When Angela Gossow, the legendary singer of Arch Enemy, announced that she was stepping down as the singer of the band, she shook the metal community to its core. Although Arch Enemy had established themselves as an important player in Swedish [...]
Together with Nightwish and Within Temptation, Epica are one of the few symphonic metal bands that have made it big. Starting with their 2003 release The Phantom Agony, Epica’s combination of operatic vocals, provided by Simone Simons, and death [...]
Sabaton were an acquired taste for me. While I had enjoyed their previous records, it wasn’t until 2012′s Carolus Rex that I truly started to pay attention to them. Just as we prepare for the release of Heroes, the band’s newest [...]
The former singer of Nightwish has just released her first solo album. She tells us about some of the extremes she had to deal with as part of the popular band, as well as the details of her new effort.
Astrophobos are relative newcomers to the Swedish black metal, but with the release of their debut full-length Remnants Of Forgotten Horrors they’re certainly poised to make a real name for themselves by having both killer musicianship and a different [...]
We recently had the chance to interview Caliban, one of the longest-lasting and most celebrated bands in metalcore today. Where many bands in the genre have either faltered or outright quit and disbanded, Caliban is not only still around but growing [...]