• Interviews
  • Interview VUUR – Anneke van Giersbergen

    Interview VUUR – Anneke van Giersbergen: ‘Making this heavy, prog record had to be now or never’. Anneke van Giersbergen’s new metal band VUUR is about to launch its debut record In This Moment We Are Free – Cities. We spoke with Anneke about the start of the band, the first shows, the theme Cities […]

  • CD review 2016
  • Be’lakor – Vessels

    Summer 2012, an afternoon in August. Upon wandering around between better known bands, I heard the last three songs of by then to me unknown Be’lakor. Amidst the Summerbreezian fields tortured by a blazing sun, I was captured and gripped by their mix of progressive yet groovy death metal. Tempo shifts, guitar solos, melodies: everything […]