Category: Music Reviews

Necrodeath: The Age of Dead Christ Review – By Baron Craze

An Italian black metal band, Necrodeath, likely the first extreme from the region released their latest album, The Age of Dead Christ, on March 9, 2018 from Scarlet Records, hence their eleventh record also available as a vinyl version on Terror from Hell Records. This band originally formed under Ghostrider and then released their first album “Into the…


Slayer: South of Heaven (1988) Retro Review – By Baron Craze

Slayer fans were still enjoying and blasting the fastest neck hurting thrash record, likely at the time, entitled ‘Reign in Blood’ (1986) [my favorite track ‘Raining Blood’], however, a major switch started a different tempo, not quite slower but a new path for the next album ‘South of Heaven’, originally released on July 5, 1988. This effort established…


Infernal Legion: Under the Cloven Hoof (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

After a seven year break the band Infernal Legion returns  with their fourth album entitled “Under The Cloven Hoof” on the Moribund Records label and released it on February 23rd, 2018 . They delivered a classic death and thrash full onslaught for the listeners to enjoy, at times mirroring the sound and style of Dissection, Overkill…


The Ghastly Ones: A-Haunting We Will Go-Go (1998) Retro Music Review – By Baron Craze

Now, time to venture down  an offbeat path, with a band called The Ghastly Ones, likely most people never heard of this band or their style of music, but this month marks the 20th Anniversary of the release of “A-Haunting We Will Go-Go”. They emerged from Van Nuys, California, to some from the grave, playing a…


PACT: Enigmata (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

When it comes to the subgenre of black metal often enough a wide chasm exists, filled with bands mixing both death and speed metal however some venture into a more sinister role, such is the case with the band PACT. They incorporate strong occult themes, though not a black mass, a few bands hint in…


Cradle of Filth: Cruelty and the Beast (1998) Retro Music Review – By Baron Craze

On May 5, Cradle of Filth’s Cruelty and the Beast album celebrated its 20th anniversary originally released by the label Music for Nations, its third full-length release from them, which provided a small window for fans to explore both gothic and black metal. Although CoF never truly had set a genre stretching from Death to Symphonic…


Cadaver Putrefacto: La Maldicion Del Zombie Errante (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

This definitely is not for those who dislike Death Metal, this subgenre takes a unique position with the metal realm, but with music expanding in every direction and worldwide, a new creation came from Argentinian its Cadaver Putrefacto. They reformed in 2015 after some time of nothingness, releasing a demo in 2016 and then released…


Iron Maiden: Piece of Mind (1983) 35th Anniversary Review – By Baron Craze

By 1982, Iron Maiden (from England) was one of the up and coming heavy metal bands storming the lands and chose to record their fourth album less than a year after the release of Number of the Beast, which marked the band with plenty of inspiration and energy, and Bruce Dickinson’s incredible vocal skills. As…


Samadhi Sitaram: KaliYuga Babalon (2017) Music Review – By Baron Craze

Samadhi Sitaram is definitely a unique underground band, which uses Russian math metal or mathcore, while blending genres groovecore, deathcore along with influences from other parts of the world. These elements sadly don’t always convey correctly on each track and depending on how far you would open yourself to these concepts will determine your likability…


The Legion:Ghost “With Courage of Despair” (2018) Music Review – By Baron Craze

“With Courage and Despair” marks the second album from the German band The Legion:Ghost, a group unafraid to experiment within the metal scene. While customary the fast guitarists, though not to the level of a speed or thrash band, and Kevin Kearns screams his vocals, yet every word clearly heard. Their new album released on…