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KATATONIA – New Drummer Announced + News on New Album!

Things are getting heated up at Katatonia HQ! Continue reading “KATATONIA – New Drummer Announced + News on New Album!”

GOODBYE TO GRAVITY’s Two Guitarists Among Dead In Bucharest Nightclub Fire

Devastating news indeed…

For those of you that have not heard, GOODBYE TO GRAVITY guitarists Vlad Telea and Mihai Alexandru (pictured) were among the 27 people who were killed by a fire in Bucharest nightclub on Friday, October 30th. Lead singer Andrei Galut is in serious condition at Elias hospital with burns on 45 percent of his body and injuries from smoke inhalation. Bassist Alex Pascu is said to be at Spitalul de Urgenţă Floreasca (Bucharest Emergency Hospital), where he underwent surgery. Continue reading “GOODBYE TO GRAVITY’s Two Guitarists Among Dead In Bucharest Nightclub Fire”

[ALBUM REVIEW] Craving – At Dawn

Band: Craving
Album: At Dawn
Release Date: 2013
Record Label: Apostasy Records
Genre: Death/folk metal

Craving - At Dawn (October 2013 Worldwide)

Craving is a melodic death metal band from Germany. Founded as Erebos in 2005, the band went through several line-up changes and played over 50 live gigs in Germany and several other countries. The band’s sound is a mixture of folk/death metal with some black metal influences; their inspiration comes from history and nature as well as movies and novels.

It’s been 2 years since the band’s latest album “At Dawn” has been released but I decided to review the album by request; I was curious about the band after all! Plus, the band is currently working on a new material so I thought it would be nice to listen to the latest record. Continue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] Craving – At Dawn”

SATYRICON Frontman SATYR Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

Bad news…

Satyr, vocalist of the Norwegian metal band SATYRICON has been diagnosed with brain tumor. Luckily, there is no risk; it’s benign and all is OK if the tumor does not grow.satyrlive2015_638

Continue reading “SATYRICON Frontman SATYR Diagnosed With Brain Tumor”

[ALBUM REVIEW] Horna – Hengen Tulet

Band: Horna
Album: Hengen Tulet
Release Date: 16.09.2015
Record Label: WTC Productions
Genre: Black Metal


Horna is a Finnish black metal band formed in 1993. The band’s name has an interesting meaning; it means ‘abyss’ or ‘hell’ in Finnish and the reason behind this name was that it sounded harsh/powerful according to the guitarist/vocalist Shatraug. The band has released over thirty releases ever since they have been formed and they are back with their latest record “Hengen Tulet”. Continue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] Horna – Hengen Tulet”

MEGADETH Reveal Cover Artwork and Track List of “Dystopia”

The mighty MEGADETH is back!

The band has revealed the cover artwork and the track list of the upcoming album “Dystopia” :

megadeth-dystopia Continue reading “MEGADETH Reveal Cover Artwork and Track List of “Dystopia””

[ALBUM REVIEW] Torrens Conscientium – All Alone With The Thoughts

Band: Torrens Conscientium

Album: All Alone With The Thoughts

Release Date: 2014

Record Label: Solitude Productions

Genre: Doom metal


Torrens Conscientium is a Ukrainian band which was formed in 2009. The band’s genre can be described as doom metal but there is more to it than just ‘doom metal’; the band strikes the right balance of emotions and heaviness in their sound and this was also one of the reasons that attracted me to this doom metal formation. Continue reading “[ALBUM REVIEW] Torrens Conscientium – All Alone With The Thoughts”

DANZIG – Release Date and Cover Artwork of “Skeletons” Revealed!

Details about the much anticipated Danzig record “Skeletons” have been revealed today! Just a reminder though.. “Skeletons” consists of cover songs so don’t get too excited, hehe :D

The record will be out on November 2015… and here’s the cover artwork!

Cover album or not.. I am quite excited for the record! Let’s wait and see!

SWALLOW THE SUN – Release Date and Cover Artwork of the Upcoming Album Revealed!

The Finnish doomsters are back!

SWALLOW THE SUN have unveiled the release date and the cover artwork of the upcoming triple full-length  album “Songs from the North I & II & III”. Continue reading “SWALLOW THE SUN – Release Date and Cover Artwork of the Upcoming Album Revealed!”


Shocking news…BOLT THROWER drummer Martin ‘Kiddie’ Kearns has died suddenly at the age of 38.

The Coventry death metal outfit’s sticksman passed away peacefully in his sleep after taking unwell at rehearsal, reported Continue reading “BOLT THROWER Drummer MARTIN ‘KIDDIE’ KEARNS Dies Aged 38”

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