CD review BONFIRE ‘Roots’

Bavaria's metal and rock veterans Bonfire have regained strength over the past few years. 'Temple of Lies' and 'Fistul of Fire' are evidence of a band that has picked up momentum. Singer Alexx Stahl certainly added his share to this positive development, as Bonfire mainman Hans Ziller has now again a good frontman next to... Continue Reading →

CD review EPICA ‘Omega’

It was on January 12, 2020 that Epica, on their way back from the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise, stopped in New York City to play a show at the venerable Webster Hall. The author of these lines was fortunate enough to see the concert in person, and at the time no one thought it... Continue Reading →

‘An Evening with NIGHTWISH In a Virtual World’ postponed

The interactive 'An Evening with Nightwish In a Virtual World' concert experiences that will kick off the 'Human. :II: Nature.' World Tour have been rescheduled from March to May due to changes in the band’s touring schedule. The new dates are Friday, May 28 and Saturday, May 29, 2021. More information can be found HERE.

CD review THERION ‘Leviathan’

Therion, this name stands for symphonic metal since 1988. Initially devoted to death metal, Christofer Johnsson quickly developed a liking for epic metal, orchestrated with more bombast and drama. In 1996, at the heyday of grunge, Therion released 'Theli', a milestone album, and many years later the band is still at the top of the... Continue Reading →

CD review WIG WAM ‘Never Say Die’

Norway's flagship glam rockers Wig Wam had their first creative era from 2001-2014 before they decided to disband as a band. One of the highlights of the quartet during this time was certainly their participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005, where they represented their home country Norway and achieved a respectable ninth place. After... Continue Reading →

CD review VOODOO CIRCLE ‘Locked & Loaded’

The most compelling line-up of Voodoo Circle was certainly the one from 2011 that recorded 'Broken Heart Syndrome'. Bandleader Alex Beyrodt, singer David Readman, bassist Mat Sinner and drummer Markus Kullmann were the key players for Voodoo Circle's second album and a decade later, the quartet has now teamed up again. The four-piece worked on... Continue Reading →

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