Tag: Slovenia

Album Review: Eruption – Tenses Collide

Eruption [Slovenia]
Tenses Collide
2012
Full Length
Xtreem Music
Thrash Metal

Looking at the cover of Slovenian thrash metal band Eruption‘s sophomore album Tenses Collide had me chuckling a little. Tenses Collide could mean the collision of the past, present and future, but on first sight it made little sense. Then the artwork …

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Album Review: Panikk – Unbearable Conditions

Panikk [Slovenia]
Unbearable Conditions
2013
Full Length
Metal Tank Records
Thrash Metal

Slovenia’s Panikk finally unleashes their debut full length album after 5 yearsUnbearable Conditions presents with fans of thrash metal with some good, old school thrash metal and with the energetic material that is contained in the 40-minute record, …

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Album Review: Avven – Kastalija

Avven [Slovenia]
Kastalija
2012
Full Length
Independent
Folk Metal

Rejecting all things Western and giving themselves the label of “rock of the east”, Slovenia’s Avven this year releases their second full length album, Kastalija, six years after their debut in 2006. With the album being crafted over the years, evident from …

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Album Review: Hellcrawler – Wastelands

Hellcrawler [Slovenia]
Wastelands
2011
Full Length
Hollow Earth Records
Death Metal/Crust

Crusty death metal seems to be all the rage now, with bands like Hot Graves and Bones displaying their chops with their recent high quality releases. Even little known regions (for metal, at least) such as Slovenia are starting to see their share of these genres, …

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Album Review: Smargroth – Empyreal Cycle

Smargroth [Slovenia]
Empyreal Cycle
2011
Full Length
Independent
Melodic Black Metal
6.5/10

Fantasy lyrical themes often bring me back to over-the-top and cheesy power metal bands like Dragonforce and the likes, and the album artwork of Smargroth‘s second full length album Empyreal Cycle certainly brings about such a feeling, with artwork …

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