Review: Myth of a Life – She Who Invites

With the pioneering Swedish bands of the 90s a little way out of the melodic death metal limelight in recent times, this somewhat overpopulated subgenre could really do with some rejuvenation in order to keep up with the rest of ever-evolving world of heavy music. Sheffield’s Myth of a Life already have an advantage in…

Review: Krysthla – A War of Souls and Desires

Strangely deciding to label themselves ‘intense heavy metal’, Northamptonshire’s Krysthla pack several fistfuls more of unadulterated brutality into their debut album than the Iron Maidens and Judas Priests of this world suggested by that tag. Drawing from the increasingly popular melting pot of metalcore, thrash and downtuned tech-metal, often lazily labelled simply as ‘modern metal’,…