Album Review

Artist: Wilderun Album: Veil of Imagination Release: 17.06.2020 Label: Century Media   Wilderun is a progressive metal band from Boston, MA. In 2019, the band released their third studio...

Artist: Dark Sarah Album: Grim Release: 17.07.2020 Label: Napalm Records   For fans of Gothic metal and strong sopranos, Dark Sarah may not be a new name. Having already released three...

Artist: Rumahoy Album: Time II: Party Release: 17.07.2020 Label: Napalm Records   The newest name we've noticed in pirate metal is Rumahoy, who came to our attention when their vocalist,...

Artist: In Flames Album: Clayman Release: 03.07.2000 Label: Nuclear Blast   Exactly 20 years ago, Gothenburg metallers In Flames released their 5th full-length album, Clayman. While the Swedes had...

Artist: The HU Album: The Gereg Release: 10.07.2020 Label: Eleven Seven / Better Noise Music   Music is truly a universal language and there is simply no other way to...

Artist: Ensiferum Album: Thalassic Release: 10.07.2020 Label: Metal Blade Records   Ensiferum's heroic heavy metal journey has finally brought them to the sea, 3 years after the release of...

Artist: Feuerschwanz Album: Das elfte Gebot Release: 26.06.2020 Label: Napalm Records   German folk rock/metal band Feuerschwanz are back at it again with their ninth studio release entitled Das elfte Gebot...

Artist: Katatonia Album: City Burials Release: 04.24.2020 Label: Peaceville   Last year, the Swedish juggernaut of atmospheric gloom, Katatonia, celebrated the 10th anniversary of their 2009 album, Night Is...

Artist: Caligula's Horse Album: Rise Radiant Release: 22.05.2020 Label: Inside Out Music   Caligula’s Horse is an acclaimed band in the neoprog community these days. Their third album, Bloom...
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In this day and age, artists are more and more able to play around with music and can try new things without the limitations...

Artist: Eluveitie Album: Everything Remains (As it Never Was) Release: 19.02.2010 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   Having taken a break from heavy metal to release an acoustic album in 2009,...

Artist: Oranssi Pazuzu Album: Mestarin Kynsi Release: 17.04.2020 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   ”Metal alchemy” is a term that has been used to describe Oranssi Pazuzu, probably ad nauseam,...

Artist: Mushroomhead Album: A Wonderful Life Release: 19.06.2020 Label: Napalm Records   Once more, Musicalypse have found ourselves trying out new music during these not-quite-so-quarantined days. It may astound many...

Artist: Beyond the Black Album: Hørizøns Release: 19.06.2020 Album: Napalm Records   Beyond the Black first came to our attention when vocalist Jennifer Haben acted as guest vocalist on tour...

Artist: Baroness Album: Gold & Grey Release: 14.06.2019 Label: Abraxan Hymns   It's been 12 years since Baroness started their journey around the colourful shaded wheel. From 2007's Red...
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Cory Marks. Do you know the name yet? If not, we're still trying our hardest to correct that. Having blown us away with the...

Artist: Chaos Over Cosmos Album: The Ultimate Multiverse Release: 20.06.2020 Label: Narcoleptica Productions   Love and passion for music cannot be limited by borders, nor even a great time difference,...

Artist: Lady Gaga Album: Chromatica Release: 29.05.2020 Label: Streamline / Interscope Records   New-age pop legend Lady Gaga is back at it, having released her sixth...

Artist: Haken Album: Virus Release: 05.06.2020 Label: InsideOut Records   Haken, the UK's gift to - and crown jewel of - metal, has surely kept themselves busy over the last...
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Ensiferum have been all about trying new things lately, from Emmi Silvennoinen moving on from keyboard duties and replacing her with ex-Turisas accordionist Netta...

Artist: Oceanhoarse Album: The Damage is Done (Live)! Release: 05.06.2020 Label: independent   It's no secret that we love Oceanhoarse and all of their wild ideas, the most recent...

Artist: Sinisthra Album: The Broad and Beaten Way Release: 15.05.2020 Label: Rockshots Records   It seems that there is something magical in the air during this specific coronavirus spring....
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Metal de Facto popped up on our radar last year as a collaborative side project of a few of our favorite local metalheads, such...

Artist: Ayreon Album: Electric Castle Live (and Other Tales) Release: 27.03.2020 Label: Mascot Label Group   Finally, some fucking quality. I could honestly just stop right there, link to the...
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It's no secret at this point that Musicalypse is pretty fond of Everfrost. With the release of their sophomore album, Winterider, last year in 2019,...

Artist: Alestorm Album: Curse of the Crystal Coconut Release: 29.05.2020 Label: Napalm Records   Pirate metal is no novelty these days, thanks to Scottish pirate-themed metal band...

Artist: Myrkur Album: Folkesange Release: 20.03.2020 Label: Relapse Records   Folk metal and music lovers have gotten a real treat since Myrkur debuted in 2015 with M. The beginning of 2020...
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Black metal bands rarely put out singles that don't support an upcoming album. let alone cover songs with featuring artists. Yet here we are:...
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If there's one thing I'm known for enjoying, it might be when people question the way things are done and/or find their own way...

Artist: One Desire Album: Midnight Empire Release: 22.05.2020 Label: Frontiers Music   With the new ban on public events, Musicalypse can do naught but listen to new upcoming albums,...

Artist: Paradise Lost Album: Obsidian Release: 15.05.2020 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   Classic Gothic metal legends Paradise Lost are back on the scene once again, celebrating their sixteenth studio album...

Artist: Lucifer Album: Lucifer III Release: 20.03.2020 Label: Century Media Records   For the band Lucifer, there is no need for any introduction. They have established their name in...
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Dream Theater has been around for what feels like forever these days, releasing a steady stream of progressive metal to fans the world round....
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Having long grown bored of the pop turn that country music artists took in the 2000s, Canadian newcomer Cory Marks has been a breath of...
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The Finnish symphonic metal giants of Nightwish have been taking the world by storm since they joined forces with legendary Dutch vocalist Floor Jansen...

Artist: (O) Album: SkamHan Release: 24.04.2020 Label: Napalm Records   (O) is a Danish black metal lineup that promises on their debut album, SkamHan, "Seven explosive and oppressive tracks...

Artist: Wolfheart Album: Wolves of Karelia Release: 10.04.2020 Label: Napalm Records   The band Wolfheart rises from a nation that holds a lot of mystery, despair, and enchantment. The...

Artist: Turmion Kätilöt Album: Global Warning Release: 17.04.2020 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   If you live in Finland, you surely already know about Turmion Kätilöt , but if the name...
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Following Ember Falls as closely as we do, Musicalypse is always first in line to hear their latest releases when they come out. This...

Artist: Corde Oblique Album: The Moon is a Dry Bone Release: 03.04.2020 Label: The Stones of Naples   If the "folkgaze" genre is a new one for you, you're not...
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As one of the pioneers of the new wave of British heavy metal, Iron Maiden should need no introduction. A classic band with some...
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"Cal’s journey begins with him listening to "Sugaan Essena," an original song from Mongolian band The Hu. That’s not Mongolian you’re hearing though, it’s...

Artist: The Night Flight Orchestra Album: Aeromantic Release: 28.02.2020 Label: Nuclear Blast Records   The Night Flight Orchestra has been one of Musicalypse's collective favorite bands since the release of...

Artist: Ocean Dark Album: Voice to the Nations Release: 03.04.2020 Label: ODMusic   Ocean Dark is a new name in the music scene, a creative project by Olli Helenius. Looking...
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"I was left alone, I was abandoned. I was imagined by this boy who had no friends. I was his imaginary friend. I was....

Artist: nervous_testpilot (Paul Taylor) Album: Frozen Synapse 2 OST Release: 25.03.2019 Label: Nervous_testpilot   You may have noticed that Musicalypse does the occasional review of soundtracks, including that of...

Artist: Altaria Album: Divinity Release: 27.03.2020 Label: Reaper Entertainment   Fading from the stages after a final show at Nummirock 2016, the Finnish power metallers of Altaria have had a...

Artist: Blind Channel Album: Violent Pop Release: 06.03.2020 Label: Ranka Kustannus   Musicalypse has been following Blind Channel since prior to their debut album, Revolutions, back in 2016 (see below)....

Artist: Lost Society Album: No Absolution Release: 21.02.2020 Label: Motion Label Group   Lost Society have been kicking up a storm since they debuted onto the scene some 10...

Artist: Demons & Wizards Album: III Release: 21.02.2020 Label: Century Media Records   Created in 1998 by Hansi Kürsch of Blind Guardian and Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth, Demons...