Anathema - A Sort Of Homecoming (KScope/Tombowler)

Release Date: 
6 Nov 2015 - 12:30am

I'm rather fond of Anathema but I must confess that I had a lot of difficulty in penetrating A Sort Of Homecoming - not that it's musically deficient in any way, shape or

Ex-Evile guitarist Ol Drake releases first single featuring Gary Holt, James Murphy & more; tabs entire album

First single off the album available for streaming on Spotify

Former Evile lead guitarist Ol Drake has released the first single from his upcoming debut solo album, Old Rake, which features instrumental guitar encomp

Anathema announce 2015 Australian and New Zealand acoustic tour

Known for their incredibly atmospheric jaw-drop-inducing live performance, on their forthcoming tour Anathema will be taking the beauty and honesty that can only be found from an acoustic instrument and sharing it with their Australian and New Zealand fans across seven dates. Expect to hear crystal clear tones during a night of the highest of fidelity.
Tour Dates: 
23/10/2015 - 01/11/2015

Following an incredibly successful first tour of Australia in August 2014, Anathema are set to return in October 2015 for a series of acoustic concerts.

Sabbath Assembly - Quarternity (Svart Records)

Litanies of Light and Darkness...
Release Date: 
28 Mar 2014 - 12:30am

This is not metal. It is utterly beautiful. But it is not metal.

Oslo Ess - #199 Live Akustisk Fra Rockefeller - (Indie Recordings)

Acoustic Punk Rock for a magnetized audience.
Release Date: 
30 Aug 2013 - 12:30pm

This is a live album with rendered acoustic versions of the Ramones—like punk rock of Oslo Ess, mainly from their previous albums Uleste Bøker og Utgåtte Sko

Helloween - Unarmed: Best of 25th Anniversary (Sony)

Crushtor scolded our editor for sending him the wrong CD. But to his dismay, it was actually Helloween celebrating their 25th Anniversary in ... well, it's a style, I suppose.

First of all, I want to get this out of the way - Unarmed is not a compilation of the band's favorite songs and all of their members switching back and forth as your CD switches tracks.

Cynic - Re-Traced EP (Season of Mist/Riot)

Cynic releases an album of inferior re-interpretations of songs from the "Traced In Air" record for some inexplicable reason.

Cynic are one of the watershed bands in progressive metal - rated up there with Opeth, Tiamat or Dream Theater in terms of creativity, influence a