Category Archives: Metal Reviews

Metal Review: Among the Prey – One For the Blinded Eyes (2016)

Among the Prey - One For the Blinded Eyes

Finland’s melodic death metal horde Among the Prey consists of musicians from various bands including Thunderstone, Agonizer and Before the Dawn. The band came to fruition in 2013 and already sound like a force to contend with from the sounds of their album One For the Blinded Eyes. While the band is not entirely original

Metal Review: Casket Robbery – Evolution of Evil (2016)

Casket Robbery - Evolution of Evil

From the evil minds of Cory Scheider (Luna Mortis, Epicurean, Echoterra) and Dustin Foesch, comes Casket Robbery and their debut full-length release Evolution of Evil. With the album, the bands releases a dynamic, layered piece of metal in the vein of a horror release with the sounds that the band brings. With ten songs and

Metal Review: Gama Bomb – Untouchable Glory (2015)

Gama Bomb - Untouchable Glory

Ireland’s thrash metal squad Gama Bomb is back with Untouchable Glory, a collection of twelve short tracks in the same realm of their previous efforts. The opener shows us what the band is all about in all their glory. They are a throwback to speed metal bands of old with fast guitar riffs and piss

Metal Review: Megadeth – Dystopia (2015)

Megadeth - Dystopia

Many a Megadeth fan was skeptical of the release of Megadeth’s latest opus, Dystopia simply for the chaos that the band has recently underwent with line-up changes. One thing that is a constant with Megadeth over the years is that the line-up of the band changes quite often. Every once in a while, they hold

Metal Review: Axel Rudi Pell – Game of Sins (2015)

Axel Rudi Pell - Game of Sins

German guitar virtuoso Axel Rudi Pell is back with his sixteenth studio album, Game of Sins through SPV/Steamhammer. It is hard to believe the the guitar player has been around for over 25 years, but the band shows no sign of slowing down as can be evidenced in their latest album. After the fun, brief

Music Review-The Body-No One Deserves Happiness

Wanderings Shelter Is Illusory For You Hallow / Hollow Two Snakes Adamah Starving Deserter The Fall and the Guilt Prescience The Myth Arc Review-This is my first experience with a band that has a lot of hype called The Body. On first listen the best way to describe this music is simple, this is an

Metal Review: Brainstorm – Scary Creatures (2016)

Brainstorm - Scary Creatures

Veteran power metal act Brainstorm from Germany is back with a vengeance with Scary Creatures, a collection of ten powerful anthemic tracks loaded with razor sharp guitar riffs and Andy B. Franck’s dynamic vocals. The follow-up to 2014’s Firesoul ends up being one of the band’s more powerful albums to date. The album opens with

Metal Review: V For Violence – The Book of V (2015)

V For Violence is back with their sophomore effort, The Book of V, the follow-up to their 2009 debut The Cult of V. The band has evolved their sound a good bit during this long period and have matured quite a great deal while staying true to the sound from their debut effort. V For

Metal Review: Denner / Shermann – Satan’s Tomb (2015)

Denner / Shermann - Satan's Tomb

Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, the original guitar players of Mercyful Fate’s legendary albums Melissa and Don’t Break the Oath albums, have reunited to bring the metal world another taste of what they can do together with the Satan’s Tomb EP. As you would expect, the album bleeds the classic metal sounds of Mercyful Fate,

Metal Review: Ektomorf – Aggressor (2015)

Ektomorf - Aggressor

Hungarian groove metal titans Ektomorf are back with their latest collection of explosive riffs and merciless vocals with Aggressor. There are not many bands that are playing true groove driven songs like Ektomorf these days. They seem to be picking up where the bands that used to do it good left off. Most of the