The Bloodlust of Empires – A 1914 Interview

"Fuck nazism, fuck NSBM, fuck communism. Fuck every totalitarian shithead"

Helloween – Helloween

The best Helloween album in over a decade

Wheel – Preserved In Time

A high-quality traditional doom metal release, and bound to be one of the finest albums in that category to be heard this year.

Ancst – Summits of Despondency

Berlin’s ANCST play a near perfect fusion of black metal and crust punk. Their music is driven, unrelenting, explosive, abrasive, and full of hate....

Deserted Fear Story

When she made a credible accusation of sexual assault against a member of Deserted Fear, Fiona thought that the band would cut ties with him. Soon after, however, he was back on stage.

Still Alive: An Interview with Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear

"We compose metal because we love heavy metal"

Schattenfall – Das Verderben

Coming to us from Germany, this black metal release is sort of a concept EP, with its lyrics formed entirely from the works of...

Erdling – Yggdrasil

About what you'd expect from a modern NDH album, but without much flair to distinguish it in years to come

Sabaton – The Great War

While nowadays it is considered polite to, at the very least, pay lip service to pacifism, this was not always the case. Until very...

Iron Savior – Kill Or Get Killed

With just a few years to go before they hit the quarter-century mark, the headbangers of Iron Savior are releasing their twelfth album. For...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...