Album Reviews

Temperance – Viridian Review

Overall, I find Viridian to be a slight disappointment, as it ends the band’s trend of getting better with each release, and instead ends up falling a bit short, but it’s still yet another great release, with plenty of extremely catchy choruses, great instrumental work and some truly outstanding vocals and vocal melodies, as always.

Album Reviews

Metalite – Biomechanicals Review

With Heroes in Time, Metalite announced their presence and established themselves as a potentially great band, and Biomechanicals shows them pushing their sound further, and represents one of the best modern melodic metal albums I’ve heard in the past few years.

Album Reviews

Sonata Arctica – Talviyö Review

onata Arctica has created an album which combines a lot of elements of their classic power metal era, but the addition of many pop/rock elements shows the intentions of innovation.



Mongolian rock group The HU announce 23 European summer tour dates throughout June and July, including 6 UK dates, for the first time ever. The tour coincides with the upcoming international release of their debut album The Gereg, slated for summer 2019 via Eleven Seven Label Group.


The Atlantic – Exclusive Evergrey Double Feature Pt. 2

In part two of our Evergrey The Atlantic double feature, we look back on a recent interview with Tom Englund and Jonas Ekdahl, as they reflect on the band, the album, and the future. ED: It’s been two years since you gave us your last album, “The Storm Within”, arguably one of your best albums […]

Album Reviews

Dynazty – Firesign Review

Sometimes a band will make an album that’s so game-changing, it can earn the band a ton of new fans who would have otherwise not been interested in their music. For me, one such album is Renatus, the fourth full-length album from Swedish melodic metal band Dynazty.

Album Reviews

Amanda Somerville’s Trillium – Tectonic Review

Amanda Somerville. She has shown through various outlets that she can hold court vocally within a multitude of subgenres, and stand toe to toe with any man who dares. Her latest project, Trillium, is clearly a more melodic metal vehicle for her stunning talent, and it works perfectly.