Metal Reviews

Halestorm Into The Wild Life Album Artwork
Halestorm – Into The Wild Life (, )
1st April 2015 -

Halestorm have spent the last three years on an almost meteoric ascent up the ranks of the rock world. Thanks to their worldwide smash hit album The Strange Case Of…, a brilliant live show and having hit song Here’s To Us featured on the worldwide TV hit Glee, they’ve gone from playing clubs to a few hundred people to headlining… Read More »

Cancer Bats – Searching For Zero (, , )
1st April 2015 -

After taking almost all of 2014 off, Cancer Bats have made their return with their fifth album Searching For Zero. With four fantastic albums already under their belt Cancer Bats have come back with something a little different, Searching For Zero will no doubt prove to be the most divisive album Cancer Bats have released. The most discussed aspect of the album has no… Read More »

Enforcer – From Beyond (, , )
31st March 2015 -

Swedish heavy metal four piece Enforcer have never conformed to the modern developments of heavy metal. Since their inception back in 2004 the band have actively stuck to the roots of old school heavy metal replicating the sound of bands like Exciter and Anvil for example. Now, in 2015 the band are set to unleash their fourth studio record, From… Read More »

Enslaved – In Times (, )
4th March 2015 -

Despite originally starting out as a traditional black metal band, Norwegian five piece Enslaved have moved more towards a progressive sound in recent years. Three years on from the excellent RIITIIR, the band are back with their thirteenth studio record, In Times. Does this new offering continue the band’s progressive sound or does it return to the roots of Norwegian… Read More »

Sweet Exile Demo Album Artwork
Sweet Exile – Demo (, )
25th February 2015 -

Sweet Exile are a young alternative metal group from Leeds, who are currently working on their debut EP. Before that, though, we have this demo, which was released in 2014. I always hate reviewing demos because the rough nature of them makes it difficult to give a positive review, but while not assured to be a sure sign of their… Read More »