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Vintersorg – Orkan

Only little over a year ago, Vintersorg’s previous effort Jordpuls saw daylight. Although mastermind Andreas Hedlund seems to be a busy guy (also being a band member of Borknagar, that released the album Urd earlier this year) we are now presented with the eighth studio album from this Swedish band, Orkan (meaning hurricane). For the [&hellip

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Sonne Adam – Transformation

‘Transformation’ is Sonne Adam’s debut album and is released by Century Media. Not the worst a band could do, and they are a bit suprised by it themselves as they were not on a label hunt, according to their biography. Sonne Adam is a band from Israel. The bandmemers are Dahan on vocals, bass – [&hellip

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Obscura – Omnivium

Obscura, a German band formed in 2002, who, after their mainly death metal release Retribution, underwent a big change in their line up, leaving only the original member that remains is Steffen Kummerer. He is now accompanied by Jeroen Paul Thesseling (Pestilence), Christian Muenzner (Necrophagist) and Hannes Grossmann (also Necrophagist). The band’s second release was quite [&hellip

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Engines of Torture – Obsidian Redemption

Alright and brutal. That’s how I would describe this EP ‘Obsidian Redemption’ from Engines of Torture, a band from Brasil formed in 2006. They describe their music as death metal, it reminds me a bit of Nile and Belphegor. ‘Obsidian Redemption’ is their first release ever. Now let’s see if it is any good. 😉 Black [&hellip

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Lekamen Illusionen Kallet – Second Wind

After four years of absence Second Wind shows a maturity in this Swedish act, who had people buzzing with albums such as Bestvartade Strofer, not only in sound but also in promotion as the man behind it all has changed aliases and sets to expand LIK into new musical and philosophical territory. To me, this [&hellip

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Die Hard – When Illusions Gone

When someone says that a band is young, most of the time the band has already existed for two or three years. This band, Germany’s Diehard, is still in its diapers. According to the band’s biography Diehard was founded at the end of 2010, and already has an album out. That’s what I would call hard [&hellip

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Blut Aus Nord – The Mystical Beast of Rebellion

French black metal label Debemur Morti Productions has re-issued Blut Aus Nord’s third album The Mystical Beast of Rebellion. The release contains new material on the second disc too: “The Fall (Chapters 7, 7 & 7)”. In Europe, the album will be released on the 17th of January but metalheads in the States have to [&hellip

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Finntroll/Samael/Rotting Christ/Metsatöll/Nothnegal

Finntroll, Samael, Rotting Christ, Metsatöll and Nothnegal 28-11-2010 Romein, Leeuwarden (NL) Review by Laetitia Photo’s by Ingrid A strange combination of bands were put together and started touring. On this Sunday they played at a concert high up in the north of the Netherlands, in Leeuwarden of all places. We from Metal Exposure and Forbidden [&hellip

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Ingraved – Onryou

Ingraved is a band from Brindisi, Italy, who started out in 2001. Their mission is to “mix modern extreme metal and hardcore elements into engaging atmospheres and to bring an attutide based on commitment, friendship and respect onto the stage.” The band members are as follows: Antas (vocals), Interitus (guitar), Martyrium (guitar), Enoch (bass), and [&hellip

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Black Trolls Over Europe

17-10-2010 – Baroeg, Rotterdam (The Netherlands) On this Sunday, the Baroeg in Rotterdam got filled up with trolls from several countries. The Black Trolls over Europe brought us the following bands: Dyrathor,Heathen Foray, Nomans Land, Adorned Brood, Negura Bunget and Black Messiah. There weren’t that many people present. The gig was on a Sunday, and the public transport near this venue [&hellip

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