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SynthAttack - Dirty Dark Electro [EP] (darkTunes Music Group)

  Van Muylem    27 november 2019

The music comes from a German duo. They make as the title says it dirty dark electro and with this EP it sounds as if they created their own anthem!

Chemical Sweet Kid – Fear Never Dies (Trisol / darkTunes Music Group)

  Van Muylem    27 november 2019

Chemical Sweet Kid is a French industrial rock/metal trio. I loved their previous songs and was really looking forward to review their newest album! The fact that they will tour in Germany with Project Pitchfork and will play at the Amphi Festival edition 2020 already says something about what th...

London After Midnight - Selected Scenes From The End Of The World: 9119 (Darkride Records)

  Van Muylem    26 november 2019

Just like Koen Asaert who reviewed this album in Dutch, I have also an history with this album. I just can’t remember if I reviewed it in 1991 or the Trisol issue (2003) of it or maybe I got a listen to it via an ex with an excellent taste of good music. Fact is that I can’t find this...

PSY’AVIAH - Soul Searching (Alfa Matrix)

  Van Muylem    25 november 2019

Antwerp-based PSY’AVIAH aka Yves Schelpe returns with Soul Searching, a concept album with a unique experience in sound, story-telling and emotions… As always he never stands still and looks for other guest singers and sometimes known ones return. It’s always a surprise an...

Baxter Dury releases new single "Slumlord"

 Koen Asaert    20 november 2019

The opening bass notes of Baxter Dury’s new track Slumlord are a teleportation to a foggy street light splattered world reminiscent of the Glimmer Twins and 80s Bowie grooves. As Baxer puts it - “The only skill I’ve got is being honest” he suggests with a brutal,...

BLIND GUARDIAN TWILIGHT ORCHESTRA - Legacy Of The Dark Lands (Nuclear Blast)

  Van Muylem    19 november 2019

23 years is what it took this symphonic metal to realize this megalomanic project! It was their dream to write their own Wagnerian version of a story that is very familiar with JJR Tolkiens stories. Recorded with the unleashed omnipotence of the soundtrack-experienced Prague Filmharmonic in Pragu...

Lacuna Coil – Black Anima (Century Media)

  Van Muylem    17 november 2019

Italy, Lacuna Coil: 1994! Today: 2019! Yes: the band has become a legend, still tours and delivers a brand new album. Lovers of female fronted gothic/rock/metal bands will be delighted! Expect more growls (for Andrea Ferro) and epic parts (for CristinaScabbia)!

Ættir pre-release Gravfærd from upcoming first EP!

  Van Muylem    13 november 2019

Ættir is a new band from Denmark originates from guitarist Lasse Olufson (Huldre) and singer Nanna Barslev (Huldre, Asynje) With them they have Henrik Glass (Saturnus) on drums. Veronika Croell Voetman on cello, Tor Pettersson on Bass.

Walk in Darkness launches new clip!

  Van Muylem    6 november 2019

Fans of female fronted metal bands will be delighted with this new and briljant clip! I love her voice and her bandmates are really the best of the best! Fall in love with this one!

Porta Nigra 2, 7th of March 2020: passage 2 & New Wave Club Class-X Party

  Van Muylem    6 november 2019

Warming up will be done by The Arch (Belgium’s best kept secret Gothic band), followed by The Danse Society (born in the 80’s and after 40 years still rocking in darkness), The Rose of Avalanche (alt/goth Rock from Leeds) and ROME (dark folk made by Jerome Reuter and his band). Headli...