ROCK HARD FESTIVAL playlist on Spotify

Right now we actually should line-up at the entrance to Amphitheater Gelsenkirchen for kicking off this years edition of the Rock Hard festival. As we all know, this will not happen in 2020. To give a bit of a RHF feeling the Rock Hard team created a playlist on Spotify with bands that would have... Continue Reading →

CD review ANCILLOTTI ‘Hell on Earth’

The first time my attention was directed towards Anchillotti was when the band performed at the Heavy Metal Maniacs festival 2015 in The Netherlands. With their traditional heavy metal the four Italians knew how to impress the audience. At that time the guys had just released their debut 'The Chain Goes On' and everything still... Continue Reading →

CD review TYRANT (U.S.) ‘Hereafter’

The importance of live shows and festivals can't be emphasized enough. Not only that these are the moment that bring metal to life, they are also initiator and motivator for some veteran bands to return onstage and maybe more. Tyrant, hailing from Pasadena, California, is one of these bands that had some first heydays in... Continue Reading →

GUS G. talks about the new FIREWIND album

In times of Covid-19, cancelled live shows and more, there is also more positive news to report. One of it is a new Firewind album, which will be released on May 15th. Firewind guitarist Gus G. made some time for MHMB and provides some details about the new album and gives also some insight into how the current crisis affects him as a musician.

CD review FIREWIND ‘Firewind’

Gus G. and Firewind have been in the business for 20 years now and after such a long time the guys release a self-titled new album, a new treat of melodic metal. 'Firewind' is like a kind of new beginning, considering the fact that long time member Bob Katsionis left the band and Henning Basse... Continue Reading →

SHOK PARIS unleash a new lyric video

US metal band Shok Paris unveil a new lyric video. The song 'Hell Day' is taken from the upcoming album 'Full Metal Jacket', which will be released on May 29th through No Remorse Records.The song and the album is the return of a band that has with 'Steel and Starlight' a real classic being part... Continue Reading →

Hamburg’s rock & metal scene in times of corona – PLATTENKISTE

Covid-19 and the taken measures have a big impact on everybody individually, but have also an impact on the music business. Enough of a reason to reach out to club, bands,… in the greater Hamburg area to see what the situation is and how everybody can stand together to go though this. Today we continue with Plattenkiste and Christian Kind, describing the situation there.

CD review TRAVELER ‘Termination Shock’

With 'Terminal Shock' Canadian metaller Traveler add a next album to their discography. The band, hailing from Calgary, premiered a year ago with 'Traveler' and it's the sophomore longplayer 'Termination Shock' unveiling again their passion for traditional Heavy Metal. Being enrooted in the spirit of the NWoHM, the sound of Traveler reflects pure Heavy Metal.... Continue Reading →

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