Metal Reviews

The Valiant – Empress Heights (, )
20th January 2014 -

Over the past few years the British metalcore scene has become the strongest it’s ever been, with bands such as Bring Me The Horizon, While She Sleeps and Bury Tomorrow all delivering fantastic albums. The Valiant are one of the latest bands to emerge and with their debut album Empress Heights they demonstrate that they could be one of the… Read More »

FFDP Five Finger Death Punch Wrong Side Of Heaven Volume Two Album Cover
Five Finger Death Punch – The Wrong Side Of Heaven & The Righteous Side Of Hell Volume Two (, )
18th December 2013 -

Five Finger Death Punch have had an amazing 2013. They’ve toured the arenas of Europe with Avenged Sevenfold, winning legions of new fans in the process. They’ve turned in show stealing performances on the Mayhem touring festival in the US, and they were one of THE bands of Download Festival 2013 (as can be seen from our review here). In… Read More »

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Korn – The Paradigm Shift (, )
5th December 2013 -

On their last album The Path Of Totality, Nu-Metal legends Korn began to reinvent themselves by introducing dubstep to their sound which helped to bring new life to the band. Now on their latest release The Paradigm shift it seems that Korn are taking a step back to their 90s roots, perhaps helped by the fact this is album marks… Read More »

Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal Album Artwork
Bring Me The Horizon – Sempiternal (, )
15th November 2013 -

British scream mongers Bring Me The Horizon are like Marmite. You either love them or you can’t stand them and want to smash Oli Sykes’ head in. Its fair to say the band have been involved in their share of controversy since they burst onto the scene in 2006. Surely by now everyone has heard the stories. It can’t have… Read More »

Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King Artwork
Avenged Sevenfold – Hail To The King (, )
11th November 2013 -

When Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan tragically died in 2009, it was hard to know what the future held for Avenged Sevenfold. Jimmy was a founding member of the band, and as well as playing drums he played a major part in the writing process. The remaining Avenged Sevenfold members have since said that they considered disbanding at this point, instead… Read More »