An album 9 years in the making generally has a lot to live up to. Fortunately for a band like Livid, they’ve had that time but they’ve kept under the headlights of the UK rock radar and had chance to really nail it … and they’ve come out with top marks for ‘One’.
Five Finger Death Punch have been making quite an impact in the US with this, their debut album, and it’s now finally been released in Europe. Many in the UK metal scene have been touting this lot for a long time, and now we can actually pick up the record, it seems they may have a point. Continue Reading
I have to admit, this kind of thing isn’t usually my cup of tea. Self-proclaimed ‘gravedigger metal’, Finland’s Deathlike Silence produce a highly gothic melodic heavy metal. And being female-led (by the formidable ‘Ms Maya’), the Nightwish comparisons are unavoidable really.