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Album review: SOEN – Lotus

Silver Lining Music [Release date 01.02.19] Swedish based progressive metal band Soen were formed in the mid 00′s, and are an extreme metal supergroup of sorts, with their founder members having a collective CV of Opeth, Testament, Death, Willowtree and … Continue reading

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Album review: TESTAMENT – Brotherhood Of The Snake

Nuclear Blast [Release date 28.10.16] How many bands with let’s say a 20-30 year lifespan can you name that have consistently released excellent albums from album #1 to <insert latest>? It’s not as easy as it seems. Most bands with … Continue reading

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Gig review: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 2, 13 June 2015

DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL – DAY 2, 13 June 2015

Saturday dawned grey and wet, not a good combination, but hey there was rock to be had and we had our trusty ponchos, is it socially acceptable to wear a plastic poncho outside a festival site? The morning got off … Continue reading

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DVD Review – VARIOUS ARTISTS – Live At Wacken 2012

        UDR ( Release date – out now) As anyone with an ounce of metal in their veins knows the Wacken Festival is one of the longest established and heaviest festivals in Europe. This three DVD package … Continue reading

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Gig review: ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO – Jazz Cafe, London, 29 September 2013

Alex Skolnick Trio

This always promised to be a curious night, but if some of the audience were taking a leap of faith they were amply rewarded by a band who clearly relished a challenge as much a sharing their enjoyment with their … Continue reading

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TESTAMENT gig review

Support Acts: Malefice & Xerath. London Koko, Friday the 30th of November 2012 Review by Yiannis (John) Stefanis Photos by Fabiola Santini There are many items that can be found in my storage room, things which I have kept as … Continue reading

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TESTAMENT – Dark Roots Of Earth

Testament is a band that requires no introduction, being engraved in Bay Area thrash folklore in the 80’s.  The band returned from oblivion to blow everyone away with “Formation of damnation” a few years back.  “Dark roots of earth” continues … Continue reading

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DUBLIN DEATH PATROL – Death Sentence

Mascot Self-proclaimed thrash supergroup, Dublin Death Patrol finally hit the racks with their follow up to 2007’s debut DDP – 4 Life. A lot has happened in the intervening five years, but remarkably, the band’s main protagonists have come together … Continue reading

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