In 2011, Hellvetica from Switzerland released their first long player titled „Your Last Breath“, which received great reviews from everywhere. The band hailing from Lenzburg has already been around for ten years and to celebrate their tenth anniversary, the band published a new EP called “Deadly Eyes”. On it, there are six new songs, ... more/mehr
I could easily sum the review up with one sentence: Great album for oldschool Death/Thrash fans and demo junkies.
To go a bit more into detail, let´s have a closer look at this re-release of “Syzygial Miscreancy”. Hellwitch have been founded in 1984, but got forgotten over the time I guess. So this re-release is the chance ... more/mehr
"Ham-and-eggs??" Yes right, the bandname refers to this British standard breakfast, and also musically those Croatians have a connection with the island mentioned. "Reset 2" reminds you right away of (classy) 80s synth pop in the style of Ultravox/Gary Numan, and the tracks that follow have perhaps something more of the US, namely ... more/mehr
Rot, so rot
The sextet from Beckum mixes Rammstein with Oompf! on their debut and adds on the track „Keine Angst“ a bit of Hendrix and In Extremo on top. Et voilà: „Rot, so rot“ is done and will be released in the middle of July.
Funny fact is that iTunes insisted on me listening to R&B from Nikita Germanie. But this bug should ... more/mehr
Everything has changed
Until very recently I had believed that Hemlock Smith was an alias of the Swiss songwriter and singer Michael Frei, but now I learned that it is actually a band or rather a project with different musicians. Either way, the man behind it is Michael Frei and everything else might just be a question of how one wants to look at it.