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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: Born From Pain – True Love

Hailing from the Dutch town Heerlen, Born From Pain have been in existence since 1997 and take influence from German thrash metal and New York hardcore to create their own style. Despite being one of only a few bands to embrace these influences, they’ve toured extensively to gain notoriety with the likes of heavyweights Hatebreed and Napalm Death. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Aenimus – Dreamcatcher

Hailing from San Francisco, Aenimus released their debut album ‘Transcend Reality’ in 2013, and spent the first few years touring with the likes of Rings Of Saturn and I Declare War. Having gained a reputation for producing complex and aggressive death metal, they spent two years working on its follow-up, ‘Dreamcatcher’. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Ghost Iris – Apple Of Discord

Ghost Iris started out as a small home project that has steadily gained notoriety for their catchy yet diverse sound. Their first two albums, ‘Anecdotes Of Science And Soul’ and ‘Blind World’, saw them become the most streamed Danish metal band, and from this parapet we know see them launch onto their third LP, ‘Apple Of Discord’. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: O.R.k. – Ramagehead

Featuring a myriad of musicians, O.R.k. boasts former Porcupine Tree bassist Colin Edwin and King Crimson drummer Pat Mastelotto as part of their line-up. Describing their recording process as a series of exchanges over many months to start a core structure of a song, the process can be lengthy, but they’ve still consistently put out an album every two years since their inception. This leads us to their third release, ‘Ramagehead’. Read More