Croak –  Croak
Rhythmic metal opus. Serves all from Metallica to brainy poetic lyrics.
The Nuri –  Masquerade
Excellent progressive hard rock with strong female vocals. This is one of the early prominent examples of professionally produced, Creative Commons licensed albums out there.
Perfect Smile –  Sonrie
Perfect Smile play melodic metal that resembles the style of Sonata Arctica. Five tracks or 26 minutes of extremely well produced progressive rock await you. I cannot stress enough the production quality of this album. Like always, I present two tracks that should you leave craving for the whole release.
Obsidian Shell –  Evershade
Sounds like Nightwish, but less cheesy. This could be the end of this review, but I am used to write more than one sentence. Obsidian Shell are one of the best bands on Jamendo, with an impressive series of five releases ranging from 2009 to 2012. For those of you who don’t know Nigthwish: Obsidian […]
Diablo Swing Orchestra –  The Butcher’s Ballroom
Take Nightwish’s voice, add a Cello played like Apocalyptica and mix it with a skilled hard rock band and – voilà – you can imagine how the Diablo Swing Orchestra sounds. Their music is a wild mixture of (partially Symphonic) Metal, Rock, Jazz, Swing and Blues; sometimes they make me think of Mr. Bungle (another […]