There is plenty to celebrate about this album. It is chock full of well-crafted energetic slices of hardcore punk heaven. There are plenty of classic ripping riffs, mixing with the solos.
Three of the most exciting up and coming names in blues-rock unite once more to produce the spontaneous instrumental masterpiece that is Hotel Toledo. This is the second album release from the triple-guitar frontman line-up, following on from last year’s heavily Southern-influenced Mahogany Drift.
This album hands you deep and dirty grooves one minute and then spine-tingling beauty the next.
Wind Rose caught me completely off guard with each of their last two releases, and while Wintersaga isn’t quite as immediately impressive as either of those, instead feeling more like a celebration of the band breaking through…
The last track, ‘LOCAC’ will surprise, enthrall and annoy fans in equal measure. Angry, distorted, liberally dosed with fiery vocals from Ginger, the track is best described as extreme progressive punk, a genre I never knew existed
Mike Andersson shows great ability in adapting to the demands of the various music styles with his particular vocal range.
The complexity of sound and the thunderous vocals will impress every fan of evolution, originality and music diversity. “Orphans” is an excellent album, which shows the unique talent of the musicians of the Canadian band into the innovative composition and precise execution of songs which undoubtedly will never let the listener get tired of.
This year has reserved many surprising comebacks in discography and one of them is the return of the thrash metal band Exhorder, twenty-seven years after their latest studio release “The Law”.
This is the band’s attempt to rise from the ashes after the latest release “Awakened” and it’s pretty clear from the titles and the lyrics of the new songs that the search for forgiveness and redemption is the main concept of their new record.
one band has deemed themselves as being so daring, so adventurous and so far ahead of the pack, that their music is worthy of being called “Extreme Power Metal.” That band is, of course, British band Dragonforce