Aphyxion

9th May 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Aphyxion is a melodic death metal band from Denmark formed in 2007 in Ribe. The group has released two albums: Earth Entangled in 2014 and Aftermath in 2016. They played at Wacken Open Air in Germany as the youngest band to ever do so. They [Read »]

Nailed to Obscurity

20th March 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Formed in 2005 by teenagers Jan-Ole Lamberti (guitars) and Volker Dieken (guitars), NAILED TO OBSCURITY went through the usual ups and downs as a band. The Germans took their name from a song off HATE ETERNAL’s debut album, »Conquering The Throne«, but that’s [Read »]

Album Reviews

In Flames – I, The Mask

19th February 2019 Thomas Nielsen

There are two things that are true of a new In Flames album: 1. There is always something that unmistakably sounds like In Flames. 2. There is always something that pushes the boundaries for our [Read »]

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In Flames

19th February 2019 Thomas Nielsen

Melodic death metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Became massively popular around the turn of the millennium.

Album Reviews

Soilwork – Verkligheten

13th January 2019 Thomas Nielsen

“Reality”. That’s what the Swedish title of SOILWORK’s 11th studio album means, in case you’re wondering. And reality is, ladies and gentlemen, that this is a hammer album. Soilwork never said me much, truth be [Read »]

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Soilwork

12th January 2019 Thomas Nielsen

Swedish modern melodic death metal band from Helsingborg, formed during the mid-90s.

Eluveitie

2nd December 2018 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Eluveitie is a Swiss folk metal band from Winterthur, Zurich, founded in 2002 by Chrigel Glanzmann. The project’s first EP, Vên, was released in 2003. Vên was a studio project of Glanzmann’s, but its success led to the recruitment of a full band. The [Read »]

Album Reviews

MaYan – Dhyana

23rd September 2018 Reinier de Vries

The third album of MaYan, the band around Epica’s Mark Jansen. The album sounds like a soundtrack of symphonic death metal. With crowdfunding the band could finance the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra for the [Read »]

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MaYan

22nd September 2018 Reinier de Vries

Biography MaYaN was conceived early 2010 by versatile musician and Epica mastermind Mark Jansen and old friend, ex-After Forever keyboardist Jack Driessen to write an album in the style they always really wanted. Mark asked [Read »]