VOJD (ex-Black Trip)- The Outer Ocean (Album Review)

VOJD (ex-Black Trip)- The Outer Ocean (Album Review)

The Outer Ocean is the first release from High Roller Records artist VOJD. However, it was originally started as the third release from Swedish rockers Black Trip. Why change the name? Well after getting new drummer Anders Bentell and new guitarist Linus Bjorklund the remaining Black Trip members felt that with the new members and the new material it was time to start a new chapter. According to the band’s vocalist Joseph Tholl, VOJD is a much more…

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Album Review: Black Trip Shadowline

Album Review: Black Trip Shadowline

Not quite a year ago I was first introduced to the band Black Trip on episode 162 of the Decibel Geek Podcast (Episode #162-Fresh Blood Vol. #3). Podcasts do sell albums because from that introduction I immediately went out (by “out” I mean went to my Decibel Geek Amazon page) and got their first album, Goin’ Under. I was not disappointed. Black Trip‘s sound is somewhere between the first Iron Maiden album, old Black Sabbath, and early AC/DC guitar riffs. Shadowline does not deviate from this…

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Black Trip – Shadowline (September 4, 2015)

Black Trip – Shadowline (September 4, 2015)

Black Trip are back and they are on a mission! Their first all-killer-no-filler album, Goin’ Under, released in 2014 (2013 in Scandinavia) was soaked in the true spirit of the NWOBHM and showed that great heavy metal music still can be made. Now, two years on from that critically acclaimed debut they are about to release their second album Shadowline.  The band has issued the first lyric video from the album for the song “Berlin Model 32”. To coincide…

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Fresh Blood volume 3 – Ep162

Fresh Blood volume 3 – Ep162

While you can always count on Decibel Geek to bring you the best songs from your all-time favorite bands, we’d not be doing our duty if we didn’t turn you on to some great newer bands as well. Chris and Aaron return this week for volume 3 of their Fresh Blood series. In this hour-plus episode you’ll hear great tracks from newer bands such as Count’s 77, Cage the Gods, Wayland, Black Trip, Charm City…

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