Metal Reviews

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Forever Never – Forever Never ()
24th April 2011 -

Forever Never are a Metal band from Essex, UK with something a little bit extra than your average metal band, drawing influences from a wider scope than you might expect. Rhythmical, heavy and dripping with melodic twists and technical turns, Forever never take inspiration from Meshuggah, Michael Jackson and Mint condition in equal measures. The albums starts out with a… Read More »

9.2
Fallen Fate – Revengance ()
24th April 2011 -

I admit that I knew very little about Fallen Fate before now – an unsigned Thrash Metal Band from the North East UK.  To my surprise however, upon starting the first track off of their début EP “Revengance” I immediately thought “Why aren’t these guys well-known?, or even signed to a label yet?!” – A question i’m sure a lot of you… Read More »

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Sylosis – Conclusion of an Age ()
24th April 2011 -

Sylosis are a band who have been around for quite a long time (I remember seeing them in the listings for The Marquee in Hertford and other such small venues around London about 2 or 3 years ago) but have only in the last 12 months or so started to garner the attention they arguably deserve. Conclusion of an Age,… Read More »

The Defiled 1888 EP Album Cover
8.5
The Defiled – 1888 ()
24th April 2011 -

The Defiled are as heavy as they come with their EP 1888. This release landed on my doorstep not knowing much about the band. London-based band The Defiled have been stalking UK music venues for the past few years creating their unique mixture of groove-laden hardcore metal with an electronic ambience that provides a welcome separation from any band treading… Read More »

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Symphony Cult – Rewind to Fastforward ()
24th April 2011 -

Symphony Cult – a band only established in spring of 2008, but one who have already been so successful that they have had the unique opportunity to tour with huge bands such us Kittie, Sevendust, InMe, Katatonia and Breed 77. The band have cited their influences as everything from Alice in chains and Alter Bridge, to Incubus as well as… Read More »