ERIC SARTANA – Singularity (Album Review)

ERIC SARTANA – Singularity (Album Review)

ERIC SARTANA – BAND Eric Sartana is a Montana-based musician from the doomy Metal band Throne Of Malediction. He is now flexing his musical muscles by branching out to stripped back acoustica on his own. Singularity Singularity is a solo record, with its roots in Country and acoustica.  The album is very much a DIY solo effort, with Eric singing and playing all guitars, except for Kevin George, who plays bass on “Sistinas“. The album…

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ANTHEMS IN ASHES – Burn It Down (Album Review)

ANTHEMS IN ASHES – Burn It Down (Album Review)

ANTHEMS IN ASHES – Band Anthems In Ashes is a four piece hard rock band “brought together by their love of music that is both heavy and high energy“. This band from Toronto has played some of the best venues in the city and won the Jack Daniels Supporting Act Competition.  Last year, they recorded their debut EP with Juno Award Winning Producer Siegfried Meier at Beach Road Studios.  The band also released the music…

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DREAM TROLL- The Witch’s Curse (Album Review)

DREAM TROLL- The Witch’s Curse (Album Review)

Dream Troll are an English metal band, who are steeped in the traditions of the genre, specifically early 1980’s.   Deep in the Middle Earth, an army has been assembling to take war to the Metal legions.   Rather than run from the cliches, the band claim to be embracing them and they sound wholly genuine in their love of the genre. The band consists of Paul Walsh on vocals, Matt Baldwinson on guitar, Paul Carter on…

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DEADHEADS – This One Goes To 11 (Album Review)

DEADHEADS – This One Goes To 11 (Album Review)

Deadheads are a four piece, high energy, rock and roll band from Sweden. They have released two full length albums and have toured all over Europe, playing together with bands like Imperial State Electric, Monster Magnet and Supersuckers .  It is nice that I have been able to check out this album, as the very first review I did for Decibel Geek was for their previous release Loadead in 2015. The latest release, This Goes…

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F.K.Ü. – 1981 (Album Review)

F.K.Ü. – 1981 (Album Review)

1981 was before the birth of Thrash, yet this album is a masterclass of the genre.  However, the years 1981-1989 also delivered over 200 slasher movies. Now, Swedish thrash metal band F.K.Ü. have decided to pay tribute to the anchor year – 1981, also known as the ultimate year of the slasher movie genre; the year that delivered the greatest numbers of classic slasher films in history! The goal with the new album was to…

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VICE – Veni Vidi Vice (Album Review)

VICE – Veni Vidi Vice (Album Review)

German Party Rockers Vice Reunite For Fun Times! Vice was founded in Munich Germany in the late 80’s and signed by major label BMG Ariola back in 1988.  Their first two records gave the band chart positions and several tours all over Europe. With more than 100.000 sold copies, Vice had a sizeable following with their good time punky rock n’roll. Now after almost 30 years, Vice have reunited for more rocking…The new album Veni…

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TOOTHGRINDER – Phantom Amour (Album Review)

TOOTHGRINDER – Phantom Amour (Album Review)

New Jersey Noise Machine Toothgrinder Pushes Boundaries with Phantom Amour Release! These are times for changing.  The world is set on its head and the boundaries for everything are moving.  Likewise, changes are dramatic for bands like New Jersey’s Toothgrinder, with a new ground-breaking long player being recently released. I reviewed their debut record (Nocturnal Masquerades) for Decibel Geek in 2016 and found it to be an amazingly diverse record, but one with an abrasiveness…

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KILLER BEE Celebrate 25 Years Together In 2018 (News)

KILLER BEE Celebrate 25 Years Together In 2018 (News)

Brilliant Swedish-Canadian classic rockers, Killer Bee, have announced some of the activities they will be undertaking in 2018, as part of celebrating an amazing 25 years together. At the moment, they are working on a new album in Church Garden Studios, which is planned to be released in the fall of 2018, and there are more releases planned as well – five songs from the early 90’s that were found among all the tapes that have been…

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Nightbringers (Album Review)

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER – Nightbringers (Album Review)

Legendary Death Metal Band Bring On The Night The world is in turmoil.  The beasts have been released on the Earth and the greatest soundtrack to this chaos is The Black Dahlia Murder, who deal in the blackest of Death Metal. They have been picking over the carcasses of the vanquished since 2001 and Nightbringers is their eight full length release.  The current lineup includes the legend that is Trevor Strnad on vocals and new…

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DIRTBAG REPUBLIC – Downtown Eastside (Album Review)

DIRTBAG REPUBLIC – Downtown Eastside (Album Review)

Sometimes in life, you just need attitude to get ya through.  This attitude of screw it, I am going to get this done my way seeps through every pore of this second record from Canada’s own sleazy rockers, Dirtbag Republic.  The album cover sets the tone, with the woman standing near a junkie-looking dude, with her eyes blacked out (reminding me of Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC). DIRTBAG REPUBLIC – Downtown Eastside Downtown…

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