Album Reviews

Equipoise – Demiurgus

24th February 2019 Philippe Leconte

After an impressive EP, ‘Birthing Homunculi’ (2016), the virtuoso guitarist Nick Padovani strikes again and delivers with a dream team this album, ‘Demiurgus’, to make the universe out of primal matter! Allow me to quote [Read »]

Album Reviews

Beyond Creation – Algorythm

5th October 2018 Philippe Leconte

Do you know the opposite of elevator music? It is ‘paint your cladding’ music! This kind of painting takes eons to do it well, with cerebral activity close to braindead. In order to deal with [Read »]

Album Reviews

Ihsahn – Arktis

22nd April 2016 Philippe Leconte

After the pleasure of a new Obscura album, then enjoying Voivod’s terrific EP, I have just received my copy of the ‘Arktis’ digibook, an ode to Fridtjof Nansen’s journeys, and more widely, themes related to [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sadist – Hyaena

4th September 2015 Philippe Leconte

I am enjoying Symphony X and Between the Buried and Me these days, both serious contenders for the title of best record for 2015, digging Cradle of Filth and its bloody grand cru, banging my [Read »]