German symphonic/gothic metal group Xandria have released a new video for the song ‘Nightfall’, taken from the upcoming sixth album, “Sacrificium”. The new album is due to be released on 2nd May via Napalm records.
American black metal bands tend not to reach mainstream levels or indeed focus on cashing in via carbon copies of their Scandinavian peers, but one thing that is hard to ignore is the somewhat unique take on the traditional sub-genre. From a background which introduced to us the likes of Absu, Nachtmystium and to a … Continue reading
Since Deicide released arguably their best album since the mid 90s, “The stench of redemption”, the band have been more or less in a stagnating state of plodding death metal and as a result, many long-time fans have chosen to “move on”, as it were.. In the band’s favour however, they did make a half-hearted … Continue reading
Another Sepultura album with Derrick Green, another worldwide bundle of screams from unimpressed die-hard fans wishing that Max Cavalera would just hurry up and rejoin the band together as if 1996 never ended. Well, while this may in part be true due to circulating rumours that Cavalera had even considered rejoining the band for a … Continue reading
“You can get really high on one of our albums for $15 and you don’t have to feel paranoid carrying it around either. You don’t need to take drugs-our music is drugs.” And so says Isaiah Mitchell, guitarist and one of the driving forces of San Diego psychadelic/stoner/trip rock group Earthless, of the band’s latest … Continue reading
It’s heavy. It’s fast. It’s furious. Yes, it’s most definitely a thrash metal album. And although it’s never going to change anyone’s mind about the band or indeed the genre, Onslaught’s latest, well, “onslaught” is just as solid as “Power from hell” was almost three decades ago. If you’re going into this album wanting innovation, … Continue reading