Wow, what is this – progressive Black Metal? Well, those guys from Bergen, Norway, call it „Extreme Metal“ and with their second album they don´t go as far as e.g. Ulver. Still there are also atmospheric elements, melodies, epic and gloomy parts, quite hypnotic, but also groove turning into blast beats („Chambers Of The Sick“, „Hell ... more/mehr
Spiel Heimorgel Spiel
Who has seen Mambo Kurt live, whether on theatre stages or festival stages, knows what you can expect musically from the man and his organ. There are hardrocksongs und popsongs of more recent and also former date, twisted from the master of the home organ through the sway grinder. On “Spiel Heimorgel Spiel” there are this time e. ... more/mehr
The quintet from Brandenburg shows on “14943” solid, fast and funny Rock´n´Roll. The guys do not enter new ways with their music, but what really noticeable is the voice of singer Christoph Hildebrand, who might be in this twenties, whereas his voice sounds like that of a forty-year-old Rock singer.
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Half Past Violence
Basically those four Norwegians present a quite good Thrash CD. The riffs kick ass, the songs are intelligent and the performance is technically OK. Yet the screeching vocals of Stian Leknes and also the weak Snare sound take away a lot of fun. A bit more should have been possible. Please improve that on the next album. ... more/mehr