Album Reviews

Athwart – Trademark of Hegemony

Throughout the album I could hear various influences ranging from SLAYER to SEPULTURA to KREATOR to VOIVOD and even DEATH which makes for a pretty lethal dose of pure old-school deathy thrash metal that is uncompromising and never tries to be more than it really is…

Album Reviews

Nameless Crime – Modus Operandi

Definitely an eclectic mix of styles and sounds and an interesting premise to base a band around and miraculously enough they actually succeed fairly well here. I do think they sound overall a little bit rough around the edges but that will all be improved with time I’m sure…

Album Reviews

Broken Melody – Mirroring Identities

The biggest downside of being a music reviewer is that you end up eventually building up a wall around you with all of the awesome stuff you get to hear and it really makes it hard sometimes to fairly critique stuff that’s not so good. However, I always try and be as fair as possible, but this was very difficult when trying to work out a fair rating for this album from Italian progressive metal act BROKEN MELODY…