Without further ado the five messieurs from France, who were already on tour with Pro-Pain, are getting down to business on their second album “Gust of Rage”. The mix of death, thrash and hardcore goes straight to the jugular but the guys not just bash it away – fat riffs and breaks give the songs structure but everything´s held ... more/mehr
The Dead Still Dance
A-ha! So this is what schizophrenia sounds like! The Welsh trio S.K.W.A.D. plays a mix of alternative punk pop which is very melodic, to the point of being beautiful and touching, but at the same time insanely progressive, chaotic and violently abrupt. It`s like Placebo with ADHD.
But the debut album The Dead Still Dance ... more/mehr
I am not quite sure if I can use the term “Old School” for this genre, but this band from Sweden, founded in 2002, follows a sinister Rock style that had its heyday about the mid-to-end-90s. Martin Mathiesen – Vocals, Nils-David Carlsson – Drums, Erik Kurtson – Guitar, Ulf Stahl – Bass und Johan Dyyk – Guitar play an epic, melancholic ... more/mehr
Sabaton polarise opinions: Some people think they are Metal Messiahs, others think they glorify war and play Party Metal. But if we leave polemics aside, it is quite obvious that the band did a lot of things right. Joakim Broden, vocalist and main songwriter, has a superb feel for melodies and hooklines, which simply work. That´s ... more/mehr
The fact that the French youth has a flourishing metal underground, besides riots with warming campfires of Peugeots standing around, show young bands over and over again. Sachta are one of many and are rolling with the common trend of Metal/Deathcore.
The formula is quite simple: two singers that rotate in screaming and ... more/mehr