Metal Reviews

Lionheart Deliver Grace Of A Dragonfly With Amazing Dignity And Power

The powerful new album from Lionheart - Grace Of A Dragonfly. A themed album set around the Second World War. It's a must-listen for fans of melodic hard rock. Don't miss out on this early contender for Album Of 2024.

Introducing Morrowphobia And The Greek Alt-Metal Of Wistful Orison

Introducing the alt-Metal brilliance of Morrowphobia and Wistful Orison. This Greek band showcases musical versatility paying tribute to the late Chris Cornell. Words: @adrianstonley @morrowphobiaofficial

Kristoffer Gildenlöw / Delve Into The Layers And Melodies Of Empty

Album Review: Kristoffer Gildenlöw - Empty: A Deep and Thought-Provoking Concept Album. Lay back and enjoy it and let the melodies flow over you. Words: @adrianstonley @kgildenlow

Samael Celebrate Passage With A Perfect Performance

Album Review: Samael – Passage – Live (Napalm Records) - Release Date: 16 February 2024. "A celebration of a record that is a landmark in our history. Words: @hutchie224 @samael_band @napalmrecordsofficial

Solbrud / The Atmospheric And Thought-provoking Black Metal Of IIII

Album review: The unique approach taken by Solbrud in their fourth studio album, IIII. If you like your Black Metal atmospheric and thought-provoking, you'll love this album. Words: Jools Green @solbrud_official @vendettarecs

Night Slasher Debut Is Plenty To Get Excited About

Album Review: The raw and addictive Blackened Thrash of Night Slasher self-titled debut album. An album that fans of this genre should be keen to hear. Words: @hutchie224 @night.slasher.band @sliptrickrecords

Infected Rain – Time One Of The Most Intriguing Albums of 2024

Album Review: Infected Rain – Time. Latest album by the experimental Moldovans throws down the gauntlet to their peers in 2024. One Of The Most Intriguing Albums of 2024. Words: @hutchie224 @infectedrain_official @napalmrecordsofficial

Kula Shaker / A Tantalizing Return With Impressive Natural Magick

Album Review: The long-awaited return of Kula Shaker with new album Natural Magick, showcasing their unique musical style. A welcome and long overdue return. Words: @rock_pixs @kulashakerofficial

HeKz / Celebrating A New Generation Of British Prog

Album review: The fanfare and acclaim surrounding Terra Nova from HeKz, a true prog rock masterpiece from the new generation. Catch the band on tour in 2024. Words: @sarajanehardingtvproducer @hekztheband

Rear Naked Choke / Intense, Powerful Texan Heavy Metal

Album review: Rear Naked Choke - American Scream. Intense, Powerful, and Punchy Heavy Metal from Abilene, Texas. Get Ready to Rock with Their High-Energy Sound. Words: @adrianstonley @rearnakedchoke_

Bokassa / Hits Hard, Plays Hard And All Out Of Dreams

Album Review: The explosive blend of stoner, punk, and Metal in latest Bokassa album, All Out Of Dreams. Thunderous, this trio will captivate fans of the riff. Words: @hutchie224 @bokassaband @indierecordings

Caligula’s Horse / Charcoal Grace Easily Their Finest Album To Date

Album Review: Caligula's Horse - Charcoal Grace – A powerful album reflecting the band's experience during the pandemic. Easily Their Finest Album To Date. Words: Robert Adams @caligulashorse @insideoutmusic

Revolution Saints Are Back With More Weighty Hook-Soaked Tunes

Album Review: Revolution Saints Are Back with Against The Winds: A Weighty Collection of Hook-Soaked Tunes by Rock Legends.

Blood Red Throne To Release The Blisteringly Good Nonagon

Album Review: Blood Red Throne - Nonagon. A Subtly Technical Masterpiece of Death Metal, this album is sure to be an absolute winner live. Blisteringly Good. Words: Jools Green @soulsellerrecords @bloodredthroneofficial

Florence Black / Stunning Bed Of Nails Foretells A Huge Year

Album Review - Florence Black highly anticipated sophomore release, Bed Of Nails. With high-tempo anthems, powerful riffs, and surprising twists, this album is a must-listen. Find out why these Merthyr Tydfil rockers are destined for success in 2024. Words: @hutchie224 @florenceblackuk

South of Salem Unleash Explosive Sophomore Death Of The Party

Album review: South Of Salem explosive sophomore album, Death Of The Party, showcases melodic riffs and infectious hooks. Find out why it has fans raving. Words: @sophzrocks @southofsalemofficial

Upon Stone / Dead Mother Moon is a phenomenal record

Album Review: Upon Stone – Dead Mother Moon (Century Media). A Visceral, Aggression-Soaked Melodic Death Metal Masterpiece that gets better with repeated plays. Words: @hutchie224 @uponstone @centurymediarecords

The Infernal Sea / High Bar Set For Extreme Metal In 2024

Album review: The Infernal Sea – Hellfenlic (Candlelight Records). An end-to-end listening joy, setting the Extreme Metal bar for 2024 very high indeed. Words: Jools Green @theinfernalsea @candlelightrec
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