Category: Album Review

Feb 16 2018

Kosmogyr – Eviternity

Kosmogyr is an atmospheric black metal duo that features members from Prague and Shanghai, two countries with cultures that can’t be more different from each other. This leaves one to wonder what they might sound like on their debut full length release, Eviternity. Would the band sound more like the raw style of bands like China’s Skeletal Augury, or lean towards the occult of Czech Republic’s Cult of Fire?

Feb 09 2018

Monolithe – Nebula Septem

With a refreshed lineup, France’s Monolithe returns with their seventh release, Nebula Septem. The album’s theme revolves around the number seven, with 7 tracks that are 7 minutes each, and a lineup that boasts 7 members. Gimmicks aside, would the band impress? Fortunately so, as they unleash 49 minutes of pure, dark, doom metal.

Feb 06 2018

COEN – Remnants of Yesterday

Singapore’s progressive metal band COEN claims Dream Theater to be one of their main influences on their debut album, Remnants of Yesterday. The band even features Jordan Rudess on a track, but are they able to live up to expectations?

Jan 25 2018

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.

Jan 20 2018

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.

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