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One Machine Reveals First Single ‘The Final Cull’

ONE MACHINE, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (Testament, Nevermore, Forbidden, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors), recently announced the impending release of their second full-length album, The Final Cull, out on September 18th worldwide via Scarlet Records.   Today, the band is revealing the first single from the album, the title …

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One Machine Unveils “The Final Cull” Cover Art & Track Listing

One Machine Unveils “The Final Cull” Cover Art & Track Listing One Machine, the brainchild of acclaimed guitarist/songwriter Steve Smyth (Testament, Nevermore, Forbidden, Dragonlord, Vicious Rumors), recently announced the impending release of their second full-length album, The Final Cull, out on September 18th worldwide via Scarlet Records. Today, the band …

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DGM – Momentum

Although personally this is my first encounter with DGM, if the evidence of ‘Momentum’ is anything to go by it is not hard to see why the Italian five piece are highly regarded as one of the better progressive metal bands on the continent of Europe. Featuring guest performances by …

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Kaledon – Altor: The King’s Blacksmith

Unsurprisingly, this seventh album from Rome’s Kaledon is forged in the fires of pure epic metal:  after all, this is a band who, over the course of the past decade, have released a six-part concept work set in medieval England – or the Kingdom of Kaledon as they refer to …

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Heimdall – Aedeid

Hailing from Salerno, Campania, Italy Heimdall give us their latest musings over their countries heritage, with the apt name of Aeneid. The first track on the album is named Prologue, which of course is an intro. This fades in with slow dramatic sounding trumpets and drums which builds up to …

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Hotel Diablo – ‘The Return To Psycho, California’

Hotel Diablo should know a thing or two about sleaziness… after all, guitarist Alex Grossi has been involved with Bang Tango and Quiet Riot, as well as being an on-off-on touring (and sometime recording) member of Adler’s Appetite, the latter alongside vocalist and fellow HD founder Rick Stitch. Throw in …

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Thy Majestie – ‘Shi Huang Di’

This Sicilian combo have been hanging around the edges (sic) of the European power/symphonic metal scene for a little over a decade now, occasionally threatening to move further into the spotlight dominated especially some of their countrymen through offerings such as their two under-rated concept albums to date, ‘Hastings 1066’ …

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Sound Storm – Immortalia

Sound Storm are a symphonic heavy metal band formed in 2002 in Turin, Italy.  Having released various E.P’s, 2008 saw them release their first full length album “Twilight Opera” celebrating it’s release at the “Ilha Do Ermal” festival in Portugal alongside the likes of Sepultura and Firewind.  The band toured …

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Holy Knights – ‘Between Daylight And Pain’

When power metal is done well, it is done bloody well. When it’s done badly, it’s done bloody atrociously. The second album by re-united Sicilian trio Holy Knights falls somewhere between these two extremes. Way back at the turn of the 21st century, Holy Knights could have been, in words …

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Burning Point – The Ignitor (CD)

Finnish metallers Burning Point have released The Ignitor – their follow up record to 2009’s Empyre and their first on new label Scarlet Records. Formed in 1999 and having toured with Sebastian Bach in the past, the four piece have given us an album full of big choruses and catchy …

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Def Con One – Warface.

  Def  Con One (Defence Readiness Condition) is a warning that nuclear war is imminent and the debut album Warface by the band Def Con One could be the soundtrack to it! For example the drumming alone by ex-Venom member Antton Lant could be described in one of the album …

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Lahmia – Into The Abyss CD review

Lahmia’s new album ‘Into the Abyss’  is released on the 14 May 2012 by Baker Team Records. Recorded and mixed at Outer Sound Studios by Giuseppe Orlando  (Novembre) in Rome, Italy and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden with guest appearance by Sadist front man …

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