Review: Dusks Embrace – ReAwakening

Grandeur, majesty, and beauty: all desirable traits in music, but also difficult to achieve. Oregon’s Dusks Embrace succeed where other melodic prog bands fail, at least in the “sweeping majesty” stakes, thanks to elaborate chords and Aldo Calrissian’s tenor vocals. Dusks Embrace have always consistently delivered. They have been recording and releasing material on a regular … Continue reading Review: Dusks Embrace – ReAwakening

Review: I Shall Devour – The Misanthropist

Debut albums are incredibly important for many reasons. It’s a risk for any label to release a debut album. It’s important for the band to nail their sound and deliver a product that will blow the minds of those whom listen to it. It’s also the first time people will be hearing the band for … Continue reading Review: I Shall Devour – The Misanthropist

Review: Nomadic – Horror

The American progressive death/black metal band Nomadic, released their debut EP titled Horror this past spring. It includes five songs in total, and remains true to their genre in every kind of meaning. Sudden rhythm changes, crushing guitar riffs, combination of growl, scream and clean vocals, and blast beats make up this release. The whole EP … Continue reading Review: Nomadic – Horror

Interview: Andrew Kouretas of Given Free Rein

Given Free Rein is a Greek band with an interesting take on hard rock, alternative, punk, dark and post-rock genres. The band fronted by Andrew Kouretas put out their debut album In-Ear Trip this year, which was produced, mixed and mastered by George Bokos (Stone Cold Dead, George Kollias, Melechesh). What made you go for the … Continue reading Interview: Andrew Kouretas of Given Free Rein

Interview: Nomadic

Tampa in Florida is a well-known destination if you are looking for death metal, and although this genre is included in the music of Nomadic, these guys are not afraid to explore beyond this genre. The result of this exploration is documented on the band's debut EP Horror, about which the guys told us below. … Continue reading Interview: Nomadic

Review: Azmaroth – Death Crowned King

Beginning with incredible artwork I immediately knew I would be into the debut album of Norwegian melodic death groovers Azmaroth. Death Crowned King starts with an intense sense of wonder that only becomes more intriguing as you sink deeper into it. The guitar work is intricate and brutal with everything you’d expect from a groove/death metal … Continue reading Review: Azmaroth – Death Crowned King