Inspired by the famed and horrific Chernobyl nuclear disaster on the night of April 26th, 1986, German brutal/technical death…
Kreator is like good bourbon aged in a Marshall 4×12 that gets better with time. They’ve had missteps and…
Released via High Roller Records on February 28th, Slaves Of Time is Stallion’s finest album thus far, and one of the strongest retro metal records heard in recent times.
Hardcore quintet Giver released their sophomore album, Sculpture of Violence, via Holy Roar Records less than two weeks ago and today we’re diving into a conversation about its haunting album artwork.
Under the glitter and the outrageous costumes, Germany’s punk rocking Eat Lipstick delivers a raucous, fun album with the thoroughly enjoyable New Wig! No Rules! – self-released on January 11, 2020.
Munich-based punkers Stand Up Stacey graciously answer our questions as they riff on their debut album, their band name’s origin story, the upcoming year and the German punk rock scene. Stand up, pay attention, and rock out.
The reissue of Stab Wounds by Germany’s Dark Fortress is not only a worthy addition to any black metal library, this remastered version is a great example of how black metal can supersede its clichéd, raw and unfinished roots and instead exist as a well-rounded, high-quality product that values melody and composition without sacrificing any of its implied nihilism in the process.
Kadavar’s latest offering, For The Dead Travel Fast (Nuclear Blast Records) is the Halloween record to top them all; it is music that will thrill and enthral even the darkest and most jaded music fan, and it’s bloody GLORIOUS.
When We Are Forgotten (Napalm Records) represents a honing of Imperium Dekadenz’ craft: atmospheric black metal that marries the emotional response of extreme metal with the intellectual appreciation of progressive metal, while painting a musical picture of anger and loneliness.
Lav Nandlall has launched her new web series “High Tea with the Metal Duchess” and fans can expect to see some of South Africa’s biggest bands (Facing The Gallows, Chaos Doctrine, Deadline, Dirty Moonshine, Polar Dust and L.A Cobra) spill the tea on South Africa’s music scene, upcoming tours and band gossip!
With South Africa’s Ruff Majik in the process of moving to Germany, we felt a quick catch up with the band’s Johni Holiday was in order. We spoke about this new journey, signing with Lay Bare Recordings, and new album Tårn.
German stadium rock upstarts Kissin’ Dynamite were recently on tour in the UK supporting the mighty Powerwolf – we caught up with drummer and main lyricist Andi Schnitzer to chat about touring, working with Udo, and rock n’ roll heroes.
Fa Ia! Ia! Hold those year-end lists, death metal fans, for H.P. Lovecraft devotees Sulphur Aeon are rising from the depths as the year prepares to draw its final breath, to deliver their newest masterpiece, The Scythe of Cosmic Chaos, via Ván Records!