New Manowar cover by Genus Ordinis Dei!

A while back I was presented with an album promo for Great Olden Dynasty by Italian metal act Genus Ordinis Dei. I really dug it, and I still listen to it now. You can read my review and an interview I did with the band here and here. Anyway, the band just released a cover of Manowar‘s…

Album review: Evolve – Lillye

  Eclipse Records latest acquisition is Australian rockers Lillye. Evolve is a record I’ve been playing a lot recently. Fronted by powerhouse vocalist Virginia Lillye, Evolve hits the ground running with two superb songs in Run and In The End (no, not a Linkin Park cover). Both tracks boast HUGE choruses that will be stuck…

Interview: Genus Ordinis Dei talk metal, influences and gear.

  TGR: Thanks for stopping by, please introduce yourselves? Hello everyone! We are Genus Ordinis Dei, a Symphonic Death Metal band from Italy!   TGR: Can you tell us a little about the history of the band? Where did it all begin? How did you come together? We were all born and raised in the…

Album review: Between Death and Dead – Coffin Carousel

    I hate to use the word ‘catchy’ when talking about music, but that is exactly what this record is. From start to finish, Coffin Carousel awakened my inner Misfit and had me singing along like an escaped mental patient to Between Death and Dead. The Melbourne punk rockers album drops a couple of…

Album review: Sifting – Not From Here

  I’ve been listening to this album quite a lot recently. Initially I wasn’t sold, but the more I listened to it the more I found myself enjoying it. Sifting blend a number of musical styles into their sound. They certainly have the rock chops, but they also mix pop, metal and prog influences into…

Album review: Digital Ritual – As Paradise Falls

I’ve been eager to get my hands on this ever since hearing the excellent track, StarBlind. As Paradise Falls are a Brisbane based metal act standing on the precipice of greatness with this, their latest release, Digital Ritual. From tragedy comes triumph. In 2015, As Paradise Falls lost their guitarist Glen Barrie when he passed…