Elsthon Gomez

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Jun 01

Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth chats with The Age of Metal

Opeth is one of those bands that when you see them live it becomes more than a show it becomes a musical experience. I saw Opeth once before at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ in 2011. Unfortunately in this tour Opeth were supporting their Heritage album and they decided to not play any of …

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May 31

Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström and Daniel Liljekvist of Katatonia chats with The Age of Metal

Seeing Katatonia is one of those types of experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life. The first time I saw them was in 2010 in a very small venue when they headlined and had support from Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land. It was a bit strange to be seeing …

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May 31

Dark Tranquillity – Construct (2013)

   Being a band for more than 20 years can a most frustrating thing but it’s even more when that band is one of the pioneering acts in the Melodic Death Metal realm like Dark Tranquillity. Nine albums under their belt they are back again in 2013 for their newest offering Construct. With Construct Dark …

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May 24

Starkill – Fires of Life (2013)

Melodic Death Metal has always had a weird place here in the US. For one thing the sub-genre had it’s inception in Europe and more specifically in the Gothenburg scene. Starkill hails from Chicago and plays a very Euro style of metal. With their new album Fires of Life shows their musical prowess mixing melodic …

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May 10

Shining – One One One (2013)

Blackjazzers Shining are back to form once again back with their newest offering One One One. Hailing from Norway Shining (not to be confused with the Depressive Black Metal unit also by the same name from Sweden) originally started out as an acoustic jazz band they have since progressed forward into more experimentation and extreme …

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May 07

Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth talked about Live In Ancient Kourion with The Age Of Metal

Live albums are a tricky thing. For one thing the right venue choice has to be made then an excellent mix must be made or else the album will sound like a wall of noise. For Iced Earth newest live album Live in Ancient Kourion became a daunting task for the band. Kourion was situated …

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Apr 26

Martin Henriksson of Dark Tranquillity chats with The Age of Metal

More than 20 years is a long time for a band to be together let alone one that has been founders of a metal sub-genre like melodic death metal. Dark Tranquillity is that one band alongside At the Gates and In Flames (there are others also that have been essential to the sub-genre) created the …

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Apr 24

Tomi Joutsen of Amorphis chats with The Age of Metal

Amorphis is one of those bands that continues to grow as people and musicians throughout their 20+ years as a band. With their newest album Circle released this end of April under Nuclear Blast Amorphis is sure to show the world once again why they are premier Finnish metal. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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Apr 22

Amorphis – Circle (2013)

For more than 20 years Amorphis has endured countless lineup changes and a constant evolution. With their newest album Circle they have continued on with their evolution however this time with a new producer and a new original concept. Amorphis has again began to experiment with Circle giving us a more interesting album and an …

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Apr 19

De Profundis – The Emptiness Within (2013)

    Hailing from the UK, De Profundis are back again with their newest album called The Emptiness Within. In their humble beginnings they started off playing doom metal but over time they have moved forward into playing a type of melodic technical death metal. With this album De Profundis have created a solid album filled …

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Apr 14

Be’lakor – Of Breath and Bone (2013)

In recent years Australia has been fast becoming a leading power in the metal community. Melodic Death metallers Be’lakor is one such band leading their home country in metal and this year released their newest opus called Of Breath and Bone. Now this album actually was released a year prior but a USA release was …

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