2014 release

Maverick - Quid Pro Quo (Massacre Records)

Updating the sounds of the eighties in fine style...

Despite releasing an album clothed in a knock-off eighties thrash cover and finding a home with German home of the extreme, Massacre Records, Northern Irish rockers Maveric

Posthum: Norwegian black metal missionaries release The Black Northern Ritual stateside via Indie Recordings

The Black Northern Ritual gets a US release for Norway's Posthum

Norwegian black metal missionaries, Posthum, are pleased to unleash the unholy fruits of their third full-length, The Black Northern Ritual.

The Datsuns - Deep Sleep (Hellsquad Records)

Album number six from the legendary kiwis delivers on all fronts
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 12:00pm

My first car was a honey brown Datsun 1600 (a 510 for our US friends) I inherited from my old man, well inherited until he sold it.

Hellion - Karma's A Bitch (HNE/Cherry Red Records)

The only problem I can find with Karma's A Bitch, the new release from Hellion, is it's only an EP so it feels like an entree and I'm hungrier than that, give me a main course!
Release Date: 
6 Oct 2014 - 12:01pm

Hellion is one of those eighties bands that deserved to be so much bigger than they were (or are) and on their latest release, an EP entitled Karma’s A Bitch they prove th

Helldorados - Lessons In Decay (Massacre Records)

Helldorados sophomore release falls a little flat in places when compared to their debut
Release Date: 
19 Sep 2014 - 12:00pm

This is the second full length album from Germany’s Helldorados and I have to admit to not being all that impressed on the first listen, and because of that it took me a few days t

Oberon - Dream Awakening (Prophecy Productions)

Beguiling, life-enhancing proggy folk from Norwegian mystery man...
Release Date: 
15 Sep 2014 - 11:30pm

Norwegian mystic Bard Oberon has maintained an intermittent presence in the shadows since Prophecy released his first album under the Oberon impri

Lord: New Box Set Release Announced

Australian metal legends Lord have re-recorded all four official albums with their new line-up and are releasing them as a box set with a bonus USB, patch and T (if you pre-order)!

Australian melodic metal masters Lord have announced their latest box set release The Dungeon Era comprising all 4 official Dungeon albums (Resurrecti

The Treatment - Running with the Dogs (Spinefarm/Caroline Australia)

Running with the Dogs has its highs, but I had hoped for a stronger dose of The Treatment
Release Date: 
1 Sep 2014 (All day)

The Treatment bleed rock n roll, in fact they guarantee you know it by telling you in song! But is the blood gushing? Is it pumping out in great gouts?