The EP rips open with “The Beauty And The Bitch” and it presents the same line of raw material and spewing filth, and while being as basic and primitive as this kind of music can get – it’s catchy and is quite successful in maintaining a right level of interest.. Read all!
The haunting melodies of Open The Gates, makes a promising start of this album: Resistance, the fourth full length effort of USA-based band Winds of Plague!
Hamferð, doom metal, usually not exactly first choice in music. But after seeing them perform during the Wacken Metal Battle on Wacken 2012 (which they won!!!), I gladly say YES! to their debut full-length album and was willing to welcome it with open arms. Want to know why? Click Here!
So, you want me to tell you about “The Theory of Everything”. Okay, I’ll try, but don’t be surprised if I get a bit tangled up in my excitement. Arjen Lucassen keeps finding ways to amaze me. Whether it’s under Star One, Ayreon or just working together with other musicians, he keeps a high standard in the music he delivers. Read all!
A recipe for a good concept album requires only two things – Good music, and a good plot to go along with. Most of the bands, fail to deliver one of the two (and sometimes both), making their concept album(s), much less conceptual and interesting.
Hail Of Bullets are a different story –
Read about that here!
Distortion is celebrating its second birth day. After their first, successful festival with Opeth, Devin Townsend and Meshuggah (amongst others), the organisation already built a name for itself. This year’s line-up was not less promising with Dying Fetus, Satyricon, Hypocrisy, Death (tribute), Papa Roach and My Dying Bride.. Read all!
Writer/photographer Michael Brookhuis followed Tristania for a day! “I know a lot of readers are curious about what a band goes through while they are on tour. Also, a lot of people will not quickly experience the backstage area and what happens there. So here I am, being given the opportunity to share my day with Tristania with you”.. Part 1 and – Part 2 and Part 3.
09-11-2013 – In support of their latest release, All Is One, Orphaned Land has been touring for two months straight. We met up with guitarist Chen Balbus and bass player Uri Zelha at the show in Apeldoorn (NL), to talk about the band, making a difference and their daily life.. Read all!
It is not that often that I am confronted with a band I have not heard before and liked in an instant. With Dyscordia, I can say that I am happily surprised by their latest album “Twin Symbiosis”. Dyscordia is a Belgian band who combine a progressive sound with raw grunts. A combination that suits the band well. After a small EP in 2010, Dyscordia released their first full length, “Twin Symbiosis” in 2013.. Read all!
Darkly dressed folks wander the streets of Tilburg. Every now and then, you hear a mention of ‘children’. Perhaps a peculiar scene for outsiders, but most of them can guess there is an event at the venue 013. Not just any event to these fans. Hundreds of them gathered for a show of Children of Bodom, with Finnish support acts Insomnium and Medeia.. Read all!