• Sparks - Hippopotamus

    Sparks – Hippopotamus

    Sparks have come a long way. Longer than most bands, career-wise and trend-wise. Hailing from the early 70s, when rock was hitting hard, metal was burgeoning, punk still was barely on sight and pop music heavily leaned to the rock…

  • Tribulation's Down Below album cover

    Tribulation – Down Below

    Honestly, Tribulation’s Down Below is hardly anymore a death metal album from Sweden. It is much more. Admittedly, I’ve never been a huge fan of the genre, since the coming of Dark Tranquillity and In Flames I’ve barely listened to…

  • Fleurety - The White Death cover

    Fleurety – The White Death

    I admit having totally forgot about their existence. After the awesome Department of Apocalyptic Affairs of 17 years ago, they did caress the idea of a a full LP again but I despaired after the years passed by and no…