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. Views from the Pit: Iron Maiden – The Final Frontier tour 2011 — 15 comments
  2. HMT Interviews: Witchseeker — 3 comments
  3. Interview with Demonic Resurrection — 3 comments
  4. Album Review: Arbogast – I — 3 comments
  5. Album Review: Age of Sinfonia – Capriccio: An End & A Beginning — 2 comments

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Begerith – A.D.A.M.

Begerith may be born in Mother Russia, but with their relocation to Poland, it seems that the water has gotten to their musical style as well. Their sophomore, A.D.A.M. reeks of influences from such legends as Behemoth and Hate, and is sure to please fans of Polish black/death metal.

HMT Interviews: Auðn

Icelandic atmospheric black metal band Auðn left me rather impressed with this year’s sophomore full length, Farvegir fyrndar. We managed to catch the band’s guitarist/lyricist Aðalsteinn Magnússon, to learn more about the thought process behind the band and its music, as well as the landscape in Iceland.

Witchseeker – When the Clock Strikes

Witchseeker has certainly come a long way since their debut EP in 2014, as evident from the recent launch of their debut album, When the Clock Strikes. They have certainly grown much, not only as songwriters and musicians, but also as performers. Live performances aside, would the band be able to capture that live charm and …

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Galneryus – Ultimate Sacrifice

After a high of 2 albums, starting with 2012’s Angel of Salvation, Galneryus’ last album Under the Force of Courage left me rather underwhelmed. 2 years on, the band returns faster, louder, with more pomp and melody with Ultimate Sacrifice.

Ancestor – Age of Overload

We’ve already had a snippet of Chinese black metal in the form of Skeletal Augury or Zuriaake. Here we have a peak into the thrash metal underground with old school thrashers Ancestor, with their debut EP Age of Overload, which reeks of Slayer.

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