Review: Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

[avatar user="Talia" size="50" align="left" /]Endless Forms Most Beautiful is Nightwish's 8th studio album, and first with new lead singer Floor Jansen. For anyone hoping that Nightwish would return to their operatic origins with their new singer, this album may come as something of a disappointment. Despite Floor Jansen singing songs from the Tarja era at … Continue reading Review: Nightwish – Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Review: The Quireboys – St Cecilia and the Gypsy Soul

[avatar user="Ross" size="50" align="left" /]To say the Quireboys have been busy in the past couple of years would be an understatement. Since the release of Beautiful Curse a couple of years ago, the boys have embarked on numerous tours and offered us the package of Black Eyed Sons, a year later. Less than a year … Continue reading Review: The Quireboys – St Cecilia and the Gypsy Soul

Review: RavenEye – Breaking Out

[avatar user="Ross" size="50" align="left" /]I had been wondering for quite some time who would be supporting Blues Pills on their upcoming tour next month. Given their tour in November featured the mighty BlackWolf; I imagined it would be a band worthy of the multi-national blues outfit. As it happened, when I was sent RavenEye’s debut … Continue reading Review: RavenEye – Breaking Out

Review: Fortid – 9

[avatar user="Mosh" size="50" align="left" /]Fortid began as a solo project with the aim of telling tales of Pagan lore in the Icelandic language. Between 2002 and 2008, Eldur worked on this side project and released three works which completed the tale he had to tell. In 2008, Fortid was given a full line-up and work … Continue reading Review: Fortid – 9

Review: Rank Berry – Rank Berry

[avatar user="Ross" size="50" align="left" /]It’s been niggling at me for the past couple of weeks that I have nothing by Rank Berry, the best band of NHC’s Big Band Payday Weekend. So I decided to put down some money for their debut EP. Bandcamp allows you to pay whatever you think is suitable (£2 or … Continue reading Review: Rank Berry – Rank Berry

Review: Exist Immortal – Darkness of an Age (Deluxe)

[avatar user="Mosh" size="50" align="left" /]Just missed the release date for this one, for which I apologise to the lovely Steph who looks after the band's PR. Please, guys - my fault. She did everything to kick my arse into gear! Exist Immortal first caught my ear a year or so ago when they were touring … Continue reading Review: Exist Immortal – Darkness of an Age (Deluxe)