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Recent News

Recent News

Wave Gotik Treffen 2024 confirm Diva Destruction and more bands

Just over a month before the next Wave Gotik Treffen takes place, new band confirmations continue to emerge for the 2024 edition. The organizers of the Wave Gotik Treffen announced the confirmation of the bands [...]

Neurasty reveal new video for “Cruel Instinct” from the upcoming album “Identity Collapse”

After announcing that their new album will be released on May 24th, Italian metal band NEURASTY releases, through Volcano Records & Promotion, the track “Cruel Instinct.” It’s a powerful and jarring journey into the deepest [...]

Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album

Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album

March 15, 2024 | Comments Off on Limbonic Art signs with Kyrck Productions & Armour for the release of a new album
Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024

Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024

March 14, 2024 | Comments Off on Darkthrone announces new studio album “It Beckons Us All” coming April 26, 2024
Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away

Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away

March 10, 2024 | Comments Off on Pig Destroyer’s Blake Harrison has passed away
Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band

Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band

February 28, 2024 | Comments Off on Paolo Rossi bassist & vocalist of Fleshgod Apocalypse leaves the band
Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura

Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura

February 28, 2024 | Comments Off on Eloy Casagrande Quits Sepultura
Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”

Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”

February 23, 2024 | Comments Off on Toxikull stream new album “Under the Southern Light”
Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida

Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida

February 23, 2024 | Comments Off on Battlecreek announces the release of “Maze Of The Mind” and a tour with Angelus Apatrida
Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records

Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records

February 23, 2024 | Comments Off on Chapel Of Samhain share “Pale” single, debut album “Black Onyx Cave” coming via Nuclear Winter Records

Live Reports

Report: Moonspell “Soombra” @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra
Posted On March 1, 2024 | Comments Off on Report: Moonspell “Soombra” @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Moonspell delighted fans in memorable concert at Convento São Francisco On friday night, February 23th, the iconic Portuguese gothic metal band, Moonspell, treated their devoted followers to a captivating and unforgettable performance at the majestic [...]

Report: Poisonblack @ Tavastia, Helsinki
Posted On November 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Poisonblack @ Tavastia, Helsinki

Gothic metal masters Poisonblack, which split up in 2015, surprised their fans around the world with a tour of Finland in September/October 2023. This year marked the 20th anniversary of their first album “Escapexstacy,” and [...]

Report: River Stone Fest 2023

Report: River Stone Fest 2023

October 30, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: River Stone Fest 2023
Report: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club

Report: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club

October 29, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club
Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023

Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023

September 18, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Bajonca Rock Fest 2023
Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)

Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)

August 23, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Vagos Metal Fest 2023 (Day 1)
Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4

June 23, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 4
Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3

June 21, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 3
Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2

June 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Roadburn 2023 – Day 2
Report: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Hard Club, Porto

June 20, 2023 | Comments Off on Report: Ne Obliviscaris + Persefone + The Omnific @ Hard Club, Porto

Previews

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2024

Yet another year has elapsed, heralding the forthcoming iteration of the esteemed Wave Gotik Treffen. This year’s instalment commemorates the event’s 31st edition. Scheduled to transpire from the 17th to the 20th of May, it [...]

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour
Posted On March 20, 2024 | Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Dir En Grey return to Europe for a series of double shows. Four years after their “This Way to Self-Destruction” tour, the Japanese band returns to Europe with a new proposal. Having played a series [...]

Preview: Roadburn 2024

Preview: Roadburn 2024

March 18, 2024 | Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2024
Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra

February 19, 2024 | Comments Off on Preview: Moonspell Soombra @ Convento São Francisco, Coimbra
Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club

Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club

October 13, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Pain + Ensiferum + Eleine + Ryujin @ Hard Club / RCA Club
Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV

October 2, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Soen + Molybaron + Terra @ Hard Club / LAV
Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023

Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023

August 23, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Milagre Metaleiro Fest 2023
Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023

Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023

July 28, 2023 | Comments Off on Preview: Vagos Metal Fest 2023
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Interviews

Interview: Maraton
Posted On February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: Maraton

So, in Strasbourg on February 9, 2020, during their tour with Leprous we took Fredrik Bergersen-Klemp and guitarist Simen Hundere Ruud aside to ask them about their past, future and of course we challenged them [...]

Interview: GAEREA

Interview: GAEREA

January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Interview: GAEREA
Interview: LEPROUS

Interview: LEPROUS

November 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Interview: LEPROUS
[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

November 25, 2018 | Comments Off on [video] Vreid Interview
Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

April 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: Krowos
Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

April 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Interview: A BREACH OF SILENCE

Partner Channels

Tartu Under The Horns – an Undergrounded documentary
Posted On June 6, 2022 | Comments Off on Tartu Under The Horns – an Undergrounded documentary

Five years after presenting “Tallinn Under The Horns“, a documentary depicting the Underground Black Metal scene of the Estonian capital, the sequel “Tartu Under The Horns“ has been finished. A small crew of the German [...]

Hellsinki Metal Horizons – festival preview

Hellsinki Metal Horizons – festival preview

May 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Hellsinki Metal Horizons – festival preview
BLACK METAL REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Flagg – Cosmic Chaos Manifest

BLACK METAL REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Flagg – Cosmic Chaos Manifest

May 28, 2022 | Comments Off on BLACK METAL REVIEW + GIVEAWAY: Flagg – Cosmic Chaos Manifest
Necronomicon – The Final Chapter

Necronomicon – The Final Chapter

May 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Necronomicon – The Final Chapter
Jason Acoustified Levasseur introduction

Jason Acoustified Levasseur introduction

May 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Jason Acoustified Levasseur introduction
Mourning Dawn – Dead End Euphoria

Mourning Dawn – Dead End Euphoria

May 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Mourning Dawn – Dead End Euphoria
Loits – black metal from Estonia [INTERVIEW]

Loits – black metal from Estonia [INTERVIEW]

March 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Loits – black metal from Estonia [INTERVIEW]