Some Guns N’Roses fan might have cried most about him when Axl Rose announced to split from his fellow musicians. But this guitar legend with this huge hair and cylinder was definitely about to come back. „Slash“ is now his first real solo album, for which he hired some top musicians – besides Bassist Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) ... more/mehr
The Canadian punk rockers Slates just released their second album titled Prairie Fires. The band hailing from Edmonton formed in 2008 and in 2009 Slates published their debut album. In January 2010 the guys toured with Solitary Rock through Cuba and played ten shows in 14 days sharing the stage with Cuban punk rock and metal bands. ... more/mehr
Return From the Dead
Slaveyard are pretty young stars in the Melodic Death Metal sky. The band formed only last year and now they release their very first EP titled “Return from the Dead”. The three songs on it are a foretaste for the hopefully soon appearing debut album from the Germans. Slaveyard might not bring a fresh breeze to the Death Metal scene ... more/mehr
For most Slayer fans the new album, Christ Illusion, is special because it brings back Dave Lombardo behind the drums. That of course raises the expectations even higher than the release of most Slayer albums for years. Is the magic still there?
Well, Lombardo is still Lombardo, and any band in this genre of music would ... more/mehr
A Forlorn Throne
This Dutch band breaks out in a very different direction. Black Metal with consistently growled vocals, straight-forward songs and a strong rhythm section. Thus, they perfectly add to the cross-section through the Dutch scene. The last song “Vengeance Of A Scorned King” reminds - surely by accident - a bit of Thyrfing due to the ... more/mehr