Blues-soaked German DIY double act The Picturebooks go Home.
Death metal visionaries Immolation lay down another masterclass.
Are Deserted Fear are almost too slick for their own good?
Canadians Danko Jones are the mailmen of hard rock: they always deliver.
Zombie Motors Wrecking Yard - nastier than Airbourne and a more bruising version of Black Aces.
Stick with Zeal & Ardour - the one-man brainchild of Swiss-American musician Manuel Gagneux - and the reward is an inexplicable feeling of fulfilment.
Melodic rockers Lionville are back with another set of polished AOR.
More than just a stop-gap between studio efforts, this recording is a declaration of pride in the Germans' recent achievements... and brims with confidence.
Classic Agnostic Front gets a timely reboot.
Unruly Child return with an album fusing the old with the new.