Heimdalls Wacht, hailing from Germany, is a name well known for its’ years of uncompromising anti-christian and heathen tunes and even though some wrong semi-political controversy followed the band from time to time, Heimdalls Wacht remain a strong name in the German branch of oldschool-sounding Black Metal. Der Untergang der Alten Welt is actually an […]
The small town Rijssen was once the home of a small and nice metal festival called Elsrock. After the festival was cancelled and the local venue Lucky did not book as much metal as before, it seemed that metal had vanished from Rijssen. In an attempt to revive that spirit, the venue Lucky organized Lucky […]
Once in a while, bands stray from their regular path of just making music. We all know the Dutch symphonic metal formation Epica has proved to be able to pull off a big production with their latest dvd release, Retrospect. The same venue, the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, was the stage for their first ever festival: […]
The Netherlands counts two official languages: Dutch and Frysian. Known for it’s Elfstedentocht both on ice skates and bike, the province of Friesland also offers a lot in term of metal. Besides the festivals Dokk’m Open Air, Into the Grave they have their own black metal event: Into Darkness.. Read all!
14 /12 /2015 – In the new year, the Italian metal maestro’s from Fleshgod Apocalypse will release their fourth album King. Metal-Exposure talked with front man and guitarist Tommaso Riccardi about the concept of the record, society today and the recording process.. Read all!
Dutch (post)-black metal formation Terzij de Horde have released their first full length CD titled Self, in October of 2015. You may have missed it, but we haven’t. An invoking name as well as front cover, so what about the music?.. Read all!
Usually, I’m not the one to follow Doom metal as closely as other genres I like, but from time to time, my musical mood shifts to one that likes to dabble in the nice niche of Doom and/or Stoner. Unfortunately, most of these bands sound quite the same today to my ear, whether it be […]
During their show in September 2015 in the Netherlands at the Incubate festival (see review), we spoke to Ar, the guitar player of Secrets of the Moon and live guitar player for Ruins of Beverast. Read all about the new Secrets album Sun, Lucifer, loss and why metal is only a mirror of mainstream.. Read […]
I got acquainted with the American progressive/post-metal band Intronaut in 2013, with the release of their dense and atmospheric record Habitual Levitations (Instilling Words with Tones). While their layered soundscapes proved to be challenging to digest, the album turned out to be quite memorable. So when Intronaut’s latest effort, The Direction of Last Things, ended […]