Category Archive: Single

May 21

Album Review: Graves At Sea/Sourvein – Graves At Sea/Sourvein

Graves at Sea/Sourvein [USA]
Graves at Sea/Sourvein
2014
Split
Seventh Rule Recordings
Sludge/Doom Metal

I first heard of Graves at Sea earlier this year with their last EP, This Place is Poison and was thoroughly impressed with it, particularly the innovation showed at the cover of Black Sabbath‘s Orchid/Lord of this World that they …

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Mar 06

Album Review: Mayhem – Psywar

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Mayhem [Norway]
Psywar
2014
Single
Season of Mist
Black Metal

There is no need to re-emphasise Mayhem‘s importance in the history of black metal, with Deathcrush and De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas containing some of the landmark sounds of black metal history. And admittedly, those were the only two releases of the band that …

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Jan 10

Song Review: Children of Bodom – Was It Worth It?

Children of Bodom [Finland]
Was It Worth It?
2011
Melodic Death Metal
1.5/10

The new song by Children of Bodom, Was It Worth It was recently leaked and ripped from a radio show. Now, Children of Bodom were one of the first bands that I listened to back when I started …

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Dec 27

Album Review: Draconis Infernum – Proclamation of Encroachment

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Draconis Infernum [Singapore]
Proclamation of Encroachment
2010
Single
Black Metal
8.3/10

Draconis Infernum returns this year with their new single, Proclamation of Encroachment. Since 2008′s debut full length Death In My Veins, there has been a shift in the lineup, with drummer Serberuz Hammerfrost assuming vocals and bass duties as …

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Jun 12

Album Review: Iron Maiden – El Dorado

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Iron Maiden [UK]
El Dorado
2010
Single
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock

When Iron Maiden placed a countdown timer on their website, fans all over the world got excited. Was this going to be an announcement of tour dates? Or perhaps announcement of the release date of the upcoming album? But what was …

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