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Red zebra - The Beauties Of The Beast: The Best Of Red Zebra (1980-1983) – Starman Records

  Van Muylem    1 februari 2016

A lot of people only know Red Zebra from one song, the first one on this compilation, but they have so much more on their CV! They started in 1978 under the name The Bungalows, changed their name and reached the final of the legendary Humo’s Rock Rally (a lot of big bands and great artists ...

Beseech - My Darkness, Darkness (Despotz Records)

  Van Muylem    31 januari 2016

In 2003 the founding member Klas Bohlin (guitar) decides to leave the band to focus on other musical challenges... the “old” era of Beseech was put to rest. In the summer of 2012 Beseech was brought back to life again by the original composers, Klas Bohlin (today vocals) and Robert Vi...

Serenity – Codex Atlanticus (Nuclear Blast)

  Van Muylem    30 januari 2016

As Serenity is touring together with Xandria and Jaded Star it was time to catch up with melodic tunes! I loved the artwork and the first notes pleased me, so here we go!

Blutengel – Nemesis (Out of Line)

  Van Muylem    27 januari 2016

I loved the sound on their previous album (Omen) and now they decided to rework older hits in the studio and get us an up-dated sound. So If you loved it, you can’t miss this best of! It’s true that they could have simply launched a best of without any effort, but this is simply provi...

Pankow - Throw Out Rite (Artoffact Records)

  Van Muylem    19 januari 2016

I remember that one of my friends (Peter Dolphen) is a big fan and saw them on stage in 2014, he is the one responsible for my interest in them. For those who missed them: it’s an Italian EBM band and they recently reissued their cassette from 1983 (on vinyl, CD and in digital form).

Coalescaremonium "Art Nouveau Noise" Presents Full Lineup

  Tom V    8 januari 2016

In its fourth edition Coalescaremonium becomes a true music festival, offering an enthralling selection of 8 bands over two stages that span the gothic, classical, electro, metal, industrial, minimal, noise and darkwave genres, complemented by alternating underground DJ sets and a variety of danc...

The Devil and The Universe – Benedicere (Rustblade)

  Van Muylem    10 januari 2016

Since Ashley Dayour (also know from Whispers in The Shadow) started with this project its seems to grow after each EP and each CD. I see more and more positive vibes around this occult project. Evil, mystic, occult … these descriptions fit, so watch out!

Prong – X-No Absolutes (Steamhammer/SPV)

  Van Muylem    8 januari 2016

I absolutely loved Ruining Lives(2014) And at Snoozecontrol.be their next album was very much appreciated by Tom Kielemoes (the cover album The Black Hole), time to check if Tommy Victor and his mates still steal my heart with every released track!

Suicidal Romance - Shattered Heart Reflections (Alfa Matrix)

  Van Muylem    6 januari 2016

Originally released in 2010, Shattered Heart Reflections is their second album, mixed and mastered by Vasi Vallis (FROZEN PLASMA, REAPER). With this reissue you get in addition the bonus tracks from the EP A Kiss To Resist plus remixes. This new edition also features an all-new front cover design...

Suicidal Romance – Memories Behind Closed Curtains (Alfa Matrix)

  Van Muylem    5 januari 2016

Originally released in 2011, Memories Behind Closed Curtains is their third album which got mixed and mastered by Jan L. (X-Music Productions). The reissue comes in an extended edition including bonus tracks from the Burning Love / Remember Me EP (actually the first thing I reviewed from them) an...