Latest Metal Reviews

Holding Absence - Holding Absence Album Cover Artwork
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Holding Absence – Holding Absence (, )
8th March 2019 -

There has been a large amount of buzz surrounding Holding Absence over the last few years. Their early singles and split EP with Loathe showed promise and seemed to really win people over. Now it’s their time to show what they are capable of with a full album and prove if they are worthy of all the hype. For the most Holding Absence is an… Read More »

At The Sun Leave Before The Light Album Cover Artwork
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AT THE SUN – Leave Before The Light (, , )
7th March 2019 -

It’s funny how some bands just seem to appear out of nowhere. A year ago, At The Sun were relatively under the radar, but over the course of the last few months their name seems to have been everywhere. You might be tempted to think that the band have now done the hard bit, their name is out there, but… Read More »

Children Of Bodom Hexed Album Cover Art
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Children Of Bodom – Hexed (, )
7th March 2019 -

Much has been said about the modern Children of Bodom sound. You either love the direction they’ve gone or are still crying with your Flying-V and waiting for another hybrid of Hatebreeder or Follow the Reaper to come along. It’s somewhat hard to believe that it’s closing in on almost three decades since the then-young Finnish quintet first burst onto… Read More »

Modern Error - Lost In The Noise Album Cover Art
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Modern Error – Lost In The Noise (, )
6th March 2019 -

Metalcore is a very different beast to its original guise. Compared the heady days of the pioneering work of Vision of Disorder and Integrity, the subgenre bears little resemblance to its former form. There’s a very valid point to be argued that this is a regression. The distinction often has to be made for the sake of pedantry that there… Read More »

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Mark Morton – Anesthetic (, , )
1st March 2019 -

Lamb of God resident axe slinger Mark Morton is the lastest musician to step out from the comfort zone of a well established act and throw his hat into the solo album ring. One would argue that Lamb of God are one of the most consistent and successful metal bands of their generation, so naturally when this album was announced… Read More »