Metal / Hard Rock

by / on August 12, 2013 at 3:10 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Dark Tranquillity – Construct

Dark Tranquillity remains faithful to the original melodic death metal sound they helped in creating. Review of their new opus, Construct.

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by / on August 6, 2013 at 4:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: U.D.O. – Steelhammer

U.D.O.’s fourteenth full-lengh can best be described as a solid collection of classic tunes for the ’80s metal afficionado. Album review.

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by / on August 2, 2013 at 10:42 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King (Single)

Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail to the King” track captures the classic eighties sound by stripping back the technicality demonstrated in their previous albums. Read more.

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by / on July 29, 2013 at 2:37 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amon Amarth – Deceiver of the Gods

Amon Amarth’s ‘Deceiver of the Gods’ is everything you might expect from them: massive riffs, epic guitar leads, mighty growls, and mind-blowing rhythms. Read more.

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by / on July 25, 2013 at 3:58 pm / in Culture, Interviews, Metal / Hard Rock

Getting To Know Chthonic

Ahead of the group’s upcoming show in Hong Kong on August 17, bassist Doris Yeh answers queries about all things Chthonic.

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by / on July 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Queensrÿche – Queensrÿche

With front man Geoff Tate out of the picture, Queensrÿche marks a new era for the band: it’s them returning to their best shape. Read the review.

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by / on July 15, 2013 at 10:21 am / in Artists / Bands, Dance / Electro, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Pryapisme – Hyberblast Super Collider

Pryapisme’s avant-garde metal mixed with electronic music can make anyone dance, head bang, lose their mind and let their bodies loose all in one go. Read the review.

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by / on July 8, 2013 at 1:33 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: White Wizzard – The Devil’s Cut

White Wizzard emerged out of the sea of ’80s revival bands and produced a juicy and refreshing collection of metal gems in ‘The Devil’s Cut’. Read the review.

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by / on July 1, 2013 at 12:16 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Autopsy – The Headless Ritual

Autopsy’s latest is a mind-blowing, gut-wrenching collection of tracks that is targeted at strong stomachs, sore seeking ears, bold minds, and necks that can take such a beating. Read the review.

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by / on June 24, 2013 at 10:02 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Blackmore’s Night – Dancer and the Moon

Blackmore’s Night’s latest album is a great collection of songs that shows that this time machine of a band – and quintessential guitar player, Ritchie Blackmore – still have a lot to offer.

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by / on June 17, 2013 at 10:36 am / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Megadeth – Super Collider

Megadeth reach their fourteenth studio album, ‘Super Collider’. It follows the trail of their most recent albums: almost a ‘best of’ of their career, touching lightly their initial thrash metal phase, but focusing more on their hard rock and heavy metal oriented vibe of the past 22 years. Read the review.

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by / on June 10, 2013 at 10:40 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Black Sabbath – 13

One of things that every rock and metal fan in the face of the Earth always wanted to see, Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath are together again for their album, 13. Here is our review.

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by / on June 3, 2013 at 1:07 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Amorphis – Circle

Amorphis’ “Circle” seems to be destined to be their best effort in years. Read Fabio Marraccini’s review.

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by / on May 27, 2013 at 3:49 pm / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Immolation – Kingdom of Conspiracy

Immolation’s ‘Kingdom of Conspiracy’ is a collection of songs that respect the genre’s tradition, and wrecks the necks of the loyal followers.

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 1:52 pm / in Live Reviews, Metal / Hard Rock

LIVE REVIEW: The Used in Singapore

With over 3 million records sold worldwide, American band The Used is back on tour and dropped by Singapore. Read the review.

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 11:47 am / in Album Reviews, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Cathedral – The Last Spire

With more than 20 years of performing as a band, Cathedral announced its retirement in 2011. Their last album, “The Last Spire” is out. Here is our review.

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by / on May 12, 2013 at 6:44 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Spock’s Beard – Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep

With a career spanning now more than twenty years, American progressive rock band Spock’s Beard have almost reached perfection with “Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep.”

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by / on May 5, 2013 at 12:30 pm / in Album Reviews, Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Deep Purple – Now What?!

“A quite respectful collection of tunes from a band that still has a lot to offer,” Fabio Marraccini reviews Deep Purple’s ‘Now What?!’.

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by / on April 29, 2013 at 10:03 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Finntroll – Blodsvept

Finntroll’s latest release’s formula: in the core, heavy riffs and all sorts of unexpected melodies and vocals that go from very harsh to almost epic. Read the review.

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by / on April 25, 2013 at 10:01 am / in Artists / Bands, Culture, Metal / Hard Rock

REVIEW: Black Sabbath – God is Dead?

Legends Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath reunites: scheduling a world tour and working on the first studio album together in 35 years. Get a taste of their upcoming record with the track “God is Dead?”.

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