Basically the words “Iceland” and “Psychedelic-Progressive-Doom” are already enough recommendation for a purchase, but I still want to deliver some more details: Formed in 2003 as an Extreme Black/Death Metal band, this trio (Holaf – Vocals/Bass, Ingvar – Guitar/Vocals, Kristján – Drums), inspired by Isis, Neurosis and Cult of Luna, ... more/mehr
Mona Nylin released her first album in 2006. Even though she wanted to release the follow up album right away after her debut, many things happened that made her change her plans and focus solely on performing. After spending some time in New York, the Swede decided to move to Berlin, which is now her home. And that even though she ... more/mehr
The Precautionary Principle
I have to admit that before Lord of the Rings I had no idea about New Zealand, and even less about the local Metal scene... and just that would be reason enough to check out this band. Another reason is their sledgehammer-sound; it´s not Death, not Speed, not Hardcore, not Power Metal, but a little bit of all that. Pure adrenaline ... more/mehr
Spiritual Apocalypse, the new Album of Florida Death Metallers Monstrosity, has already raised some attention, because of notable musical guests like Melodic Rocker Matt La Porte (Jon Olivas Pain/Circle II Circle) and John Zahner (Savatage). And their fifth album stands up to those expectations. It convinces with brutal Death Metal ... more/mehr
Farewell Mr. Happy
The duo from Sweden enlarges its discography with the fourth long player “Farewell my Happy”. And Montys Loco made a good job of it. That is: more self- contained, diversified and more flowing.
The songs sparkle with inspiration and captivates with commendable lyrics. Who is listening to songs like “Criminal”, “Vassal Love” or ... more/mehr