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Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) passed away Scorpions show in Lisbon postponed to July Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022 A personal preview of SWR Feast 2022 Preview: SWR Feast 2022 Devenial Verdict reveal first single Hope from upcoming album Ash Blind Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup! Report: Moonspell @ Teatro José Lúcio da Silva, Leiria Preview: Roadburn 2022

Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) passed away

Black Dahlia Murder has issued a brief statement on their Facebook page informing that their leader and singer Trevor Strnad has passed away at the

Scorpions show in Lisbon postponed to July

The Scorpions show to take place on May 10th will be postponed to the next July 18th, at Altice Arena. Purchased tickets remain valid for

Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena

The legendary Scorpions are back with a new album, ‘Rock Believer’, and a world tour to go with it. The ‘Rock Believer World Tour 2022’

ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022

The Finnish progressive metal act ODDLAND will embark on a European tour in May/June 2022, as special guest act for the Danish prog/thrash act Manticora, supporting ODDLAND’S newly

A personal preview of SWR Feast 2022

The last 2 years have been hard for all of us. We ran out of concerts, out of events, out of (almost) everything. But the

Preview: SWR Feast 2022

SWR Barroselas Metalfest is finally returning after a 2-year hiatus forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Autopsy, Mgla, Sijjin, Skeletal Remains and many more will return

Devenial Verdict reveal first single Hope from upcoming album Ash Blind

Finnish atmospheric/dissonant death metal band Devenial Verdict have signed with Transcending Obscurity Records and revealed pieces of information about the upcoming debut album Ash Blind.

Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

The first Steelfest edition of this decade, and the 10th anniversary of this extreme festival, will be the most ambitious ever. The festival will be

Report: Moonspell @ Teatro José Lúcio da Silva, Leiria

The Teatro José Lúcio da Silva in Leiria received another great night of metal. After the visit of Gaerea a few months ago, it was

Preview: Roadburn 2022

Roadburn 2022 will take place on April 21st – 24th in Tilburg (NL) at different venues! (Poster artwork by Valreza Collective) Last year the organizers

News

Trevor Strnad (The Black Dahlia Murder) passed away

Black Dahlia Murder has issued a brief statement on their Facebook page informing that their leader and singer Trevor Strnad has passed away at the age of 41. It is with deep sadness that we [...]

Scorpions show in Lisbon postponed to July

The Scorpions show to take place on May 10th will be postponed to the next July 18th, at Altice Arena. Purchased tickets remain valid for the new date, with no need to exchange them. For [...]

Devenial Verdict reveal first single Hope from upcoming album Ash Blind

Devenial Verdict reveal first single Hope from upcoming album Ash Blind

April 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Devenial Verdict reveal first single Hope from upcoming album Ash Blind
Hellsinki Metal Horizons announced new bands

Hellsinki Metal Horizons announced new bands

March 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Hellsinki Metal Horizons announced new bands
Manticora to tour Europe!

Manticora to tour Europe!

February 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Manticora to tour Europe!
Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info

Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info

February 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Analepsy announce new drummer, new album info
Voyager premiere music video for “Dreamer”, to compete in Eurovision

Voyager premiere music video for “Dreamer”, to compete in Eurovision

January 25, 2022 | Comments Off on Voyager premiere music video for “Dreamer”, to compete in Eurovision

Live Reports

Report: Moonspell @ Teatro José Lúcio da Silva, Leiria
Posted On March 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Report: Moonspell @ Teatro José Lúcio da Silva, Leiria

The Teatro José Lúcio da Silva in Leiria received another great night of metal. After the visit of Gaerea a few months ago, it was now time for Moonspell to visit the peaceful city. Celebrating [...]

Report: Sollust + Congruity @ Associação Neverlate
Posted On February 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Report: Sollust + Congruity @ Associação Neverlate

Not even the cold of the mountains that is felt in Covilhã (Portugal) stopped the metalheads from getting together at Neverlate for another concert. After almost two years without playing, on the 20th of November, [...]

Photo Report: Winds and Woods meet Metal @ Leipzig

Photo Report: Winds and Woods meet Metal @ Leipzig

September 13, 2021 | Comments Off on Photo Report: Winds and Woods meet Metal @ Leipzig
Report: Gaerea + Dallian + Lord of Confusion @ Leiria

Report: Gaerea + Dallian + Lord of Confusion @ Leiria

June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Report: Gaerea + Dallian + Lord of Confusion @ Leiria
Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto

March 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club, Porto
Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig

Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig

March 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Destruction + Legion of the Damned + Suicidal Angels + Final Breath @ Felsenkeller, Leipzig
Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

February 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Dir En Grey @ Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin
Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig

Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig

February 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Alcest + Birds in Row + Kaelan Mikla @ Täubchenthal, Leipzig
Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020

January 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Report: Mangualde Hardmetal fest 2020
Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Report: Alter Bridge + Shinedown + The Raven Age @ Altice Arena

Previews

Preview: Scorpions @ Altice Arena

The legendary Scorpions are back with a new album, ‘Rock Believer’, and a world tour to go with it. The ‘Rock Believer World Tour 2022’ comes to the Altice Arena on May 10, 2022, right [...]

Preview: Wave Gotik Treffen 2022

After 2 years of interruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in which cultural events were cancelled everywhere, Wave Gotik Treffen will return to Leipzig. :: When ? :: This will take place between the 3rd [...]

Preview: SWR Feast 2022

Preview: SWR Feast 2022

April 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: SWR Feast 2022
Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!

April 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Steelfest celebrates its 10th anniversary with a very ambitious lineup!
Preview: Roadburn 2022

Preview: Roadburn 2022

March 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Preview: Roadburn 2022
Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV

February 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Leprous + Klone + Maraton @ Hard Club / LAV
Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

Preview: Dir En Grey European tour

January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Preview: Dir En Grey European tour
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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

Mourning Dawn – Dead End Euphoria

Our Finnish partner, Rauta, reviewed Mourning Dawn – Dead End Euphoria (DEATH/DOOM ALBUM REVIEW)     [...]

Loits – black metal from Estonia [INTERVIEW]

Loits – black metal from Estonia [INTERVIEW]

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

Powernerd – Testosterossa / Vendigo

March 5, 2022 | Comments Off on Powernerd – Testosterossa / Vendigo
Sothoris – Wpieklowstapienie

Sothoris – Wpieklowstapienie

March 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Sothoris – Wpieklowstapienie
Lunar Tombfields – The Eternal Harvest

Lunar Tombfields – The Eternal Harvest

February 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Lunar Tombfields – The Eternal Harvest
Steelfest 2022: everything we need to know about it

Steelfest 2022: everything we need to know about it

February 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Steelfest 2022: everything we need to know about it
Spread the Shadows – The Crossing

Spread the Shadows – The Crossing

February 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Spread the Shadows – The Crossing

Top 2020

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura
Posted On January 10, 2021 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Carolina Ventura

Here are the choices for the best releases of the year 2020 in the opinion of one of our writers – Carolina Ventura. 1 – REZN – Chaotic Divine 2 – Ulver – Flowers of [...]

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira

December 28, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Ricardo Pereira
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito

December 27, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Lara Brito
TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado

December 26, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Sérgio Pelado
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão

December 24, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Filipe Aragão
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório

December 23, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – João Osório
TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede

December 22, 2020 | Comments Off on TOP 20 – 2020: The Staff’s Choices – Rita Limede