4.0

Covenant – The Blinding Dark

One thing I’ve come to expect from Covenant over the years is that whilst collectively they have a whole host of classics in their back-catalogue, yet when it comes to a single album’s content it’s generally a ...
4.8

Delerium – Mythologie

Much like Front Line Assembly, I have huge respect and admiration for the songwriting, arrangement and production that goes into Delerium's material. Practically every release switches style and thematic direct...
4.0

NOSOUND – Scintilla

I must confess that whenever I see a new EP or album from any artist signed to K-Scope records, I’m immediately intrigued.  For me at least, K-Scope carries a seal of quality, with the likes of Porcupine Tree, ...
3.5

Sabaton – The Last Stand

Sabaton hail from Falun, Sweden in 1999. This Power Metal 5-piece have repeatedly turned heads with their melodic hooks, powerful vocals, grandiose choir and orchestral sound, and often-controversial historical...
2.8

Hour of Anguish – Solace of Sorrow

Okay, a new band from Gothenburg Sweden playing modern Melodic Death Metal.  This has to be good, right? Well, Hour of Anguish have just dropped their debut album 'Solace of Sorrow' and are ready to unleash ...
4.7

Victor Love – Technomancy

  The long-awaited solo debut of Dope Stars Inc co-founder Victor Love is finally here and it’s clear from the get-go that “Technomancy” is a raucous, rebellious slice of guitar-driven Dark Electronic m...
5.0

Tribulation – Children of the Night

Not many albums have grabbed my attention this year as much as Tribulation’s new album 'Children of the Night' it’s a mix of black metal vocals, awesome twin guitars, some catchy hooks topped off with a little ...