Review EPICA ‘Omega Alive’

The pandemic also causes another bad thing, the no-conceritis. In a time when live shows are rather limited/restricted or even need to be cancelled/postponed, the digital possibilities became an option, although they never can be a replacer. A band that also decided to use the opportunities and present the new material in a digital context... Continue Reading →

Review W.E.B. ‘Colosseum’

W.E.B., that is band name that leads to many hits when putting into a search-engine. With a dot between the letters things get a bit more precise and last but not least it still possible to find some information about the Greek metal outfit on the World-Wide-Web. The band from Athens founded in 2002 and... Continue Reading →

Review NORTHTALE ‘Eternal Flame’

NorthTale is the brainchild of Brazilian/American guitarist Bill Hudson. Some of you might be familiar with the name of Hudson from his work with U.D.O., Jon Oliva’s Pain and others. Next to the collaboration with these well-known bands the guitarist always had a passion for melodic power metal, and it was in 2017, when he... Continue Reading →

Review LAST DAYS OF EDEN ‘Butterflies’

‚Butterfly‘, that’s a word not that often used in heavy metal. Crazy Town had a very successful song in 2000 with such a title and Moonspell released an album called ‚The Butterfly Effect‘. For the rest, the colorful insects aren’t flying very often through the endless fields of heavy metal. October 15th, that is when... Continue Reading →

EPICA announce ‘Ωmega Alive’

Dutch symphonic metal powerhouse Epica announce live streaming event, entitled 'Omega Alive'. It's the first show the band performs after having played at Webster Hall, NYC in January 2020, although this time in a totally different format. To support the latest record, the band perform songs from 'Ωmega' for the first time ever, along with the band’s... Continue Reading →

CD review FIREWING ‘Resurrection’

Firewing, not Gus G.’s Firewind, is a new metal band in town, hailing from the US. The quintet consists of Airton Araujo (v), Caio Kehyayan (g), Bruno Oliveira (g), Peter de Reyna (b) and Chris Dovas (d). With a passion for symphonic metal, the five guys penned 14 songs which found a spot on the... Continue Reading →

CD review ARION ‘Vultures Die Alone’

Arion was not only a was a kitharode in ancient Greece but is also a melodic metal band hailing from Finland. The quintet got some attention while having been part of the Finnish Eurovision qualification program. Next to this rather genre-different context the quintet added two albums and an EP to the books. With ‘Vultures... 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.

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