Band Spotlight: Enochian Cross (Athens, GR)

Hailing from the ancient historical city of Athens, Greece, extreme-metallers Enochian Cross arrived on the metal underground scene during the winter of 2011, ready to create a little history of their own. Combining dark melodic undertones with their aggressive death metal roots, the group cites influences in genre-defining European metal bands such as In Flames,…

Band Spotlight: Ovid’s Withering

A good friend of mine told me to check these guys out among a few others. For those of you unfamiliar with the band much like myself, I didn’t want to make up something that was completely wrong about the band so here are some things I found while searching them. . most of it…

Band Spotlight: Diablo Swing Orchestra

Founded 2003 Genre Rock/Classical/Jazz Members Daniel Håkansson – Guitars & Vocals Pontus Mantefors – Guitars & FX Annlouice Loegdlund – Vocals Andy Johansson – Bass Johannes Bergion – Cello Martin Isaksson – Trumpet Daniel Hedin – Trombone Live musicians Johan Norbäck – Drums Hometown Stockholm/Karlstad/Gothenburg, Sweden Record Label Candlelight/Sensory Biography The Diablo Swing Orchestra dates…

Band Spotlight: Slice the Cake

Slice The Cake is an intercontinental progressive deathcore trio formed in 2009. A two-piece at the point of inception, Gareth Edwards (England) and Jonas Johansson (Sweden) first created the original demo of the track “Cleansed,” with Gareth on vocals and Jonas on guitar, drum programming and production respectively. After two years of work, we’re ready…

Band Spotlight: Bile of Man

Considered to be one of the heaviest bands currently in South Africa, Bile of Man gained a lot of respect from fans and other bands as a result of their unrelenting brutality and intensity. In the early years of the second millenium Bile of Man started pushing boundaries with founding member and drummer Riaan Els…

Band spotlight: Deliver Us From Evil

I know myspace right!! Needless to say it hasn’t gone anywhere, but without it I had no way of sharing these guys and their music with you all. So enjoy, DELIVER US FROM EVIL, out of Evansville, IN. Fun fact about these guys the drummer, Alex Morgan, is one of the main photographers for metal…

Band Spotlight: Natrium

Born in 2001 by Andrea (guitar) & Edoardo (drums) De Muro. In 2003 the band recorded the first demo called “Demo till hell” and started to play live in mass meetings and pubs. In 2004 the second demo “the day of pain demo…part 1” has been released. In 2005 the release of the first Natrium…

Band Spotlight: Fleshwrought. . . (planning tour for near future)

Fleshwrought (Job For A Cowboy/Animals As Leaders) are working out the details to play some live shows in the not too distant future. For now, the group have posted some long distance rehearsal footage online below. The bands debut album “Dementia/Dyslexia” saw a release through Metal Blade earlier this week. For those of you unfamiliar…