By Laetitia Novels and metal have always gone hand in hand, especially those of dark, intruiging tales. Tolkien’s legacy inspired dozens of bands, some outstanding (like Summoning), others to a cheap elf-in-the-woods trick. It’s no surprise that the unsettling, disturbing stories of classic horror author H.P. Lovecraft also belong to the (numerous) sources of inspiration […]
By: Ingrid It’s been a few years since I first got to hear Colorado based band The Flight Of Sleipnir and I have been impressed by them ever since. Now that they’re releasing their sixth full length album Skadi at the start of 2017 I got excited to listen to it, because this band hasn’t […]
Obsidian Kingdom, hailing from Barcelona are revealing a new live video today for “The Polyarnik”. The original track has been released on the critically acclaimed OBSIDIAN KINGDOM album ‘A Year With No Summer’. OBSIDIAN KINGDOM comment: “As the echoes of ‘A Year with no Summer’ start to recede, we would like to share with you […]
Stepping into the life of the working class means that Monday night concerts are met with a bit of hesitation. Nevertheless, when a package like Fleshgod Apocalypse, Carach Angren and Nightland comes along, the doubts are pushed aside. That’s what many Dutchies must have thought, since the venue today was completely sold out.. Read all!
Swiss folk metal institution Eluveitie experienced serious upheaval in its ranks this past May, when long-time members Anna Murphy (hurdy gurdy, vocals), Ivo Henzi (guitars), and Merlin Sutter (drums) announced their departure from the band. However, Eluveitie has found a more-than-worthy replacement on the hurdy gurdy in Michalina Malisz, a gifted young player from Poland. […]
By Laetitia Doom, stoner and sludge metal are the neglected kids when it comes to the genres Metal-Exposure tends to cover. Not due to lack of interest, but rather due to the lack of time. The fates decided that yours truly should find a vacuum of time to review the debut album Servus of the […]
While others may already have been gearing themselves up for Christmas, we celebrated one last weekend of demonic darkness at De Mortem et Diabolum, a two-day indoor black metal manifestation at the Postbahnhof Club in Berlin. This festival concluded what has been a year of some intense head-banging-while-reporting for yours truly, unfortunately with a slight […]
Dutch viking metal band Slechtvalk are back with their fifth studio album Where Wandering Shadows and Mists Collide. The bands last record came out in 2010, A Forlorn Throne. Being the one reviewed it and remembering to like it, yours truly figured to also take on this new effort by the Christian metal formation.. Read […]
During the weekend of 2 and 3 December, the Into Darkness Festival opened its gates for black metal enthusiasts. Located in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, the event took place for the third time. With a fine selection of bands covering the whole spectrum of blackened metal, it promised to be a good day.. Read […]
It has been over twenty years since “Imaginations on the Other Side” has been released. That’s why Blind Guardian is making a tour devoted to this album. During a two hour show, the entire album was played. Right from the beginning, people were enthusiastic and the atmosphere livid.. Read our report here!