Tag: 2013

Album Review: Black Trip – Goin’ Under

Black Trip [Sweden]
Goin’ Under
2013
Full Length
Steamhammer
Heavy Metal

The breaking out of The Dagger this year with their debut album left me absolutely hooked onto the proto-heavy metal that seems to be the trend of late. A friend then recommended Black Trip to me, remarking how similar they …

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Album Review: Enoid – The New World Murder

Enoid [Switzerland]
The New World Murder
2013
Full Length
BergStolz
Black Metal

Having already encountered Ormenos and his black metal mastery with the two Borgne releases, it is nice to hear something out of yet another solo black metal project of his – Enoid. Forming back in 1995 and going through …

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Album Review: Skinelpsy – Condemning the Empty Souls

Skinlepsy [Brazil]
Condemning the Empty Souls
2013
Full Length
Independent
Thrash Metal

Condemning the Empty Souls might be Brazilian thrash metal band Skinlepsy‘s debut full length album, but the members behind this South American outfit are definitely not amateurs to the genre, with members hailing from other excellent bands such …

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Album Review: Riti Occulti – Secta

Riti Occulti [Italy]
Secta
2013
Full Length
Epidemie Records
Black/Stoner/Doom Metal

Since encountering Riti Occulti on their 2012 eponymous debut album, I have been rather fascinated with the band and their concept, not only through the fact that they make use of no guitars and multiple vocalists, but also in the …

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Album Review: Parris Hyde – I Killed My Wife with a Knife

Parris Hyde [Italy]
I Killed My Wife with a Knife
2013
EP
Independent
Hard Rock/Heavy Metal

When I received the promotional package of Italian melodic hard rock/heavy metal band Parris Hyde, I wasn’t sure whether to take them seriously or not at all. On top of the CD containing the …

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