Toh Hong Rui

Singapore

Founder and editor-in-chief. Tries to enjoy all genres equally, but often drifts back to Iron Maiden and Bruce Dickinson. Enjoys the occasional untr00 and un-kvlt genres.

Most commented posts

  1. Your Introduction to Black Metal in Singapore — 20 comments
  2. Views from the Pit: Iron Maiden – The Final Frontier tour 2011 — 15 comments
  3. HMT Interviews: Witchseeker — 3 comments
  4. Interview with Demonic Resurrection — 3 comments
  5. Album Review: Arbogast – I — 3 comments

Author's posts

Manifestic – Anonymous Souls

Germany’s Manifestic takes on a progressive and technical vibe in their brand of thrash metal. But can it quench the thirst for fans of Vektor?

Your Introduction to Black Metal in Singapore

Along with the recent saga came a surge of interest in the black metal genre. Just look at posts on alternative media such as this:

Perhaps it is in good time that we also introduce some local (Singaporean) black metal acts as well. In no order of preference, we present to you… Black metal in …

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The Irony of the Watain Ban

So… Watain was supposed to perform in Singapore last night for the first time ever (and I conveniently forgot all about it until the night before), and this happens:

And it all started with a petition, courtesy of a certain Rachel Chan, which garnered more than 15,000 signatures overnight. Yet in this whole shitstorm of …

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Dream Theater – Distance Over Time

Dream Theater returns this year with Distance Over Time. With the last 3 albums being rather bore-fests, what do they bring to the table, and would this be a turning point for the band’s recent career?

Voices - Frightened

Akercocke returned after a decade-long studio silence last year, but this wasn’t the mark of the end of David Gray’s Voices – far from it. This year sees the band releasing their third full length album, and if you thought that you liked the weirdness of Akercocke, then the even more experimental Frightened would hit the spot for you.

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