Album Reviews


BERGRAVEN  DET FRAMLIDNA MINNET Album Review By Corey “Craw Daddy” Crawford Sweden’s Bergraven are releasing their first album in about ten years, Det Framlidna Minnet. I’ve never heard of them prior to this, but listening to them you definitely get that jazz-inspired progressive black metal feel right away. And I got to say I love it. I’m not 100% sure what he is saying, but the music if amazing. It reminds me a bit of Shining....

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BLADE KILLER HIGH RISK Album Review By Corey “Craw Daddy” Crawford   Hailing from L.A., Blade Killer, has a huge N.W.O.B.H.M. influence. They are definitely a band on the rise, and I think they can become pretty big. High Risk is an amazing album, and it’s just their debut album. It’s definitely one of my favorite debut albums in recent years. Just from start to finish, it’s non stop badassery.   Lost Angels kicks the album...

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ICARUS WITCH GOODBYE CRUEL WORLD Album Review by Corey “Craw Daddy” Crawford Icarus Witch is back!!! The first time I ever heard of them was probably close to ten years ago. I bought a Metal Hammer Magazine, and it came with a N.W.O.T.H.M.  compilation C.D. There was a ton of awesome bands on it, but one of my favorites that stood out to me was Icarus Witch. So, you can say I was pretty stoked to see Goodbye Cruel World in my mailbox....

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The KKSM Song of the Day, as picked by Craw Daddy Crawford, is “Invaders from the Sky” by the Three Tremors. Today’s song of the day comes from power metal band the Three Tremors. Comprised of power metal greats Sean “the hell destroyer” peck(cage, Denner/Sherman, death dealer), harry “the tyrant” Conklin(jag panzer), and Tim “the ripper” Owens, the three tremors comes out firing with their first single. This self titled...

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LUICIDAL BORN IN VENICE Album Review by Corey “Craw Daddy” Crawford   Growing up from Oceanside, CA I was stoked to see Luicidal in my mailbox. Everyone in Oceanside loves Suicidal Tendencies, and with Luicidal having two ex-members you know it’s going to be good. Not just any members either, drummer R.J. Huerra and bassist Louiche Mayorga were pivotal members of Suicidal for years and part of some classic...

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The KKSM Song of the Day, as picked by King Kuje, is “Find My Way” by Khai Dreams. You can find this song on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, and more: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/find-my-way/1386192593?i=1386192807   Most of Khai Dream’s songs are pretty underground, however he has been able to reach some levels of success with several songs reaching over one million views on YouTube, one of which has almost...

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