ALBUM REVIEW: The Arcane Order – Distortions From Cosmogony


Blending dark cinematics with frightfully forceful instrumentations, The Arcane Order effectively combine the two for their explosive full-length Distortions From Cosmogony (Black Lion Records).

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Soilwork – Verkligheten

Swedish Melodeath purveyors Soilwork are a staple of the scene. Despite never having the commercial success of In Flames nor the critical acclaim that At The Gates garnered, the band is a reliable ever-present, delivering solid albums on a regular basis.

With Verkligheten (Nuclear Blast), the band’s eleventh album, Soilwork deliver another exactly what they’re good at; a mix of shredding riffs, machine gun drumming, and a penchant for bombastic clean vocals.Continue reading

Soilwork Hits The Studio, Begins Work On New Album

Swedish metal legends Soilwork have commenced recording their new album, due later in 2018/early 2019 for their long-time label Nuclear Blast Records. The band is at Nordic Sound Lab studios in Skara, Sweden, and have been sharing posts from their social media accounts of them at work on the production. The new album will be the follow—up to 2015’s acclaimed release, The Ride Majestic. It will be the bands first new music without drummer Dirk Verbueren, who departed the band to join Megadeth last year. New drummer Bastian Thusgaard (The Arcane Order) will make his recording debut on this release. Continue reading