Metal Reviews

Battalions - Forever Marching Backwards Album Cover
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Battalions – Forever Marching Backwards (, )
6th December 2018 -

On February 13th 1970, the world experienced true evil in music. By creating lumbering, doomy music based around the tri-tone – infamously known as the Devil’s chord – Black Sabbath’s self titled debut carved a new niche in music. Heavy metal was born. This template has remained prescient in the world of heavy music and countless bands have drawn inspiration… Read More »

The Algorithm - Compiler Optimisation Techniques
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The Algorithm – Compiler Optimization Techniques (, , , )
4th December 2018 -

Behind The Algorithm’s madness is French musical mastermind Remi Gallego. In theory, the mash up of two dissonant genres (electronic and metal) sounds odd, however THE ALGORITHM somehow have it pretty pinned down, with a load of brutality, riffs and heavy drumming mixed in with a lot of electronic leanings. The Algorithm have always been impossible to pin down to… Read More »

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Chasing Dragons – Faction (, , , )
15th November 2018 -

When Chasing Dragons dropped their debut EP Checkmate in 2014 it felt like band had the world at their feet, and the sky was the limit. But then things just went a bit quiet. A combination of real life getting in the way and a lack of funding (Sound familiar unsigned bands?) seemed to put things on hold for a… Read More »

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Gary Numan – Savage: Live at Brixton (, , )
9th November 2018 -

Gary Numan is no stranger to a live album. He has released various different ones throughout his illustrious career, but none as spectacular as his latest release Savage: Live at Brixton. Recorded at the legendary Brixton Academy on October 14th 2017 on the first leg of the Savage album tour, this 2 cd & dvd package captures Gary at his… Read More »

As Everything Unfolds - Closure EP Cover
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As Everything Unfolds – Closure EP (, , )
15th October 2018 -

Sitting musically somewhere between Dream State, Enter Shikari and That’s The Spirit-era Bring Me The Horizon with a dash of metalcore, Buckinghamshire six piece As Everything Unfolds have been building up to the release of their new EP Closure for the last several months. The EP’s release is upon us next week, so it is time for Rock Sins to… Read More »