Album Reviews

Celtachor – Fiannaíocht

27th July 2018 Chris Galea

Celtachor identify with the mythology of Ireland, the band’s country of origin, and have been doing so for about a decade. With “Fiannaíocht” the band takes specific inspiration from old books of poetry ingrained in [Read »]

Celtachor

27th July 2018 Chris Galea

Celtachor is a Blackened Folk Metal band from Ireland. Born in 2007, it became a full working band in 2010, melding the influences of black/doom/folk metal together. They aim to showcase their own vision of [Read »]

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Trollzorn

27th July 2018 Chris Galea

Name: Trollzorn Status: Record Label Address: SMP / Trollzorn Records, Postfach 400 264, 32400 Minden, Germany (EU). Homepage: www.trollzorn.de Bands: 7th Abyss, Black Messiah, Celtachor, Cruachan, Fimbulthier, Gernotshagen, Heimdalls Wacht, Helfahrt, Ingrimm, Istapp   Melodic, Menhir Pagan, Obscurity, [Read »]

Gwydion

27th July 2018 Chris Galea

  (Following profile provided by the band:) Gwydion’s journey started in 1995, a project founded by a group of friends that shared the same passion for metal and interest in Celtic culture. During these first [Read »]

Nightwish

21st June 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Nightwish are a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and former lead singer Tarja Turunen.

Album Reviews

Auri – Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

When you hear the name Tuomas Holopainen, those of us who haven’t closed our eyes and ears the past 15 years automatically think ’Nightwish’. Holopainen wants to be more than just the Nightwish guy, which [Read »]

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Auri

13th April 2018 Thomas Nielsen

Auri is a collaboration between Nightwish main man Tuomas Holopainen, singer Johanna Kurkela and multi-instrumentalist Troy Donockley.

Orphaned Land

21st January 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Orphaned Land is an Israeli heavy metal band, formed in 1991 under the name Resurrection (changing their name in 1992 to the current name), that combines Jewish, Arabic, and other West Asian influences. They are considered ‘The pioneers of Oriental [Read »]

Indie Recordings

21st January 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Indie Recordings was founded in 2005 by Erik and Espen Røhne as a side project of Indie Distribution. In 2006 Erlend Gjerde joined Indie Recordings and Indie Distribution and together they developed the label from [Read »]