Tag: No Remorse Records

Achelous – Tower Of High Sorcery Review

Achelous’s The Icewind Chronicles seemingly came from nowhere. Charming, I called it, back in the yesteryear that was 2022. Icewind was a strikingly confident and engaging collection of songs that felt, if nothing else, lovingly

Traveler – Prequel To Madness Review

Coming four years after Termination Shock, and boasting a new rhythm section, no less, Traveler’s third album is, strangely, a bit of a wild card. Yes, the self-titled debut and the band’s sophomore release were

Sacred Outcry – Towers Of Gold Review

[Album artwork and concept by George Apalodimas] There is a scene early on in the film Conan the Barbarian that centers around the death of Conan’s mother, Greshan, at the hands of Thulsa Doom, and

Konquest – Time And Tyranny Review

One-person bands in the metal sphere regularly navigate a very challenging landscape. More often than not, this very subject immediately brings to mind black metal and a near endless motorcade of individuals hoping to make

Achelous – The Icewind Chronicles Review

Knowing nothing about R.A. Salvatore’s Icewind Dale trilogy, I am not the absolute, dead-on target demographic for Achelous’s The Icewind Chronicles. With song titles like “Mithril Hall” and “Halfling’s Gem,” the album has a fairly

Best of 2021 – Chris C: It’s Been A Year

This has been a strange year in music. Blood Incantation announced their hour-long, ambient Century Media debut. Andi Deris proved the best bobbing head on the new and remarkable Helloween hydra. Melodic black metal not

Memory Garden – 1349 Review

[Cover artwork by Gyula Havancsák] “It’s all fun and games until someone gets the Black Death.” ~ Albert of Saxony circa 1346, probably I’m not sure if any of you were there, but the early

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2021 So Far, Volume 2

This is Part 2 of our 2021 Missing Pieces series, in which we offer praise to some great stuff we missed during the initial press cycles. Have a gander at Part 1 if you haven’t,