Reviews written by: Pagan Hel

Reviews

Head 13 - Broken Man

Head 13 began life in Liverpool, UK in early 2011. After the usual rock band cliche's of personnel changes, musical differences, chance meetings in bars and debilitating injury, the guys decided to dive right in and began by writing, recording and releasing their debut album. All of the band are well-travelled and experienced musicians who have pla...

02/05/2013

Divahar - Alien

DivahaR is a pure female band formed in Armenia. The foundations of the band were set back in 2009 by Dev. In 2009 Dev and Urubani were already writing their first songs. When Skadi joined the band, Dev focused on the vocals only. In 2010 Freya joined DivahaR. Now having more than 10 concerts behind them DivahaR is working on their first album, whi...

02/05/2013

Machine Rox - Activate Your Anger

Machine Rox is the project of Richard Kaltenhauser (aka Richard K), an ex- member of the Industrial bands Meat Machine and Global Noise Attack (GNA) with whom he was bass player, guitarist and programmer. An early enthusiast of the use of electronics in the Goth/Rock scene, he made the natural transition from Goth/Rock to Electro/Industrial. In 201...

02/05/2013

Fort Worth - What Doesn't Speak Can't Scream

Fort Worth were formed in 2009 with influences ranging from Youmeatsix to Parkway Drive, ADTR to FFaF, Alexisonfire to Deaf Havana and everything in between. Our sound is just as varied, with tracks ranging in style from pop-punk post-hard core. After the release of 2 E.P's, State of Emergency & Runaway as well as a UK tour & Countless supp...

02/05/2013

44 Fires - False Flag Agenda

44 Fires was founded in 2011 and is a political Metal group from London, waking minds through our music. Bringing groups together to form an army, bringing the elite to their knees... We are spawned from the different styles of music we all grew up listening to, from Corrosion of Conformity to Soundgarden, Megadeth and Metallica to Rage against the...

02/05/2013

Deaflock - Courage To Expose All

Japanese assassins of old school Thrash! Deaflock make their HPGD debut with their sophomore album "Courage To Expose All". Full of passionate anger and aggression, Deaflock destroy the listener while maintaining an emotional yet intense roaring sound. Never too brutal or traditional, this album exposes the darkness of mankind through the power of...

29/04/2013

The Wolves Remain - Unworthy

The Wolves Remain were formed in Liverpool, England by a group of guys with passion in their hearts and a fire in their bellies. Having already released a demo E.P of the same name on the 18th March 2012, the band is now just beginning to take shape and intend to continue to stride boldly into the future, evolving with every step”<br><br>Now with a...

29/04/2013

Hymn For The Fallen - Flatline

Hymn For The Fallen are a 4 piece metal band from Cheshire, primarily Northwich and Winsford. They combine influences from many areas of metal, including bands such as The Faceless, Suffokate, Chelsea Grin, Meshuggah, After The Burial, Aborted, Dying Fetus and more! These are just a few bands that our members listen to and are influenced by<br><br>...

27/04/2013

Memories - The Sleepless Years

Memories are a hardcore band from Birmingham UK formed in July 2012, playing music consisting of heavy groove riffs combined with a mix of tight breakdowns and catchy chorus based melodies. Their debut release 'The Sleepless Years' is available for a free download alongside their very own Justin Bieber cover accompanied by a music video via their Y...

27/04/2013

Juggernaut Services - Foundations

On opening this CD and reading the inner sleeve I was very much humbled to read what Nick Quarm from Juggernaut Services had written and to quote “I sincerely hope you enjoy these discs – it’s the hard work of a near lifetime of fanaticism towards music, and if each of you walk away and support just a fraction of the artists on here, then I can ask...

24/04/2013

Fearpassage - Device Switch

Fearpassage (mostly in name), started in 2004 and has been a great release for personal demons, a very beneficial therapy you could say.  The mantra of Fearpassage is...Embrace your Fears... "We all have fears.... whether people will admit it or not. EMBRACE YOUR FEARS, so YOU have the control." With Love From Hell This is one amazing piece of...

24/04/2013

Mahakala - Devil's Music

In 2005 the quartet recorded its debut, self-titled E.P which was released on 2007 by Spanish indie label Parade Records, followed up by powerful live appearances in their hometown, Athens, Greece. In 2009, having undergone several line-up changes, the sludgy sound of the first E.P turned into a 70's fueled satanic heavy metal hybrid in the vein of...

18/04/2013