Author's details

Name: Toh Hong Rui
Date registered: August 2, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Triumvir Foul – Spiritual Bloodshed — May 13, 2017
  2. Ayreon – The Source — May 10, 2017
  3. White Ward – Futility Report — May 1, 2017
  4. Evoke Thy Lords – Lifestories — April 29, 2017
  5. Blast from the Past: Wintersun – Wintersun — April 23, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Views from the Pit: Iron Maiden – The Final Frontier tour 2011 — 15 comments
  2. Interview with Demonic Resurrection — 3 comments
  3. Album Review: Arbogast – I — 3 comments
  4. Album Review: Age of Sinfonia – Capriccio: An End & A Beginning — 2 comments
  5. Interview with Chinese black metal label, Pest Productions — 2 comments

Author's posts listings

May 13

Triumvir Foul – Spiritual Bloodshed

Triumvir Foul - Spiritual Bloodshed

Cavernous, chaotic death metal in the veins of Conqueror, Diocletian, and Heresiarch? Triumvir Foul is relentless in their onslaught with their new album Spiritual Bloodshed. Who’s with me?

May 10

Ayreon – The Source

Ayreon - The Source

Ayreon returns with his latest masterpiece – The Source, this time featuring an ensemble of notable power metal vocalists, and a surprise guest – Avantasia’s Tobias Sammet! Would this be the ultimate progressive power metal superband?

Apr 29

Evoke Thy Lords – Lifestories

Evoke Thy Lords - Lovestories

Evoke Thy Lords [Russia]
Full Length
Solitude Productions
Psychedelic Doom Metal

The only thing I remembered from Russian psychedelic death horde Evoke Thy Lords‘ last release, Boys! Raise Giant Mushrooms in your Cellar! was the lavish usage of flutes, and the heaviness of their music (oh, and of course …

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Apr 23

Blast from the Past: Wintersun – Wintersun

Wintersun - Wintersun

Despite being 13 years old, Wintersun’s self-titled debut remains one of my personal favourite melodic death metal releases, bringing together a balance of speed, intensity, melody, and raw emotions in under 55 minutes. This is melodic death metal done right.

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