Author: Tom D

Posted on: April 20, 2016 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

High Fighter “Scars & Crosses” Out 6/10

  Hamburg-based Sludge Metal / Stoner / Power Doom band HIGH FIGHTER, who already gained high praise in the scene for their self-released demo EP ‘The Goat Ritual’ back in the end of 2014, have just unveiled some new details about their upcoming, first full length album! After the band formed in the summer of 2014 and in one band year only, HIGH FIGHTER, heavily toured across Europe including UK…

Posted on: April 10, 2016 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

Back to School: How to Ensure Your Kids Stay Stylish this Year

There are many things to think about before kids go back to school – and a lot of kit to buy. In days gone by, children had to adhere rigidly to a school uniform and no exceptions were made. It was difficult for a child to assert their individuality and any deviation from the rules usually meant a stint in detention. These days, life is very different, and although many…

Posted on: January 19, 2016 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

NORTH Light The Way Released 3/18

In the decade-plus they’ve been a band, the Tucson, Ariz.-based trio NORTH has ebbed and flowed their way into becoming one of the most respected outfits in the underground metal scene. Despite a series of lineup changes and personal setbacks, NORTH has returned stronger and more focused than ever on their debut full-length release for Prosthetic Records, “Light The Way.” One week prior to the album’s March 18 worldwide release,…

Posted on: December 7, 2015 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

Aluk Todolo Voix album information

Aluk Todolo returned to the studio during May – June 2015 to record their fourth album, entitled Voix (“voice[s]” in French). And now, the album is set for European release on February 5th, 2016 via Norma Evangelium Diaboli (NED) (same date in North America via The Ajna Offensive).

Posted on: April 13, 2014 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

Forteresse / Chasse-Galerie / Monarque / Csejthe – Légendes Split Review

People don’t normally consider Canada to be a hotbed of extreme metal. When talking about the best black or death metal bands, Scandinavia is constantly mentioned, along with a few American bands, German bands and various regional scenes but the Canadian scene is often overlooked which is a shame because some of the bands to come out of the Great White North are some of the best bands metal has…

Posted on: February 28, 2014 Posted by: Tom D Comments: 0

Possession Anneliese 7″ Review

The term “Norsecore” has been thrown around on the internet for a while and generally refers to bands that ripped off the second-wave Norwegian bands in every possible way from riffs to aesthetics to an extreme over-reliance on blast beats.