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TURBYNE – Arc (Album Review)

About The Band Arc is the second album from Scottish progressive rock/metal outfit Turbyne. Their first came out back in 2015 but since then they have been writing as well as gigging including playing Bloodstock Metal Festival where this reviewer first came across them. Since the last album Origins And Endings, they have added a full-time […]

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THE UNITY – Pride (Album Review)

The Unity are a power metal band from Germany formed in 2016 by members of Love.Might.Kill. They started out as a side project by Gamma Ray members Henjo Richter (guitars) and Michael Ehré (drums). Pride is the third album. Michael Ehré is also the current drummer for power metal giants Primal Fear. The album rocks hard […]

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LACED IN LUST – First Bite (Album Review)

Laced In Lust gets the First Bite Australia once again comes out with another great band in the rock genre. Laced In Lust comes at us in 2021 with a new album called First Bite. This 14-track hard rocker is the longest album they have had since 2014 and the five-track EP Firing Lines. Their […]

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HAUNT – Beautiful Distraction (Album Review)

Haunt - Beautiful Distraction

The work ethic of Haunt—more specifically the man behind the band, Trevor William Church—is really something to behold. Four great albums in roughly a year’s time is a pretty impressive feat. How about five in two years? Easy, right? Now try doing that while playing in other bands and running Church Recordings home of, among […]

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PHILM – Time Burner (Album Review)

An Introduction To The Band Philm are a 3-piece outfit who play music that is rock but yet kind of isn’t. The band used to have Dave Lombardo of Slayer fame sitting in the drum seat but they sound nothing like that. Bands or artists that I noted whilst listening included Black Sabbath, Syd Barret […]

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MAUDIIR – La Part Du Diable – (EP Review)

“Who The “F” Is? Maudiir is a Canadian metal artist comprising of one guy called F. In the press release it said all instruments by F, all songs written, produced and mastered by F. I wondered who is this elusive character? Well, it mentioned he was a member of the band Trinity Blast. Looking them […]

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XAEL – Bloodtide Rising (Album Review)

What A Surprise/Background: Sometimes when reviewing, things come your way that stop you in your tracks. Hearing for the first time the band Xael did just that. I started listening before reading any of the press release and from the moment I hit play I was captivated. The music really grabbed and moved me and […]

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IMMORTAL GUARDIAN – Psychosomatic (Album Review)

The Story Behind: Immortal Guardian have been around in some form or other since 2008, although their debut album was released in 2018 having been proceeded by a few EPs under the guise of “Super Metal” in 2012 through to 2014. The guitarist and keyboard player Gabriel Guardian has a reputation for playing both instruments […]

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GHOSTS OF SUNSET – Headed West (EP Review)

An Introduction Ghosts Of Sunset is the brainchild of two singer/songwriters and musicians called John Merchant and Todd Long. Headed West is a kind of a love story to the days of the 1980s glam or hair metal scene. The music is definitely in keeping with that era and the lyrics tell the story of […]

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