Tag: Nuclear Blast

Dew Scented – Impact Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon 2003 has been a big year for the modern thrash sub-genre (also known as the Swedish thrash sound) with releases from stalwarts like The Haunted and Carnal Forge, and up-and-comers

Gorgoroth – Twilight Of The Idols Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Gorgoroth is a name synonymous with evil. Forming in the early nineties, they arrive in 2003 with their sixth full-length release, Twilight of the Idols. Anyone that listens to black

Misery Index – Retaliate Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Damned to be forever tied to Dying Fetus musically, Misery Index has two huge obstacles to overcome. First, to shed the Dying Fetus mantle and become a band recognized for

Soilwork – Figure Number Five Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon It seems like just yesterday that Soilwork released Natural Born Chaos. Never a band to kick back and enjoy the scenery, they’re back with their fifth album in six years,

Stratovarius – Elements Pt. 1 Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. From my experience with power metal, I have found that there are two types of fans of power metal: the fans of Kai Hansen-era Helloween, and fans of Michael Kiske-era

Kataklysm – Shadows & Dust Review

Written by Ryan Plunkett Last year I was fortunate enough to catch Kataklysm live at Milwaukee Metalfest, and they totally blew me away. Maurizio’s brutal vokills, accompanied by some heavy riffs had me totally riveted

Meshuggah – Nothing Review

Originally written by Dan Staige. Meshuggah are on a level of metal that is uninhabited by other metal bands, w/ maybe the exception of Gorguts, but combining this kind of technikillity w/ this kind of

Death – Live In L.A. (Death & Raw) Review

Originally written by Ty Brookman Where exactly the core of ones soul derives could be speculated, but the actual make-up is not an exact science. What factors create ones being, ones personality, ones values, and