Category: CD/DVD Reviews

Controlled Collapse - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Controlled Collapse - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Written by: Nina Mende
Releasedate: 14-04-2017
Label: Alchera Visions / Machineries / audioglobe

Controlled Collapse is one of the most internationally recognised Polish electronic bands these days. A project of Wojciech ‘kr-lik’ Król, it managed to made it through to the international level. Controlled Collapse’s music can be placed somewhere in electro-industrial genre, with dark electro influences. In 2007 Controlled Collapse signed to Noise Terror Productions label and released its debiut album “Injection”. The release received a number of enthusiastic rewievs internationally. At present Wojciech is busy working on the new Controlled Collapse’s material, as well as DJ-ing on various Dark Independent events. Read more of this article »

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Cold War Kids - LA Divine
Cold War Kids - LA Divine
Label: Capitol Records
Written by: Nina Mende
Releasedate: 07-04-2017

Cold War Kids is an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. Band members are Nathan Willett (vocals, piano, guitar), Matt Maust (bass guitar), David Quon (guitar, backing vocals), Matthew Schwartz (backing vocals, keyboards & piano, percussion, guitar), and Joe Plummer (drums, percussion). Now these guys have a brand new album out. Read more of this article »

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Ten After Dawn - Best Of Both Words

Ten After Dawn - Best Of Both Words
Label: Macaroni Penguin Music
Written by: Sabine van Gameren
Releasedate: 21-04-2017
Helsinki based Synth Pop formation Ten After Dawn founded in 2009. The past years they have been up and coming and shared stage with names like Solar Fake and Covenant. This year it is time for the release of a brand new EP. It is called “Best Of Both Words”. Read more of this article »

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Waves of Decay - Cycloptic

Waves of Decay - Cycloptic
Written by: Sabine van Gameren
Releasedate: 15-04-2017
Waves of Decay is a Belgian formation. They mix up Death Meta with Heavy Metal and Industrial and say to have found their own sound with that. Formed early this year they are now presenting us their very first EP. It is called “Cycloptic” and is available now. Read more of this article »

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Azarath - In Extremis
Label: Agonia Records
Written by: Basak Günel
Releasedate: 07-04-2017

Azarath is a death/black metal band from Poland. Formed almost two decades ago, the band has a good reputation in the death/black metal scene and they can be thought of as ‘the medium for ungodly sonic terror’. The band has had an impressive line-up, which consists of the founder member Inferno from Behemoth. After 6 years of silence since the release of the predecessor “Blasphemers’ Maledictions”, the band is back with “In Extremis”, which means ‘at the point of death’ or ‘under extreme circumstances’ in Latin. Read more of this article »

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Mark Duda – Month of Sundays

Mark Duda – Month of Sundays
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Written by: Sabine van Gameren
Releasedate: 14-04-2017

New York Rock and Roll singer Mark Duda has been working with various names we know so well. New York Dolls, Dead Boys.. plenty that we see around a lot as inspiration for a new generation. Now it is time for the release of an album on his own name. “Month of Sundays” is out now. Read more of this article »

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Soulmatic - silverliner

Soulmatic - Silverliner
Label: Sonic Revolution
Written by: Sabine van Gameren
Releasedate: 07-04-2017
Soulmatic is a band that makes Blues Rock. The albumt hey are releasing at this moment is their third. It is called “Silverliner” and it is available now. Read more of this article »

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Moritz Ecker - Yes
Moritz Ecker - Yes
Label: Waterfall Records
Written by: Nina Mende
Releasedate: 07-04-2017

Moritz Ecker is a Berlin guitar player, keyboarder, singer, composer, music producer and long-distance cyclist. And this multi talent now has a new album out. This album is called “Yes” and comes with ten songs. Read more of this article »

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Nightmen - Can't Avoid Success
Nightmen - Can't Avoid Success
Label: Lövely / Cargo
Written by: Nina Mende
Releasedate: 07-04-2017

Nightmen started out in late 2014 in Malmö, Sweden. The members are previously known for being part of acts such as Terrible Feelings, Yast and MF/MB/, however Nighmen is something completely different. Combining garage rock-poses and sugary sweet power pop, Nightmen have made a name for themselves as one of the most interesting new rock bands to come out of Sweden. Read more of this article »

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Demon Head - Thunder On The Fields
Demon Head - Thunder On The Fields
Label: The Sign / Cargo
Written by: Nina Mende
Releasedate: 07-04-2017

Long winters and short glimpses of the sun gave life to Demon Head in 2012 in the city of Copenhagen. It quickly became clear that what the five demon brothers had awoken could not be buried again. The sound of old amplifiers, tape recording and raw power shows the inspirations from the first really heavy bands, blues and gloomy music in all its forms. A sinister kind of doom-tinged, heavy rock saw its first live appearance in late 2013 and since then Demon Head hasn’t seem to be able to stop. Live shows have become notorious for their spell-like intensity and loud, dark groovy-ness. Read more of this article »

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