• 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 […]

  • Preview
  • 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 […]

  • Preview
  • Preview: Dong Open Air 2017

    Every time I’m driving on the German Autobahn a57 near Neukirchen, I longingly gaze at the Halde Norddeutschland with its skeleton house landmark where the Dong Open Air festival takes place every year. Oh, the fun times we had on top of that Dong Mountain, sipping beer in the sky lounge and head banging to […]

  • CD review 2017
  • Merrimack – Omegaphilia

    French black metallers Merrimack released their latest on the 9th of June 2017, ‘Omegaphilia’. Although not much new is brought with this release, I count it as one of the better releases of 2017 thusfar. As Omegaphilia (Season of Mist – Underground Activists) kicks off with a tribal rhythmic initiation on ‘Cauterizing Cosmos’, this French […]

  • News
  • Septicflesh premiere 360° video of first new album track

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    Greek metal titans SEPTICFLESH have revealed the first monumental song taken from their forthcoming tenth full-length, ‘Codex Omega’, which has been scheduled for release on the 1st of September. You can check out the song below! SEPTICFLESH comment: “We are proud to present the first track from the upcoming album ‘Codex Omega’. The song is […]