Avatar: “The clown is just as real as the person who is sitting in front of you”

By Laetitia Swedish melodic death metal formation Avatar released its fifth studio album, Hail The Apocalypse earlier this year. Metal-Exposure caught up with vocalist Johannes Eckerström about darkness, art, the clown make-up, More »


A day in the studio with Heidevolk

18-11-14 Split Second Sound Studio, Amsterdam (NL) Report by Laetitia and Ingrid Dutch folk metal formation Heidevolk is currently recording their fifth full-length in the studio and the band gave Metal-Exposure the More »


Equilibrium: “There is a lot of new, positive energy in the band”

04 – 10- 2014 – By Laetitia and Ingrid German folk metal band Equilibrium recently started out on its first headliner tour through Europe, in support of its latest album Erdentempel. Metal-Exposure More »


Report: A Day with Purest of Pain

Wacken Open Air (Germany) 30-07-2014 By Laetitia en Ingrid Chances are that you’ve heard of the Wacken Metal Battle (MB) and that you are aware of the band representing your country. The More »

Der Weg Einer Freiheit & Downfall Of Gaia

On the evening of the 26th of March, I was privileged to witness a wall, no better yet, avalanche of sound by one of the most promising black metal constellations from Germany: Der Weg Einer Freiheit. Translated as ‘Road to Freedom’ but also as “Ones’ own path to Freedom”, the bands title covers much of that which attracts many to black metal. Having seen them only but once, on Summerbreeze 2013, it was indeed time to see them again on their ‘Stellar’ tour, their latest album. Read about the show here

Paganfest 2015

The line-up of Paganfest 2015 featured a somewhat of a must-see line-up for folk metal fans, with prominent acts of the genre such as Heidevolk, Turisas and Wintersun, special guest Korpiklaani, Finsterforst, Obscurity and Frosttide (at the extended shows). Due to our schedule, we missed the first to bands and we arrived just in time to catch the German pagan metallers of Finsterforst.. Read all!

Moonspell: “We have to fight ten times harder for attention”

13-03-2015 – “It’s been some time since we’ve toured,” explains Moonspell frontman Fernando Ribeiro when he states that the first days of the tour are always the hardest. Currently, the Portuguese metal band are touring through Europe with the Greek metallers from Septicflesh. Metal-Exposure sat down with Fernando Ribeiro before their show in Haarlem (NL) on Friday the 13th of March, 2015.. Read all!

Report: Moonspell, Septicflesh and Spartan

When a package like Moonspell and Septicflesh comes to town, one has the only option: go. So on this Friday night, we found ourselves in Haarlem, to attend The Road To Extinction tour and do an interview with Moonspell’s Fernando Ribeiro.. Read all!

Interview with Insurrection

Insurrection is a melodic death metal from the Netherlands. They have recently released their debut EP through Big Bad Wolf Records and it’ss called ‘Catatonic’. I have reviewed it and I’m very positive about it. It’s a very dynamic and well-structured album. And now I’m talking to the guitarist Marten about the band and their debut.

Read the entire interview here