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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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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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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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KORPIKLAANI – Jylha (Album Review)

About The Band Korpiklaani have been around in various forms since 1993 although they didn’t have that name until about 10 years later. They started as a folk band and slowly changed into more of a metal band but those original influences still remain. The band name means “The Forest Clan” hence the genre they […]

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ADX – Bestial (Album Review)

Background: ADX are a new name on me. As there was no information with the stream that was sent I had to go googling to try and get some background about them. They are supposedly “speed metal” however on listening to the album they are more varied than that. The band originates from Paris, France. […]

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A RITUAL SPIRIT – The Antidote (EP Review)

A Little Background: A Ritual Spirit are an Edinburgh based heavy rock/metal band who have been around since 2010. They have previously released a couple of EPs (2010 and 2011) and an album entitled Carnival Carnivorous away back in 2013. The Antidote is the first release since then. There has been a couple of changes […]

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