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

Author's posts

Vexovoid – Call of the Starforger

Oh man, yet another band that boasts themes of sci-fi? And claims to play progressive thrash to boot? Sign me up! But, can Vexovoid meet the standards that have been set by bands like Vektor, or Divine Chaos? Let’s find out.

VOJD – The Outer Ocean

For the uninitiated, VOJD is Sweden’s Black Trip’s new incarnation. Returning from 2015’s Shadowline with a slight shift in lineup and a brand new name, VOJD presents their debut album under their new moniker, The Outer Ocean. How would this compare to the infectious works of Black Trip? Let’s find out.

Over the Voids – Over the Voids…

This cold weather in Singapore (yes, we’re weak tropical beings unable to withstand anything less than 25 degrees) calls for cold, bleak black metal. And what better album to listen to than Over the Voids’ debut full length album? Prepare for some good Polish, 2nd wave black metal madness!

Perdition Winds – Transcendent Emptiness

Finnish black metal band Perdition Winds returns this year with their sophomore album, Transcendent Emptiness. That Darkthrone-esque artwork hints towards the musical style of the band, and the perfect balance of coldness, bleakness, and aggression fortunately makes Transcendent Emptiness an intriguing listen.

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.

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