Category: Music Reviews

Primal Fear: Best of Fear (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

From the title one can surmise that the latest release from Primal Fear, is a compilation released by Frontiers Records on November 10, 2017, featuring 27-songs, with 4 new tracks starting it off, all to show-off their work of the past 10-years in a double album. Compilation albums hold an interesting place with both fans…


DRAGONHAMMER: OBSCURITY (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

When it comes to the metal genre, there are many sub-groupings, one that battles often both style and lyrics is none other than Power Metal, and the Italian band Dragonhammer definitely fits the bill, both with their name and imagery. This subgenre, hails bands like Blind Guardian and Helloween who established the scene in the…


Worselder: Paradigms Lost (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Many things influence musicians, the types music they enjoy listening to, the world around them, and their location, and with the emergence of Worselder in 2008, they continue to grow, with the ability of infusing multiple genres into an infectious style. Their French metal combine with intense vocals drives the music from thrash and moved…


ANIMAE SILENTES: SUFFOCATED (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

A dark and gothic themed band from Italy, called Animae Silentes (translates roughly to Silent Souls) released their latest creation called Suffocated on , clearly a very different musical trip for the average listener. The songs vary greatly heavy powerful trips with most eventful lyrics and the accompanied emotional vocals, balance against long sweeping instrumental…


Morvigor: Tyrant (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Tyrant is the second full-length album from Morvigor, a Dutch progressive/melodic black metal band hailing from the Netherlands, developing their sound and creating an interesting new path, released on November 11, 2017. This path includes incorporating obviously black metal, and mixing in death metal, punk and almost a hint psychedelic charm. The entire album clocks…


Under The Church: Supernatural Punishment (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Under The Church released its first full length in 2-years, and proving quickly fresh from the grave with their album Supernatural Punishment, hailing from Sweden (faced it quite few bands from this country fit in both death and black metal) and successfully showing the prowess unearth on Pulverized Records. Their style more honed into the…


Acid Witch: Evil Sound Screamers (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

This past Halloween, Acid Witch, a Detroit group, released their third full-length album, a 7-year drought since 2010 called ‘Stoned’, still a devilish return with ‘Evil Sound Screamers’ featuring Slasher Dave and company. They keep the doom metal qualities, adding more death vocals and presenting a much more Horror / Halloween influences think of playing…


Lizzy Borden: Appointment with Death (2007) Retro Music Review – By Baron Craze

Lizzy Borden, a Los Angeles based heavy metal band, surfaced in 1985 after Motley Crue, W.A.S.P., and Twisted Sister, but their sound and horror lyrics themes unique to themselves, perhaps even hinting back to Alice Cooper. Their ride started with Love You to Pieces (1985) taking fame and criticism with their name from the infamous…


Midnite Hellion: Condemned to Hell (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Midnite Hellion debuts their first full length album entitled “Condemned to Hell” which is on Witches Brew label, though not technically their first, preceding it a Demo, EP, Single and a Live Album (2014) and then this throwback sound of traditional heavy metal with an undercurrent of speed metal running through many of the tracks….


Goat War: Warwolf (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

The metal genre, always changing and new bands march in capturing the attention of listeners, and hailing from a town called Hell, Michigan, never hurts, unless it’s the timid ears of some people. Goat War delivers speed metal with black overtones, on their limited release demo, “Warwolf” while prepping for a for full onslaught album….