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HELLHOUND Demo-CD

HELLHOUND demo-CD 2010 (USA)
Program of plate: Circle of trust / As the needle drips / The bleeding edge / Killing spree in 2010

If you dig on various archaeological excavations, it is precisely this HELLHOUND can be considered one of the oldest formations of metal from the USA. Judge for yourself, they were formed in 1981 and behind them there are only a few demos. Then there was a long break and a series of shifts in the composition. Now they have returned with a relatively fresh material in the spirit of HEAVY / SPEED Metal with a slight touch of the POWER Metal dust. It will be interesting to those who love the sound of it, which we gave in the mid-80s: JUDAS PRIEST / SANCTUARY / MEGADETH etc. This is the old and ringing metal, which we listened to on vinyl records and copied to tape to share music with friends. HELLHOUND after that amount of time required to simply produce full-length album, without any delay whatsoever … The Old Guard metal fans waiting!
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DRAKUM Around the Oak

DRAKUM is a young spanish band whose sound navigates between Heavy Metal, melodic Death Metal and european Folk music. Coming from Barcelona, these 7 people aged between 16 and 28 years have combined their many musical influences to shape a powerful, funny and honest music that it’s sure to please fans of Viking/ Folk Metal and fight to break into the difficult world of metal music.

The band began their ways in December 2009 after a year looking for the right members by its founder Marc Martínez (guitar). In 2010 began the composition and after some changes of members, in February 2011 DRAKUM released their first 3-song demo titled “Around the Oak” at studies F2F Productions of Marc Figueras in Barcelona (www.myspace.com/produccionsf2f), with Javi Crosas (ex-Hellsign/Morbid Flesh) growling, Caleb Rubio on violin, second guitar by Feni Villanueva, Alicia Escartín on bass, Paula Mykhaylychenko on keyboards and backing vocals, and Conrad Soler on drums and backing vocals, completing the lineup with Marc.

The artwork was designed by romanian Kogaion Art (www.kogaion-art.com), specialized in pagan, black and viking metal bands. If you’re looking for the perfect music to accompany your parties with a beer in hand and horns up, don’t forget to listen to DRAKUM and, if you can, attend to their amazing gigs!

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REZET Toxic avenger

REZET-это разрушительный страйк созданный под эгидой возрождения музыки HEAVY/SPEED / THRASH METAL 80-х!!! Однозначно эта команда продерёт душу тем, кто вырос на таких песнях как “War pigs”, Read the rest of this entry

FALLEN F@#KING ANGELS AXEVYPER TWILIGHT ZONE MONOLITH SCAVENGER Split CD

Italy attacks! At last I have again heard qualitative sounds from those places united by one habitat. All gangs from one area and sincerely hang together. Besides the given collection is dated memories local heroes of metal from gang MONOLITH (F@#king Heavy Cult!) .Open this disk AXEVYPER. They play for music’s tightened in a skin and striped stockings, sample TRUE HEAVY METAL on a manner similar on classical IRON MAIDEN. Bestial! As the following they act FALLEN F@#KING ANGELS with two compositions OLD SCHOOL HEAVY / SPEED METAL very sincerely and fervently execute the material. I will recommend this gang, all who respects creativity EXCITER / IRON ANGEL / TANK!!! Perfectly well! BELLISSIMO! Relay race pick up original TWILIGHT ZONE.I don’t know that in Italy live such qualitative HEAVY METAL steel wars! To me they were remembered rhythmical riffings and a unique vocal with a high range of a voice! MONOLITH – here act, the highlight of the program. As well as it is necessary to protagonists of day for, this release they have selected the two powerful compositions full of an expression and emotions. On heat I would compare them, to the best period of such gods as MANOWAR and KILLERS! Certainly at them notes similar with BON FIRE / MOTLEY CRUE come across, but tell who at that time did not sing about passionate fire in the opinion of blondes! Ha-ha! Excellent there was a legend! Well and for a dessert on it collections have allowed to be realized infernal to change in the name of SCAVENGER. They have decided to finish all in the end surgical DEATH METAL within the limits of old sounds. CARCASS? SCAVENGER! I was glad, listening to such music deprived of pathos and a commercial plan. Italians with all the heart! VIVA LA HEAVY MUSICA!
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HATE BEAST Blade swings down

HATE BEAST from the USA yet has no history. All information on them is ciphered in this message consisting of five compositions rough BAY AREA THRASH METAL with greater influence HEAVY METAL and even by impregnations ANGRY / HARDCORE. Slow and heavy structures of compositions from the first chords start to press the rigid sound. I think, the following release, will be indicative, in what role the gang will operate further. Now the gang shows good sounds for admirers of old material METALLICA / ANTHRAX / PANTERA. Yes, it is possible to argue on originality and quality of sounding, but all lacks are compensated by musicians the desire to work for metal. Sincere Belief! ONLY METAL HATE!

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MIDNIGHT PRIEST Rainha da magia negra

Not with one MOONSPELL the Portuguese scene is rich. Get acquainted with new hope of metal from this southern country. Such sounds pleasantly please a flesh and soul. I am glad that there are the similar commands executing a sincere material, being guided by roots of an old genre. Here to you one more example that in the Portuguese language can sound present HEAVY METAL. Porto MIDNIGHT PRIEST a magnificent gift who searches for fresh breath in range IRON MAIDEN / JUDAS PRIEST / METAL CHURCH and similar fathers of a direction. I have pleasantly spent time and I think yet time to open a box with this disk. It I think the most important thing when you get acquainted with new names. MIDNIGHT PRIEST show sonorous guitar riffings, combined with a dynamical sound and a high vocal that does to a gang conclusive advantage before army headbangers. Excellent emotions! I am assured that this command can shake falling asleep listeners at any festival. Only 6 compositions, but it is a decent dose for an injection to the present admirer of old school. Plus a magnificent cover (Hail Moyen!) and the worthy edition from STORMSPELL Records (037).

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MASTERSTROKE Sleep

MASTERSTROKE … One more acknowledgement that the Finnish earth is rich on talents. And this statement concerns not only BLACK METAL scenes, and other directions of metal. The album “Sleep” is the second work in the history of musicians from a city of Tampere where as a matter of fact, office DYNAMIC ARTS Records acquainting us with local heroes of a steel is located. I will not hide that I am brought up on classical traditions in metal, and I know value for a scene of such style as CLASSIC HEAVY METAL. This it and have chosen in the creativity MASTERSTROKE. This music charges you wild energy. Under such sounds step on the stage show the muscles sportsmen body builders. IRON UP! Under such music it is pleasant to dream. These melodies open various sides of human soul. Only positive and proud emotions directing you on creative and creative decisions. Similar moods at me arise, when I listen to old records of such veterans as HELLOWEEN / GAMMA RAY / BLIND GUARDIAN / RAGE / IRON MAIDEN. And now I have found a new name in the name of MASTERSTROKE. Very excellent the arrangements, interesting guitar parties and magnificent vocal -Niko Rauhala. Emotional singing in register POWER METAL with a repeated variation and long singsongs add to these sounds certain colour and atmosphere. Close eyes and be dissolved in this stream steel melodies. DREAMS … MELODY … ENDLESS …

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URN Soul destroyers

INFERNAL SOUNDS!!!I am very glad to new contacts to open people. I am literally recently have got acquainted with PERTTI – the basic owner of the oldest Finnish firm DYNAMIC ARTS Records. When it is known specialization of this office Exclusively Finnish bands from HARD’N HEAVY to devil DIE HARD BLACKENED THRASH/DEATH! It is necessary to give due PERTTI that it possesses good taste and knows as the present product of metal should look. I begin the review with bravo(!) to such cult group as URN. Very stories who does not own the information.
In this gang such active figures of a vault, as-Sulphur (Barathrum) have gathered, Blackvenom (Flame), Hellwind Inferion – (Tuonela / Uncreation’s Dawn).And it is natural teenagers they shook heads under VENOM / POISON / DESTRUCTION / SODOM / GRAVE DIGGER / RUNNING WILD / TANKARD / OVERKILL. Retro has given stimulus to destruction of souls. The moments from these cult artifacts also have given a wave for a debut storm of Finns. Madness in old style, where more than black shades in their gloomy world. Shouting names of songs in lines to their most powerful HELLBANGERS HEAVY/THRASH/BLACK METAL. Evilness a material full of energy and primitive demonium. In general NAILS, CHAINS, BULLETS and Skulls! Very much supplements their sound Armageddon lethal registration of a disk and beautiful photos of participants URN (Unholy artwork!). 10 severe songs- blows by a switch of fury and malice. URN it is possible to trust, after all they have quite sincerely approached, having played the dark sounds, unlike traitors of metal. Army DIE HARD FANS it grows also cannot enjoing.3×6!!!

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 Dynamic Arts Records

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 Dynamic Arts Records

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 (ФИНЛЯНДИЯ)

Программа плиты:

Lifeless days, Pain

agony & death

Black steel worship

Strike of conqueror

In darkness the fire

RAMPART Voice of the wilderness

Novelty from French INFERNO Records (006 release). This time we deal with representatives of an underground from solar Bulgaria, with the nice girl on vocal work (Maria Doychinova).Up to notice that it possesses courageous enough and strong voice. Music for me was a fine retro of such grandees CLASSIC HEAVY / POWER METAL as HELLOWEEN / JUDAS PRIEST / IRON MAIDEN. Good very time for metal! This group perfectly combines melodious fragments and fidelity to traditions of the present metal spirit! The music found by Freedom! A variety of guitar parties creating passing from one melody in another draw in detail a certain atmosphere of the fantastic and mystical world by what in due time were remembered “The keeper of seven keys”! RAMPART have not shown anything new, but for metal they sincerely enough show the records. INFERNO Records have let out one more continuation HEAVY METAL of production after Chilean VASTATOR. http://www.inferno-records.net 10/13

RAMPART “Voice of the wilderness” CD 2009 (BULGARIA)

RAMPART “Voice of the wilderness” CD 2009 (BULGARIA)

RAMPART  “Voice of the wilderness” CD 2009 (BULGARIA)
Program of the plate:
Under control
Warriors
Voice of the wilderness
The flood
Desert of time
Orchist
Age of steel
Mirror of dreams
Stay aside

 

The music of RAMPART follows the concept that life is frequently a range of people and events. The memories are fading with time. They earn the taste of something we lived throughRampart, something exciting – the apparition and the reality of the original heavy metal.

The guitar player Yavor Kamenov and the drummer Borislav “Bobby” Glavev founded the band. The vocalist Maria Doychinova joined RAMPART in 2006. She wrote most of the band’s texts. Yavor is the author of the music and the arrangement of the songs. The guitar player Victor Georgiev and the bass player Alexander Spiridonov joined the band in 2009.

RAMPART (BULGARIA)

RAMPART (BULGARIA)

RAMPART focuses on the author’s stuff in the train of the old-school heavy metal. On 08.08.2008 RAMPART released their debut singleRampart “Warriors”. It has a good feedback from the metal media in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Norway and Denmark. The band aims to achieve the mission to be a bastion of the metal music in Bulgaria.

RAMPART signed to the French label INFERNO RECORDS for the release of their first album “Voice of the Wilderness”. The album is filled with melodies, rhythms, double guitar solos and surprising orchestrations. In “Voice of the Wilderness” as a guest musician took part Sofia Vancheva . She recorded the violins, the viola and the cello in the song called “Age of Steel”. The album was recorded at Pacific Studio and should be out in the autumn of 2009 via INFERNO RECORDS.

RAMPART will appear on the forthcoming tribute album to HELLOWEEN and GAMMA RAY – “HELLORAY – A Tribute To HELLOWEEN & GAMMA RAY”.  Norway’s GAIA EPICUS, Germany’s KICKHUNTER  (featuring HELLOWEEN bassist Markus Großkopf), Slovakia’s SIGNUM REGIS (featuring former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN / GLORY singer Göran Edman) are among the bands who participate in the album. “HELLORAY” will be out in late 2009 or early 2010 via EPICUS RECORDS.
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VORGUS Hellfueled satanic action

The next blow was put by the French opponents from INFERNO Records. In after release VASTATOR and HELLHOUND they have prepared the next musical act of terrorism! The Swedish trio VORGUS eccentrically posing in photos has brought down the sound impact consisting of bones, chains and skulls! DIE HARD HEAVY METAL BEAST! Before this transaction Swedes in the biography have some demonstration works, but “Hell fueled satanic action” was the first official record of a band. At INFERNO there is a slogan which they often use in the work-In Metal We Trust. Also on a disk there is a composition with this name. Coincidence? So, they use average rate of game and most close here analogies with GEHENNAH and the rest BLACK THRASH’ N’ ROLL will act! Also on their melodious bases their good education on classical metal is visible. Fine guitar work under the influence of JUDAS PRIEST and KISS in ferrous metal tightened by a skin and chains! VORGUS-it a good portion METAL KICK ASS!!! http://www.inferno-records.net 12/13

VORGUS "Hellfueled satanic action" CD 2009 (SWEDEN)

VORGUS "Hellfueled satanic action" CD 2009 (SWEDEN)

VORGUS “Hellfueled satanic action” CD 2009  (SWEDEN)
Program of the plate:
Hellfueled satanic action
Chilling
Killing
In metal we trust
Down in flames
Hellhell satanas
Headhunter
Slave
Kill to live to kill
My beloved

URN Soul destroyers

В этой шайке собрались такие культовые фигуры подземелья, как Sulphur (Barathrum), Blackvenom (Flame),  Hellwind Inferion – (Tuonela/Uncreation’s Dawn). И естественно подростками они трясли головами под VENOM / GRAVE DIGGER / RUNNING WILD / OVERKILL. Ностальгия дала стимул к разрушению душ. Моменты с этих культовых артефактов и дали волну для дебютного шторма финнов. Кричащие названия песен подстатье их мощнейшему HEAVY / THRASH / BLACK METAL. Зубастый материал полный энергии и примитивного демонизма. В общем, ГВОЗДИ, ЦЕПИ, ПУЛИ и ЧЕРЕПА! Армия DIE HARD HЕАDBANGERS растёт и это не может радовать.

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 Dynamic Arts Records

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 Dynamic Arts Records

URN “Soul destroyers” CD 2008 (ФИНЛЯНДИЯ)

Программа плиты:

Lifeless days, Pain

agony & death

Black steel worship

Strike of conqueror

In darkness the fire

Legions united

War and victory

Blood of the desecrators

Decibel hell storm

Soul destroyers

STEELPREACHER Drinking wih the devil

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В стране тюльпанов, оказывается, тоже обитают большие любители металлического юмора. Это трио воспевает все, чем заполнена жизнь рядового металлиста от рок-н-ролла до беспробудного пьянства. Давно я так не смеялся, разглядывая их буклет к CD. Фотографии по методу аппликации представляют собой подборку приколов из жизни команды. Вот кто-то мочится на стену полицейского участка, а здесь вокалист голый катается на санках, а здесь просто никого не видно из-за батареи пивных банок…и так далее.…Ну, крутой и яркий буклет нечего сказать.…Теперь обратимся к музыке… По правде говоря, ожидал я от них бесшабашного TANKARD’овского веселья и внешний вид парней и их тусовка из NOCTURNAL / DESASTER / NUCLEAR WARFARE наводили на эту мысль. Но в итоге меня огрели PURE HEAVY METAL молотком, таким задушевным, заводным и родным! Целый набор старых гвоздей слышатся в их интонациях: ACCEPT / TWISTED SISTER / W.A.S.P. / MOTORHEAD / IRON MAIDEN / MAD MAX и это далеко не весь боекомплект классиков. Вся простота и драйв 80-х годов, такая особенная черно-белая музыка со скандирующими пьяными припевами. Глухие барабаны, звонкие гитары и прокуренный вокал создают непринужденную атмосферу весёлого алкогольного праздника! Пиво, виски, водка в хороводе с дьяволом, как поют STEELPREACHER! . Не хватает одного- винилового треска исполнителю и выпивки слушателю. Так делали, и будут делать HEAVY METAL HEAVY!!! Даже очень хорошо отдыхать под подобную музыку, ибо подобные шедевры появляются не часто. DRINK’N” ROLL FROM GERMANY!!!
STEELPREACHER ”Drinking wih the devil” CD 2008 (Germany)
Программа плиты:Slave to the cross
Hammered and down
Blame it on booze
…of war and vengeance
D.O.A.
Strung out
Hooked on metal
No one knows
Hell bent for beer
Drinking with the devil

THE LURKING CORPSES Smells like the dead

Very unusual variety of the metallic music. The Variety styles frames does not give the clear estimation. This creation mixture sound humour and class parties in music. Responsibility for issue carry the cult a people from REAPER METAL Records(CRUCIFIED MORTALS).In this heavy meatgrinder possible to hear the abudance an effect from horror movie, moments from HEAVY/MOSH/SPEED ROCK’N’METAL-D.R.I./TYPE O NEGATIVE/DANZIG/DOORS. The Plus add to the general portrait vapour acoustic numbers-Camp crystal lake/Caroline. Here In asset these punk sing on subject from film about nightmares there is else two albums-“23 Tales of terror” (2003) and “Lust for blood” (2006). Except merry, the twisted and heavy music about these pair go the persisting legends about their alive show. The This composition for accompaniment of the holiday helloween!!! Having Listened their last disk, want to visit beside them before scene! NIGHTMARE& BLACK HUMOR METAL!!!
REAPER METAL REC/P.O.BOX 27571 Cleveland/Oh 44127 USA 11/13

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THE LURKING CORPSES “Smells like the dead” CD 2008 (USA)
Program of the plate:
Call on the dead/
Party time at zombie high/
Maggots ate her brain/
Into the moonlight/
Night at the grindhouse/
This nightmare carries on/
When the blood flows/
Critters/
Sweet lycanthropy/
Evisceration speciality/
Camp crystal lake/Caroline

BLOOD THIRSTY DEMONS Occultum lapidem

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As judged by the first acquaintance on photo with this duo italian, I expected to hear what – that followers of the deals MORTUARY DRAPE. But paint false sign turned out to be on person. I have heard the old style HEAVY/THRASH METAL (Upss!) with integer by set of the influences from ACCEPT/MANOWAR/JUDAS PRIEST/ANNIHILATOR/MEGADETH. Here is so sometimes deceptive appearance, but in the event of with BTD this excellent heavy retro back with pleasing grinding of the guitars with vinyl plate 80-h. The Vile vocals (UDO BIG HAILS!!!), flippant losses and heard solos cascades. The Music BLOOD THIRSTY DEMONS this pride whole persisting metal without glam and soft melodies. The Bones, skull, fire and mad boom! METAL HAMMER LIVE!
http://www.myspace.com/bloodthirstydemons 8/13

BLOOD THIRSTY DEMONS “Occultum lapidem” 2009 CD (ITALY)
Program of the plate:
The ancient gods/
Tears of lies/
I will die/
Prince of darkness/
Behind my faith/
Thegraves are open/
Occultum lapidem/
Stolen faith

FANTASY OPUS Beyond eternity 2008 CD

FANTASY OPUS “Beyond eternity” 2008 CD (PORTUGAL)
Program of the plate:Mystic messenger/The sacred trilogy/Path of destiny/Higher state of mind/Warrior’s call(1-4)
With silent heart it happens to to taste unexplored and enigmatic sounds. Mysteries, poetries, tumbling of the fate in bright paint elevated FANTASY OPUS. On the other rule here do not play. The Confession whole this is that in hot Portugal there is its national GAMMA RAY with classical approach majestic POWER/HEAVY METAL. Powerful and proud music full symphony in march or die to manner of the winner making triumphal procession with skull of the enemy. The Strong passages in intellect performance Portuguese give the cause to pay attention to this new name in classical POWER METAL world.
http://www.fantasyopus.com 10/13