Album Reviews

Darktribe – Voici L’Homme Review

After how great their previous release was, I was excited to hear what Darktribe would put out next, and for the most part, Voici L’Homme has lived up to my expectations. While it isn’t quite as strong a release as The Modern Age, it’s still a consistently entertaining album, which continues with what worked before, while continuing to add in more progressive elements. Fans of the previous release should be pleased, while power metal fans looking for something that can be heavy at times, while also being a bit restrained, a bit more progressive and a bit less cheesy than the genre standards, would be highly recommended to give this album a listen.

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Vision Divine – When All the Heroes Are Dead Review

When All the Heroes Are Dead is another great album, which takes Vision Divine into a slightly more straight-forward, heavy-hitting direction compared to its most recent predecessor, largely cutting back on the prog elements…

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Temperance – Of Jupiter And Moons Review

Even with a new lineup, the overall sound is still very much what Temperance fans would expect, which is to say the band plays a very modern sounding brand of melodic metal.

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Eldritch – Cracksleep Review

Cracksleep especially comes close to the likes of Evergrey at points, with the atmosphere constantly being an important part of the music, as even the heavier songs have some dark sounding riffs.

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Hollow Haze – Memories of An Ancient Time Review

There are many great melodic metal bands coming from Italy, but one band that I think deserves more attention than they get is the relatively unheralded but consistently impressive Hollow Haze. They started out as a solid progressive heavy metal band in the early 2000’s, putting out four albums in that style, with their third album “End of a Dark Era” serving as my introduction to the band.