Review: Nevermore

Nevermore "“Dead Heart In A Dead World”" (Century Media) The newest release from Nevermore, titled Dead Heart in a Dead World, comes out amid the questioning expectations of whether their signature...

Review: Nocturnal Rites

Nocturnal Rites "“Afterlife”" (Century Media) Power metal is way oversaturated these days trying to be the next Iron Maiden or Judas Priest.  Nocturnal Rites is different in that they don’t even want...

Review: Rotting Christ

Rotting Christ "“Khronos”" (Century Media) The latest from Greek black/goth metal group Rotting Christ is Khronos, a mid-paced tribute to their obvious influences, Venom, and Cradle of Filth.  Don’t...

Review: EYEHATEGOD

EYEHATEGOD "“Confederacy of Ruined Lives”" (Century Media) I dig these guys. Always have. I was bummed in ‘98 when Mike Williams (vocals) left the band while still on tour for the “Dopestick” album....

Review: Cryptopsy

Cryptopsy "“And Then You’ll Beg”" (Century Media) Be forewarned, the latest from Cryptopsy, And Then You’ll Beg, is a non-stop blitzkrieg assault on your senses.  The opening track sets the tone with...

Review: Carnalforge

Carnalforge "“Firedemon”" (Century Media) The third album from thrash/death metal act Carnalforge entitled, “Firedemon”, is an album for those who feel let down by the change in bands like Slayer....

Review: The Forsaken

The Forsaken "“Manifest Of Hate”" (Century Media) When did extreme metal become a synonym for grinding death metal?  The self-described extreme (death) metal band  In a similar vain as fellow label...

Review: A Tribute To The Scorpions

Various Artists "A Tribute To The Scorpions" (Nuclear Blast / Century Media) What makes this compilation so cool is that most every band on this disc is from Europe.  And rightly so since it was from...

Review: Iron Savior

Iron Savior "“Dark Assault”" (Century Media) German power metal in the tradition of Scorpions melody with Iron Maiden power.  Iron Savior due well to kick out some large made for the arena speedy...

Review: Marduk

Marduk "“La Grande Danse Macabre”" (Century Media) It says here, “Marduk was formed out of guitarist Morgan Hakansson’s desire to create the most blasphemous music ever experienced.”  I’m not sure...