Articles by Kevin
Cult Of Luna's North American tour rolls through Vancouver with Minsk and SubRosa plus local supports.
"...the band’s overall passion comes through, and there are some truly excellent moments on this album."
Catch the debut track from Myrkur's forthcoming debut album M, called "Skogen Skulle Do" - "The forest would die"
"...elevated by top-notch musicianship and a mix that is pretty much perfect. A very satisfactory listen for any fan of power metal."
"A sorely-needed injection of creativity to things would go far to match Brittney's kick-ass vocals. As it stands, it's just a solid, if somewhat...
Introducing Judicator: an American power metal project, with their third record At The Expense of Humanity!
"Shards of Silver Fade is the kind of album to listen to in the dark with a star projector going."
"Masterfully composed from beginning to end, The Congregation contains over an hour of incredible musicianship, performed with technical perfection..."
Original members of rock horror group Goblin team up for new shenanigans as Goblin Rebirth, with new song "Requiem For X"
"Enki is pretty much the prototypical Melechesh album. The riffs are as headbangable as they have ever been, Ashmedi’s vocals are just as demonic...
"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."
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