Album Reviews

The greatest selection of albums, reviewed and rated

H.E.A.T-Force Majeure-Album Review-Planetmosh

Tearing out of Upplands Vasby, Stockholm, Sweden in 2007, H.E.A.T are making the temperature rise with their brand of hard rock, point proven by Force Majeure, their seventh studio album via earMUSIC. These eleven thermometer bursting songs begin with ‘Back To The Rhythm’. A colossal drum intro along with earworm …

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Bernie Marsden-Trios-Album Review-Planetmosh

Bernie Marsden, still walking in the shadow of the blues after all these years, delivers the utterly exhilarating Trios album via Conquest Music. It follows his two previous releases the Kings and Chess albums, part of his ‘inspirations’ series where he pays tribute to the songs and artists that shaped …

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Witchery-Nightside-Album Review-Planetmosh

Fittingly enough, when I started to review Nightside, the eighth studio album from Swedish death metallers Witchery, the bright sun was pushed aside for heavy thunderstorms. Recently released via Century Media Records its easily the heaviest album I’ve heard in 2022. Formed in Linkoping 1997 it’s their first concept album …

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Torn Fabriks – Impera – Album Review

Once on a while an album flies towards you and smacks you mercilessly in the face. It’s just happened, thanks to this belter from Portugese thrashers Torn Fabriks. Last year the band released their debut EP ‘Mind Consumption ‘ to rave reviews and this follow up does not disappoint, especially …

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Belphegor – “The Devils” Album Review

Austria’s kings of Blackened Death Metal return with dynamic 12th album “The Devils” Belphegor have been perverting the line that straddles black and death metal since 1992 with a very uncompromising sound and attitude. However with their new album “The Devils” they are building on that signature sound with more …

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Priest – “Body Machine” album review

Ex-members of Ghost continue their dark electronic spree with third full length “Body Machine” It’s well known now that several of the “Nameless Ghouls” fell out with dear Papa Emeritus. Lawsuits and all that kind of nasty fall out from such a split. But these ghouls decided to do their …

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When Rivers Meet-The Flying Free Tour Live-Album Review-Planetmosh

Pre-sale links to the album, a headlining tour in October 2022 and other band info are here :- https://whenriversmeet.co.uk/ I https://www.thegigcartel.com/Artists-profiles/When-Rivers-Meet.htm I https://bit.ly/3GUTmoO I https://twitter.com/WhenRiversMeet I https://www.instagram.com/whenriversmeet/ I https://www.youtube.com/c/whenriversmeet I https://open.spotify.com/artist/3r4hYfzQA1yuQFEKMDJzJi So what do husband and wife duo Grace and Aaron Bond from When Rivers Meet do after completing their …

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The SoapGirls – In My Skin

South Africa’s wildest rock band The SoapGirls are back with their fourth and (probably) best album to date. Yes, I’m a little late to the party but I’m here and that’s the main thing. Lead single ‘Breathe ‘ kicks off proceedings with it’s catchy chorus and chunky verse, whilst ‘Liar …

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Marc Valentine – Future Obscure

Marc Valentine best known as being the enigmatic and engaging frontman of Last Great Dreamers has just released his debut solo album Future Obscure ahead of a UK tour starting with a launch party at the Nags Head in Macclesfield on 10 July and ending at the Star and Garter in Manchester on 23rd July.

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