Jun 20

Wednesday 13 at The Marquis Theater in Denver, CO (6/18/2017)

Seeing Wednesday 13 live for nearly four years now, I can say that the band steps up their performance every time. With multiple different lighting schemes, smoke machines, the band members in sick stage outfits and ghoulish makeup, and Wednesday wearing different accessories, including masks throughout the set, fans are in for a very theatrical and fun experience. Their show on Sunday night was incredible as usual, and the only thing that was disappointing to me was that their set seemed to fly by so quickly due to how much I was enjoying it.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Morten Veland of Sirenia discussed touring the US for the first time

Sirenia is one of the few band that can be credited as a pioneer of the gothic metal movement, as they were founded at the peak of the movement back in 2001. With a pure gothic metal attitude, the have been constantly releasing great records regardless of the different change of line-ups over the years. At Sixes and Sevens (2001)Nine Destinies and a Downfall (2007) and The Enigma of Life (2010) are clear examples of some of the amazing music Sirenia has created over the years.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 12

Greg Mackintosh of Vallenfyre discussed Fear Those Who Fear Him

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Vallenfyre just released their third studio album titled Fear Those Who Fear Him, a collection of 10 crushing songs that together clocked exactly at 39:00 minutes, It might seems short compared with Splinters (2014) and A Fragile King (2011), but fear not as Vallenfyre really have been busy polishing their already dark and raw sound.   Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Carach Angren – Dance And Laugh Amongst The Rotten (2017)

Dutch masters of horror, Carach Angren, have been releasing gruesomely haunting music for nearly 15 years now. From the 2004 demo, The Chase Vault Tragedy, up to the 2015 full-length, This is no Fairytale, Dennis Droomers and the two Wijers brothers, gave the world their own brutal twist on original stories and events through Symphonic Black Metal, Death Metal, and horror. Now only a couple years later, the creative trio will be releasing their fifth full-length album, Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten, through Season of Mist on June 16th.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Sabrina Cruz of Seven Kingdoms discussed US tour and Decennium

10 years after their original formation, Seven Kingdoms had become one of the most successful underground power metal band in the US, The band not only became widely recognized for being the support act that toured with Blind Guardian during their 2010 North American tour but they also toured Europe with the likes of Stratovarius and Amaranthe.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Suffocation – … Of The Dark Light (2017)

For about 26 years, Technical Death Metal masters, Suffocation, from New York, have been releasing crushing and brutal Death Metal. Arguably one of the first Death Metal bands to incorporate technical elements, Suffocation have paved the way for many modern Death Metal bands. With seven full-length albums, including the beasts that are Effigy of the Forgotten, and  Pierced from Within, Suffocation will be releasing their eighth full-length album entitled, …Of The Dark Light, through Nuclear Blast on June 9th.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Thorsten Bauer of Leaves Eyes discussed new Atrocity & Leaves Eyes albums.

Leaves Eyes returned to the USA for a second tour less than a year after their successful run with Sonata Arctica last November/December. This time around they came on a tour along with Battle Beast and supporting Sabaton. This time around they had the chance to play at bigger venues before a larger and more diverse crowd, but it seems the turnout was pretty good for the German band. 

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May 26

Jimmy Lundqvist of Entrails discussed World Inferno and the band’s reforming moment

In 1990/1991, in Linneryd, Sweden, Entrails, was started by Jimmy Lundqvist and Fredde. Tobbe and Billy joined the band shortly after, and Entrails‘ idea was to follow the footsteps of other Swedish Death Metal bands like Entombed, Grave, and Dismember. However, half of the band left in 1994, and Jimmy completely stopped writing songs in 1998. But Entrails was finally resurrected in 2008 when Jimmy found some old Entrails recordings. Now Entrails will be releasing their fifth full-length album, World Inferno, through Metal Blade Records on June 16th.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Eero Sipilä of Battle Beast discussed their first US tour and Bringer Of Pain

Finnish metal revelation, Battle Beast just wrapped up their first ever US tour. With a shiny new album under their belt and a party attitude that brings the crowd near to a frenzy everywhere they play, these five Finnish characters deliver an amazing show live that is powerful enough to at times eclipse the attention of the headliner.  

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May 23

Wednesday 13 – Condolences (2017)

Since 1992, Joseph Poole, aka, Wednesday 13, has been in a number of horror-themed bands, starting with Mizery, then Maniac Spider Trash, then Frankenstein Dragqueens from Planet 13, then Murderdolls, and then Wednesday 13. Being a diverse musician, he’s also been in Outlaw Country band, Bourbon Crow, and Glam Rock band, Gunfire 76. Wednesday 13 will be releasing their kick ass, eighth full-length album, Condolences, through Nuclear Blast on June 2nd.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Hannes Van Dahl of Sabaton discussed US tour and parenthood.

There is no doubt that Sabaton is one of the busiest and most successful heavy metal bands out there, after conquering the European continent at the beginning of the year, they are currently completing their second US tour in less than a year. 

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