Reviews Label: Nuclear Blast

Label: Nuclear Blast

13 reviews found

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Meshuggah - Catch Thirty Three album cover


Catch Thirty Three, 2005

8.9 / 10

There are lots of ways that one can view the genre of metal and any of its countless sub-genres - a soundtrack to your miserable life, a vicarious escape from ...

Exodus - Shovel Headed Kill Machine album cover


Shovel Headed Kill Machine, 2005

8.1 / 10

We've all heard the stories. Someone leaves your favorite band and the remaining members have two choices.... carry on or pack it in. It doesn't mean shit to a tree ...

Cathedral - Garden of Unearthly Delights album cover


Garden of Unearthly Delights, 2006

7.0 / 10

If you are into doom, stoner, or sludge metal and you don't know who Cathedral is, you fail at life. For the sonically impaired, Cathedral are one of the progenitors ...

Testament - The Formation of Damnation album cover


The Formation of Damnation, 2008

7.5 / 10

Since the mid 1980’s Bay Area thrashers Testament have persevered in the world of heavy metal, undergoing numerous lineup changes and even a few medical scares. While their peers in ...

Symphony X - Iconoclast album cover

Symphony X

Iconoclast, 2011

9.0 / 10

Dream Theater is beginning to stagnate. Queensrÿche has jumped the shark. Nobody even knows what Devin Townsend is on anymore. In fact, it would certainly seem that Symphony X is ...

Meshuggah - Koloss album cover


Koloss, 2012

7.5 / 10
Multiple Authors

Meshuggah is one of those bands I have an unnatural reverence for. Ever since I first heard Nothing, I've been in perpetual awe of their musical virtuosity and incredible technicality. ...

Meshuggah - Koloss album cover


Koloss, 2012

6.0 / 10
Multiple Authors

*Reviewers disclaimer – This is the most Meshuggah I have ever heard, so here you get two viewpoints – a fan perspective and, well, mine. Sweden’s Meshuggah (literally meaning “crazy” ...

Municipal Waste - The Fatal Feast album cover

Municipal Waste

The Fatal Feast, 2012

7.9 / 10

Municipal Waste is a crossover band from Richmond, Virginia who has captivated audiences from all different scenes. Whether you’re into punk, metal, hardcore or any of the diluted sub genres ...

Wintersun - Time I album cover


Time I, 2012

9.0 / 10

Wintersun make even Godot look punctual.The Finnish black/folk/power metal band was originally conceived as a solo project for Ensiferum guitarist/vocalist Jari Mäenpää, who released its eponymous debut in 2004. The ...

Enslaved - RIITIIR album cover



8.4 / 10

the black metal horde Enslaved seems to have been around forever. Unlike most bands of their genre and pedigree they have managed to add elements to their style to make ...

Avantasia  - The Mystery of Time album cover


The Mystery of Time, 2013

7.0 / 10

Between being the vocalist for heavy metal band Edguy and the creative force for the rock opera project Avantasia, Tobias Sammet is a really busy guy. And though I've never really been able ...

Arsis - Unwelcome album cover


Unwelcome, 2013

6.0 / 10

Arsis have gotten a lot of flack recently--many folks haven't liked their turn away from the frantically technical towards the heavily melodic. And while I personally liked Starve for the Devil, ...

Slayer - Repentless album cover


Repentless, 2015

5.6 / 10

Since the 1983 release of Slayer's debut album Show No Mercy, guitarists Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King bassist/vocalist Tom Araya and drummer Dave Lombardo have built a long and respectable career ...

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