Articles by Kevin
"Dramatis Personae is a purposeful record - one that reveals its stronger side as it marches onward."
"In Times pushes boundaries and it perhaps takes a couple of extra listens to truly grasp, but that final dropping of the penny is...
Alestorm's Piratefest 2015 hits Vancouver!
Check out the bitchin' lineup for the inaugural Covenant Festival in Vancouver, Canada, this June.
Enforcer release new video for second From Beyond track
"One Man Army is an album that shows Ensiferum existing as a ghost of their former glory. There are flashes of promise - snapshots...
"It's an immensely challenging listen - one that takes many listens to even get an inkling of what exactly Steven is trying to do...
"So Beyond The Red Mirror is split in terms of good and not-so-good, but Blind Guardian’s not-so-good is still better than most other bands...
Details on the pending rerelease of Nokturnal Mortum's 2009 black metal opus The Voice of Steel
"...from the late 60s psych rock throwbacks, to flairs of modern heavy bombast, +4626-COMFORTZONE is a startling album of variety and creativity."
Check out the brand new video for the title track from Ensiferum's forthcoming record One Man Army
"Dawnshrine is a fairly solid album that fuses black metal compositional ideas with post rock’s ambient sensibilities...and while is certainly not a new style,...
Kevin gets stuck into his ten favourite albums of the year, plus a few extra bits and bobs
"Haken are absolutely one of the finest prog bands in the world at the moment, and Restoration is simply more proof of that."
"Planet Satan is a tight, metallic, razor-sharp black metal album..."
Kevin reports from Sanctuary's recent stop in Vancouver, with support from The Peopl now and Iron Kingdom.
"This album is more or less desolate of any kind of interesting idea, and is likely what all funeral doom metal sounds like to...
"Lost Ages is, rather unfortunately, a very short album, but Bereft have made the most of that this half-hour by putting forth a very...
Get spooky with Bog Oak's cover of the main theme from Phantasm, your go-to horror for undead dwarves and world domination.
Introducing Alabaman progressive black metal duo Abounding
Catch the new track from Czech black metal outfit Cult Of Fire, titled "Vltava"
Check out the new(ish) Nightingale song "Forevermore" - prog from Dan Swano
Defend Avante-Garde; listen to Kayo Dat's brand new, 80s-inspired album Coffins Of Io
"Ephemera is certainly the best album of Aeon Zen's young career, but it does not feel as if they have painted themselves into a...
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