Reviews 2024 


MARCO GLÜHMANN

A Fragile Present

Germany

June 14th, 2024

The wonderful solo debut by Sylvan singer Marco Glühmann, reflecting on the transient gift of life

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HIPPOTRAKTOR

Stasis

Belgium

June 7th, 2024

Rhythm-driven Extreme Metal with a musical flow that’s anything else but stasis

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LABYRINTHUS STELLARUM

Vortex of the Worlds

Ukraine

April 6th, 2024

A cosmic themed Atmospheric Black Metal release feat. a strong infusion of synth elements

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SHRAPNEL

In Gravity

UK

May 31st, 2024

Moving away from their Thrash roots, the UK band delivers a mindblowing, modern metal album 

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SYKOFANT

Sykofant

Norway

May 31st, 2024

The Progrock quartet delves into existential themes with the 70s sci-fi and psychedelic aesthetics

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DEFECTS

Modern Error

UK

May 24th, 2024

A deeply cathartic Metalcore album, channeling  raw emotions through the power of riffs

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LAMENTARI

Ex Umbra In Lucem

Denmark

May 24th, 2024

The Danish sextet unleash an epic debut, skillfully melting classical music and Extreme Metal

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LUCIDITY

Escherian

Finland

May 17th, 2024

Melancholic Progmetal, telling about a man who desperately tries to escape a parallel reality

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Dååth

The Deceivers

USA

May 3rd, 2024

Dååth deliver an epic Tech Death masterpiece, monstrous and mesmerizing at the same time

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BORROWED TIME

Though The Earth Gives Way

Lebanon

May 3rd, 2024

An expressive, diverse debut album, absolutely worth to spend time with

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FROM DYING SUNS

Calamity

Canada

May 3rd, 2024

Highly technical, yet melodious Progressive Death Metal with plenty of instrumental wizardry

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BLOODY FALLS

Amartia

Finland

April 19th, 2024

Melodic Death Metal from Finland with a mighty, modern sound  

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FIERCE DEITY

A Terrible Fate

Australia

April 16th, 2024

The Tasmanian Stoner Power Metal project is back with his second album   

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KHIRKI

Κυκεώνας

Greece

April 12th, 2024

Anatolian spiced Rock'n Roll with a good pinch of proggy twists, telling Greek myths in their own way

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RYDHOLM SÄFSUND

Kaleidoscope

Sweden

April 12th, 2024

The Swedish duo offers a light-feeted soundtrack to dance along and makes you wanna fall in love

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CONCRETE AGE 

Motherland

UK

April 4th, 2024

Hailing from Caucasus, the Death Metal four-piece shares a musical love-letter to their origins 

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MATHILDE

32 D​é​cembre

Switzerland

March 1st, 2024

A complex, dynamic, and layered debut, with a stylistic presentation that’s relatively unique

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CAVE SERMON

Divine Laughter

Australia

January 18th, 2024

A mélange of sounds, at times oppressive and uncomfortable, then again cathartic and affirming

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OMNIVIDE

A Tale of Fire

Canada

March 22nd, 2024

The Canadian Tech Death four-piece have crafted a bold, layered and compelling debut album

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NINEMIA

Weapons of Math Destruction

Greece / International

March 22nd, 2024

A powerful, bass-driven Progmetal debut with a groovy 90s nu-metal vibe 

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WHOM GODS DESTROY

Insanium

USA

March 15th, 2024

"Sons of Apollo 2.0" offer a technical amazing debut album for Progmetal fans

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ALMO

Reconciliation

Sweden

March 15th, 2024

With this first offering, the Swedish Progmetal project takes us on a wild, personal ride 

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OBSERVERS

The Age of the Machine Entities

Australia

March 8th, 2024

Space-themed, Instrumental Dark Metal and an amazing debut 

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TURBULENCE

B1nary Dream

Lebanon

March 8th, 2024

On their third album, Lebanese Progmetal masters invite us to dream along binary

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ECCLESIA

Ecclesia Militans

France

March 8th, 2024

The French Heavy Metal six-piece come along with purifying fire, blessed swords, and mighty riffs

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VICINITY

VIII

Norway

March 8th, 2024

Melodic Progmetal from Norway, offering all ingredients ffo the genre

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MAGORIA

Hollingsworth Mansion

Netherlands

March 1st, 2024

An Ayreon-like Progmetal Opera about mystical events going on in Hollingsworth Mansion

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MONKEY3

Welcome to the Machine

Switzerland

February 23rd, 2024

The Swiss PsychRock masters invite us on a marvelous, instrumental journey

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WAXWOLF

The Golden Room (EP)

Italy

February 5th, 2024

Write-up No3 by Lloyd, introducing this "Frank Zappa meets Tech Death" Extreme Metal release 

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HANNES GROSSMANN

Echoes of Eternity (EP)

Germany

February 9th, 2024

Here we go with the 2nd review by Lloyd, sharing his fascination for this Tech Death beast

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EXOCRINE

Legend

France

January 26th, 2024

Glad to share this guest review by Bas, who has some in-depth thoughts about "Legend" for us

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THERAPHOSA

Inferno

France

February 2nd, 2024

One of the scene's best dressed bands invite us to crawl with them through the nine circles of Hell  

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ANIMÅRUM

Machina

USA

January 12th, 2024

Let's welcome Lloyd to the Mostly Metal crew, first writing about this ripping Death Metal release

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F.K.Ü.

The Horror and the Metal

Sweden

February 9th, 2024

The Swedish Horror Thrashers deliver highly addictive, pure Metal Madness

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MANTICORA

Mycelium

Denmark

January 26th, 2024

Even after nearly 30 years, the Danish quartet manage to create a vibrant, new album

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COGNIZANCE

Phantazein

UK

January 26th, 2024

The UK Progressive Deathmetal band are another strong addition to the Willowtip roster

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VITRIOL

Suffer & Become

USA

January 26th, 2024

Write-up No3 by Torann, sharing his in-depth thoughts about Vitriol's new record

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RHÛN

Conveyance in Death

USA

January 26th, 2024

Next up, Torann dives into the Psychedelic Black Metal debut from RHÛN

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RESTLESS SPIRIT

Afterimage

USA

October 6th, 2023

Pleased to share the first review by Torann, who was highly impressed by Restless Spirit

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VICARIOUS

Esoteria

USA

January 19th, 2024

The Progmetal trio offer light-footed djent with some fusion impact and catchy melodies 

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WILSON & WAKEMAN

Can We Leave The Light On Longer? 

UK

January 12th, 2024

Damian & Adam share 10 very personal songs about how we’re connected as human beings

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DROWN IN SULPHUR

Dark Secrets of the Soul

Italy

January 12th, 2024

Blackened Deathcore with Symphonic elements, recommended ffo epic breakdowns

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