AZOTHYST – Blood of Dead God

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://godzovwarproductions.bandcamp.com/album/blood-of-dead-god The Canadian quartet known as Azothyst specializes in relentlessly dark and aggressive black/death metal that is incredibly rich in atmosphere and full of determin­ation. The EP’s claustrophobic vibe is constantly emphasized by the dissonant, grimy riffs that are akin to a jackhammer being driven into one’s skull. The vocals are…

SAGA – Marathon (Remastered 2021)

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://sagagen.com/ “Marathon” by the musically gifted Canadians known as Saga was released nearly twenty years ago and it is therefore quite brilliant that the band have had a large bulk of their old releases remastered and reissued via earMUSIC lately, including this one that originally saw the light of day in…

SAGA – Detours (Remastered 2021)

RELEASE YEAR: 2021  BAND URL: https://sagagen.com/ Here is another reissue by the well-known Saga that deserves mention on our hallowed webpage and this time around it is all about the live album “Detours”, which came out twenty-three years ago, but which was recently remastered and given a visual and sonic facelift. Apart from the setlist being…

SAGA – House of Cards (Remastered 2021)

RELEASE YEAR: 2022  BAND URL: https://sagagen.com/   This newly remastered version of “House of Cards” by Canadian prog rockers Saga is a real treat in that it sounds more vibrant and warmer than its original counterpart from 2001. While its predecessor, “Full Circle” (1999), was a strong album in many ways, “House of Cards” was a…