Livestream Review: Within Temptation – ‘The Aftermath, A Show In Virtual Reality’

Within Temptation take flight with their rescheduled virtual reality show. For a new concept such as this, there are bound to be a few teething problems, as Sharon den Adel shared: You all know we are absolute heroes in rescheduling dates and now we’ve reached a new milestone: our shortest postponement in our career so … Continue reading Livestream Review: Within Temptation – ‘The Aftermath, A Show In Virtual Reality’

Single Review: Catacomb – Hallucinated Mountains

Following the release of the comeback EP Back to Unknown Kadath Catacomb re-record Hallucinated Mountains for the track's 30th anniversary. I must admit when I first heard about this I immediately went back and listened to the original 1993 version to familiarise myself with it again as it's been a while. After doing so it … Continue reading Single Review: Catacomb – Hallucinated Mountains

Single Review: Iron Maiden – Writing on the Wall

For weeks now Iron Maiden have been teasing something, firstly an invitation to Belshazzar's Feast and more recently the letters WOTW started to appear online in previous album's artwork. Finally, at 6pm tonight, the band ended weeks of speculation with not only their first new track in six years but a spectacular state of the … Continue reading Single Review: Iron Maiden – Writing on the Wall

Album Review: At The Gates – The Nightmare of Being

Gothenburg's favourite sons return with their most exhilarating yet brooding album to date - The Nightmare of Being. Anybody who knows At the Gates know they are no strangers in pushing boundaries, take for example opening track "Spectre of Extinction". Its mellow start weaves deceptively well into the band's style of death metal which is … Continue reading Album Review: At The Gates – The Nightmare of Being

Livestream Review: Moonspell – Irreligious and Hermitage

Moonspell present back-to-back live streams! Firstly celebrating the 25th anniversary of Irreligious and, for the first time, getting to play material from the latest album Hermitage in front of a live audience of 300 fans. I have a huge soft spot for Irreligious as this was my introduction to the band two and a half … Continue reading Livestream Review: Moonspell – Irreligious and Hermitage

Livestream Review: Acolyte – Live at Chapel Off Chapel

Melbourne's Acolyte are a very recent discovery for me after stumbling across their latest album Entropy which came out in May. I was really pleased to learn that they would be doing a hometown performance at the prestigious Chapel off Chapel fresh on the back of the album's release. I Immediately love this as it's … Continue reading Livestream Review: Acolyte – Live at Chapel Off Chapel