Photo: Franz Schepers "Please stay together!" This was the ardent wish of thousands of fans calling out to Andi Deris, Michael Kiske, Michael Weikath, Kai Hansen, Markus Grosskopf, Sascha Gerstner and Dani Löble during the PUMPKINS UNITED WORLD TOUR - and their dream has come true! With the upcoming album, simply titled HELLOWEEN, the band opens a new chapter after a glorious 35 year long career. The..
If ever one man could claim the title of 'larger than life' then it surely must be Udo Dirkschneider, the German metal vocalist who seems to live and breathe heavy metal! Everyone must know this Titan of metal so no brief history lesson is needed for the former Accept vocalist who formed U.D.O. in 1987..
The nerd in me thinks how do you file this one, is it under Heart Healer or as Magnus Karlsson? So to avoid any confusion, the name of this new project is Heart Healer with the album being called The Metal Opera by Magnus Karlsson; something of a strange title but there you are! I'm..
Nightrage is a hugely popular melodic death metal band that was formed in Thessaloniki in Greece in 2000 by the two guitarists Marios Iliopoulos and Gus G. The band subsequently released three demos before putting out the debut album Sweet Vengeance in 2003 and, since, then, the band has relocated to Gothenburg and released a..
The Criminal Records label has announced a The Kut Christmas single. Waiting for Christmas was to be released on Friday December 18th, with 100% of profit from sales and streams being donated to the Red Cross - supporting those affected by poverty as a result of the pandemic. Nominated as Breakthrough Artist 2019 in the..
The French death metal innovators of AGRESSOR are now releasing three new live video's in celebration of the The Order Of Chaos boxset which will be officially out tomorrow, December 4. The live performances of When Darkness, Deathreat and Warrior Heart have been shot at Le Splendid in Lile in 2007. Videos Order the box set The Order..
French black metal formation REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER have announced a run of new shows this autumn in France, Belgium and Germany. The first show is set to take place on October 2nd, 2020 in Strasbourg. The band has previously announced an extensive European tour in March / April 2021, with UADA, VELNIAS and SOLBRUD. A full..
Martin Templum Domini is a band from Barcelona put together by the formidable Carlos Martin, a virtuoso guitarist of remarkable talent just a couple of years ago in 2017. He has brought in the hard working and totally involved pairing of Mario Vico on drums and Ivan Martin on bass to lay the base over..