Metal Reviews

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Kitsune Art – Signals of Synchronism (, , )
16th January 2017 -

Spain is something of an oddity in that, despite having popular festivals and being a regular stop point for European tours, the local scene has still yet to throw out any truly outstanding bands. The latest act to attempt to remedy that is the alternative metal group Kitsune Art, who released their first album Signals of Synchronism in December. Delivering… Read More »

The Devil Wears Prada - Transit Blues Album Artwork
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The Devil Wears Prada – Transit Blues (, )
16th January 2017 -

The Devil Wears Prada are for my money the most unappreciated band of the current metalcore era. They have been consistently brilliant since turning a corner in 2010 with their fantastic ‘Zombie’ e.p and haven’t looked back since. Their latest album Transit Blues is keen to carry on the band’s streak of brilliance, albeit with a more restrained sound than… Read More »

Code Orange Forever Album Cover Artwork
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Code Orange – Forever (, )
12th January 2017 -

Hardcore is often seen as a very limited genre, it’s so entrenched in its own values and it’s very rare that bands step outside these. In 2014 Code Orange pushed the boundaries of the genre with I Am King, when they ditched the Kids from their name it was more than just a name change. The band evolved into something much heavier and more… Read More »

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King 810 – La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God ()
16th December 2016 -

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last two years, there is a good chance you have heard something about King 810.

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Every Time I Die – Low Teens (, )
18th November 2016 -

Every Time I Die have only gone and done it again. Eighteen years since their conception and they’re still the absolute juggernaut that they’ve always been, delivering yet again with album number eight. ‘Low Teens’ opens with a very unnerving riff that carries on throughout the opening track ‘Fear and Trembling’ before Keith Buckley spits the first vocals and the song… Read More »