Victor Smolski's Almanac work on their 3rd sutio album. 'Rush of Death', the title of the record, will be released on March 6th via Nuclear Blast and will feature the following track listing: PredatorRush Of DeathLet The Show BeginSoiled ExistenceBought And SoldThe Human EssenceSatisfiedBlink Of An EyeCan't Hold Me BackLike A Machine Smolski states:"Hi everybody,... Continue Reading →
I’m impressed and I haven’t seen an Epica show that has such a tight connection between fans and band. Awesome ... and a benchmark for all the upcoming Epica shows. After nearly 2 hours the fulminant show comes to an end with satisfied Epica fans leaving the Webster Hall with a big smile on their faces.
‘The Sun and the Cold’ is an album with songs that, allegorically spoken, reflect the darkness of the Mariana Trench as well as it shows the beauty of the colorful sea that invites for easy-going snorkeling. So put on your diving googles and jump into ‘The Sun and the Cold’. It will be a surprising dive.
Burning Witches will release their third studio album ‚Dance With The Devil‘ onto the world on March 6, 2020 via Nuclear Blast. There's no rest for the wicked, as less than two weeks after the release of their ‚Wings Of Steel‘ EP, the band have unveiled the cover artwork for their upcoming record, which was designed... Continue Reading →
‚Decades‘ was released in 2018 and is a comprehensive summary of Nightwish anthems taken from two decades. What followed next was a world tour with 82 shows in Europe, South America and North America. One of these concerts took place in Buenos Aires on September 30th, being the base for this live release from the... Continue Reading →
And now it’s available, part III of the ‘To Ride in Blood & Bathe in Greed’ – trilogy. What had a starting point in 2013 when former members of Volbeat, Mnemic, Hatesphere, Rauncht and Illdisposed started a three EP including streak wasn’t the plan. But things shifted after the release could score some very positive... Continue Reading →
Norwegian Metal vikings Enslaved entered the studio for recording their next album. Band and label (the band returned to Nuclear Blast) aim for a release in late spring 2020. Ivar Bjørnson comments: "The days are growing darker in the Northern hemisphere - and Bergen is covered in a blanket of frost. This sets the scene... Continue Reading →
German Thrash Metal veterans Kreator will tour through Europe in spring 2020. Together with no less than Lamb Of God and Power Trip the package is a promising one, guaranteeing some hours of raging Thrash Metal. In case you're still in need for a ticket, HERE is the link to the ticket pre-sale.
The legendary Roundhouse in London hosted German Thrash Metal veterans Kreator on December 16th, 2018 for a concert that was filmed and recorded. A bit more than a year later Kreator plans for a live release in different formats with the promising title of 'London Apocalyticon - Live at the Roundhouse'. Singer Mille Petrozza states about the... Continue Reading →
It was in 2018 when Paradise Lost guitarist Greg Mackintosh stopped with his side project Vallenfyre after eight successful years. What started as an outlet for grief and as tribute to his father, who passed away in 2009, slowly shifted towards a wider perspective with Mackintosh’s viewpoint on the current world. Having stopped with Vallenfyre... Continue Reading →
The moment Avatarium unveiled the 'Moonhorse'-EP it was clear to metalheads that an important new player entered the fields of Rock. Since then the Swedish powerhouse is on a winning streak with three excellent longplayers being on their list of achievements. Two years after 'Hurricanes and Halos' hit the record stores it's with 'The Fire... Continue Reading →
As so often in life it’s about making choices. On a Sunday night with Devin Townsend playing in Tilburg and Eluveitie and Lacuna Coil having a stop at TivoliVredenburg it’s not easy to decide where to go to. After some weighting MHMB is present in Utrecht, witnessing a pretty diverse tour package that covers everything... Continue Reading →
Cyhra is the brainchild of singer Jake E and former In Flames guitarist Jesper Stromblad. The guys premiered in 2017 with ‘Letters to Myself’ and now return with the sophomore album ‘No Halos in Hell’. The new album is a very catchy one with songs being placed somewhere between Modern Metal and Melodic Metal. It... Continue Reading →
Swedish Opeth released a few weeks ago with 'In Cauda Venenum' a true masterpiece. Now Mikael Åkerfeldt and band mates embarked on a tour, performing a sold-out show at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht. It's the Grote Zaal (the biggest room) being the scenery for a concert that doesn't not solely impresses with music, songs and musical... Continue Reading →