Reviews written by: Daan Winkelhorst

Reviews

Vanir - Sagas

<p>Associated with mighty Gods and bloodthirsty warriors, old tales are being spoken again by the Danish band Vanir, formed in 2009 by music loving metalheads with a viking melodic folk metal sound the group has since released five studio albums, beginning with a demo in 2010. "Jörgmungandr" was quickly followed up by "Særimners Kød" a year later....

18/04/2022

Sarmat - RS-28

With a name deriving from a destructive nuclear weapon that would wreck 2000 times more havoc, death and terror than the nukes thrown on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Sarmat is dedicating itself to extreme metal music. This Polish band was founded in 2018 by (ex) members from numerous bands and since then started to perfect their musical skills which cam...

19/01/2022

Polars Collide - Grotesque

Polars Collide is a metal band from Denmark the five headed group is making music for a few years and already independently released EP’s and singles for a while. They are know for their unique groove metal style combined with death and progressive metal elements. With their first EP "One To Rise" in 2017 the band became known in the European metal...

23/09/2021

Primal Creation - News Feed

This band describes themselves as an modern thrash metal band and their lyrics are about what frustrates them in this world. Although they don’t see themselves as a political band, they just want to play music as they see it. After finding a stable line in 2014 the five members of the Belgian band Primal Creation went to create and release their fi...

16/08/2021

Xeno - Sojourn

Xeno is a metalband from Middelburg, this city is the capital from the Dutch province of Zeeland. When the band started in 2008 it had a different name but after some lineup changes and years of hard work the bande became Xeno. The band was influent by a lot of melodic/prog metal bands but also some harder influences, and with lyrical philosophical...

12/05/2021

Purnama - Flame Of Rebellion

With the goal to inspire to overcome every obstacle in life, to shake every religion and emphasise the power of nature the album "Flame Of Rebellion" was born and recorded. The band Purnama was formed in the Czech Republic and is a powerhouse to be recon with even though that they only have two albums. The band already toured a few years inside and...

04/01/2021

Anaxagor - Anaxagor

In 2017 was Anaxagor was formed with only 3 goals, to have an album recorded at La Fnac, have an article about them in Rock Hard Magazine and last but not least to play at Hellfest Metal Festival. Maybe these goals where just for fun but the French old school thrash/death metal band definitely succeeded with a fourth goal, to make a hell of a metal...

12/10/2020

Minatox69 - Collapse

Minatox69 is a metalband from northern Italy and was formed in 2010 by the members Fox, Bozart, Checco and Tado who where good friends at the time. After writing material and rehearsing, the band started to record a demo, and in the same year that the band started to play "La Forsa Nel Deserto" was released. Soon a lot of Italian shows followed and...

12/06/2020

Black Rabbit - Warren Of Necrosis

Black Rabbit is a Dutch thrash/death from the town of Apeldoorn, inspired by Megadeth, Obituary and many more bands. The two guitarists Jelle and Hidde started making songs because there where not enough metalbands in Apeldoorn. After a few shows the band finally got a solid line up, with Hidde and Jelle on guitars, Max on drums and Pieter bass gui...

28/05/2020

Infector - Let The Infection Begin

From the land of cigars and salsa a band emerged influenced by whole lot of thrash metal bands. I'm talking about the Cuban thrash metal band Infector. Little is known about this young band but the members (Jose, Fabio and Franh) have created a full on no rest thrash metal style with no slowing down. With their debut album "Let The Infection Beg...

22/04/2020

Earthsplitter - Earthsplitter

Formed in 2017 in Linz with a good sense of black humor and another binding factor the desire to make good thrash metal the band Earthsplitter was born, the members (Marvin, Daniel, Stefan, Mathias and Julian) try to make every live show a total chaos and are not afraid to stir things up. In the beginning of 2019 the band was making songs and in th...

19/03/2020

The Curse Of Millhaven - Thresholds

The Curse Of Millhaven was founded in 2012, the band members (Jasper, Jeroen, Kurt, Bram and Bart) al live in their hometown Ypres a well know place in Belgium. After a few years of perfecting their sound and writing songs the band was ready to go to the studio and record their first album "Vestibule Of Hell" in 2014, this album was wel received an...

28/01/2020