Metal Reviews

Krass Judgement – Praying For A God That Never Comes ()
25th April 2011 -

Three years of blood, tours, and beers has produced one of the finest unsigned metal albums of this year.  Krass Judgement pulls no punches as they shove the brutality straight down your fucking throat. The disk starts off with my favorite track, Dying Christians, a nice little piece telling how people of faith have effectively wasted their time with all… Read More »

Here Lies Affliction – Catharsis (, )
25th April 2011 -

Regular visitors to Rocksins might remember early in 2010 I wrote an article about “10 up and coming british bands you need to hear“. If you don’t remember, or didn’t see it, read it by clicking on the title. One of the bands mentioned in that article were Harrow/Hillingdon hardcore metal collective Here Lies Affliction, who have just released their… Read More »

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Chimp Spanner – At The Dream’s Edge (, , )
25th April 2011 -

Chimp Spanner; the one man metal army that is Paul Antonio Ortiz. Written, performed and produced entirely by Paul, At The Dream’s Edge is a remarkably non indulgent display of an incredible talent. Playing a guitar that has extra strings and by the sound of it playing with extra fingers too, the album has a vibe of Satriani / Vai… Read More »

Acrassicauda – Only The Dead See The End Of The War ()
25th April 2011 -

Acrassicauda, does the name ring a bell? How about “that band from that movie about metal in Iraq?” Most fans of metal have at least heard of the story of Acrassicauda by this point. Four guys who, against all odds, put together a metal band, made it to the states and have now put out their own four track EP…. Read More »

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Soul Sanctuary – Afterlife ()
24th April 2011 -

Soul Sanctuary are a six piece Alternative Metal Band from the South Coast of England, formed in 2008. Since the release of their début album “Afterlife” they have received an exceptional response from fans from across the world. In the process of developing their first professional video in conjunction with BBC editor and independent film maker Mat Rees, Soul Sanctuary… Read More »