Trick or Treat – Creepy Symphonies

I didn't think I'd like a power ballad about a ninja turtle in love with April O'Neill, but here we are.

Helloween – Helloween

The best Helloween album in over a decade

Still Alive: An Interview with Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear

"We compose metal because we love heavy metal"

Wacken Open Air 2018 Review

Unlike previous years, which were largely shaped by different amounts of rain (from intermittent to "OH MY GOD, PLEASE MAKE IT STOP!"), 2018 promised...

Iron Savior – Reforged – Riding On Fire

It can be a pretty risky venture when a band re-records earlier material; Exodus, for instance, re-recorded Bonded By Blood in 2008 to mixed...

Staying Crazy – An Interview with Markus of Helloween

Being called genre-defining is just par of the course for Helloween. Since the release of their debut Walls of Jericho back in 1985, they have been consistently shaping speed and power...

Helloween – My God Given Right

It’s pretty incredible to realize that this is Helloween’s 30th anniversary. It was back in 1985 that Kai Hansen, Markus Grosskopf, Michael Weikath and...

Hammerfall – (r)evolution

Hammerfall are a strange band to define. If we go by their name alone, not to mention their often over the top album covers,...

The Worship of Evil in the Heavy Metal Scene

Michael Kiske, a devout Christian, gives his opinion on what he sees as the glorification of evil in heavy metal and how it affects people.

Primal Fear – Delivering the Black

Primal Fear have made a name for themselves by combining the energy of traditional heavy metal with the speed and melody of power metal....


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...