Tag: Album Reviews

  • Album Review – Exodus – Persona Non Grata

    Album Review – Exodus – Persona Non Grata

    All the riffs all of the time, constantly, everywhere, relentlessly. Basically, this record is an absolute riff-fest of epic proportions to the point it’s quite ridiculous. Yet, I’m not entirely mad about it. This record completely blows your face off and that is something Exodus have always exceeded at. As well as being an insanely […]

  • Album Review – Eyes Wide Open – Through Life and Death

    Album Review – Eyes Wide Open – Through Life and Death

    The Swedish melodic death metal quartet ‘Eyes Wide Open’ have returned with their 5th studio album ‘Through Life and Death.’ It’s a record with a message; that message being that no matter your struggles, whether they be internal or external, you’re not alone and there is always hope. It explores every corner of the human […]

  • Album Review – Mastodon – Hushed and Grim

    Album Review – Mastodon – Hushed and Grim

    Mastodon have made their grand return after a 4 year wait with their 8th studio album ‘Hushed and Grim.’ A gargantuan monster of a double album, it is clear that many ideas have been accumulated and condensed in the 4 year run up to its release.  The Georgian quartet have incorporated every facet of their […]

  • Album Review – Dream Theater- A View From The Top Of The World

    Album Review – Dream Theater- A View From The Top Of The World

    Dream Theater are among the titans of the Progressive Metal world and with a well known name like theirs, there comes a lot of expectation and possibly some skepticism which is par for the course considering their 3 decade long history. The band are known for their vast soundscapes of conceptual madness, intricate and technical […]

  • Album Review – Hand of Kalliach – Samhain

    Album Review – Hand of Kalliach – Samhain

    I’m a Scot, a metalhead and a lover of all things Celtic/folk, Scottish myth and legend. So I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to listen to and review Hand of Kalliach’s debut album ‘Samhainn.’  The atmospheric Celtic, melodic death metal duo from Edinburgh dropped their debut album on Friday 22nd October 2021 and it is a […]

  • Album Review – The Agonist – Days Before the World Wept

    Album Review – The Agonist – Days Before the World Wept

    Canadian Melodic Death Metal Quintet ‘The Agonist’ have returned with a blistering new EP “Days Before The World Wept” released via Napalm Records. It encapsulates their signature sound that spans various genres of metal yet brings a whole new tremendous onslaught to the senses. The EP is a conceptual fable, a kaleidoscope of metal wizardry […]

  • Album Review – Trivium – In The Court of the Dragon

    Album Review – Trivium – In The Court of the Dragon

    ‘In The Court Of The Dragon you will know your worth’ but has Trivium met the expectations that come with reaching that 10th studio album milestone?  Trivium is a very sentimental band for me for many reasons. I went through high school and my early twenties listening to this band religiously. So I was intrigued to […]

  • Album Review – KK’s Priest – Sermons of the Sinner

    Album Review – KK’s Priest – Sermons of the Sinner

    When KK Downing left Judas Priest 10 years ago, it was clear that his absence from the world of heavy metal would not be forever. He helped pave the way for classic, balls out, take no shit heavy metal from the British shores that birthed the very best in the history of the genre. With […]

  • Album Review – Rivers of Nihil The Work

    Album Review – Rivers of Nihil The Work

    The Pennsylvania based technical death metal titans Rivers of Nihil have returned with their 4th studio album ‘The Work.’ As a massive death and progressive metal fan, this latest offering completely blew me away. It incorporates the perfect blend of technical death metal brutality and the intricate detailing of progressive metal. Jake Dieffenbach displays his […]