Alestorm – No Grave But The Sea (2017) – Review

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“Rum, beer, quests, and mead. These are the things that a pirate needs!”

By Davy Jones’ beard, only one band throws a chorus line like that at the audience. And only one can be reviewed whilst under the influence, without a ticket from grammar police.

These are the alcohol-guzzling sea dogs of Alestorm. Let’s face it: When Christopher Bowes and his gang of merry pirates have another go at a record, fun and cheap booze are on the menu. And their 5th full-length album No Grave But The Sea is absolutely no different. So, uncap your bottle, pour, and … [...] Click to raid more!

Alestorm – Sunset on the Golden Age (2014) – Review

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You have got to give it to them. Whatever Christopher Bowes and his gang of merry troubadours touch is fun to listen to. Sometimes too intense for their own good or slightly overdone in reckless cheesiness, but never too serious.

And always delivered with an eyewink of sorts. Their personas reach from the Davy Jones-infested waters of Alestorm to galaxy-hopping goblins in Gloryhammer.

Now this time we descend from bewildering space goblins to some more basic needs Heavy Metal pirates have. And turn the clock back to 2014, when Alestorm‘s fourth full-length record Sunset on the Golden Age[...] Click to raid more!