Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Hexvessel – All Tree

Originally starting in black metal and death metal in the late 90s/early 00s, Mat “Kvhost” McNerney relocated several times before settling in Finland and forming Hexvessel. Now, the folk metal band bring forth their fifth album, ‘All Tree’, which draws from McNerney’s experiences of being told stories by his father by the fire back in Galway, Ireland. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: FIDLAR – Almost Free

If you didn’t know, FIDLAR is an acronym for “Fuck It Dog, Life’s A Risk”, and it’s taken from the mantra of vocalist/guitarist Zac Carper’s college roommates. Started as a project in their spare time at a studio that Carper and drummer Max Khuen, they’ve come a long to what is now their third album ‘Almost Free’. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Callejon – Hartgeld im Club

Hailing from Düsseldorf, Germany, and choosing to stick to their first language, Callejon have been in existence since 2002 and have seven album releases to date. While there have been some changes within the band, they still retain original vocalist Bastian Sobtzick (also known as BastiBasti) and guitarist, Bernhard Horn. Read More

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EP REVIEW: One Step Closer – From Me To You

There isn’t a lot to say about a band that are so new that they don’t have a website, Facebook page, or Twitter account, or even a photo for that matter. Despite this, there are two discernible facts that One Step Closer are: they hail Boston, Massachusetts, and that they have for us their debut EP, ‘From Me To You’. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Venom – Storm The Gates

Originating from the local shores of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Venom have to be one of the oldest bands in existence having been formed in 1978, which was also around the same time when the likes of Iron Maiden and Metallica started their careers too. Despite some hiatuses and multiple line-up changes, they continue to return with their own unique blend of classic thrash. Read More