Artizan – S/T

Reviewed: December 2009 Released: 2009, Self ReleasedRating: 4.0/5 Reviewer: Erich Jacksonville, Florida’s Artizan are a progressive metal band that has just released their self-titled debut EP. Artizan’s core is composed of two former members of the mid 1990’s progressive metal band Leviathan. Drummer Ty Tammeus and singer Tom Braden have…

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Kittie – In The Black

Reviewed: December 2009 Released: 2009, Koch RecordsRating: 2.5/5 Reviewer: Waspman Seriously? Kittie are still around? I’m sure to many readers that seems entirely unnecessary, and I would be inclined to agree, at first. While the girls were rightly reviled for their, frankly, awful mallcore music on their earlier albums, they’ve…

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Hellebaard – Fier

Reviewed: December 2009 Released: 2009, Gardarika MusikkRating: 2.0/5 Reviewer: Robert Williams Hailing from the Netherlands are Hellebaard who have just released their fourth full length album entitled FIER through Gardarika Mussik. FIER opens with \”Hellebaard\” Being that the lyrics are sung in Dutch or possibly German (I\’m not entirely sure)…

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