Harder Rock Review
Harder Rock Review is a periodic feature which began in 2016 and focuses on some of the better new metal music from across the globe with brief looks at new albums and featured videos.


HRR 5

Volume 5

Published on Monday, August 28, 2017.

Crust by Excruciation  |  Ramat Zurich, Switzerland
Deadwood EP by Essential End  |  York, PA
Devils EP by Vyces  |  Los Angeles, CA
Excelsior by Mad Hatter’s Den  |  Finland
Monsters, Magic & Mayhem EP by War Gods of the Deep  |  Chicago, IL
Things to Come by Slammin’ Thru  |  Galicia, Spain
“FM” music video by ParanoiR  |  Thessaloniki, Greece


Harder Rock Review, volume IV

Volume IV

Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

The Ages Will Turn by Thunder and Lightnibg  |  Berlin, Germany
Illuminator by Cage9  |  Ramat Los Angeles, CA
No Less Than Everything by Crossing Rubicon  |  Bristol, CT
Revenge by Amoth  |  Helsinki, Finland
World Crashes Down by Exploding Head Syndrome  |  Norway
Young Blood EP by American Killers  |  Sacramento, CA
“Before the Fall” music video by Words That Burn  |  Dundalk, Ireland


Harder Rock Review, Volume 3

Volume III

Published on Monday, January 8, 2017.

Curious Volume by Pentagram  |  Washington, DC
Gone (Not Here) EP by Augmented Reality Project  |  Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Lion Heart by Hollow Bones  |  White Plains, NY
Monolith by Misamore  |  Sacramento, CA
Never Enough by The Company Corvette  |  Philadelphia, PA
Prisoner of Sunlight by Austaras  |  Chicago, IL
“Let’s Rise” music video by Quor  |  San Diego, CA


Harder Rock Review, Volume 2

Volume II

Published on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Discreet Enemy by PoynteFubear III by Fubear |  Jyväskylä, Finland
#Honesty by AEGEA |  Tampa, FL
The Invisible Disorder EP by Debunker |  Oporto, Portugal
Memento Mori EP by Centrilia |  Glasgow, Scotland
Stratosfear by Ad Vitam |  Sant’Antioco, Sardinia
“Truth” music video by Universal Mind Project


Harder Rock Review, Volume 1

Volume 1

Our initial installment of Harder Rock Review made its debut on Monday, April 25, 2016 with a look at six albums and one featured music video.

Chicken Cage of Horror by The Lidocaine  |  Estonia
Everything Old Is New Again by Stella Lost |  Laredo, TX
Lust for Sacrilege by Calabrese |  Phoenix, AZ
Skeletons by Danzig |  Lodi, NJ
The Prelude by Media Solution |  Italy
Tear of Ages by Divine Weep |  Bialystok, Poland
Video of “The Clandestine” by Tendonitis |  Zurich, Switzerland