Tag: 2008

Album Review: Tiger Junkies – D-Beat Street Rock ‘n’ Rollers

Tiger Junkies [Japan]
D-Beat Street Rock ‘n’ Rollers
2008/2013 (reissue)
Full Length
Hells Headbangers
Thrash Metal/Crossover

Starting off as a side project of Joel Grind and Yasuyuki, the entity known as Tiger Junkies have recorded sufficient material since 2004 to release a full length album. 2008 saw the band releasing …

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Album Review: Bombs of Hades – Carnivores

Bombs of Hades [Sweden]
Carnivores
2008/2013 (reissue)
EP
Blood Harvest
Death Metal

Bombs of Hades‘ third full length effort last year The Serpent’s Redemption was certainly one of my favourite new Swedish death metal releases of the year, with the band managing to infuse that heavy punkish vibe into their …

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Album Review: Nightbringer – Death and the Black Work

Nightbringer [USA]
Death and the Black Work
2008/2012 (Reissue)
Full Length
Full Moon Productions/Forever Plagued Records
Black Metal

I’m actually not a very big fan of American black metal at all, with most of the black metal acts that I have encountered thus far from America not leaving much …

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Album Review: Opeth – Watershed

Opeth [Sweden]
Watershed
2008
Full Length
Roadrunner Records
Progressive/Death Metal

When Opeth in 2008 announced the upcoming release of their new album, Watershed, the emotions that it evoked were mixed, especially with two of my favourite members of the band, Martin Lopez leaving the band in 2005 and a year before the …

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Album Review: IronfisT – Weapons of Mass Sexxxtruction

IronfisT [Singapore]
Weapons of Mass Sexxxtruction
2008
Full Length
Embrace My Funeral Records
Black/Thrash Metal

There is a certain obsession with sex and violence when looking at Singaporean black/thrash metal band IronfisT and their debut full length album, Weapons of Mass Sexxxtruction says it all. After almost 10 years of nothing but …

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