Category: EP

Album Review: Elektrodeth – Digital Apocalypse

Elektrodeth [Singapore/Malaysia]
Digital Apocalypse
2014
EP
Independent
Industrial Death Metal

Elektrodeth is the new project of Rudra‘s Vinod, and the band labels themselves “extreme trance metal”. A label as such already gives a hint towards the sound that one can expect on Digital Apocalypse, their debut EP. Along with that futuristic, …

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Album Review: Alkira – Red Devil

Alkira [Australia]
Red Devil
2013
EP
Independent
Thrash Metal

Thrash revival has hit Australia fast and hard, with all the recent discoveries of thrash gems coming out of the region. With Mason performing their first gig outside of Australia last week, my interest in thrash from Down Under has intensified. And while technically speaking Alkira …

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Album Review: Existential Animals – Surrealith

Existential Animals [USA]
Surrealith
2014
EP
Independent
Technical Death Metal

With the beautiful, yet haunting artwork on Existential Animals‘ debut EP Surrealith by Paolo Girardi, I almost expected this to be yet another one of those atmospheric, yet crushing death metal releases. Yet the band has proven themselves to be a rather unique …

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Album Review: Desoluna – The Desolate Years

Desoluna [Sweden]
The Desolate Years
2013
EP
Independent
Gothic/Doom Metal

Gothic/doom metal has never been something that I really enjoyed, and even with excellent bands such as Draconian, I dreaded that extremely slow pace and that entire gloomy atmosphere presented on the genre. Out of Sweden comes another recent discovery, Desoluna and …

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Album Review: Cult of Fire – Čtvrtá Symfonie Ohně

Cult of Fire [Czech Republic]
Čtvrtá Symfonie Ohně
2014
EP
Iron Bonehead Productions
Black Metal

Cult of Fire‘s last album मृत्यु का तापसी अनुध्यान left many fans of black metal extremely captivated, with the band fusing Vedic elements into their songwriting and their lyrical inspirations. It is with even higher expectations …

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