Heavy Rock


Nephila – Nephila

An excellent take on heavy rock, honest about big influences of the past without feeling weighed down by them

Stone Mammoth – Stone Mammoth

An above-average debut

Planet of Zeus – Live in Athens

Having been together for almost two decades (though their first album didn't come out until 2008), the Greek band Planet of Zeus have surely...

An Evening With Knives – Serrated

Straight out of the Netherlands comes An Evening With Knives (AEWK), with this, their debut album. The Dutch trio, signed to Argonauta Records (with...

Good Tiger – A Head Full of Moonlight

What we have here is a truly unique entity. Good Tiger, somehow, manages to combine indie rock conventions with metalcore à la Bullet for...

Beauvoir Free – American Trash

Undoubtedly the first thing you'll notice about American Trash is the cover art: two African-American guys who look like they were members of Nitro...

ASIA – Gravitas

DISCLAIMER: I hope you can understand the amount of restraint I had to employ so as not to make “Heat of the Moment” jokes...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...