entitled album is one of the few positive surprises this year as far as music goes and ... more/mehr
Herra Saurus, Riffi Raffi, Komppi Momppi, Milli Pilli and Muffi Puffi are the names of those dinosaurs who make Metal music for children - and who has a slight deja vu going on here, is absolutely correct - SAURUXET is the "twin band" of Hevisaurus, why and how come you can read in our STALKER Special "Metal for kids".
For more than 30 years now, Saxon are producing their fine British steel. 30 years and still not satisfied! Through the last years, the produced only excellent records, so they got the reputation to be the most reliable band in the world. Their aim: cementing this reputation! Their instrument: the brand new record ``Into the Labyrinth``.
Besides the lively power metal scene and the blooming melodic death metal scene, there is also a lot going on in the modern thrash metal scene in beautiful Sweden, where bands like Carnal Forge regularly perform much to the appreciation of the fans. This time it is Scaar's turn to try and damage some vertebrae with their second ... more/mehr
Symmetric in Design
Wow, what a record! As far as I know this is the first album Scar Symmetry have made and it is excellent! Hard, varied and inventive, what ore can you ask for? It's very difficult to put a label on these guys, but that's exactly what makes them so interesting. Death metal? The foundation of it. Thrash? A little bit. Heavy ... more/mehr