A very interesting mixture is offered by Skindred: Reggae and Punk and Metal all jumbled up. Sounds funny but it is like that! Finally it´s even something that you could dance to at parties. Thus e.g. „Nobody“ and „Pressure“ are real cool Reggae-Metal-bullets. The mixture is naturally difficult to digest and definitely not for everybody. ... more/mehr
It is a known fact that Skinny Puppy’s music is not easily to experience and to describe. Surely the new album of the industrial veterans is not made to be played in the background. “Mythmaker” needs the listener’s full attention.
And even then it is hard to not run away from the often disharmonic sounds. “daL” begins with ... more/mehr
A band like a force of nature, mercilessly rolling over everything and everybody ... that tight sound gives a hint about the band´s Scandinavian origin, Sweden (Gothenburg!). But that´s everything the guys have in common with their more famous colleagues from the Melodic Death league. Brutal but catchy riffs, aggressive ... more/mehr
Tim SKOLD or Sköld has up until now not exactly re-invented ´the rock wheel´ (and, with Anomie, he won´t do so either), therefore he´s in good hands with the label Dependent/Alive. The native of Sweden, who already called a certain Mr. Manson his ´playmate´, starts his new album very strong with (This Is My) Elephant, which comes ... more/mehr
Dead $ Sold
The recent output „Dead $ Sold“ proves that those four guys from Essen, Germany, have developed further. Their new album is much more aggressive and contains even more riffing than the first one. You get to hear absolutely appealing variety of powerful guitar riffs and variable vocals. And also those two acoustic songs have a special ... more/mehr