Albums/EPs

ALBUM REVIEW: Beast In Black – From Hell With Love

Finnish power metal band Beast In Black were founded in 2015 by guitarist and songwriter Anton Kabanen not long after he left his previous band, Battle Beast. While the ‘Beast’ moniker has been retained – a tribute to the Japanese manga and anime series Berserk – the same can also be said for the musical style of the band veering on the chest-beating pomp of full on power metal. Read More

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ALBUM REVIEW: Within Temptation – Resist

‘Resist’ marks Dutch symphonic rock act Within Temptation’s seventh studio record since forming back in 1996. Founding members – vocalist Sharon den Adel and long-term partner and guitarist Robert Westerholt – have openly admitted having had encountered struggles since previous record ‘Hydra’ was released in 2014. Yet, despite these circumstances (and a small production delay at the tail end of 2018), this new record is now seeing the light of day. 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