• CD review 2017
  • Limbonic Art – Spectre Abysm

    Limbonic Art

    The discography of Norwegian symphonic black metal formation Limbonic Art contains a couple of records that any fan of the genre should know and have: starting from Moon in the Scorpio (1996) to Ad Noctum – Dynasty of Death (1999). After Legacy Of Evil (2007), one of the main members of the band, Morfeus, left, […]

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  • Preview: Midgardsblot 2017

    Midgardsblot 2017

    Only a few weeks from now one of the most unique and amazing metal festivals of Europe (and maybe the world) will take place again in Norway: Midgardsblot 2017. Ingredients: a festival on the site of ancient viking (burial) mound; shows in a reconstructed long hall; a campsite by the sea with bonfires on the […]

  • News
  • Emperor confirmed for Inferno Festival 2018!

    20 years ago: “O’Nightspirit! I am at one with thee. I am the eternal power. I am the Emperor!”. These are the words from the opening track “Alsvartr (The Oath)” from “Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk” – and they can make your skin crawl. So it will when the mighty EMPEROR return to Inferno […]

  • Concerts 2017
  • Report: Heidevolk + Vanaheim

    15 years ago, in the small town Arnhem, settled between the rivers, fields and vast forests of Gelderland, a couple of metal and beer loving maniacs decided to join their collective love for the surroundings, aggression and above all passion for music into a folk metal band: Heidevolk. Many cd’s, shows, tours and even a […]

  • Song Premiere
  • LENG TCH’E track premiere “Cirrhosis”

    Belgian death/grindcore formation LENG TCH’E are back with a crushing new record, Razorgrind, to be released on August 25th by Season Of Mist. We present you a brand new track from this devastating piece, the song “Cirrhosis”! LENG TCH’E comment: “This one’s a stomper, a grinder, a banger, a kicker, and a thrasher. It’s a […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Ulsect – Ulsect

    Late as usual, I bring you the review of the debut album of Ulsect, released on the 12th of May 2017. If you haven’t heard of them by now, you are definitely on the wrong train. With (ex-) members of Dodecahedron and Textures, this is not just another death metal band. These seasoned travellers in […]

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  • Preview: Party San Open Air 2017

    There are but a few topics in the Metal scene which are accepted as consensus by everyone. One of those agreed-upon topics, is Party San (or Party San Metal Open Air, or PSOA for short). A festival that began as a small, underground event in the heart of Thüringen, Germany and as of 2017, grew […]