Vike Tare – ‘Feed The Flames’

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By: Jeff
Rating: 7.5/10
Release: 2 September 2016
Label: Einheit Produktionen

On some level, I want to treat the new effort by Vike Tare as a first album since it has been 11 years since their debut came out (“The Tide Of Revelation” in 2005) and I am not familiar with that release or their overall style/sound. Sure they have had some splits and a live album since then but nothing as substantial as their official 2nd album here with “Feed The Flames”. Read More

Znich – ‘Slova Ziamli’ (EP 2016)

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By: Jeremiah
Rating: 8.5/10
Release: 26 June 2016
Label: Independent

We’ve been getting to hear quite alot out of Belarus here at lately and Znich is another really good one up til now I was unfamiliar with, but after hearing Slova Ziamali I’ll definitely be on the look out for anything coming up from them. Oddly enough they’ve been around quite a while with four full lengths under their belt, Read More

Helsott is searching guitarist

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Helsott is auditioning for a rhythm guitarist with lead capabilities. Must be able to tour, must have professional gear, must be dedicated, must have a positive attitude, must be at least 20 years old, and must be able to make rehearsals in Menifee, California. If you are interested send us videos and/or mp3s and a short bio to

Skálmöld reveals details new album

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A stunning, winding trip through Norse mythology awaits you on ‘Vögguvísur Yggdrasils’ – and the best travel guides are and will always be Reykjavik-based Viking metallers Skálmöld!
Through their past three albums (their latest effort being ‘Með vættum’ in 2014) the group has proven their expertise when it comes to Odin and his lot, but now the Icelandic six-piece will explore the Nine Worlds, from the fiery Muspellsheim to frozen Nifelheim – all held together by world tree Yggdrasil.
‘Vögguvísur Yggdrasils’ will be released on September 30th via Napalm Records. Read More