EP Reviews

Review: Klogr – Make Your Stand

KLOGR (pronounced Kay – log – are) (Glad we got that one sorted out!) are an Italian alternative rock/metal project-band formed in 2011. They have just released a new their new EP/Live Album/DVD ‘Make Your Stand‘, as a follow up to their 2014 album Black Snow. We take a look at each track on the new EP. ‘Breaking Down’ starts with ...

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Review: Zephyr – An Odyssey For The Living

London based, progressive metal four piece, Zephyr, offer their debut EP ‘An Odyssey For The Living’. The EP opens with a melodic, slightly harsh arpeggiated picked guitar riff ambles along before the drop into a distorted, powerful riff and aggressive vocal delivery of the first track, ‘Familiar Spirit’. ‘Little Lamplight’ brings much the same, so much so that it offers little to ...

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Review: Deathwhite – Solitary Martyr

A year after the release of their  debut Ethereal EP, dark metal outfit Deathwhite return with their Solitary Martyr EP. The first track ‘Pressure’ is an epic sounding song that boasts some more mellow moments amid powerful riffs and volcanic hooks that explode with ferocity. The vocals are clean and exact for the track and stir up some rugged emotions. The song has an agenda ...

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Review: Bison Machine – Hoarfrost

Straight away the grooves cut you like a knife and deal thunderous punches to the gut; the rampage that are Bison Machine offer some engaging and outstanding head-banging moments! As with a lot of stoner bands, the grooves hit unforgivingly and mercilessly – these guys are certainly no exception! The sound of the bass, the sting of the guitar, the massive hit of ...

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Review: Empire Of Fools – Devil Inside

A new breed of what’s good about rock music; the collaboration of Cobbin/Pascall has resulted in a marriage of sounds, eclectic tastes and influences that create the solid foundations of a solid band. For an alternative rock band, Empire Of Fools don’t sound too bad and can be compared to a few bands of the eighties; one that springs to ...

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Review: Strains – Redefined

Genre: Metalcore ‘The Great Disconnect’ is a progressive menagerie of vibrant riffs that expand the mind and disorientate the senses. The vocal scathing is torrential in an outpouring of utter hatred and festers eagerly under the skin waiting to pounce. Its gruesome rhythms know no bounds and continues to pulse through-out the entirety of the track. ‘13_04′ is a rather ...

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Review: F.O.E.S – Antecedence

Genre: Post Rock Well as this band is from my hometown of Liverpool I had to review them didn’t I? The first track called ‘Rival Thrones’ is a very progressive track that still has a lot of emotion attached to it although not my usual listening it is nice to deviate and listen to something that is out of the ...

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Review: Vera Grace – Novella

Vera Grace are a 5 piece band from Oxfordshire, UK  is comprised of Stephen Nulty, Jonjo Williams, Rich Lester, Aaron Godfray and Josh Williams. The band have been vibrating air particles since 2011 and once your ears have been penetrated via said vibrations you’ll agree that they definitely enjoy what they do. Their sound is chaotically calming and really does add to ...

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Review: An Elegy – Embrace the Rain

Genre: Metalcore Young and eager, An Elegy who formed last year are equipped with their instruments and a goal in mind. 5 piece metal core outfit AN ELEGY are ready to take the UK by storm and are certainly one to keep an eye on. Made up of five friends across Coventry and Birmingham and their love of all things ...

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Review: Akasava – Strange Aeons

Genre: Heavy Psyche Occult Rock The band Aksava was founded recently in July 2014 and deliver heavy psych sounds inspired by the dark side of the 60’s and 70’s, love-craftian madness, Jean Rollin and Jess Franco movies. They unleash the sounds from the depths made of raw guitars, vicious bass lines, pounding drums and possessed vocals! The heavy slow rhythms ...

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