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 […]
I was the first of the Metal Exposure crew to arrive at the Ragnarök festival, having driven down from Berlin the day before and spent an hour or two hiking around the local landscape, wheezing and sweating like the pathetic flatlander that I am. I was careful not to overdo it, though, because I wanted […]
For the second time within a short period, Dream Theater has arrived in The Netherlands. Initially, this second show of the 25th Images, Words and Beyond tour, would happen in Amsterdam. Because of logistical reasons, the show had to be moved to the venue 013 in Tilburg, the same venue they attended a couple of […]
Brooklyn metal band Life Of Again are back with their first new studio album in 12 years. A Place Where There’s No More Pain is the follow up of Broken Valley (2005) after which a turbulent era started for the band and especially for vocalist Mina Caputo, who came out as a transgender in the […]
The record Manslaughter (2014) marked the return of rapper Ice-T and his comrade guitarist Ernie C. of the gangster-metal collective Body Count in the metal scene. While Manslaughter was described as a decent comeback, the follow up Bloodlust can be seen as the result of adding fuel (racism, police brutality, social inequality) to the flame […]
And so it began, again… Off we headed to see perhaps one of the stranger combinations of darkness lined up to play at the Iduna in Drachten (NL): Gorgoroth, Melechesh, Earth Rot and INCITE.. Read all!
SÓLSTAFIR have announced their first European tour in support of their forthcoming full-length ‘Beyrdreyminn’ (out May 26th) in June. The tour will kick off at the Download Festival in Paris on June 10th and afterwards the enigmatic Icelandic rockers will continue to perform in England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and France before a final show […]
ROTTING CHRIST have announced a massive string of European shows from spring to autumn 2017, which will cover sixteen different countries. The band comments: “Friends, we are proud to be able to present our latest album ‘Rituals’ once more to you. Your support and enthusiasm is what keeps us going. We are extremely excited and […]
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 […]
Beyond The Gates has pretty much everything I look for in a festival, and so, once more I found myself changing aircrafts (Damn you, Finnair!) that were late, on my way to the wet and rain-filled soil of Bergen, second largest city in Norway and a personal favourite.. Read all!