Riverside – ID.Entity Album Review by Micheal Radu


Back in 2008 when I first saw Riverside live in concert, based on high recommendations from members on Mike Portnoy’ website, it was definitely an eye-opening experience.  The band on stage seemed to have everything working and their sound was not just prog. There were great melodies, power pop, interesting lyrics and great musicianship. I […]

Bad Magic: Seriously Bad Magic by Motörhead out February 24th, 2023


Motörhead, the iconic Godfathers of heavy metal, released their 23rd (and final) studio album Bad Magic in 2015. Instantly hailed as one of the best the beloved trio had recorded in many years, Bad Magic: SERIOUSLY BAD MAGIC enjoys a bonus-packed refresh, adding two previously unreleased tracks from those furious sessions: “Bullet in Your Brain” and “Greedy Bastards” as well as a snarling, […]

“Life Will Never Be The Same” New Stargazer’s Album

Stargazer cover art

After their previous release, “The Sky is the Limit”, Norwegian band STARGAZER entered the radar of connoisseurs of the hard-rocking world. The group was loudly hailed as one to watch. They received a lot of great reviews all over the western world and were, back then in late 2019, ready to take on the world for serious […]

Hellripper’s third studio album, due for release on 17th February

Hellripper cover art

Band/Artist: HellripperPlace of Origin: ScotlandAlbum Title: Warlocks Grim & Withered HagsAlbum Release Date: February 17, 2023Record Label: Peaceville RecordsGenre: Black/Speed MetalFor Fans Of: Venom, Darkthrone, Midnight, Sabbat, Slayer, Motorhead, BathorySocial Links: Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Website / Bandcamp / YoutubeBand Bio:  Having released the masterful ‘The Affair of the Poisons’ in 2020 on Peaceville Records, James McBain and his electrifying brand of blackened thrash fast-propelled Hellripper to the forefront of the […]

Distant – Heritage out February 10th, 2023

Distant Heritage Album cover

There’s more than just brutality in the breakdown for Dutch/Slovak deathcore ensemble, DISTANT. Heritage, the quintet’s Century Media debut and third installment of bone-crushing, thick-as-concrete heaviness, takes their trademark “Downtempo/Deathcore” and pushes it into the red. It’s got all the subtlety of being run over by a tank – repeatedly. “It’s low and slow,” smirks […]

Pierce The Veil – Jaws of Life coming off February 10th, 2023

Pierce The Veil

Pierce The Veil debuted atop Billboard’s Top Rock Albums, Alternative Albums, and Hard Rock Albums charts twice – first with Collide with the Sky (2012) and its follow-up, Misadventures (2016). A decade after its release, the already platinum “King for a Day” shot to No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Streaming chart, driven by the […]

LEPROUS – Launch “On Hold” (Live In Studio) video; European tour starting next month!

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Norwegian Rock outfit LEPROUS have just launched a brand new “Live in Studio” video-clip for their song “On Hold”, taken from their current album “Aphelion”, in order to promote their upcoming European tour starting February 1st as well as the special ‘Tour Edition’ of “Aphelion”, to be released on February 3rd, 2023 via InsideOutMusic. The audio for […]

New Narnia Album just Announced: Ghost Town Coming out March 17th, 2023

Narnia Ghost Town

Twenty-seven years into a career that continues to grow, Swedish metal band Narnia takes huge steps into an exciting chapter with the new album ’Ghost Town’. The seasoned five-some once again shows how to shape a masterpiece with this melodic metal future classic. On the ninth studio album, ’Ghost Town’, Narnia has picked the icing on the cake from […]