Thursday, August 15, 2013 : 1 Comment

The British Thrash Metal veterans grouped as ONSLAUGHT have returned to the market. After their devastating “Sounds Of Violence” in 2011 (see my review here) and the following extensive spreading of those sounds in various countries around the world, it … continue reading

HIBRIA – Silent Revenge

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 : 2 Comments

The Brazilian Heavy/Power Metal band HIBRIA was founded back in 1996. It took ’em two demos to put out the debut album, “Defying The Rules” (2004). I heard of a few of those songs on YouTube and honestly, it sounded … continue reading


Sunday, February 17, 2013 : 0 Comments

The German Folk/Power Metal band ORDEN OGAN last released an album in 2010: “Easton Hope”. This was also my first acquaintance with this band. You can see the review here. Later that same year AFM Records re-released the preceding album, … continue reading

SHAKRA – Powerplay

Sunday, February 3, 2013 : 0 Comments

SHAKRA, the Swiss masters of Hard Rock, last released an album in 2011. This under the title “Back On Track” and with a new lead singer, John Prakesh, who replaced Mark Fox. You can read my review here. I got … continue reading

MOB RULES – Cannibal Nation

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 : 0 Comments

It’s been three years since the German Prog/Power Metal band MOB RULES put out a recording, i.e. first the P “Astral Hand” (see my review here) followed by the full-length “Radical Peace” (see my review here). Both were a big … continue reading

HELSTAR – 30 Years Of Hel

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 : 0 Comments

The American Power Metal band HELSTAR, formed in 1982, came to my attention with the release of the album “Sins Of The Past” in 2007. See my review here. This was a collection of re-recorded songs off the older album … continue reading

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