Nordahl’s Corner: Top albums of 2019

Hard to believe it’s already 2020, right? Seems like not that long ago, everyone was freaking out about Y2K and switching centuries. And yet here we are and I’m wondering how another 20 years has already blown by. Woah. So now is my chance to reflect a bit and celebrate my favorite music from the…

Nick’s top albums of 2019

2019 was a pretty fucking great year for Metal Heads. We got new albums from Opeth, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Cattle Decapitation and Devin Townsend, amongst so many others. A year like that makes it difficult for someone like myself whom drowns himself in music to choose a top 10. Hell it was difficult to do what…

Album Review: Eluveitie – Ategnatos

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Ategnatos Record Label: Nuclear Blast Records Release Date: April 5, 2019 Review by: Nick Licata Not since 2008’s, Slania, have I experienced an Eluveitie album as solid as, Ategnatos. Three years ago when they had a “drastic” lineup change, I thought it would be the end of the Eluveitie that I had…

Top 10 lists of 2016

  As 2016 is drawing to an end, we are finally revealing some of our favorite albums of the past year. There were a hell of a lot of albums that came out and we couldn’t listen to all of them, however of the ones we heard, here were some of our favorites. Choosing a…

Album Review: Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Reign Forever

Band: Dark Funeral Album: Where Shadows Reign Forever Release: June 3, 2016 Label: Century Media Records Dark Funeral has been going strong in the metal community for over 20 years now. Throughout those years they have grown musically and lyrically, but still remain one of the biggest Black Metal acts out there. Upon the release…

Album Review: Fleshgod Apocalypse – King (Nuclear Blast)

Band: Fleshgod Apocalypse Album: King Year: 2016 Record Label: Nuclear Blast Cristiano Trionfera – lead guitar, backing vocals Paolo Rossi – bass guitar, clean vocals Francesco Paoli – drums, backing vocals Tommaso Riccardi – lead vocals, rhythm guitar Francesco Ferrini – piano, string arrangements, orchestral effects When I first came across Italy’s Fleshgod Apocalypse around…

70,000 Tons of metal invades Heavy MTL

   70000TONS.tv has uploaded video footage of hi jinx in the 70000TONS OF METAL VIP Lounge at this year’s Heavy Montreal festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The 2 Minute clip includes an inpromptu wrestling match between BLACKGUARD vocalist Paul Ablaze and Kim Dylla (Vulvatron, ex-GWAR); and ABBATH frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath) making his entrance…

Album Review: Fleshgod Apocalypse – Agony

Fleshgod Apocalypse – Agony A review by: Nick Licata Very seldom is there a band that releases an album and has you begging for more soon after first listen. Fleshgod Apocalypse, Symphonic Technical Death Metal band, from Roma/Perugia, Italy have done just that with their third album (second LP) “Agony.” This album was released Aug….