Metal Reviews

Chasing Dragons Faction Album Artwork web
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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 »

Evanescence Synthesis Live CD DVD Cover Artwork
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Evanescence – Synthesis Live (DVD) (, , )
12th October 2018 -

Bands doing shows with orchestras seems to have become an increasingly popular in recent years. But there are few that feel like such a natural fit than when Evanescence announced they were re-recording songs with a full orchestra. The album Synthesis released late last year and saw the band re-imagine several of their songs in a fantastic new way. Before the release… Read More »

Devildriver The Last Kind Words Deluxe Reissue
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Devildriver Re-Releases (Self-titled to Beast) ()
5th October 2018 -

Devildriver’s remastered re-releases of their first five albums might feel a bit pointless to some. Indeed, there’s no real “anniversary” to make them feel warranted. ‘Beast’ and ‘Pray for Villains’ the latest albums of the five were, indeed, both released under a decade ago. However Devildriver have still had one of the best, and most underrated, runs in modern metal…. Read More »