Photo Credit: Peter Leukhard W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session: Four covers of ultimate rock and metal hits transformed into enchanting acoustic anthems! Right in time for Christmas, symphonic/melodic shooting stars BEYOND THE BLACK are gifting their fans with a really special treat: their new EP, W:O:A Acoustic Clash - The Lockdown Session, available digitally now via..
Currently being hard at work on the successor of their 2018 No. 1 hit album, The Sacrament Of Sin, heavy metal's finest, POWERWOLF, have now announced the tour dates for their 2021 Wolfsnächte European tour in support of their as of yet untitled upcoming album due in summer 2021. The tour will lead the band through Germany, Spain, France,..
German pioneers of European gothic metal CREMATORY have released a heart-wrenching version of the '90s ballad Like The Tides along with an atmospherically arranged music video. With the cover version of this !distain classic, CREMATORY showcases another aspect of their musical expertise. The accompanying audio-visual features original !distain shots leading up to a vigorous symbiosis of expressive CREMATORY ambience and Connie Andreszka's vocals. Photo Credit:..
VISIONS OF ATLANTIS' long cherished dream came true: An unforgettable journey through the maritime depths of their history accompanied by the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague! This autumn, VISIONS OF ATLANTIS will continue their entrancing symphonic journey through the maritime depths by presenting fans with their very first LIVE album/Blu-ray/DVD, A Symphonic Journey To Remember! Recorded live at the..
“Right now it should be clear to the last ones that culture is relevant for society. It is more than just drinking beer and headbanging. The pressure is rising, people are getting restless and need the compensation that concerts, festivals or club visits provide. We hope that we can compensate a little bit for the..
photo credit: VDPictures As one of this year’s most exciting collaborations, DIE KREATUR exceeded all expectations with their chart breaking debut album Panoptikum, presenting a smashing and intense adventure for the listener. Dero Goi and Chris Harms are now releasing another hit, Gott Verdammt (english. “God damned”), along with a lyric video. With organ parts..
Can anyone truly say when the right time is to release a "best of" compilation? Even "greatest hits" means something completely different to what it did in times gone by but for Powerwolf the time is now that they unleash a collection after a seventeen year, seven album career so far. There is something different..
It has been easy to wave off Mushroomhead. Eight people with masks - and in their early days - boiler suits. Have we not seen this before? The constant comparison with Slipknot has dogged the band despite history showing that Mushroomhead pre-date the Iowan mob by a couple of years and have a more alt...
Let's face it - 2020 has pretty much sucked so far. And for the music we love, we have gigs on ice for who knows for however long and even some choice releases are being held back. So when a pearl of an album comes around and it adds a big juicy cherry of fun..
New Ensemble Album, Swan Songs III, Out On August 7 photo credit: Jan Season Could you still love me with a splintered mind? LORD OF THE LOST's new classical ensemble album Swan Songs III proclaims its mission statement almost immediately. A surprising piano intro and Chris Harms' dark and distinctive voice quickly gives way to..