Tag Archive: Heavy Metal

Sep 16

Black Trip – Shadowline

With their debut bearing such stark similarities to the first two Iron Maiden albums (which I am also a great fan of), finding out that Black Trip were releasing their sophomore album Shadowline got me even more excited than the new Maiden album. Can the band live up to the expectations that have been placed upon them with their stellar debut?

Sep 11

Night – Soldiers of Time

Swedish heavy metallers Night releases their sophomore full length, Soldiers of Time under Gaphals – the same label that brought us the excellent Nocturnalia and Oblivious. But can they live up to the hype that their labelmates, as well as compatriots such as Enforcer and Black Trip have built up?

Aug 15

Oblivious – Out of Wilderness

Oblivious [Sweden]
Out of Wilderness
2015
Full Length
Gaphals
Hard Rock

From the same label that brought you the excellent Nocturnalia record, comes hard rockers Oblivious’ third opus, Out of Wilderness. Short and sweet at less than 30 minutes, the band shows off their songwriting prowess and their whole range of influences, sure to please fans old school rock ‘n’ roll.

Jul 10

Band of the Month: Cockpit

Previously known under the name of The Cock Rockers, this month’s Band of the Month are known for their energetic and entertaining live shows. Cockpit first caught our ears and eyes (with that unapologetically cocky name) back in 2010 with their performance at Singapore’s alternative music festival Baybeats. 5 years on, the band finally releases their debut album, Four …

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Jun 28

Albatross – Fear from the Skies

Albatross [India]
Fear from the Skies
2015
Full Length
Transcending Obscurity
Heavy Metal

I’ve been following Indian heavy metal band Albatross since their very first release back in 2010, the Dinner is You EP, and right from the start, the band has established their love for story-telling through their music, often sending chills …

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