Over all, “From Hell With Love” is the best “drink beer and put your fist in the air”-album of February, perhaps even the whole year.
Once again Tobias invited guest musicians and the result is sometimes good, sometimes really good and believe me when I say that it’s on a few tracks is pure brilliance
8/10 Tonight´s gig at Katalin in Uppsala is the first show for the band here ever in their 20+ years. If it is a warm...
Besides the obvious and most noticable influence in Black Sabbath Lugnet also mixes in elements of heavy metal, hard rock and a little bit of stonerrock but puts a unique spin on the whole thing.
It’s all good an all, but I can somewhat miss the melodies that are a piece of the bands classic sound. There are a little too many dark riffs and too few powerful melodies here.
So instead of becoming classic over-pretentious progressive metal, is turns out quite entertaining, with a couple of tracks that has that little extra. And one of them giving me the goose-bumps that comes more and more seldom – listen to “Martyrs” and wait for it. You know when you hear it.
I like Corroded and I want this to be good, but “Bitter” is unfortunately also a suitable title for the album.
I’ve recently reviewed the full-lenght debut by Greta Van Fleet and the new re-recordings by Thunder here at Stargazed Magazine. While I do enjoy the latter and find the former competent in their mimicking of Led Zeppelin and early Rush, I find that neither of those records can quite stand their ground next to the mighty Rival Sons. This is the real deal for us lovers of classic rock!
Compared to King Diamonds first live album, “In Concert 1987: Abigail” the song selection is of equal quality, but regarding the sound, “Songs for the Dead Live” is far superior.
8/10 Within Temptation starts of “Resist” with the massive “The Reckoning”, featuring Jacoby Shaddix of legendary rockers Papa Roach. And they keep it up that...