Ektomorf – Vivid Black

2023-12-07 08:00:25 (c) Ectomorph Almost 30 years after its founding Ectomorph a fixture in metal that has been a staple on every European festival stage since the release of “Destroy” in 2004. Zoltán Farkas, singer, guitarist and only remaining founding member, drove the musical change that led from groove to core and finally to modern, … Read more

Ektomorf – Vivid Black – Album Review

2023-12-07 13:43:46 Ektomorf – Vivid BlackOrigin: HungaryRelease: 08.12.2023Label: AFM RecordsDuration: 34:15Genre: Neo-Thrash Metal / Hardcore Photo Credit: Valentin Varg The changing times do not stop at music. As much as older bands still try to maintain the classic styles of bygone times, many modern bands have now firmly established themselves in the scene and represent … Read more

Orbit Culture – The Forgotten

2023-12-04 08:00:34 (c) Oscar Dziedziela What do you do when you release one of the best metal albums of the year? That’s right, you add some new material on top. With “Descent” was Orbit Culture Finally achieved their breakthrough on record in late summer. Two tracks remain – characterized by a similar mood, but drifted … Read more

Hyperia – The Serpent’s Cycle – Album Review

2023-11-15 07:00:59 Hyperia – The Serpent’s CycleOrigin: You haveRelease: 17.11.2023Label: Self-distributionDuration: 49:41Genre: Thrash Metal Photo Credit: Caitlin Delaplace When you’re a woman in the harder metal genre, you’re often quick to make comparisons to the big names in the scene Arch Enemy or Jinjer. Why? Hyperia With their third work, they show that they have … Read more

Bewitcher – Deep Cuts & Shallow Graves – Album Review

2023-11-17 09:31:00 Bewitcher – Deep Cuts & Shallow GravesOrigin: Portland / USARelease: 17.11.2023Label: Century Media RecordsDuration: 01:05:28Genre: Black / Thrash / Speed Metal Foto Credit: Courtney Brook @Light_Witch Have been for ten years Bewitcher active and mainly on the stages of the USA. In addition to the tireless performances, the band has released three albums … Read more

Sodom – 1982 – EP Review

2023-11-06 15:18:11 Sodom – 1982Origin: DeutschlandRelease: 10.11.2023Label: SteamhammerGenre: Thrash Metal Photo Credit: Mumpi Kuenster The German cult band Sodom has been in the business for what feels like forever and has seen and experienced pretty much everything over the years. According to the mastermind Tom Angelripper But above all, the band’s early days were formative … Read more

Game Over – Hellframes – Album Review

2023-10-25 06:00:38 Game Over – HellframesOrigin: ItalyRelease: 20.10.2023Label: Scarlet RecordsDuration: 42:58Genre: Thrash Metal Photo Credit: Elisa Catozzi Crashing riffs, blaring vocals and an invitation to headbang for hours – that’s what you usually expect from a good Thrash Metal band. But that’s not all you can get out of this genre Game Over prove their … Read more