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EX DEO – The Thirteen Years Of Nero (Album Review)

History Brought To (Metal) Life The Thirteen Years Of Nero is the fourth album by Canadian death metal outfit Ex Deo which is a side project started up by Maurizio Iacono from the band Kataklysm to explore the history of the Roman empire. The band at the moment also features Jean-Francois Dagenais (guitars and production also from […]

BLOODSTOCK: More Bands, Ram Gallery And New Charity Tie-In (Festival News)

With only 3 weeks to go Bloodstock is putting the finishing touches to the event at Catton Park in Derbyshire England. The event being held from 11 August to the 15th is officially sold out of weekend tickets. There are still a few day tickets for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday which are available from the […]

TROLDHAUGEN – Obzkure Anekdotez For Maniakal Massez (Album Re-issue)

Some History Of The Band There are times that something comes into my email box that isn’t actually a new album but a reissue. On the odd occasion, one comes along that is of a band that I am unaware of. On listening, I wonder how I never heard them before as they simply blow […]

BLOODSTOCK – More Jägermeister Stage Bands Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Open Air Bloodstock which is happening (I think it really is…) in August at its usual haunt of Catton Park Derbyshire continues to add bands, on this occasion all for the Jägermeister stage. Looking through the bands there is quite a bit of variety. The festival isn’t scared to give space to bands that […]

FRACTAL UNIVERSE – The Impassable Horizon (Album Review)

Background And Concept: The Impassable Horizon is the second album by French metal band Fractal Universe. They are in the world of progressive rock/metal in the most part floating between some really heavy-hitting riffs and melodic beauty. The band are comprised of main man (he seems to be the main writer and arranger) Vince Wilquin […]