Tag Archives: Metal Review

Metal Review – Amon Amarth – Surtur Rising (2011)

Swedish Melodic Death Metal giants Amon Amarth are back with their latest release, Surtur Rising. Named in tribute to Surtur, leader of the fire giants of Muspelheim (“flame land”) and the oldest being in the nine worlds of Norse mythology, the record, which is due in North America on March 29 via Metal Blade Records,

Metal Review – Children of Bodom – Relentless Reckless Forever (2011)

It has been 3 years since the release of 2008’s Blooddrunk by Finland’s Children of Bodom. While I was not the biggest fan of Blooddrunk, it did have some nice tracks on it, and overall, it was still a solid release that would have been massive for any other band outside of Children of Bodom.

Metal Review – The Sign of the Southern Cross – I Carry The Fire (2011)

Southern Metal act The Sign of the Southern Cross are currently hard at work on the follow-up to 2009’s “Of Mountains & Moonshine”. To shorten the wait until the release of their sophomore album, the band decided to offer three songs recorded late 2010! This EP is entitled “I Carry the Fire.” This EP is

Metal Review – The Bronx Casket Co. – Antihero (2011) Review

New York-based The Bronx Casket Co. was founded in 1998 by D.D. Verni (Overkill) and guitarist Jack Frost (Seven Witches), and on Antihero the core duo is joined by Charlie Calv on keyboards and Rob Pallotta on drums, with Mike Romeo (Symphony X) laying down the guitar solos. In addition to playing his normal in-your-face