Although the Norwegians from Chain Collector release with „The Masquerade“ their debut album they are not that new to the scene. Thus, musicians from Green Carnation, Trail of Tears and Dismal Euphony are involved in this „all star project“. The mixture, that the musicians who come from very different metal genres settled on, is ... more/mehr
Does You Inspire You
Chairlift come from the USA. The band includes Aaron Pfennigs (vocals, guitar), Caroline Polachek (vocals, Tambourine, synthesizer) and Patrick Wimberly (drums, bass, keyboards). From their new album "Does You Inspire You" you should already know one song at least..." Bruises "- cause it was in the Apple commercial for the iPod Nano. ... more/mehr
Chamber stands for L´Orchestre De Chambre Noir, and as majestic as the name of this union of extraordinary musicians is also this monumental masterpiece "transitions": multi-faceted, emotionally profound and intense but still fragile.
Somewhat between Gothic, Neo Folk, Rock and Classic, those dark melodies burn a mark on your ... more/mehr
Feed`em With A Brick
For some reason everything nowadays needs to be labelled ”modern”. Ok, so I do the same and put ”modern” on the Thrash Metal box, put CHANNEL ZERO into it and feel delighted about my eclectic musical understanding. However, those Belgians don´t make my job that easy because after Electric Showdown this definition doesn´t seem to ... more/mehr
Today, I got some Thrash Metal from India rotating in my stereo and I have to admit, I´m a little stumped. Even though the quartet from Trivandrum/India has all the ingredients needed for a gourmet thrash metal meal, somehow I feel something is still missing. After an intro, the record kicks off with the opener Torn. The track sound ... more/mehr