Posts Tagged ‘Pivotal Rockordings’

Skyfire – Esoteric

Years ago, when Sweden was seething amazing music, Skyfire emerged with a ridiculously good debut album called Timeless Departure that was more theatrical than anything Children of Bodom could churn out. It turned many underground heads, including mine, and gave the band somewhat of a name. The band continuously rendered enjoyable albums including 2004s Spectral, but […]

SKYFIRE Post New Song and Announce Digital-Only EP Details

Swedish progressive death metal act SKYFIRE has made its new song “Esoteric,” available for download on their myspace page at  The band will release a 4-song, digital-only EP entitled Fractal in July via Pivotal Rockordings. Fractal is made up of songs that were written between 2004’s Spectral and their yet-to-be-released September 2009 Esoteric album. […]

New SKYFIRE Song Available for Listening On Sale Now!

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have premiered the song “Esoteric” on The Entropy League podcast via METAL INJECTION’s podcast network. The track comes off of both the band’s Esoteric full-length due out in August/September and the still-to-be-announced digital EP due out in June/July. The podcast will is available at now. The follow-up to 2004’s […]

Stigma – When Midnight Strikes!

Italy, while certainly a player in the metal genre, isn’t really known for its deathcore/metalcore/melodic death metal (Nail Within and Slowmotion Apocalypse immediately come to mind), so I really wasn’t really looking forward to reviewing the debut from Mondovi’s Stigma. Even more so when I discovered the album is also centered around horror movies and […]

Zonaria – Infamy and the Breed

After a measure of success with their entries into the melodic death metal genre, (Sonic Syndicate who then signed with Nuclear Blast and the well received Blinded Colony), you could forgive Pivotal for releasing yet another polished, competent but formulaic Swedish melodic death metal album. Zonaria aren’t bad, they just aren’t quite as good as […]