Almost unnoticed, these guys enter the premier league of German Progressive Metal. Proof of this is their sixth album: Systematrix. After the departure of Andy B Franck, who went to join Brainstorm and founded Symphorce, the band broke apart and reformed after a few years absen...
DENDERA - The Killing Floor
Dendera is a new 5-piece outfit from the UK, and The Killing Floor is their debut release. Although young, Dendera leans towards NWOBHM, while intermixing Power Metal elements. Their twin-guitar attack is impressive, and the 8 tracks on this debut will provide Old School Meta...
BLOOD RED THRONE - Blood Red Throne
2013 marks the 15th anniversary for the Norwegian Death Metal band Blood Red Throne. Now they are back with their 7th studio album. The band was founded back in 1998 by guitarist Daniel “Død” Olaisen while he was in Satyricon, and he is the only original member of the band left. Blood ...
DELAIN - Interlude
Delain, a Dutch female-fronted Symphonic Metal band, has gained notice over the past several years, and Interlude is their latest offering (7 studio & 6 live tracks). Of the 7 studio tracks, 3 are covers and 2 are remixes -- it’s fair to say there’s not a whole lot of “new...
LOUNA - Behind A Mask
Louna is a female-fronted Hard Rock band who’s experienced notable success in their Russian homeland by clocking in two #1 hits. To boot, the track “Fight Club” won Song Of The Year at the 2011 Nashe Awards. Their latest release e...
VOODOO HIGHWAY - Showdown
Italian-based Voodoo Highway was formed in 2010, and Showdown is their 2nd release. Sometimes called The New Deep Purple, Voodoo Highway plays a form of Melodic/Hard Rock while attempting to infiltrate Classic Rock elements found back in the ‘70s. Unfortunately, tr...
DEEP PURPLE - Now What?!
After an 8-year hiatus, Gillan, Glover, Morse, Paice, and Airey are finally back at it with Deep Purple’s latest offering entitled Now What?! Deep Purple seems to have been around since electric guitars were first invented, and the band has morphed through the...
TORE ST. MOREN - Devilbird
Tore St. Moren is a guitarist who has spent a good chunk of his career playing for Jorn Lande, and Devilbird is his first solo instrumental offering to date. Devilbird includes 12 tracks created on a...
FREEDOMS REIGN - FREEDOMS REIGN
DEAD LORD - Goodbye Repentance
SODOM - Epitome Of Torture
THE AURORA PROJECT - Selling The Aggression
QUEENSRŸCHE - Frequency Unknown
KINGDOM COME - Outlier
VICIOUS RUMORS - Electric Punishment
SKID ROW - United World Rebellion - Chapter One
MINDMAZE - Mask Of Lies
STONE SOUR - House Of Gold & Bones Part 2
KALEDON - Altor: The King's Blacksmith
CULT OF THE FOX - Angelsbane
DIVIDED MULTITUDE - Feed On Your Misery
REIGN OF THE ARCHITECT - Rise
ASHENT - Flaws Of Elation (re-issue)