MISSION IN BLACK – Anthems Of A Dying Breed (Album Review)

MISSION IN BLACK – Anthems Of A Dying Breed (Album Review)

During a lengthy intro, “Premonition of Chaos”, which I’m not a fan of in any instance really, a deep booming voice invades the eardrums. The voice proclaims “…They’re on a mission and their mission is black!” And then Anthems of a Dying Breed literally erupts with “Welcome to the Apocalypse”. Like an exploding volcano spewing its hot molten lava from the pinnacle flowing down on the villagers below. The repetitive grinder of a riff is…

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MISSION IN BLACK – Anthems of a Dying Breed (May 4, 2018)

MISSION IN BLACK – Anthems of a Dying Breed (May 4, 2018)

Take three musicians of Spellbound, one more of Mystic Prophecy and combine this with piercing female vocals, and you have the perfect thrash cocktail for 2018 in Mission In Black.  After founding in 2010, the first demo Black Infect arrived and following various shows with Brainstorm, Mystic Prophecy and Ligea, family and professional changes made it possible to sign the long-overdue recording contract with El Puerto Records in 2016. The band’s debut album, Anthems of a Dying Breed will be released on May…

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ALIGHT – Spiral of Silence (April 27, 2018)

ALIGHT – Spiral of Silence (April 27, 2018)

Italian Goths Alight return to the scene on April 27, 2018, with their brand new album Spiral of Silence, available through El Puerto Records. In the middle of the 90s, Gothic Metal reached its peak with legendary and unforgettable releases of Tiamat, Moonspell, Therion as well as from the first “female fronted”-acts like Theatre Of Tragedy and The Gathering. After the turn of the millennium, bands like Nightwish, Within Temptation and Evanescence developed the genre further and added their symphonic direction. Impressed and influenced by both sides, Mirko Montresor from Bolzano, founded Alight, after his experiences…

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SAINTED SINNERS – Back With A Vengeance (February 16, 2018)

SAINTED SINNERS – Back With A Vengeance (February 16, 2018)

Just one year after their highly praised, self-titled debut album, Sainted Sinners return with their second effort, Back With A Vengeance. Available from February 16, 2018, the album will be out via El Puerto Records. Expressing the “pure essence of rock’n’roll”, was the ambition that paired those four well-known and experienced musicians together in early 2016, to create and play the music which is deep inside their hearts and in their blood. The love for rock legends, such as Deep Purple, Led…

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SOULDRINKER – War Is Coming (Album Review)

SOULDRINKER – War Is Coming (Album Review)

Souldrinker have arrived and they’ve brought war! The, I believe German, outfit dropped their debut full-length War is Coming on November 3, 2017, courtesy of El Puerto Records. November 24, 2017, for CD & vinyl in North America. And what a release it is! Having had the pleasure of possessing a promo download of this for a few weeks now, Souldrinker have enhanced my hour plus bus commute to work each day. Loaded with heavy riffs…

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SAINTED SINNERS release 2 track-by-track trailers

SAINTED SINNERS release 2 track-by-track trailers

Fronted by the unique, soul-driven voice of American-born vocalist DAVID REECE (ex-ACCEPT) and highly gifted guitar player FRANK PANÉ, SAINTED SINNERS got completed by legendary keyboard player FERDY DOERNBERG (AXEL RUDI PELL) and the dynamic rhythm section of the two former PURPENDICULAR members MALTE FREDERIK BURKERT (bass) and the Hungarian drum maestro BERCI HIRLEMAN. Recently, the band reveals their first two track-by-track trailers. The first includes sound snippets and info about the songs “Knight Of…

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SAINTED SINNERS – Sainted Sinners (February 24, 2017)

SAINTED SINNERS – Sainted Sinners (February 24, 2017)

Sainted Sinners, the band featuring former Accept vocalist David Reece, have pleasure in announcing that they have signed with El Puerto Records. The German based label is behind the release of the band’s self-titled debut slated for release February 24, 2017. Sainted Sinners track listing: 01. “Knight Of The Long Knives” 02. “Beauty In The Beast” 03. “Maybe She’s Got Balls” 04. “We’re All Sainted Sinners” 05. “Blue Lightning Man” 06. “The Love That I Have Found” 07. “Did You”…

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