Metal Periscope – July 2018

Hello again, and welcome to July 2018’s Metal Periscope. This time I spy with my (electric) eye some really good albums in a variety of different sub-genres. If you are suffering from the heat, put on the AC (or the fan), turn on the music and… enjoy! Bongripper – Terminal Terminal is the seventh full-length…

Metal Periscope – June 2018

And, once again, here is the list of the albums that caught my attention this month. Sadly, there weren’t many good releases in June. But, if you enjoy listening to some doom or black, you will probably find something to your liking. Eye of Solitude – Slaves to Solitude If you are a fan of…

Metal Periscope – May 2018

May 2018 showered us with so many great releases that it took me a lot of effort to keep up. Still I tried my best to compile this list of the most notable albums of the month (in my humble opinion, of course). Bong – Thought and Existence English city of Newcastle upon Tyne is…

Metal Periscope – April 2018

While April wasn’t an extremely prolific month for metal, I managed to gather some great releases in many kinds of metal sub-genres. Some of them from very well-known bands and some from relatively new but very talented groups of musicians. Mesarthim – The Density Parameter Australian atmospheric black metal act Mesarthim graced us with its…

How to Use AniDB tools in Linux

If you are an otaku like myself, you probably know of the biggest anime database out there that is AniDB and likely use it a lot. AniDB not only contains a lot of information about your favourite anime series, movies and OVAs, but also helps you to manage your fansub collection. But, as using the web…

Metal Periscope – March 2018

The coming of spring offered us quite a few great new releases. Some of them are pretty innovative and/or experimental, while others are solid, high quality musical offerings from long-established bands. They also differ a lot stylistically. This month we have some progressive metal, some traditional heavy metal, some doom, some black and more… But…

Metal Periscope – February 2018

After a real treat we were offered in January (I barely had time to listen to all the great records that were released) February seems a bit like a barren land. But, still, I managed to find some albums that made the process of watching the snow fall much more exciting. Long Distance Calling –…