Album Reviews

Scar Symmetry – The Unseen Empire

But none of the hearsay or label hype could have prepared me for how much I would enjoy this album, and after twenty-five or so listens I am willing to on record and say that this SCAR SYMMETRY’S finest work yet and a true high point for metal in general…

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Stargazery – Eye On The Sky

So I must say it’s very refreshing to be able to consider this album as pure and simple good old HEAVY METAL. Sure, there are some power metal and melodic metal elements here, but both of those genres stemmed from traditional metal anyway. For comparisons look no further than DIO, ASTRAL DOORS and Tony Martin era BLACK SABBATH…

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Cholera – Prophecies Of Annihilation

The band play a brand of progressive death metal that manages to mix elements of traditional metal, progressive metal, extreme death metal and even some deathcore but somehow it remains a cohesive effort that is very easy on the ears…

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Ceremonial Perfection – Alone In The End

The pure dedication to the melodic death metal sound really helps to drive this one home, and with nothing else attempting to be mixed in we end up with a very concise album which as I said is one of the best the genre has seen for a long time. Don’t believe me?…. Well just crank up opening track (after the obligatory intro of course) SYMBOLS AND PROCESSES…