Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 31

Textures – Dualism (2011)

Hailing from The Netherlands, Textures have crafted a vastly creative album with Dualism, their fourth studio work. Since the release of their first album, Polars in 2003, the band has toured in Europe with Arch Enemy and All That Remains, as well as playing twice in India. Dualism is the band’s first album with new …

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Aug 30

Sabaton – World War Live, Battle In The Baltic Sea (2011)

Swedish war machine Sabaton, surprises with this live performance recorded at their own Sabaton cruise on December 2010. Regularly live albums are’t that good due to the lack of production, but World War Live, Battle Of The Baltic Sea is an exception to the rule. With a great set list, including songs like Uprising, Aces …

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Aug 29

Edguy – Age Of The Joker (2011)

After three years of absence Edguy returns more strong and funny than ever with Age Of The Joker their tenth studio album – and not this is not a stand up comedy CD – but it could be, when you heard lyrics like “Robin Hood is after you and He’s not in a joking mood” …

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Aug 26

Interview with Thrainn Arni Baldvinsson of Skálmöld

  Last week we had the opportunity to have a chat with Thrainn Arni Baldvinsson guitarist of the Icelandic viking metal band Skálmöld, about their new album Baldur, touring plans and a general state of the band. This is what he told us: What is it Skálmöld? And where did it come from? Skálmöld basically means ‘’an …

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Aug 25

Psychostick – Space Vampires vs. Zombie Dinosaurs in 3D (2011)

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Tempe’s own Psychostick recently came out with a new album that will make you burst out laughing. Space Vampires is the comedy band’s fourth release, and it will make you want to laugh and head bang at the same time. Most of the songs on this album stay within the realm of metalcore, providing a …

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Aug 25

God Bless Ozzy Osbourne Documentary (2011)

Many things had been said about Ozzy Osbourne, from devil worshiper, drug addict and alcoholic to be a bad influence in society. Some of those things are true, but what Jack Osbourne his son intended with this documentary, besides tell the story of his father and his battles with life. From his youth in a …

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Aug 24

Jens Ludwig of Edguy checked in with The Age Of Metal

German metal band Edguy returns with their tenth studio album, Age Of The Joker. After finished a world  tour with his side project Avantasia, vocalist Tobias Sammet meet with the rest of the Edguy gang and started writing and producing material to what it is the new album of Edguy. Age Of The Joker will …

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Aug 23

Interview with Cris J.S. Frederiksen of Svartsot

Last week we had the opportunity to chat with Cris Frederiksen guitarist of Danish metal band Svartsot about their new album Maledictus Eris, the current state of the band and future plans, this is what he told us: 1.     Where the idea of write about the black plague in Denmark came from? We basically got …

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Aug 22

I.C.S Vortex – Storm Seeker (2011)

Simen Hestnæs better known as I.C.S Vortex has been one of the most proliferate musicians in the international metal scene. first with Black Metal band Borknagar, then with the Avant-Garde metal band Arcturus. But it was his role as bassist and clean vocals in Dimmu Borgir that gave him a boost of notoriety, until he …

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Aug 22

Interview with Maria & Chris of In This Moment

Last week the All Stars Tour 2011 passed through to the valley of the sun, and with it seasoned metalcore band In This Moment. But it was a bit odd for me see them on this tour, because 99% of the bands that played on it are unknown to me and are different to the …

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Aug 20

Eytan from Fatality checked in with The Age Of Metal

Last week we had the chance to talk with Eytan Gordon (lead guitar) of Canadian thrash metallers Fatality, who a couple of weeks ago finished their first ever West Coast tour in the US, unfortunately The Age Of Metal wasn’t able to make to the show (that day i was moving into my new place.) …

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