Month: August 2018

Old love, new scars

Old love, new scars

I’ve never expected Pig Destroyer to release another album. “Prowler In The Yard” is among my all-time favourites in the grindcore genre, and even “Book Burner” – even though it lacked the ferocity of the band’s earlier work – made it into my personal top […]

Turbonegro, we need to talk

Turbonegro, we need to talk

20 years ago, Turbonegro released “Apocalypse Dudes”. It’s a classic and undoubtely the best and most influential album of the norwegian punks. The following albums were kinda ok, but never came close to the level of chuzpe, charisma, and catchy songs. With the departure of […]

Ultha deliver again, this time via Century Media

Ultha deliver again, this time via Century Media

Ultha inked a deal with Century Media not long ago. The first result of this deal will be the release of “The Inextricable Wandering” in October. The band released a 14ish minutes long first impression of the new material, which totally blew me away. “The […]

Limbs? Never heard of them before?

Limbs? Never heard of them before?

The human race fucked up this planet. Very hard. We don’t seem to understand that we can’t continue our way of life, if we don’t want to start our own extinction very soon.  On the other hand, the human race created countless wonders, with music […]

Beartooth reveal another new song of “Disease”

Beartooth reveal another new song of “Disease”

… and it leaves me cold.  Don’t get me wrong, “You Never Know” is a well-written song, but it doesn’t click. It doesn’t feel like a proper Beartooth song – and maybe the flaw can be found in the way it was written:  “You Never […]

Swedish-style Death Metal is booming: Endseeker strike a deal with Metal Blade Records

Swedish-style Death Metal is booming: Endseeker strike a deal with Metal Blade Records

Hamburg-based metalheads Endseeker made a huge step forward when they signed a multi-album contract with Metal Blade Records. The band released an EP and an album via FDA Rekotz, which both earned them a lot of attention. Playing as many shows as possible (until turning […]

Red Apollo reveal how taxing writing a new record can be…

Red Apollo reveal how taxing writing a new record can be…

Red Apollo relased their third album “The Laurels Of Serenity” some time ago. Now one might think that they – as an experienced – band the writing and recording of if was a smooth process. Turns out: it wasn’t. Red Apollo decided to talk about […]